Joel Gott Sauvignon Blanc 2016
The 2015 Joel Gott California Sauvignon Blanc has aromas of papaya, grapefruit, pineapple and guava with softer notes of lemongrass and citrus. On the palate, the wine opens with bright, tropical flavors, followed by crisp, refreshing acidity and a long, clean, balanced finish.
Wine SpectatorSilky and elegant, with crisp Key lime, Meyer lemon and fresh herbal shadings on a light, refreshing body. Shows plenty of persistence on the finish.
Joel Gott California Zinfandel 2015Winemaker Notes : Joel Gott's California Zinfandel has aromas of cherry cola and raspberry with hints of white pepper and vanilla oak. On the palate, bright red fruit flavors and acidity are followed by a juicy mid-palate and a soft, round mouth feel and a long finish.
Aubert Aubert Lauren 10 chard 750 2010
Clos des Papes Le Petit Vin d'Avril NVWinemaker Notes : This wine shows a deep, rich purple robe in the glass with distinct aromas of wild berries, herbs and spices, bitter almond, cloves and star anise. Smooth on the palate and of fine structure. Bewitching to the finish.
Louis Roederer Cristal 2006Winemaker Notes: Glistening color with light amber highlights, indicating a year of very fine ripeness. Soft, almost timid bubbles, in a fine, slow and steady flow. There is a rich bouquet with confit fruit (lemon, orange), white flowers (lilies) and lightly roasted nuts (hazelnuts and almonds). On airing, the dominant fruitiness becomes intense, almost explosive: a sabayon of vine peaches,apricots, melon and mango. The mouth features a rounded, complex ballet of fruit. The texture is incredibly concentrated, giving the impression of biting into a ripe, fleshy fruit. The palate is enveloped by this depth of juicy, creamy, silky fruit, which soon makes way for a pure, sharp, graceful freshness. A transition follows from ripe fruit to a clear, light, delicate environment. Ripeness, softness and concentration arise from freshness and mineral quality, transforming the ripe fruit into a slightly sharp citrus flavor; the warmer notes make way for flowers, citrus zests and nuts. After this rapid succession of flavors, there is a lasting impression of harmony: the aromas, flavors, slight bitterness and freshness come in just the right proportions, intermingling to form a perfectly integrated yet complex whole. A few hints of tatin tart and Danish pastries add a final touch to the already complex range of aromas. Blend: 55% Pinot Noir, 45% Chardonnay
Robert Mondavi Maestro Red 2014Merlot leads the orchestra of aromas, flavors and textures in this deeply colored Bordeaux blend. Each varietal plays it part, yet all contribute to the harmonious crescendo of dark black fruit, dark plum, spicy cardamom, nutmeg, and dried herb flavors. The finished piece is mouth-filling with fine tannins and closes with luxuriously, long notes of rich dark berries and spice. 59% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petit Verdot, 3% Malbec
Kosta Browne Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2015Nose: Lifted red fruits, smells like the coast, herbs, freshness, spring tips, citrus tones, cedar, earth. Mouth: Precise fruit, red and crisp, fresh, pretty texture: grippy with bitter chocolate, rose hips.
Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée Magnum NV 1.5LWinery Note: Pale gold in colour. Fine bubbles feed a persistent mousse. A delicate nose with hints of fresh citrus and white flowers. The wine’s complexity is expressed in successive notes like vine peach and white fruits notes. A perfect balance between freshness and delicacy with fruity flavours very present on the finish.
Roberts & Rogers Louer Family Cabernet Sauvignon 2014The LFV Cabernet Sauvignon showcases the culmination of Roger Louers' vast experience farming his prized Ehlers Lane Estate Vineyard. A 20 year "Passion Project" he selects only the very best barrels from his 34 acre Estate to create this Award Winning 100% Cabernet. The St. Helena AVA microclimate is legendary for exceptional Cabernet as the cool Pacific breezes from the north reach St. Helena earlier, cooling the vines & delivering graceful, intense fruit with concentration & depth. LFV is filled with layers of juicy dark red fruit & dark chocolate with touches of toasty oak. Barrel fermented & aged in 100% New French Oak 59 gallon barrels produce velvety tannins & create a Cabernet lovers dream!
Cliff Lede Sauvignon Blanc 2016 BottleWinemaker Note: The 2016 Sauvignon Blanc is loaded with aromas of Meyer lemon, short bread, honeysuckle, ginger, and tangerine. Spring blossoms of wisteria and orange abound in the upper register of the seductive perfume. The full-bodied, coating mouthfeel expands out on the palate with a rich crème brûlée-like texture as unctuous notes of Bosc pear, orange marmalade, and lavender honey coalesce along the long, satisfying finish.
Ridge Vineyards Pagani Ranch Zinfandel 2015Winemaker Notes : A cool start to the growing season kept the vines from flowering during spring storms, resulting in a full crop. Following a warm summer, the grapes ripened for a late September harvest. Rich color and tannins extracted during fermentation. After sixteen months in barrel, this sensuous wine shows great appeal. It will be most enjoyable over the next ten to twelve years. 83% Zinfandel, 10% Alicante Bouschet, 7% Petite Sirah
Obsidian Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2015Winemaker Notes : The nose is intriguing: brambly and dark with hints of cocoa powder. Rich and generous in the mouth, this wine features notes of black cherries mixed with blackberries and is soft yet voluminous.
The Paring Red Blend 2013A dark and brooding cabernet sauvignon-based beauty. Gobs of smoky black fruit. Dusty and herbal notes emerge with air. With more time in the glass, attractive notes of baking spice arise. Remarkably powerful fruit on the attack followed closely by massive structure. Ample fine-grained tannins that completely coat the palate with a gentle hold. The next day this wine becomes luxurious and hints at the epic future ahead. An enormous, yet ultimately refined wine for the classic California cabernet lover, the tannin fanatic, the steak aficionado and the patient c ellar tender.
Louis M Martini Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014Our 2013 Louis M. Martini Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon boasts a deep burgundy color and complex aromas of dark fruit, smoky cedar and dried herbs. Rich and broad in the mouth, our Napa Cabernet has an expansive mid-palate, silky tannins and sought-after balance. Finely etched flavors of black cherry and blackberry are framed by licorice and toast on the long finish. Conditions throughout the 2013 growing season in the Napa Valley were excellent, making for yet another classic vintage. A timely bud break and steady flowering were followed by even fruit set and a lengthy season of warm days and cool nights. Dry weather throughout the growing season made for excellent harvest conditions, allowing fruit to be picked at optimal maturity and balance. The must was pumped over up to three times a day, with some delestage for the Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot lots to soften tannins. Each lot was evaluated separately as it aged for 18 months in a combination of French and American oak barrels (30% new, 70% used) with medium to heavy toast levels.
Laird Red Hen Ranch Chardonnay 2015Tasting Notes : A sophisticated nose of honeysuckle and golden apple; this unique wine will allure you to sweet memories of springtime. The creamy entry leads to notes of lemon meringue, brioche, and hints of oak spice, which are sure to satisfy your palate’s expectations. With a crisp acidity to the finish, you are left craving a tower of Croquembouche to pair with this extraordinary vintage.