Posts tagged: Syrah

A FUN WHITE GEM THAT WILL PLEASE PALATE & WALLET!

The Côtes du Coast offers more exotic pineapple, tangerine, marmalade, and honeyed notes, with a pure, medium to full-bodied, elegant, incredibly pure style on the palate. This is a sensational white that is underpriced in today’s market. The wine is aged in 26% New French oak, 54% neutral French oak, and 20% stainless steel.  Sans […]

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98 Point Paul Lato “Rhône” Selections JUST ARRIVED. They are stunning, but VERY LIMITED!

  The much-anticipated releases of Paul Lato’s Rhône releases (Syrah & Grenache) have finally arrived, and they are stunning!   As always, the Paul Lato “Rhône” releases are the smallest productions of his portfolio and sell out even faster than his highly-rated “Burgundy” offerings a.k.a as Paul Lato Chardonnay & Pinot Noirs. We are offering the […]

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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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LAST CALL 4 “Shared Notes” by Jeff Pisoni & Bibiana Gonzalez Rave, THE BEST SB “duo” in California

  Shared Notes is a winemaking joint-venture between wife and husband, Bibiana Gonzalez Rave (Cattleya, and former Pahlmeyer & Wayfarer winemaker) and Jeff Pisoni (Pisoni, Lucia, Luli, etc. winemaker). Both had early desires of making wine, and spent most of their lives doing so. The year 2012, however, marked the first vintage that they produced […]

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98 Point Rated Dumol running low

  Time flies, as this is the 24th release of DUMOL! I remember meeting Kerry Murphy (who sadly passed away last year in July) way back when he started DuMOL and tasting through the first bottles of what has now turned into a real success story. Andy Smith, his longtime winemaker, rolled up his sleeves and […]

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“VALUE” 94+ POINT WINES FROM HALCON

A British couple settled in the hills of Mendocino where they found land with schist-like Cote–Rotie soils on a windblown cool mountain top 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 […]

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LAST DAY FOR DUMOL SPECIAL PRICING!!

Time flies, as this is the 24nd  release of DUMOL!  I remember meeting Kerry Murphy (who sadly passed away last year in July) way back when he started DuMOL and tasting through the first bottles of what has now turned into a real success story. Andy Smith, his longtime winemaker, rolled up his sleeves and produced […]

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GREAT VALUE / HIGH QUALITY 96 POINT SYRAH

In 1998 Joey Tensley launched Tensley Wines with one hundred cases and one single goal – to start a well-priced, Syrah-driven brand that let the unique vineyards of Santa Barbara County speak for themselves. The rest as they say… is history! I love the new Syrah Colson Canyon, a classic Tensley Syrah with its plum […]

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96 Point & French Laundry’s FAVORITE Syrah! ONLY 150 CASES PRODUCED!!

“Site” is a venture from  Jeremy Weintraub (longtime Seavey winemaker).  He sources from the best “Sites” in California.  This latest Grenache is just a good example.  The 2017 Site is sourced from the Bien Nacido Vineyard.  The Bien Nacido Vineyard would be considered a “Grand Cru” if it was located in France.   Accolades: ~ […]

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S.T.U.N.N.I.N.G – HOT NEW “VALUE RELEASES” FROM HALCON

A British couple settled in the hills of Mendocino where they found land with schist-like Cote–Rotie soils on a windblown cool mountain top 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 […]

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