Dry Creek Vineyard

DnA Vineyards

Dry Creek Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

It's time for my #FridayCabernetfix. Here is a delicious one from California.

Dark ruby in color with a short reddish rim.

Fruity nose of black plums, black cherries, light wood, vanilla, licorice, spices, cola, peppercorn, vinaigrette, dark chocolates, light vegetables and espresso.

Full bodied with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, cooked cherries, oak, tobacco, vanilla, licorice, spices, espresso, cola, light vegetables, chocolates, leather and peppercorn.

Long finish with fine grained tannins and tangy cranberries.

This is a very tasty wine from Dry Creek Valley. Nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel. Shows nice complexity with great structure.

I had it blind and I was really impressed with the complexity here. Drinks more like a Washington State Bordeaux blend. Delicious.

Thank you Wendy for sharing this with me.

Spicy and enjoyable by itself or with food. I paired it with a charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.

13.8% alcohol by volume.

93 points.

$28.
— 11 days ago

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Tom Casagrande

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Dry Creek is such great terroir.
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This is a delicious Cabernet Tom

Ridge Vineyards

Lytton Estate Vineyard Syrah Blend 2017

Cheers to more blue skies in northern California! 💙 The 2017 Syrah, Grenache, Mataro from Ridge Vineyards is a lovely new world GSM blend 🍷

62% Syrah
27% Grenache
11% Mataro (Mouvedre)

This Syrah dominated wine exhibits aromas of red currant, raspberries, plums, thyme, cedar, oak, and some pepper. On the palate, you'll get a fruit driven viscous sensation probably as a result of the malolactic fermentation. The seemingly sweet tobacco flavors linger on the palate with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

14.2% ABV. Medium-plus body.

This Southern Rhone style wine did great on a Thursday night! 🍷

Cheers!



#gsmblend #gsmwine #rhonestyle #rhonestylewines #ridgewines #californiawine #syrah #syrahwine #mataro #matarograpes #winegirlwines
— 11 days ago

Ravines Wine Cellars

Finger Lakes Dry Riesling 2015

Nose has tangerine peel, tangerine slice, cold peach, petrol, lime peel, tart green apple peel and lime zest.

Palate has sliced lime, grapefruit peel, lemon zest, green apple Jolly Rancher candy, dry-crushed slate, under-ripe peach, medium acidity, medium finish. Future bottles should be 2025+

Slightly more weight to the palate than the 2015 vintage tasted alongside.
— 16 days ago

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Ron R

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You at the winery?
Severn Goodwin

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@Ron R No, by the chiminea in our backyard, beautiful day in the Berkshires. Although we've been to the winery numerous times.

Teperberg Winery

Legacy Dry Cabernet Franc 2017

#kosherwineSunday

Dark ruby in color with a reddish rim.

Strong fruity nose with blackberries, cooked cherries, cedar, vanilla, spices, earth, tobacco, coffee, herbs light alcohol, light vegetables and peppercorn.

Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with black currants, plums, raspberries, cooked cherries, cedar, leather, earth, vanilla, licorice, spices, tobacco, chocolates, light vegetables, pencil lead and peppercorn.

Long finish with fine grained tannins and tangy strawberries.

This is a delicious Cabernet Franc from Israel. Nicely balanced and good by itself or with food. Tangy, interesting, spicy and attractive. Rich and elegant.

Showing nice complexity at this point, and will age nicely in the next five to seven years.

Needs 90 minutes to open up properly, but good right out of the bottle as well. After 2 hours of airtime, more red fruits come in, and dominate both the palate and the nose.

I paired it with cheeses and crackers. Delicious.

Grapes grow in the Judean Hills region, and fermented on their own yeast. Aged for 18 months in Oak barrels. Kosher and non Mevushal.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

$68.
— 9 days ago

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Caillez-Lemaire

Extra Dry Rosé Champagne Blend

Just concluded the annual Fall seclusion at our cabin in the Rangeley lakes region of Maine, mobile service up there is mostly non-existent, after several days I am posting again. Notes are somewhat brief, as my focus is relaxing and watching the Common Loons swimming and diving in the cove in front of our camp.

Solid producer, no new notes:
Nose has wet strawberry, orange peel, ripe stone fruits, pineapple core and light, fresh brioche notes.
Palate has strawberry-raspberry mash (light), orange/grapefruit pith, ripe peach (light) and wonderful limestone backbone.
— 2 days ago

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Paul T- Huntington Beach

Paul T- Huntington Beach

Where’s your winter cabin?
Severn Goodwin

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We overwinter in our house in MA. We can't get into the ME cabin in the winter, unless the logging roads we access our property somehow get plowed, too much snow generally.

Emma Reichart

Nahe Dry Riesling 2019

“Sleep is the most moronic fraternity in the world, with the heaviest dues and the crudest rituals... I simply cannot get used to the nightly betrayal of reason, humanity, genius.” V. Nabokov, speak, memory.
Night precedes day. We go to sleep first thing around midnight of a new day, wake up 7 to 8 hours into it. We don’t go to sleep at the end of a long day tired. We start the day by going to sleep. We start by dreaming by going into the subconscious. A lot of work gets done in the mystery of darkness by the time we wake half way through it all.
— 2 days ago

Ravines Wine Cellars

Dry Rosé Pinot Noir 2018

Just concluded the annual Fall seclusion at our cabin in the Rangeley lakes region of Maine, mobile service up there is mostly non-existent, after several days I am posting again. Notes are somewhat brief, as my focus is relaxing and watching the Common Loons swimming and diving in the cove in front of our camp.

Nose has cold raspberries, strawberry-banana smoothie, under-ripe cherry and (minor) green herbs.
Palate has dried orange peel, orange zest, red raspberry, red apple peel, green hay and wet sandstone.
— 2 days ago

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Gary Farrell

Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel 2017

I like this even though it is very un-Zinfandel. Maybe I opened too young. It presents more like a Sonoma Pinot more than a Zin. Red berries and tart. Lovely, but not what I was expecting. — 2 days ago

Ron, Shay and 10 others liked this

Henry of Pelham Family Estate

Dry Riesling 2003

Stony and lemon aroma, stewed apple, oil and citrus on the palate. Very faint lingering finish but it’s an older wine so I’m not too surprised. Shared at a beautiful dinner with the parents. — 8 days ago

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Avi Feldstein

Dry Semillon 2017

@delectable this is 2017 semillon - sauvignon Blanc

just did a blind tasting as part of wset level 3 test so can't be arsed to thoroughly describe.

90% semillon.
10% sauvignon blanc

12 months burgundy wood (old, i believe) with betonage.

avi feldstein is a ⭐
— 23 days ago

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