98 Points Robert Parker! Like with the 2013 Grenache, I was thrilled to be able to taste the 2013 Syrah Male again (twist my arm), and it continues to impress. Giving up fabulous blackberry, bouquet garni, peppery herbs and minerality, this full-bodied, beautifully textured, concentrated and layered Syrah has ultra-fine tannin, impeccable balance and a great finish.
One of the most difficult-to-find California wines, Marcassin produce world class Pinot Noir – a California version of a grand cru from Burgundy. This deep plum/garnet-coloured wine offers intense berry fruit along with forest floor, spice box, earth and loads of plum, cherry and strawberry notes, moving towards darker fruits, as well as earthy, autumnal, foresty scents. The wine is...
The playful label of this wine showcases the 100% Malbec, 100% Organic and naturally farmed wine. This everyday drinker has a deep red color with violet hues and typical Malbec aromas of fresh fruit and hints of plums and cherries. This is fair trade certified and suitable for vegans. Pair with beef, lamb or poultry (or pizza)
A wonderful kaleidoscope of yellow fruit, crushed stone, honeysuckle, ant nectarine. The palate is extremely well-balanced with complex flavors of quince and white peach, backed by a strong foundation of pristine minerality. This wine is poised and spellbinding Credit - Skurnik Wines
Vibrant and energetic, this Puligny shows its class with clear minerality and terroir expression. The precise palate is beautifully balanced, with a fine thread of acidity framing the pure flavors of lime zest, green apple, wet limestone and a touch of sea salt. Exceptional. Credit - Skurnik Wines
100 Points Robert Parker! Blended of 81% Syrah, 8% Petite Sirah, 6% Mourvèdre, 4% Touriga Nacional and 1% Graciano, sourced from 34% The Third Twin, 35% Eleven Confessions and 31% Cumulus (all estate vineyards), the provocative, inky purple colored 2014 Syrah Piranha Waterdance was made using 26% whole cluster and hits the scent scene with exuberant, pure crème de cassis,...
100 Points! Robert Parker The 2014 Grenache Shakti is blended of 88% Grenache, 6% Mourvèdre, 4% Petite Sirah and 2% Touriga Nacional, coming 51% from the Cumulus (Estate) Vineyard, 18% from The Third Twin (Estate) Vineyard, 9.5% from Bien Nacido Vineyard and 21.5% for the Eleven Confessions (Estate) Vineyard. It was produced using 42% whole cluster and aged for around...
98 Points Jeb Dunnuck! I’m getting down to my last few bottles of the 2013 Grenache Female, which has been incredibly consistent and satisfying over the past 5-7 years and just about impossible to resist. A blend of 78% Grenache, 19% Syrah, and the rest Mourvèdre that’s mostly from the Eleven Confessions Vineyard in the Sta. Rita Hills, it offers...
The 2008 Dom Pérignon Champagne is once again stunning. More than anything else, I am surprised by how well the 2008 drinks given all the tension and energy it holds. Then again, that is precisely what makes 2008 such a unique vintage – namely that the best wines are so chiseled and yet not at all austere. Lemon peel, almond,...
This is the 2nd wine from the renowned Dominio de Pingus who make the legendary Pingus. From certified organic vineyards planted in Tinta del País, the local Tempranillo clone. Dark cherry nose with earthy and coffee nuances; pure, concentrated fruit on the palate. Drink this beautiful wine with all types of meat.
99 Points! Medium garnet-purple colored, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Kayli Morgan Vineyard simply sings of potpourri, spice cake and rose hip tea with menthol, tilled soil, tobacco and earth plus a waft of crushed stones. The full-bodied palate is fantastically dense and beautifully perfumed with lovely freshness and super fine-grained tannins, finishing very, very long. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Wraith leaps from the glass with gregarious black and red cherries, mulberries, black currant cordial, red roses and lavender scents with layers of crushed rocks and earthy sparks. Faint earth and exotic spice nuances unfurl slowly, growing in intensity and depth. The palate is full-bodied and solidly structured with firm, very...
Smoky and dense but surprisingly lively and penetrating, offering powerful citrus fruit and red berry flavors and a hint of candied rose. Vinous
Bryant’s flagship wine, the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon from the estate vineyard on Pritchard Hill offers a rare but magnificent forest floor/floral aromatic profile with lavishly rich, ripe notes of crème de cassis, blueberry and black raspberry liqueur. Fleshy, opulent, full-bodied and multidimensional, it conceals some significant tannins behind its wealth of extract and fruit. From a first-growth quality, hillside vineyard...
"The 2006 Dom Pérignon Rosé is every bit as captivating as it was last year, maybe even more so. At times powerful, but in other moments finessed, the 2006 constantly changes in the glass, revealing a different shade of its personality with every taste. Perhaps most importantly, the 2006 seems to have gained a level of precision and pure sophistication...