November 2017 – Notes

Six wines sampled, with the surprise discovery going to Nicolas-Jay Red Vinyl Pinot Noir.

2015 Olga Raffault Loire Valley Chinon
black raspberry, dark plum, herbs, earth, black pepper, spice, mineral. $20
2015 Nicolas-Jay Red Vinyl Pinot Noir
ruby in color. cherry, plum, fresh earth, spice, tea. another good find from Oregon. $35
2017 Domaine Dupeuble Beaujolais Nouveau
vibrant color. strawberry, raspberry, spice. refreshing wine. $17
2015 Tensley Santa Barbara Syrah
purple, dark red, in color. blackberry, blueberry, plum, black & white pepper, on the nose. stewed fruits, savory, spice, chocolate, on the palate. $24
2014 Tenet Wines Pundit Syrah
deep color. blueberry, plum, roasted berry, savory, pepper, tar. $22
2015 Lamblin & Fils Bourgogne Blanc Cepage
citrus, pear, tropical note, mineral. $15

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