Posts tagged: Rosella

Vibrant, Complex 96 Point Pinot Gem

  Gary and Rosella Franscioni started ROAR Wines with the knowledge that Pinot Noir had a shining future in the Santa Lucia Highlands, and a dream that their farming know-how would translate amazing grapes into amazing wines. Rosella’s Vineyard was planted on their home ranch in 1996, followed by Garys’ Vineyard in 1997 in partnership […]

Friday February 19th, 2021 in , , , , , | Comments Off on Vibrant, Complex 96 Point Pinot Gem

Loring Chardonnay surprises in blind tasting

This might have been one of the best blind Chardonnay tasting line-up I have organized in years. My group of 15 brought some gems for the battle of the whites. The line-up included: Pahlmeyer (94 Parker $75) Lewis Cellars (94 WS $55), Calera Mt. Harlan (94 Parker, $50) Diatom “Hamon” (92 WS, $50) Tor “Hudson” […]

Monday March 25th, 2013 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Loring Chardonnay surprises in blind tasting