Bay Bridge Vineyards

Ridge Vineyards

40th Anniversary Vintage Monte Bello Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 1992

Very special Monte Bello, best I’ve had, rich and layered with age, nose was redolent of old leather and soft spice, smokey red fruit. Silk on the palate. Finish never ended. Superb. Could go a few more years easily but cork (not the one pictured) required the Durand so likely drink soon. — a day ago

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Coming off the heels of the 91. This 92 is sensational. Cheers to you.

Ridge Vineyards

Monte Bello Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2017

Trots förvarningar poppade jag denna som nog borde legat orörd minst tio år till. Inte helt drickmogen men redan nu ger den en hel del. Riktigt härlig doft. Fyllig, koncentrerad med gamla världen-elegans. Vinbär, blyerts, exotiska kryddor, tobak, kaffe osv. Riktigt lång avslut. Värd att återbesöka, som förvarnat. Värd 1800 kr = inte än på några år. — 10 days ago

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Wente Vineyards

Livermore Valley Chardonnay 2020

With Penny July 20/21 plus Adam, Charlie and his friend Solomon — 11 days ago

Cloudy Bay

Marlborough Chardonnay 2018

balanced, long, intense and complex.
but my heart felt nothing, and i tried hard.

100% chard
11 months in oak (15% new)
21% passed malolactic conversion.

herbs, citrus, green apple and some hinted oak characteristics.

maybe it's too juicy for my own taste.
— 6 days ago

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McGrail Vineyards

Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Mild aromas of oak, opaque purple, forward tannins with dark fruit and dry finish. Nice — a day ago

Burrell School Vineyards

Graduate School of Management Santa Cruz Mountains GSM 2016

Deep purple color. Aromas of blackberry, blueberry and leather. Pretty good GSM from the Santa Cruz mountains. Bold dark fruit flavors, nice dry finish. — 23 days ago

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Nice color!

Cloudy Bay

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Pale lemon with aromas of citrus and tropical fruit with floral notes. On the palate flavors of grapefruit, green apple and pear fruit flavors with some grassy tones, lively acidity. Medium+ finish ending with fruit, herbal, floral, grassy and mineral notes. Lightly chill so you can experience all of the nuances while you sip this fine wine. — 15 days ago

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Bedrock Wine Co.

Evangelho Vineyard Heritage Zinfandel Blend 2016

Soft, warm, spicy, inviting—dried cherries, cocoa, floral tones, tomato leaf, cracked pepper; soft tannins and lightly viscous. No need to wait. A great pairing for a very elegant barbecue — 18 days ago

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Okiwi Bay

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Lovely aromas of Passion Fruit and zesty Lemon that translate into the palate to create a refreshing and quaffable S.B. Wine — 18 days ago

Severn, Dawn and 8 others liked this

Lexington Wine Company

Alma Gist Ranch Estate White Blend 2016

Just revisited 2016, glad I knew to hold onto a bottle. With holding a year or so, obtained at tasting room pre-lockdown, the wine has pleasantly evolved in the directions I was hoping.

Color has gone from clear/green to lemon yellow, floral notes on the nose, with jasmine green tea, honey, white grapefruit pith on the palette.

Delighted to witness the evolution. Expand plantings, good job Tommy Jr.. More please.
— 23 days ago

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