A hint of petrol on the nose designates this as a serious Riesling, while white fruit flavors and spice flavors dance along the medium-bodied palate. A touch of sweetness is balanced with citrusy acids, which will leave your mouth craving more.
This curious Chardonnay transforms rather dramatically in the glass. It’s initially savory, with notes of dried herbs and leaves, but gradually it reveals touches of fresh lemon, apple and vanilla, accompanied by dashes of dusty minerals that linger on the finish. Full bodied and dry.
This wine curls up in your lap, with friendly aromas of cherry pie, vanilla and buttered toast layered over bright raspberry fruit. A blueberry tone peeks through in the mouth while some earthy flavors take over on the medium finish. Drink now to 2012.
Though a bit sulfury at first, some nice aromas of grilled vegetables come through, followed by cedar chips and dragon fruit. It’s fairly one-dimensional in the mouth, though nicely structured, with ripe acidity and gentle tannins. Short, dried-cherry finish. Try with grilled flank steak. Drink now.
Smoke, toasted coconut and dill notes amplify the underripe black-fruit and cassis notes on the nose and palate of this Merlot. Taut with tannins and acidity on the midpalate, it finishes with hints of resin and spice.
This is made from equal proportions of ripe, fleshy Merlot and herbaceous, violet-inflected Cabernet Franc. The resulting blend is brisk in acidity and framed with hints of cedar, baking spice and vanilla. It’s robust with tannins but should round out with braised meat or other hearty fare.
Sweet scents of milk chocolate and coffee accent the ripe red fruits on the nose of this Merlot-based Bordeaux-style blend. Dry and full bodied in style, the palate is awash in fresh ripe plums and cherries that linger pleasantly with a vibrant acidity and mouth-coating tannins.