Ex- of Patz & Hall winery. Now working on new projects- Secret Door Winery and Maritana Vineyards. Explorer of old and new wines from near and far. Pictures and...
These wines come with high price tags and high expectations. I’m being tough on it but I had it in one of my favorite places on earth - the Big Island of Hawaii. It’s just not that pleasurable. Hard angles - drying textures - bitter finish. Other may appreciate it more. — 4 months ago
Ok. Not the easiest vintage in SONOMA. You’d never know it. Seamless, complex aromas of sweet tobacco and blackberry and herb and soil. Started with a little oxidation but woke up to deliver its message of power Zin. — a month ago
Saint Joseph is being rediscovered as a source of very good to great Syrah in the northern Rhône Valley of France. This example flirts with greatness. Lovely, floral, blueberry, cherry notes that are both mouth filling and refreshing. — a month ago