The 2016 Altocedro Gran Riserva Malbec es muy loco, but in all the good ways. To start, Altocedro harvests from 70-year-old vines from a 107-year-old vineyard. Not unusual, especially for Mendoza malbec. BUT, then they take the harvested Malbec in whole clusters and barrel co-ferment with 4% Semillon in French oak.
The 2017 Clay Shannon Cabernet Sauvignon is almost equal parts Napa Valley and Lake County fruit, but is definitely100% Cabernet and 100% amazeballs. The featured wine pairing of episode 81: Pairs With Clay Shannon Cabernet and My Super Weird Neighbor Retail Price: $30.00 Wine Spies… Read More »Clay Shannon Cabernet Sauvignon
The 2018 Steele Chardonnay, Parmelee Hill Vineyard, Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley has all the character of one of the most recognized and popular Chardonnays in Sonoma…because they “Steele” their grapes. The Featured Wine Pairing Of Episode 78: Pairs with Girl Scout Cookies and Wine Retail… Read More »Steele Chardonnay, Parmelee Hill Vineyard
The 2015 Beekeeper Zinfandel Sonoma Valley, from the Montecillo Vineyard in Sonoma County. Simply put, it’s officially one of my Top 3 Favorite Zinfandels of all time. So, if you don’t buy all of it, I will. The featured wine pairing of episode 79: pairs… Read More »Beekeeper Zinfandel Sonoma Valley
The 2017 Domaine Bourgogne Devaux “Les Vignots” from Pommard. To all you ‘Mericans, that’s a Pinot Noir from France. And it’s freaking delicious. The featured wine pairing of episode 80: pairs with domaine bourgogne pommard and anxiety, part 2 Retail Price: $45.00 Wine Spies Price:… Read More »Domaine Bourgogne Devaux Pommard
The Galardi Terra Di Lavora Red Wine Di Campania is a red wine blend of Aglianico and Piedirosso. Winemaker Riccardo Coterella created this amazing vintage, which earned him Wine Enthusiast‘s Winemaker of the Year. The featured wine pairing of episode 75: Pairs with Galardi Red… Read More »Galardi Terra di lavora Red Wine di Campania
The 2015 Sullivan Family Vineyards Petit Verdot, Rutherford, Napa Valley, is going to make you smile. Of course, your teeth will be dark purple, but you’re still going to smile. The Featured Wine Pairing of Episode 76: Pairs With Sullivan Petit Verdot and Wine Trends… Read More »Sullivan Family Petit Verdot, Rutherford, Napa