Posts tagged: Sonoma Mountain

4 Barrel Pinot wins blind tasting!

My tasting group lined up some first rate Pinot Noirs, but it was a very small production (4 barrels, 98 cases) that took the first prize! The line up included: DuMOL Ryan (95 AG) Argot Bastard Tongue (95+ RP) Walter Hansel South Slope (97 RP) Siduri Zena Crown (94+ RP) Hirsh Block 8 (95 AG) […]

Thursday July 19th, 2018 in , , , , , | Comments Off on 4 Barrel Pinot wins blind tasting!

Impressive Wine project by Paul Hobbs’ disciple

The Trombetta story began around the family table with food harvested from their garden paired with wines they loved. The Trombetta family’s journey into winemaking commenced in the mid 80’s as home winemakers. A passion was ignited and they pursued learning winemaking at Santa Rosa junior College and UC Davis. An opportunity to work side by […]

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87 Case Pinot Envy

  Three Siblings (Robert RO, Michael MI and LILLY) make up ROMILILLY.  Producing wine from great vineyards is their motto. And the 2013 Vanderkamp was sourced from this amazing vineyard at 1400 feet elevation on the Sonoma Mountains.  The vineyard was originally planted for Sparkling Wine, but its history goes back centuries.  The Miwoks dub this […]

Thursday March 31st, 2016 in , , , , , | Comments Off on 87 Case Pinot Envy

Paul Hobbs pulls another one out of his “big” hat!

The latest two releases of the Stewart wines are real stunners, and having Paul Hobbs as your quarterback only reiterates what a key guy he is to a winery!  For those who bought the previous vintage (which received rave reviews), I can tell you that the 2008 vintage will “rock your world!”  Paul does not […]

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Bjornstad 2007 Pinot Noir Vandenkamp, Sonoma Mountain

Pretty, brilliant garnet color and aromas of dark ripe cherries and berries fill the glass along with smoky, toasty layers of spices, black tea, sandalwood and cedar. On the palate, the entry is round and rich and the fruit flavors flirt back and forth between red pie cherries and black raspberries alongside earthy qualities and […]

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