Posts tagged: Syrah


With still lower than normal production levels this vintage will sell out in no time! The 2016 DuMol releases are turning out to be quite spectacular! I would say that several of these may the best ever from this winery. Look for some rave reviews from the wine critics! As you know DuMOL is always in high-demand, […]

Sunday January 20th, 2019 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Syrah Value of the Month & FREE SHIPPING to start the New Year!

Bright notes of black currants, licorice and ripe plums jump out of the glass The lush palate is medium to full in body loaded with with bright stone fruit, a whiff of bacon fat and great balance.  This youngster has great complexity and finsised with long with fine-grained tannins. Piedrasassi 2017 Syrah, Santa Barbara GGWC […]

Thursday January 3rd, 2019 in , , , , | No Comments »

A THANKSGIVING SUGGESTION : “Just Can’t Get Enough of”… this

For many, Nuts & Bolts functions as the Herman Story Gateway Drug. Each vintage delivers a Syrah of exceptional structure, body and power. Nuts & Bolts is built of the most opulent, expressive Syrah barrels in the cellar. Herman Story 2016 Nuts & Bolts Syrah GGWC 54.99 FREE SHIPPING on 6 or more! Use code […]

Tuesday November 6th, 2018 in , , , , | No Comments »

Paul Lato 2016 Rhone Releases!

Dear Friends, Paul Lato hardly needs an introduction. His wines have raised the bar among many California wines for over 10 years now and each release continues to impress. We received 5 cases each of his 2016 “Rhone” releases, IL Padrino Syrah, Cinematique Syrah and Ora Labore Grenache. For those who need to restock his […]

100 Pointer by Screaming Eagle owned next Cult Winery!

Stan Kroenke owner of Screaming Eagle is putting the next CULT winery on the map just a few hours south of the bay area! Stan is the mastermind behind many other great ventures. Stan Kroenke is the owner of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, which is the largest shareholder of English Premier League football club Arsenal […]

A Saintly Priced Syrah!

Chris Kiranbay (Saint K) was involved in the Washington DC restaurant industry. When he took a trip to Napa in 2006 he decided that he had to move to California. Eventually winding up in Paso Robles in 2010. He worked in fine dining, and started a wine brokerage, and as Chris said: “he had found […]

Wednesday September 12th, 2018 in , , , , , , | No Comments »

Just Can’t Get Enough of …. this Syrah!

Herman Syrah is the “story” of tall tales, Wrangler Jeans, and bold wines crafted by Russell P. From. This winery has become a real head-turner since it was created a little over a decade ago. Russell is a real “Rhone Ranger” and that has not escaped the notice of numerous publications garnering many 94-97 point […]

Tuesday August 7th, 2018 in , , , , , | No Comments »

95 Point Rated, Inaugural DUMOL releases!

This is the 21st vintage, thus a Jackpot of sorts for DuMOL.  At the start of the 3rd decade in business, a few changes are taking place.  The first one, the introduction of the “Wester Reach” series.  To create the Wester Reach Chardonnay and Wester Reach Pinot Noir, Andy Smith and his crew have interwoven […]


  A British couple settled in the hills of Mendocino where they found land with schist-like Cote–Rotie soils on a windblown cool mountaintop overlooking the Pacific Ocean, which would become their “estate” vineyard. With the assistance of Justin Smith (Saxum), Crole Meredith  & Steve Lagier (Lagier-Meredith), Mike Officer (Carlisle) and Wells Guthrie (Copain) they set […]

Wednesday June 6th, 2018 in , , , , , , | No Comments »

2 Barrel Classic Syrah

A real surprise this 50 cases, yes only 2 barrel, production! Really wowed me! If I would not have seen the label, I’d assumed to be drinking a classic Côte Rôtie.  On the nose and palate, I encountered notes of bacon fat a hint of spice, nicely coated by whiffs of apricot and lychee, with […]

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