August 2016 Notes

2012 Chateau Coupe Roses Granaxa Languedocgarnet. raspberry, fig, green olive. light body, bretty finish. $20 2014 Ridge Vineyards Carignaneruby. cherry, blackberry, cocoa, tobacco, spice, licorice. strong tannins. $27 2013 Mullineux Wines Swartland Rouge Syrahblueberry, cherry, strawberry, savory, meats, pepper. $20 2013 Pine Ridge Carneros Chardonnaygolden. banana, citrus, lemon, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking spices. $29 2008 Diemersfontein […]

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Piedmont Wine Notes

Page contains tasting notes for: Alba, Asti, Coste della Sesia, Langhe   Alba 2013 Agricola Rivella Barbera black cherry, plum, blackberry, earth, spicy. complex & exciting wine. $25 2015 Terre da Vino Roero Arneis straw color. floral, pear, pineapple, lemon, mineral, spice. acid: med+. $10 2014 Vietti Arneis pale, in color. floral, pear, lemon, mineral, […]

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Loire Valley Wine Notes

Page contains tasting notes for: Anjou-Saumur, Centre, Touraine   Anjou 2013 Château d’Epiré Savennières earth, flint, minerals, red apples, pear. medium+ acid. $18 Centre 2014 Domaine Andre Vatan Sancerre lemon, cut grass, wet rock, chalky, flinty, green vegetable, mineral. med+ acid $19 Touraine Champalou Vouvray Pétillant Brut light gold color. pear, lemon, savory, chalk, mineral. […]

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Rhone Valley Wine Notes

Page contains tasting notes for: Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Cornas, Costières-de-Nîmes, Côtes du Rhône, Cote Rotie, Crozes-Hermitage, Gigondas, Lirac, Rasteau   Northern Rhone Cornas 2007 Chante-Perdrix Cornas deep red. savory meat, crushed black pepper, rock salt, blackberry, tobacco. 2012 Les Chailles Cornas deep red. cassis, raspberry, potpourri, smoked meat, eucalyptus, olives, earth. Cote Rotie 2010 Domaine Jasmin Cote […]

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Bordeaux Wine Notes

Page contains tasting notes for: Entre-Deux-Mers, Graves, Medoc, Pomerol, St. Émilion Entre-Deux-Mers Les Hauts de Lagarde Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon white flowers, lemon, grapefruit, mineral, oxidized. med+ acid $12 Graves 2014 Clos Floridene Graves white flowers, lime, asparagus, white peach, citrus peel, mineral. tangy acid. $20 2011 Louis Jadot Corton Greves Grand Cru deep ruby red. raspberry, […]

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Burgundy Wine Notes

Page contains tasting notes for: Côte de Beaune, Côte de Nuits, Crémant de Bourgogne, Mâconnais Côte de Beaune 2013 Jacques Bavard Monthelie Chardonnay light straw. mango, tropical fruit, lemon pith, lime peel, chalk. $30 Côte de Nuits 2005 Camille Giroud Latricières-Chambertin deep ruby. blackberry, blueberry, black cherry, vanilla. silky tannins, med acid. 2009 J. Confuron-Cotetidot […]

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Napa Valley Wine Notes

Page contains tasting notes for: Acacia Vineyard, Beringer Vineyards, Chateau Montelena, Clif Family, Clos Du Val, Duckhorn Winery, Grgich Hills, Green & Red Vineyards, Groth Winery, Kathyrn Hall, Merryvale Vineyards, Norte Vin, Pine Ridge, Ridge Vineyards, Robert Mondavi, Sempre Vive Vineyards, Whitehall Lane Vineyards Acacia Vineyard 2007 Acacia Vineyard Pinot Noir ruby. raspberry, blackberry, dark […]

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Australia Wine Notes

Page contains Australia tasting notes for: New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia   New South Wales 2013 Miked Deiuliis Semillon pale. lemon, lime, minerals, struck match stick. medium+ acid. $15 South Australia 2004 Aussie Vineyards Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon garnet. blackberry, tart cherry, dried herbs, dark chocolate. tannins still strong. $15 2007 Darenberg Winery “the […]

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Lodi Wine Notes

Page contains tasting notes for: Acquiesce Winery, Lange Twins Winery, Harney Lane, McCay Cellars, Oak Farm Vineyards Acquiesce Winery 2015 Acquiesce Winery Grenache Blanc light yellow. citrus blossom, green apple, stone fruit, mineral. citrus driven finish. $24 2014 Acquiesce Winery Grenache Blanc light yellow. lemon, lime, citrus peel, mineral. crisp finish. $24 2015 Acquiesce Winery […]

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