Posts tagged: Chardonnay

DUMOL 2016 DESIGNATED VINEYARD RELEASES – 96 & 97 Points!

With still lower than normal production levels this vintage will sell out in no time! The 2016 DuMol releases are turning out to be quite spectacular! I would say that several of these may the best ever from this winery. Look for some rave reviews from the wine critics! As you know DuMOL is always in high-demand, […]

Sunday January 20th, 2019 in , , , , , | No Comments »

French Laundry’s Top Rated Chardonnay = Our Chardonnay of the year for 2018!

What do the French Laundry & Golden Gate Wine Cellars have in common… Hudson Chardonnay. The French Laundry pours the Hudson Chardonnay by the glass and pairs it with a butter-poached Lobster Tail – mouthwatering, delectable, scrumptious – MUST HAVE! Winemakers John Kongsgaard and Christopher Vandendriesche did it again! Only a few hundred cases of the […]

Thursday January 17th, 2019 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Expressive – Low Alcohol Chardonnay = Burgundy in California

  From the first vineyard the Sangiacomo family planted in 1969, Green Acres is situated in the cool coastal appellation of Carneros and benefits from rocky, well-drained soils and signature afternoon winds. The Green Acres Chardonnay shows off its broad, rich texture, a natural gift from Old Wente, which contrasts with its minerality and a […]

Tuesday January 8th, 2019 in , , , , , | No Comments »

LAST CALL French Laundry’s Top Rated Chardonnay

What do the French Laundry & Golden Gate Wine Cellars have in common… Hudson Chardonnay The Hudson Chardonnay is poured by the glass and paired with a butter-poached Lobster Tail – mouthwatering, delectable, scrumptious – MUST HAVE! Winemakers John Kongsgaard and Christopher Vandendriesche did it again! Only a few hundred cases of the stunning, very […]

Saturday December 8th, 2018 in , , , , , , | No Comments »

My neighbor’s Wine…

Founded in 1999, Copain, meaning ‘friend’ or ‘buddy’ in French, embodies the philosophy that wine enhances life’s most joyous occasions, and is an experience best shared with friends and family. Sourced from cool climate vineyards in Mendocino County, the Anderson Valley and the Sonoma Coast, the Copain portfolio consists of three distinct collections—Tous Ensemble, Les […]

Tuesday December 4th, 2018 in , , , , , | No Comments »

French Laundry’s Top Rated Chardonnay = Our Chardonnay of the Year!

What do the French Laundry & Golden Gate Wine Cellars have in common… Hudson Chardonnay The Hudson Chardonnay is poured by the glass and paired with a butter-poached Lobster Tail – mouthwatering, delectable, scrumptious – MUST HAVE! Winemakers John Kongsgaard and Christopher Vandendriesche did it again! Only a few hundred cases of the stunning, very […]

Monday November 19th, 2018 in , , , , , , | No Comments »

Chardonnay of the Year!

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.) have been […]

Friday November 2nd, 2018 in , , , , | No Comments »

CHARDONNAY VALUE OF THE MONTH, 94 POINTS, 25% OFF

Walter Hansel has become synonymous with great quality at a great price!  Year after year these wines seem to impress me and my clientele alike.  The first vines were planted in 1978 just a up the block from Kistler!  The actual winery did not start till 1996 when they produced 3 barrels of Pinot Noir and […]

Monday October 22nd, 2018 in , , , , | No Comments »

California’s Liquid Gold under $40!

  This small winery in the Santa Rita Hills is the brain child of Jeff and Nikki Nelson.  Their wine maker is Brandon Sparks-Gillis (the “man” behind the Dragonette success).  Their wine-style is based and named in honor of the chalky white hills of Chablis and diatomaceous earth of the  Santa Rita Hills.Liquid Farm “White […]

THOMAS RIVERS BROWN’S SUPERB CHARDONNAY & PINOT NOIR

  Senses is the story of three childhood friends who reunited after many years to make small-batch Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.  One of them Max Thieriot (actor – Bates Motel, SealTeam and others) he is also a descedent of M.H De Young (The “The Young Museum in San Francisco and founder of the SF Chronicle). […]