Posts tagged: Chardonnay

Sublime 96-100 Point Dumol “Designated Vineyards” Offerings, THEIR BEST RELEASE EVER!

Time flies, as this is the 23nd  release of DUMOL!  I remember meeting Kerry Murphy way back when he started DuMOL and tasting through the first bottles of what has now turned into a real success story.  The “Designated” releases are always something special, and this year is no different.  Andy Smith rolled up his […]

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96 Point, Seductive, 200 case Chardonnay = MUST HAVE!

  This comes from more than 20-year-old vines that are farmed by the Ulises Valdez family and planted 75% to Old Wente and 25% to Robert Young clone. It was barrel fermented and aged for 18 months in 100% Burgundian oak, 50% new. It went through 100% malolactic. The Chardonnay UV Vineyard reveals lovely ripe […]

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TWO 97 Point Rated UNDER $85.00 “Screaming Eagle Owned” wines!

Stan Kroenke, owner of Screaming Eagle (etal) loves Santa Ynez and The Santa Rita Hills where he created Jonata and The Hilt.  Initially Andy Erickson who was the long time winemaker at Screaming Eagle was in charge, eventually turning over the reins to Matt Dees.   Today Matt totally transformed both wineries and it shows […]

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LAST CALL 4 DuMol’s 2018 VINTAGE AT A DISCOUNT & FREE SHIPPING TOO!

The 2018 vintage is gorgeous! Andy Smith knows how to convert every drop of juice that goes in a bottle like a 5000 piece puzzle – every piece has its place.  After 20 years Andy has this down to exact science. I fondly recall my first meeting with him while Paul Hobbs was making the […]

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Understated, Vivid & Intense 95 Point BEST “Dollar-Cost-Average” Chardonnay

  Walter Hansel has been synonymous with great quality at a great price! Year after year these wines impress me and my clientele alike. The first vines were planted in 1978 just up the block from Kistler!  The first vintage they produced 3 barrels of Pinot Noir and 10 barrels of Chardonnay, and the rest […]

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2 BARREL, 96 POINT CHARDONNAY SENSATION

  In 2001, the Peirson and Meyer families brought more than 70 years of collective passion and experience in wine together to form what would become the Peirson Meyer vineyards. Now, nineteen years later they have an established reputation for highly acclaimed wines worth noticing. Peirson Meyer 2017 Chardonnay Untitled # 12, Sonoma Coast GGWC […]

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Exciting White Summer Blend

This is the very first White Blend for Y. Rousseau. After making and tasting Colombard and Chardonnay for more than 10 years, Yannick came up with this unique and delicious Blend. Colombard is a variety originally from the South-West of France where it has been grown for two hundreds years. Yannick made his first Colombard […]

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Chardonnay, Our Most Beloved Globetrotter Grape

Chardonnay, Our Most Beloved Globetrotter Grape Contributed by Britt Karlsson Forbes.com What can you say about Chardonnay that has not already been said? Chardonnay is grown all over the world and is the most written about of all grapes. It is planted in more than 40 countries. With almost 500,000 acres, it is in second […]

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Sexy, Classic 96 Point Rated Chardonnay

A childhood dream, let’s hook up when we are all grown up and start a winery together. That is the story of two brothers (John & Steve Dragonette) and their good buddy Brandon Sparks-Gillis. They teamed up to pursue their live-long dream to make wine. While working at wineries like Sine Qua Non, Torbreck, Fiddlehead […]

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LAST CALL – 96 Point “White Burgundy” from the Napa Valley

  Winemakers John Kongsgaard and Christopher Vandendriesche did it again! Only a few hundred cases of the stunning, very Burgundian-like Hudson Chardonnay were produced! If this vineyard would be in Burgundy, it would have the Premier-Cru designation! Lee Hudson is probably one of the best winegrowers in the valley.  Many great wineries (Kongsgaard, Kistler, etc.) […]

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