Posts tagged: Sonoma Coast

97 Points – Bastard Tongue, an Hedonistic Pinot Noir

  The Bastard Tongue, a blend of Swan, Pommard and Dijon 115 clones, offers up dark raspberry, strawberry and cherry notes that give the wine a dark-red-fruit character, but there are also loamy soil undertones, underbrush, spice box and a rich, medium to full-bodied, fleshy mouthfeel. This is a complex Pinot Noir to drink now […]

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California Pinot with an old-world flare and economically priced

  From a trio of premier Sonoma Coast vineyards: Teac-Mor, Burnside, and Bravo Toro. Pinot Noir clones Pommard, 777, 115, and 15 planted in gravelly loam soils known locally as Goldridge, in modest elevations of +/- 200 feet. Defining features of this complex region include the omnipresent Pacific Ocean, its coastal forests, and the fog-catching […]

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This Golden Oldie still has it!

When sampling grapes in the vineyard, hand pruning her cherished roses, preparing dinner for her family, practicing Bikram yoga – in whatever she does, Merry balances intellect with intuition. Each wine she makes benefits from her precision and perception of subtlety and elegance. Merry Edwards approaches life with graceful intensity. Now in the fifth decade […]

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The Aston Martin of Pinot Noirs has arrived

A good twenty years ago industry leaders Fred Schrader, Chuck Sweeney, and Thomas Rivers Brown co-founded the Aston Estate on the coastal hill vineyards of the Sonoma Coast near the town of Annapolis. After Fred Schrader sold “Schrader Cellars” to a large conglomerate, Thomas RIvers Brown acquired the remaining shares of Aston Estate and is […]

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This Russell Bevan wine will Rock your World!

The Bevan 2019 Petaluma Gap is a rich, powerful Pinot that delivers exactly what you’d expect from Bevan, tons of fruit in a balanced, seamless package. Black cherries, blackcurrants, graphite, and roasted herb notes all emerge from this full-bodied, powerful effort that has good acidity and length. Bevan 2019 Pinot Noir “Petaluma Gap” Sonoma Coast […]

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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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2 x 95 Point Superb Chardonnay by Ehren Jordan

Failla 2018 Chardonnay “Platt” Sonoma Coast GGWC  59.99 FREE SHIPPING on 12 Use code FAILLA during checkout Vinous 95 Points: “ The 2018 Chardonnay Platt Vineyard shows just how magical this site is. Bright, lifted and wonderfully deep, the Platt has so much to offer. Green pear, mint, white flowers and sage open up in […]

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96 Point, Seductive, 200 case Chardonnay = MUST HAVE!

  This comes from more than 20-year-old vines that are farmed by the Ulises Valdez family and planted 75% to Old Wente and 25% to Robert Young clone. It was barrel fermented and aged for 18 months in 100% Burgundian oak, 50% new. It went through 100% malolactic. The Chardonnay UV Vineyard reveals lovely ripe […]

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2 BARREL, 96 POINT CHARDONNAY SENSATION

  In 2001, the Peirson and Meyer families brought more than 70 years of collective passion and experience in wine together to form what would become the Peirson Meyer vineyards. Now, nineteen years later they have an established reputation for highly acclaimed wines worth noticing. Peirson Meyer 2017 Chardonnay Untitled # 12, Sonoma Coast GGWC […]

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96 Point, Stellar, Bold, Rich & Explosive Pinot

  In 2001, two generations of the Cobb family came together to explore a shared passion for Pinot Noir with the founding of Cobb Wines. Focused exclusively on crafting single-vineyard, Sonoma Coast Pinot Noirs, Cobb Wines combines the winegrowing expertise of David Cobb — one of the pioneers of Pinot Noir  viticulture on the far […]

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