Posts tagged: Pinot Noir


  Bevan’s stunning new 2018 Chardonnay and Pinot Noir releases are now in stock and you are not going to want to miss them! Bevan 2018 “Ritchie Vineyard” Chardonnay, Russian River Retail 74.99 – GGWC 71.99 FREE SHIPPING on 6 or more Use code BEVAN during checkout The Bevan Chardonnay Ritchie Vineyard has intense pink […]

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Vibrant, Complex & Elegant 95 Point Pinot Noir – A real gem and real “pretty”

The Maggy Hawk Vineyard has been Family owned since 1994, and planted in 2000, the estate vineyard is tucked away in what locals call “The Deep End” of Anderson Valley, northwest of Philo. Here, coastal fog and redwoods frame the steep vineyard slopes where the vines root deeply to survive. The decomposed sandstone soils offer […]

Monday February 3rd, 2020 in , , , , , , | No Comments »


Time flies, as this is the 22nd  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 […]

Master Sommelier & Top Burgundy Winemaker Rock the House

Lingua Franca was co-founded by Larry Stone Master Sommelier, David Honig, and Dominique Lafon (Domaine Lafon Winery) in 2015, inspired by the exceptional vineyard site in the Eola-Amity Hills that Larry bought in 2012. They soon hired Thomas Savre, a brilliant young winemaker with work experience at some of the best domaines in Burgundy and […]

Blind Tasting (Pinot Noir) winner!

Our last Pinot Noir Blind Tasting of year concluded with a surprise winner. We lined up the following great Pinots from California & Oregon: Brickhouse “Les Dijonnais” (95 Points) Morlet “Coteaux Nobles” (96 Points) Brewer Clifton “Hapgood” (95 Points) Rhys “Alpine” (95 Points) Liquid Farm “Spear” (95 Points) Kistler “Cuvee Natalie Silver Belt” (96 Points) […]

Tuesday December 3rd, 2019 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Hedonistic, 97 Point Pinot Noir & “GRATIS” Shipping

“Inheriting an unbroken string of success — dating back to 2011 — the 2017 “Bastard Tongue” arrives fully-formed and ready to impress. Always a blend from multiple Pinot Noir vineyards, this iteration of “BT” was selected from three distinct sites, each making their own unique contribution of Sonoma County terroir to the wine’s character. Exploding […]

Value & Quality in a bottle

I just received three new Walter Hansel (2017) wines, all of them received a 94 Point rating! 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 a up the block from Kistler!  The […]

The Wine “Catch” of the Day ~ FREE SHIPPING INCLUDED

Winemaker Phil Titus (Chappellet etal) is the new winemaker at the helm, and it seems like Coho is getting an extra shot in the arm with this new addition. Coho will continue to source from the same vineyards, but with adding Phil Titus, they might have gone from Coach to First Class! Coho 2016 Pinot […]

Thomas Rivers Brown’s Stunning Pinot Noir

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

BEAUX FRERES (winemaker’s hot new wine) AT ½ the PRICE

This is the third release from this hot little winery that will dazzle you both in taste as well as cost!  The “Hundred Suns” winery is still very much under the “horizon” but not for long.  Grant Coulter, a Califonia native traveled the world after receiving his enology degree.  He worked harvest with the best […]