August 2018 – Notes

2016 Raul Perez Ultreia Mencia
deep ruby red, in color. plum, raspberry, black currants, spices, black pepper, black licorice. lively acid, lasting licorice finish. $26
2017 Storrs Chardonnay
light straw, starbright, in color. pineapple, mango, pear, lemon, citrus peel. bright acid, on a long finish. $25
2014 Skylark North Coast Red Belly
ruby red, in color. lavender, plum, cherry, chocolate, licorice, herbs, garrigue. soft palate, noticeable tannins. $24
2017 Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone Syrah
freshly cut violets, plum, blueberry, blackberry, spices, black pepper, coffee, garrique. juicy blueberry, on a dry, astringent finish. $16
2016 Steinschaden Kamptal Grüner Veltliner
straw, in color. citrus blossom, grapefruit, white peach, crisp green apple, white pepper. abundant acid, on a dry finish. $16
2014 Left Bend Camel Hill Cabernet Franc
brilliant ruby, in color. green bell pepper, raspberry, black currants, licorice, spices, mineral. lasting finish. $38

July 2018 – Notes

2017 Domaine du Gros Nore Bandol Rose
light salmon, in color. wild flowers, strawberry patch, cherry, oranges, spicy, mineral. dry, chewy, mouthwatering acid, on the finish. $36
2011 Bodegas Nidia Verdejo
golden straw, in the color. apricot, papaya, melon, pear, nuts, honey. sharp, lasting acidity, on the finish. $11