December 2017 – Notes

Celebrated the holidays with J Charpentier Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne.

2015 Luneau Papin Muscadet
golden yellow, in color. white flowers, pear, citrus peel, lemon pith, mineral. mouth-watering finish. $18
2014 Mourchon Cotes du Rhône
bright ruby, in color. savory, white pepper, raspberry, underbrush, leather, clove. $20
2015 Sojourn Cellars Russian River Pinot Noir
ruby, in color. rose petals, raspberry, black cherry, spice, mineral, earth, vanilla. luscious and classic finish $42
2013 Ridge Lytton Estate Syrah-Grenache
raspberry, blueberry, blackberry, dusty earth, black tea, pepper & spices, sweet oak. finishes with rich dark fruit and tightly weaves tannins. $36
NV J.Charpentier Blanc de Blancs Brut
white flowers, yellow apple, citrus pith, yeast, hazelnuts. sharp acidity. $25
2014 Left Bend santa Cruz Mtns Syrah-Cab
rose and dark flowers, blackberry, plum, black cherry, earth, spice. gripping tannins, lasting acid on the finish. $38
2015 I.Brand & Family Enz Vineyard Mourvedre
lavender, blackberry, red fruit, forest floor, pepper, licorice, mineral. $35
2015 Dauvissat Beauroy Premier Cru Chablis
white floral, yellow apple, tangy lemon, saline, oyster shell, mineral. white peach palate. $32
2015 Gitton Les Montachins Sancerre
lime zest, green apple, peach, flint, mineral. sizable acid delivered on a crisp finish. $28

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