Posts tagged: Chanin

A 94 Point Chardonnay Gem!

  Gavin Chanin, who was named one of FORBES’ “30 under 30” in Food and Wine, and the “Winemaker to Watch” by San Francisco Chronicle, began his winemaking career as a harvest intern at Au Bon Climat and Qupé, under the tutelage of winemakers Jim Clendenen and Bob Lindquist, working his way up to assistant […]

Tuesday July 5th, 2016 in , , , , , | Comments Off on A 94 Point Chardonnay Gem!

Forbes’ Winemaker To Watch!

  Gavin Chanin, who was named one of FORBES’ “30 under 30” in Food and Wine, and the “Winemaker to Watch” by San Francisco Chronicle, began his winemaking career as a harvest intern at Au Bon Climat and Qupé, under the tutelage of winemakers Jim Clendenen and Bob Lindquist, working his way up to assistant […]

Thursday June 16th, 2016 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Forbes’ Winemaker To Watch!

The Pinot Noir of the Month

Gavin Chanin, who was named one of FORBES’ “30 under 30” in Food and Wine and a “Winemaker to Watch” by San Francisco Chronicle, began his winemaking career as a harvest intern at Au Bon Climat and Qupé, under the tutelage of winemakers Jim Clendenen and Bob Lindquist, working his way up to assistant winemaker […]

Wednesday April 22nd, 2015 in , , , , , | Comments Off on The Pinot Noir of the Month

Chardonnay Taste-Off Winner

We lined up an army of who-is-who with our latest Chardonnay tasting. DuMOL (94 GWC) Morlet (95 WA) Talley Rosemary (94 WA) Owen Roe (94 WS) Rochioli “Sweetwater” (93WS) Tor (94 WS) 32 Winds by Ehren Jordan (92 WS) Coldstream (92+WA) Lewis (93 WS) Buoncristiani (93 WS) Chanin – The winner! Gavin Chanin, who was […]

Friday July 25th, 2014 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Chardonnay Taste-Off Winner

Chanin Top 100 Chardonnay, great value

This wine has tremendous focus and energy. There is a great paprika and spice component on the nose as well as  green apple skin and ripe apricot. The palate is mineral, and finishes with great viscous concentration and length. In typical form of Los Alamos Vineyard, which is planted on an ancient sand dune, the […]

Friday December 21st, 2012 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Chanin Top 100 Chardonnay, great value