"… big, sweet bouquet of chocolatecovered
cofee beans, berry fruit, smoke and earth.
Round, seductive, juicy and easy-going, it possesses
Cellar/Tasting Notes "... Firm tannins frame an expressive core of dark red cherries, flowers and sweet herbs. The inner perfume of Zinfandel resonates on the finish... it is quite beautiful..."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Subdued aromas of green melon and minerals complicated by a leesy suggestion of hazelnut. Fat, tactile and rich, but with firm acidity and underlying minerality leavening the wine's sweetness and energizing the mid-palate. Nicely rich and savory wine."
Cellar/Tasting Notes The 2010 vintage opens with honey suckle on the nose, with the richness of a Sauternes. Fruit aromas of fig and melon are followed by more complex notes of honey and brown sugar. Baking spices with hints of vanilla and almond follow as caramelized sugar notes add to the voluptuous depth of aromas...
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Rich and oaky, this has apricot, orange, vanilla and buttered toast flavors, with crisp acidity providing balance. It takes the popular Chardonnay style to an upper level in terms of the balance and the fanciness of oak.
Cellar/Tasting Notes Sophisticated and polished, reflecting its mature, low-yield vines. the aroma is bursting with lychee fruit, fig and ripe pear. Finish has creamy oak, with just a touch of minerality.
Cellar/Tasting Notes Medium-dark to dark ruby. Drop-dead gorgeous aromas of cherry, herbs, and spice box spill from the glass. On the palate, full bodied with an explosion of red cherry fruit. Suave tannins build through the long finish. A remarkable wine combining both power and elegance.
Cellar/Tasting Notes Tightly framed, pure and focused, with vibrant blackberry, blueberry and wild berry notes, gaining depth and maintaining focus on the long, persistent finish."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "I was totally struck by the 2009 Grenache L’Ange Rouge, a wine that captivates all the senses. I hope readers can appreciate just how rare it is to encounter a Central Coast Grenache with this much sheer finesse. The purity of the fruit is simply striking. The 2009 clocks in at 15.8% alcohol, none..
Cellar/Tasting Notes Barnett Tina Marie wine maker notes
"Aromas of black cherry and white pepper spice pop out of the glass. More minerality, gravel and flint, is apparent on the nose this year. The palate is more viscous and flavors of Asian spice and fresh plum come through, complemented by rhubarb pie and..