Posts tagged: Melville

Surprise Blind Tasting Winner

In a recent blind Syrah tasting the Melville “Estate” surprised many. The lineup included: Beckman Clone #1 (94 Parker) Avennia (96 Parker) Two Hands “Bella” (93+ Parker) Pax “Griffin’s Lair (95 Parker) Herman Story “Nuts & Bolts (95 Parker) Bedrock Alder Springs (95 Parker) Rhys “Horseshoe” (94 Parker) Roar Garys’ (94 Parker) Lucia Garys’ (95 Parker) Melville […]

Melville 2008 Pinot Noir “Terraces” Santa Rita Hills

An amazing nose of red and blue stone fruit with a hint of cherries. On the palate this wine offers a little more old-world with a touch of black tea, persimmon while it is dense and round. The wine is very elegant (not light!) with stunning complexity and a great mouth-feel. Only 300 cases produced. […]

Melville 2009 Inox Chardonnay

On the nose tons of citrus, honeysuckle and a touch of lime. Intensely aromatic with hints of verbena and lemon oil. Good complexity on the mid-palate, with a nice balance of fruit and acid. Very small production. Melville 2009 Inox Chardonnay Share on Facebook

Melville 2009 Chardonnay “Inox Clone 76″ Santa Rita Hills

On the nose tons of citrus, honeysuckle and a touch of lime. Intensely aromatic with hints of verbena and lemon oil. Good complexity on the mid-palate, with a nice balance of fruit and acid. Very small production. Melville 2009 Chardonnay “Inox Clone 76″ Santa Rita Hills Share on Facebook