Posts tagged: Pinot Noir

Top 100 wine # 3, receives 95 Point rating & FREE SHIPPING

The Beaux Frères Vineyard was a creation of Robert Parker and his brother-in-law (Beaux Frere) Mike Etzel.  The winery/vineayard is located on an 88-acre farm atop Ribbon Ridge in the Chehalem Valley near Newberg (Yamhill County, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA). Tall and stately Douglas fir trees cover nearly 50 acres of the farm, with homestead […]

95+ Point low $40s Pinot & FREE SHIPPING TOO!

Walter Hansel Winery has been synonymous with good quality and well-priced wines for years.  Real crowd-pleasing wines for those who don’t want to break the bank and still want to get a good quality glass of wine.  The 2015 Cahill Lane might be one of Steve Hansel’s best efforts to date.  Even with a 95+ […]

4 Barrel Pinot wins blind tasting!

My tasting group lined up some first rate Pinot Noirs, but it was a very small production (4 barrels, 98 cases) that took the first prize! The line up included: DuMOL Ryan (95 AG) Argot Bastard Tongue (95+ RP) Walter Hansel South Slope (97 RP) Siduri Zena Crown (94+ RP) Hirsh Block 8 (95 AG) […]

“Sexy, Racy” 95 Point (140 case) Red = FREE SHIPPING

  For 3 generations the Holtermann Family has been one of the premier importers of wines, varying from hard-to-find, leading wineries to very large producers from all over the world.  Their longtime relationships with growers, enolgists, winemakers and vineyard managers provided them with a unique perspective of the wine industry. So the next step was panting […]

95 Point, 100 case Pinot Gem

Bill and Cindy Wenzlau purchased 100 acres, but only planted 12 ½ of them (8½ to Pinot & 4 to Chardonnay).  For 2 decades they fantasized about owning their own vineyard. But it was not until their sommelier son Tommy came back from a trip to France that he persuaded his family to look for […]

Tuesday July 10th, 2018 in , , , , , | No Comments »

A MUST HAVE 95+ Rated 125 case “Delicate Red”

Founded by husband and wife team Sarah and Chris Pittenger in 2009, Gros Ventre is a small, family-owned winery operating out of the Sierra Foothills. They produce less than 1,000 cases of vineyard-designated wines such as Pinot Noir from the True Sonoma Coast and Anderson Valley, along with several new wines from the burgeoning wine region […]

97 Point LIMITED production Pinot Gem! Edit Subject

The history of Bien Nacido can be traced back to the year 1837, when a Spanish land grant of some two square leagues was secured by Tomas Olivera from Juan Bautista Alvarado, then Gobernador (Governor) of Alta California. In 1969, the Millers, a fifth-generation California farming family purchased a stretch of land in California’s then-nascent […]

Bevan New Releases Now Available!

The much anticipated releases of Russell Bevan’s “Burgundy Portfolio” have arrived! As always very limited and first-come, first-served! Bevan 2016 Petaluma Gap Pinot Noir GGWC 79.99 FREE SHIPPING on 6 or more! Use code SHIPFREE6 during checkout OK to mix with other Bevan releases! Winemaker Notes: “The Petaluma Gap Pinot Noir is made up of […]

95+ Rated, 5 Barrel Pinot Gem = FREE SHIPPING

Founded by husband and wife team Sarah and Chris Pittenger in 2009, Gros Ventre  is a small, family-owned winery operating out of the Sierra Foothills. They produce less than 1,000 cases of vineyard-designated wines such as Pinot Noir from the True Sonoma Coast and Anderson Valley, along with several new wines from the burgeoning wine […]

Tuesday May 8th, 2018 in , , , , | No Comments »

Master Sommelier’s Stunning new Pinot Project

Within a few months of becoming the ninth Master Sommelier in the United States, Larry Stone became the first American to win the prestigious Best International Sommelier in a French Wines competition in Paris. He continued as a restaurateur and sommelier at the Four Seasons, Charlie Trotter’s, and Rubicon Restaurants. After leaving the restaurant scene […]

Friday April 27th, 2018 in , , , , | No Comments »