Posts tagged: Saxon Brown

MidWeek Wine Special!

  The Rosella vineyard is on of the most sought after vineyard sources for great Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Nestled in the benchland of Monterey’s Santa Lucia Highlands, Rosella’s Vineyard was planted in 1996 by Gary Franscioni one of the appellation’s pioneering growers (from Garys’ fame – he also owns the Garys’ vineyard with Gary […]

Wednesday August 10th, 2016 in , , , , , | Comments Off on MidWeek Wine Special!

Blind Tasting 93 Point ZIN-o-Rama

  My tasting group doesn’t often conduct Zinfandel tastings, so we were due for one. We called it the “Battle of the Zins”.  The line up of 2013 Zins was impressive and the winner a big surprise. We tasted the following wines: Turley “Estate” (95 Parker) Epoch (95 Parker) Bella Barrel 32 (95 Parker) Limerick […]

Saturday May 28th, 2016 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Blind Tasting 93 Point ZIN-o-Rama

Saxon Brown 2007 Semillon “Santinamaria”, Sonoma Valley

At one time, Semillon was one of the most popular white varietals planted throughout much of the world. Today it is relatively difficult to find. Saxon Brown’s “Santinamaria” offers up a tropical aroma with a touch of minerality on the nose. Medium bodied wine with lush flavors of Anjou Pear and figs. The wine is […]

Friday July 16th, 2010 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Saxon Brown 2007 Semillon “Santinamaria”, Sonoma Valley