Posts tagged: Chardonnay

LAST CALL 4 “Shared Notes” by Jeff Pisoni & Bibiana Gonzalez Rave, THE BEST SB “duo” in California

  Shared Notes is a winemaking joint-venture between wife and husband, Bibiana Gonzalez Rave (Cattleya, and former Pahlmeyer & Wayfarer winemaker) and Jeff Pisoni (Pisoni, Lucia, Luli, etc. winemaker). Both had early desires of making wine, and spent most of their lives doing so. The year 2012, however, marked the first vintage that they produced […]

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LAST CALL FOR THIS OUTSTANDING 2019 HUDSON ESTATE CHARDONNAY

Winemaker Clayton Kirchhoff did it again! Another stunning, very Burgundian-like Hudson Chardonnay was produced! If this vineyard were to be in Burgundy, it would definitely have Premier-Cru status! Lee Hudson is probably one of the best, if not the best wine grower in the valley. Many great wineries (Kongsgaard, Aubert, Kistler, etc.) have been sourcing […]

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98 Point Rated Dumol running low

  Time flies, as this is the 24th release of DUMOL! I remember meeting Kerry Murphy (who sadly passed away last year in July) way back when he started DuMOL and tasting through the first bottles of what has now turned into a real success story. Andy Smith, his longtime winemaker, rolled up his sleeves and […]

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SORRY, BUT THIS IS LAST CALL 4 MELIS FAMILY ROSE OF PINOT NOIR (made by Paul Lato)

  When I first got into the wine industry a few decades ago, rosé was anything but cool. White Zinfandel from California made the public think that all rosé was sweet, and unfortunately, imports such as Royal Lancers from Portugal and wines such as Sutter Home White Zin confirmed this notion.          […]

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HUDSON WINEMAKER’S CHARDONNAY AT ½ the PRICE – ONLY 97 CASES PRODUCED

Clayton Kirchhoff’s day job is that of the head winemaker at the famed Hudson Winery in Carneros. For those who had the Hudson wines, you know he’s a stellar winemaker! That said, his family has been farming their own vineyards, and they produce a small amount of Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc & Tempranillo. The 2018 Chardonnay retails […]

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NEWS FLASH – TWO, VERY HOT NEW “GRAND CRU” releases from Paul Lato – EXTREMELY LIMITED

  NEWS FLASH!! EXTREMELY LIMITED!! Great NEWS, TWO MORE AMAZING 2019 wines from my great friend and winemaker Paul Lato are now in stock!! The 2019 vintage is probably one of the best, if not “THE” best ever, potentially better than the amazing 2018! Astonishing quality, but as always very small quantities. I am very […]

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LAST DAY FOR DUMOL SPECIAL PRICING!!

Time flies, as this is the 24nd  release of DUMOL!  I remember meeting Kerry Murphy (who sadly passed away last year in July) way back when he started DuMOL and tasting through the first bottles of what has now turned into a real success story. Andy Smith, his longtime winemaker, rolled up his sleeves and produced […]

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95 POINT VALUE IN A BOTTLE 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 produced 3 barrels of Pinot Noir and 10 barrels of Chardonnay, and the rest as they […]

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2 x 95 Point Chardonnay Gem = FREE SHIPPING

Husband and wife, Nick Peay & Vanessa Wong, grow and make the wine and brother Andy Peay manages the business. With minor exceptions, all wines are made from grapes grown on their 53-acre hilltop vineyard located above a river in the far northwestern corner of the West Sonoma Coast, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean […]

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Heidi Barrett’s STUNNING new Chardonnay (very limited – only 160 cases produced)

Heidi Barrett, the original Screaming Eagle winemaker just announced a brand new wine from La Sirena! Although she made Chardonnay a number of times for her clients over the years, she was not compelled to make her own until a special vineyard site became available in 2016. Well-known vineyard manager Ulysses Valdez told her he […]

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