Hints of coffee grinds and fresh, green herbs add interesting dimension to concentrated, ripe blackberry notes. Brisk yet angular, it’s firmly structured with bold, slightly jagged tannins that linger on the finish.
Somewhat herbal in the nose, with moderate body and mild tannic structure. The wine serves up earth tones followed by tea, sage, anise, sour cherry, toast and spice flavors. Clean on the finish.
There’s an unusual aroma but the flavors of mango and lime are bright and fresh. The wine is simple and the mouthfeel tends to be overly acidic, but fans of New World-style whites will enjoy its clean and lively character. It would also pair well with spicy Asian dishes and bold seafood flavors.
A soft, feminine nose of toasted oak and round fruit on the nose, and a flavor profile of balanced fruit and acid on the palate, make this a good white for both cold weather, serious meals and just sipping on the patio in warmer months. The mouthfeel is a touch light and the wine could use some weight, but overall, a good choice for numerous dishes.
An alluring nose of smoke, herbs and tobacco spice start this red. On the palate, the wine has a tart cherry and spice profile combined with some blackberry—a bit lean and acidic but with a good steak or grilled chop, will calm down.
The nose on this medium- bodied Merlot is pleasant with aromas of burnt coffee, soil and plush red plums. Coffee flavors mingle on the palate with tart, underripe blueberry flavors and a hints of green herbs in the backdrop. With high acidity and soft tannins, it’s a bit lacking in balance, but interesting tar and smoke notes on the finish would go well with a…