Cellar/Tasting Notes "The sawdust and graphite aromas turn to cherry and raspberry flavors in this vibrant, complex red. A beam of sweet fruit imparts energy and resonance, carrying this to a long, expansive aftertaste."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Though intense, this is elegant and vibrant, exhibiting pure cherry, raspberry and tobacco aromas and flavors. Its tannins are very well-integrated. The lingering aftertaste evokes coffee and mineral..."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The 2005 Sorella, from the tenderloin portion of the Champoux Vineyard, is a more brooding, dense, and masculine version with layers of rich fruit, a mouth-coating palate feel, and exceptional length ..." (Jay Miller)
Cellar/Tasting Notes "92-94 Barrel sample. A complete wine, rich and opulent. It has all the right balances of acidity, sweet fruits, black flavors and underlying dry tannins. Excellent."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley is quite a bit richer than the 2005 tasted alongside it. The 2006 shows gorgeous depth as it opens up in the glass. Dark fruit, licorice, smoke and tar are some of the notes that flesh out in this broad-shouldered Cabernet Sauvignon. A creamy, textured..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The 2010 Nuits St. Georges Clos de la Marechale Blanc shows off fabulous balance and cool, insistent minerality. It boasts tremendous energy in its chiseled notes of lemon, crushed rocks and white flowers. The aromas, flavors and minerality are pure Chardonnay but there is a breadth to the wine..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Enticing aromas of toffee, cream, dried apricot and caramel, Full-bodied, very sweet and thick, with honey and caramel flavors. Long and rich, oozing with sweet ripe fruit, this s like liquid candy."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "... The rich, round and velvety flavors are blessed with an abundance of dry extract that coats the mouth and buffers the tannins on the firm and exceptionally long finish where, like the Bressandes, the wood resurfaces. This classic Clos du Roi is built to age..."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The 2006 Barolo Riserva Bricco Boschis Vigna San Giuseppe is a cool, inward wine. It boasts striking power and masses of fruit in an implosive style that will require many years to show at its best. The 2006 is all about sheer energy, power and muscle. Layers of fruit begin to flesh out on the..