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Buena Vista Winery The Count Founder’s Red Wine 2008

Date: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 Winery Blogs

2008 Buena Vista Winery The Count Founder’s Red Wine, Sonoma, CA, $20 (S) – Rating 3.9 An excellent Go-To $20 red blend at a value price. Blended from Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel, the winemaker pulled the best attributes of each. A nose of black cherry and dark chocolate is the prelude to this crowd-pleasing wine with [...]

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Buena Vista Winery Chardonnay 2009

Date: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 Winery Blogs

2009 Buena Vista Winery Chardonnay, Carneros, CA, $20 (S) – Rating 4.0 A lush full mouth-feel (typical Carneros Chardonnay body) with plenty of acidity to keep things interesting, especially at the $20 price point. An intriguing nose of apple, pear and citrus with notes of caramel and a hint of nuttiness. The palate is treated [...]

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Mutt Lynch Winery “mbf” Petite Sirah 2008

Date: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 Winery Blogs

2008 Mutt Lynch Winery “mbf” Petite Sirah, Perotti Vineyard, Dry Creek, Sonoma Coast, CA, $25 (S) – Rating 3.9 An dark inky wine with aromas of jammy black fruit and spice. The wine offer big flavors of black cherry, blackberry, dark spice with notes of tobacco and cinnamon. The long finish offers up hints of espresso. [...]

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J Vineyards & Winery Cuvée 20 Brut NV 25th Anniversary

Date: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 Winery Blogs

J Vineyards & Winery Cuvée 20 Brut NV 25th Anniversary, Sonoma, CA, $26 (S) – Rating 4.2 The J Vineyards & Winery Cuvée 20, is in my opinion, one of the consistent great values in CA sparkling wine and the 25th Anniversary offering is no exception. Crisp and intriguing with a nose of apple, citrus and brioche. [...]

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J Vineyards and Winery Vintage Brut 2005

Date: Tue, Dec 4, 2012 Winery Blogs

2005 J Vineyards Vintage Brut, Russian River Valley, CA, $48 (S) – Rating 4.0 A rich blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir  and Pinot Meunier with deep yeasty notes. Balanced bubbles with a toasty butterscotch nose followed by flavors of red apple and citrus with hints of butterscotch and a kiss of sweetness. Cellar aged for [...]

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Inman Family Olivet Grange Vineyard (OGV) Pinot Noir 2008

Date: Tue, Dec 4, 2012 Winery Blogs

2008 Inman Family Olivet Grange Vineyard (OGV) Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, CA, $63(S) – Rating 4.2 Produced with 5 Pinot Noir clones in a 10 acre vineyard, the wine is complex with an inviting nose of raspberry, plum, cherry and spice. Decant for 30+minutes to develop its full potential. Flavors on the palate include [...]

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A Wine & Food Affair ~ “Tasting Along the Wine Road” in Northern Sonoma

Date: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 Winery Blogs

During the first weekend in November we had the opportunity to experience the 14th Annual - A Wine & Food Affair ~ "Tasting Along the Wine Road," in the northern half of Sonoma County. A wonderful experience it was.

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Bridlewood Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Date: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 Winery Blogs

2009 Bridlewood Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, CA, $15 (S) – Rating 3.7 A jammy style of Cabernet Sauvignon offering a nose of cherry, dark fruit and leather. A soft mouth-feel with very subtle tannins. Flavors of cherry jam, blackberry, plum and hints of ripe raspberry with chocolate, molasses and a note of sweetness [...]

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Lava Cap Winery Vine Hill Pinot Noir 2009

Date: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 Winery Blogs

2009 Lava Cap Winery Vine Hill Pinot Noir, El Dorado, CA, $34 (S) – Rating 3.9 A lean and clean style of Pinot Noir with a gentle nose of raspberry and cherry. Flavors of raspberry, cherry, strawberry and spice are well integrated with supple tannins and a hint Burgundian earthiness and minerality. Enough acidity to [...]

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V. Sattui Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Date: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 Winery Blogs

2008 V. Sattui Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, CA, $35 (S) – Rating 4.1 Everything you could ask for in a Napa Valley Cabernet at this price. From 3 Napa vineyards and blended with just a hint of both Petite Verdot and Cabernet Franc. A rich nose of dark cherry, blueberry, licorice and toasty oak. [...]

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Bonterra Vineyards Chardonnay 2011

Date: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 Winery Blogs

2011 Bonterra Vineyards Chardonnay, Mendocino County, CA, $14 (S) – Rating 4.1 From 100% organically grown grapes. 70% of the wine is fermented in oak with the balance in stainless steel, creating a combination of depth and crispness. Aromas abound of ripe pineapple with notes of butterscotch. Clean flavors include red apple and buttery caramel [...]

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Trione Vineyards & Winery Alexander Valley Red Wine 2008

Date: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 Winery Blogs

2008 Trione Vineyards & Winery Alexander Valley Red Wine, Geyersville Ranch, Ca, $48 (S) – Rating 4.2 A blend of 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 11% Petite Verdot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 4% Malbec. This richly intense wine with plenty of fruit needs at least an hour in the decanter to unfold its true potential. [...]

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V. Sattui Winery Quaglia Vineyard Zinfandel 2009

Date: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 Winery Blogs

2009 V. Sattui Winery Quaglia Vineyard Zinfandel, Old Vine Zinfandel, Napa Valley, CA, $42 (S) – Rating 4.2 From an “old vine” vineyard which includes Petite Sirah and Carignane in the field blend. A beautifully smokey nose with notes of dark berries and spice. A leaner style than some jammy Zins. Very balanced with flavors [...]

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Distant Cellars Winery – Amador County, CA

Date: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 Winery Blogs

Distant Cellars is a new family owned (4 brothers and dad) winery. These are their first efforts. They show great potential for future vintages. 2009 Distant Cellars Winery Prospect Zinfandel, Fiddletown, CA, $25 (S) – Rating 3.75 A blend of Zinfandel from two vineyards (75% estate fruit) with a hint of Alicante Bouschet.  The [...]

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