Cellar/Tasting Notes The 2012 Sierra Mar is amazingly big and elegant at the same time. It shows herbal sagebrush and violet notes with deep undertones of molasses and lifted hints of graphite. On the palate, violets and black fruit are supported by a toasty-peppery structure. As the palate opens, brighter red fruit..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The 2011 Pinot Noir Savoy captures the best qualities of the vintage at Radio Coteau. Nothing is out of balance in this fragrant, high-toned Pinot. In 2011 the Savoy is all about silk and nuance. Sweet, red berries, freshly cut flowers, licorice and spices are all layered into the polished refined..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The 2010 Syrah Griffins Lair Vineyard opens with beguiling, expressive aromatics. Deep, rich and resonant, the 2010 impresses for its detail and pure nuance. The aromas and flavors are masculine and imposing. Smoke, tar, iron graphite and incense all add to the wine’s exotic personality. This..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "(40% each of syrah and grenache, with 20% mourvedre; 15.9% alcohol) Opaque ruby. Very sexy aromas of black raspberry, blueberry, apricot pit, licorice and violet. Wonderfully precise and vibrant, with terrific cut to its creamy flavors of dark berry compote and candied violet. Round and sweet on..
Cellar/Tasting Notes The 2009 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a complex wine with berry and floral aromatics and a lovely structure. It has a dark, ruby color and a vibrant nose of black cherry, wisteria and sweet baking spices. On the palate, the wine is elegant and expressive and echoes the berry,..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "As has been the case for a number of years, Rudd’s Sauvignon Blanc in 2012 is a stunning effort. Although it does not say so on the label, I believe a lot of the fruit for this cuvee comes from a vineyard on Mt. Veeder. It is an 891-case blend of 83% Sauvignon Blanc, 9% Semillon and 8% Sauvignon..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Vibrant, expressive, focused and concentrated, dancing lightly with an array of toast? and mineralaccented peach, pear, lime and orange blossom flavors, lingering enticingly against refined acidity."
Cellar/Tasting Notes Formerly known as Alchemist, Remnant is created to be one of the darkest, richest, and most masculine wines in the Booker line-up. This wine’s blend can be influenced by any varietal found in our vineyard. Some years Remnant is composed of almost entirely Syrah, other years it may see more..
Cellar/Tasting Notes Oublie is one of the lightest blends produced by the vineyard. It aims to mimic Chateaneuf du Pape and pair well with all types of food. The name is a French term for the “forgotten”, this refers to the Counoise grape which is less commonly seen in California wines.
Cellar/Tasting Notes Vertigo aims to be a traditional Rhone blend, a “G-S-M”. The vineyard ferment a portion of this wine whole cluster and use stem inclusion to add a bit to its character in terms of tannin and spice. The name ‘Vertigo is in jest for one of Booker's steepest hillsides that grows Grenache, Syrah..