The 2016 Pinot Noir La Bauge Au-dessus is fresh, floral and fruity, all of which make it an excellent choice for drinking over the next few years. A bit richer than previous years with crushed flowers, sweet red berries, dried cranberry, pomegranate, smoke, and sweet spice are all nicely lifted in t..
Tasting:A classic Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir, it is a wine of great aromatics and character showing cherry/cranberry fruit, rose petal, earth and spice. The key word is balance.Winemaking:Every Pinot Noir is fermented in 5 ton open-top fermenters, which are punched down once or t..
Tasting:This barrel fermented, full bodied Chardonnay has mouth filling citrus fruit and a palate cleansing, bright finish. It will become richer and more complex with age.About:Santa Barbara County has the climate and terrior to allow Au Bon Climat to consistently make balanced and live..
This deep crimson Merlot exudes opulent aromas of blackcurrants, cherry jam and dark chocolate which mingle with warming cinnamon and nutmeg. The palate is dominated by luscious dark fruit and gentle hints of baking spices, star anise and coffee. To create a wine that is both approachable and surpri..
Drink now through to 2029. Decant for two hours before serving. The iconic Napa Valley winery Duckhorn Vineyards never does anything by halves and this outstanding Cabernet is no exception. Consistently rated over 90 points by the world’s top wine critics, this skillfully-made wine deftly captures b..
The DuMol winery was only founded in 1996 as a hobby, but since Andy Smith was recruited as winemaker in 1999 they have been producing some of the best examlpes of what the Russian River Valley has to offer. A truly superb Pinot Noir with Robert Parker scoring this vintage a tremendous 97 points. A ..
Farmers small batch American gin is an organic gin made by grains which are grown by four selected farmers in USA. The botanicals include; Juniper, elderflower, Lemon Grass, Coriander and Angelica Root. On the palate there is sublte citrus with heavenly juniper, marshmallow and sherbet sweetnes..
Les Noisetiers is a combination of specific lots from within Kistler’s vineyards
of designated quality that are situated in far western Sonoma County, near the
coast. They began creating Les Noisetiers upon noting that there was an inherent
mineral tone which they loved in the lots from their vin..
SONOMA COASTLike the Burgundy wine region of France, the vineyards of Sonoma Coast offer an unusually long, cool and steady growing season. Lingering fog and wind from the nearby Pacific Ocean moderate temperatures throughout the growing season and contribute to the slow ripening process. With a..
The vineyards of the Sonoma Coast offer an unusually long, cool and steady growing season. Lingering fog and wind from the nearby Pacific Ocean moderate temperatures throughout the season and slow the ripening process. With an extended "hang" time on the vines, the results at harvest are s..
"Made up of the Mount Eden, Calera, 828 and Pommard clones from the Riddle Ranch and Manzanita Vineyard, this might be our most serious edition of the straight Sonoma Coast bottling to date. There are no holes in this wine from first sniff to the last flash of finish. If this is the bottling we..