Summer wines

The weather is heating up and the days are long. There are not many things that are nicer than kicking back on the porch and watching the sun set with a cool glass of white wine. Here are some of my picks for the best summer releases.

Valdez 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, U.V. El Diablo Vineyard Russian River Valley
Retail $30.00 – GGWC $27.99

Jemrose – 2009 “Egret Pond” Viognier Bennett Valley Sonoma
Made by the Kosta Browne winemaker!!
Stephen Tanzer 91 Points
Retail $36.00 – GGWC $33.50

Orin Swift 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Veladora

La Sirena 2010 Moscato Azul, Napa Valley
Heidi Barrett’s (Screaming Eagle) own label!
Retail $33.00 – GGWC $29.99

Azur 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley
Hot new venture
Retail $30.00 – GGWC $25.99

Sans Liege 2009 Cotes du Coast (Proprietary White) Paso Robles
Stunning white!
Retail $26.00 – GGWC $23.95

2009 Morlet La Proportion Doree (White Blend), Sonoma County
Morlet makes Peter Michael, World’s End, Carte Blanche, Chateau Boswell, etal – Collectible wines!
Robert Parker 96 points!
Retail $65.00 – GGWC $59.99

Walter Hansel 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Russian River Valley
Best SB in years! Every year one of my best sellers too!

Malk 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley