"Dark ruby-colored with a garnet rim, it displays a lovely nose
of Asian spices, incense, tobacco, balsamic, and blackberry. On
the palate it has exceptional depth, layers of spicy black fruit,
Cellar/Tasting Notes Medium-bodied, with firm tannins and a medium finish. Slightly hollow center palate.
Cellar/Tasting Notes A Napa standout Cab, Knollwood Cabernet Sauvignon is made from rigorously selected grapes (Cabernet Sauvignon with a small amount of Petit Verdot) grown in the Valley. Carefully vinified to be well-structured and robust, its echoes of plum and black currant persist on palate. Ripe tannins provide..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "A distinctive Zin that offers a real sense of place. Aromas of spice and brambly huckleberry lead to zesty, well-focused currant, toasty cinnamon and anise flavors. Tannins are big but ripe. Needs time to bloom."
Cellar/Tasting Notes The 2010 Les Benoites presents with a golden yellow color with a glittering tint. The aromatic bouquet is that of vanilla scents and creme fraiche.
On the palate, the wine is round and opulent with a great crisp end.
Cellar/Tasting Notes Donelan's 2011 Chardonnay Nancie is pretty and expressive. Another wine with lovely textural depth and nuance, the 2011 is laced with dried apricots, nectarines, flowers and mint, all of which come together in the glass. Though medium in body, the 2011 impresses for its soft, caressing personality..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "A notably ripe yet pleasingly fresh nose of both red and dark berry fruit aromas offers up plenty of Gevrey style earth and humus notes. There is good drive to the mineral-inflected, fresh and beautifully balanced medium-bodied flavors that possess a distinctly austere but persistent finish. This..
Cellar/Tasting Notes Owned and managed since the 1920s by the Borie family of Ducru Beaucaillou, Haut-Batailley is often overlooked in the midst of its more famous neighbors. The wines are made with the same care as other Borie properties (Grand-Puy Lacoste and Ducru, e.g.). Typically medium-bodied, Haut-Batailley is..