Pinot Noir 2013

This Pinot Noir comes from a vineyard planted from 3 Dijon clones.  These clones have created a flavor profile of well-balanced acidity bringing out complex flavors. The bouquet of lavender and wild strawberry blossoms are pleasant and give an indication that the fruit will dominate the palate.  On the palate the wild strawberries, raspberries are

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2014 Passaggio Barbern Rose’

I will start by saying that this may be my favorite rose’ ever. While Rose’ is not my go to style of wine, the Barbern Rose’ is clean, crisp.   .  The scents of rose petals and tropical flowers builds expatriation to your nose. Then the flavors of strawberry, rhubarb, cranberry and orange deliver on the

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Carmel Road Unoaked Chardonnay

This Monterrey Chardonnay presents a crisp tangy balance of rich flavors. Peaches, nectarines, mango and hints of guava and bread fruit are the flavors that make up the complexity of this wine. This chardonnay is rich and smooth, very drinkable. It has a sweet start with all the fruit flavors however it has a dry

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2011 Homefront Red

Created by Murphy-Goode wineries, this is a California Red blend that is food friendly and fruit forward. The blend is 34% Zinfandel, 27% Merlot, 16% petite Sirah, 13% Petite Verdot, 6% Syrah and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon.   The aroma of blueberries and black cherries lead the taste of raspberries and cherries to the pallet. This blend

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Jed Steels Shooting Star Pinot Noir

This Pinot Noir is grown in the unique soils of Lake County California. This is a late ripening fruit which allows the grapes to develop longer on the vine. The rich volcanic soil of Lake County and the wide range of temperatures swings you would expect to see grapes such as Syrah and Grenache to

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Carnivor Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

This version of the “King of Reds” is a full bodied wine with bold flavors. This is really a blend of 75% Cabernet, 15% Syrah and 10% Merlot). To the nose Carnivor presents deep aromas of blackberries and coffees. Across the pallet flavors of berries, roasted coffee beans caramel and charred oak provide a full

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Gnarly Head Pinot Grigio 2014

Gnarly head Pinot Grigio is full of fruit flavors and has a feisty acidity. This is a bold white wine. The nose detects floral tones of honeysuckle and some tropical flowers. The flavors of this Pinot Grigio include lemon, honeydew melon, nectarine and a hint of apricot. This is a refreshing white wine that would

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Greg Norman Estates Shark Red 2011

The Shark Red shows a deer reddish purple color that reminds me of the garnet in the colors of Florida State University. To the nose the Shark Red brings vanilla, figs and the aroma of crushed blackberries. Shark Red presents the taste of vanilla, blueberries, blackberries and woody oak to you. This is a smooth

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