Posts tagged: Byron Kosuge

A CRU BEAUJOLAIS FROM NAPA VALLEY

  B Kosuge 2018 Gamay, Carneros Napa Valley GGWC 25.99 FREE SHIPPING on 12 Use code GAMAY during checkout The Kosuge Gamay is bright, fresh and more svelte than its older sibling. Maybe a bit more true to the essence of the Gamay grape, though who am I to say? I am loving how fresh […]

Thursday March 26th, 2020 in , , , , , , | No Comments »

The Best Quality to Value Ratio California Pinot Noir

Byron Kosuge has been making wine for over 3 decades now.  He honed his skills at various great wineries in California and France.  While working in Carneros he befriended two guys who ran a vineyard management company.  When they planted a small vineyard next to their work shop, Byron came up with the name “The […]

Tuesday January 29th, 2019 in , , , , , , | No Comments »

Small producer amazes at NY blind tasting

Last week while in New York I conducted a blind tasting of 10 amazing California, Oregon and French (Burgundy) Pinots that scored in the 93-96 point range and cost between $50 and $200! Marquis d’Angerville Volnay Clos des Ducs (95+ Parker, $200.00) Comte Armand Pommard Clos des Epeneaux (94 Parker, $120.00) Bergstrom “Bergstrom Vineyard” (94 […]

White Burgundy with a California twist.

At McIntyre, they believe in sustainable farming, low yield and high-quality/price ratio. With Byron Kosuge (B. Kosuge winery) on board they created a real gem. Sadly only 100 cases of this unbeatable wine were produced! McIntyre 2009 Chardonnay Block K-1 Santa Lucia Highlands Retail 40.00 – GGWC 36.00 Winemaker Byron Kosuge (B. Kosuge winery) produced […]