Dumol Estate Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

Jan A

This bottle was firing at all cylinders tonight. Did you check the shadow? 🙈 — 14 days ago

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Chloe Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2021

Ron R

Well presented nose of lanolin, beeswax and guava. Palate is quite dense and viscous. Moderate acidity leads into a delicately sweet, long finish. Understated, yet complete and integrated. Drink now or hold for a few years…
In terms of the bottle price, this wine is excellent.
— 3 months ago

Severn, Shay and 35 others liked this
Ron R

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I’ll buy more if the winery lets me. It’s the old story which I loathe: Join the club and access these…
Norman Gennaro

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Yeah I am off almost every list now. Not sure what the mailing list price was for these but K&L has them now. I’ve found most of my mailing list wines there, the same vineyards and no min required. I kinda flipped on one list when I saw the same bottle, no min, since I’m close no shipping charge, a materially lower price and available earlier than it was to the list by months? Super unclear why I was paying and waiting for it. I’m sure there are some where it makes sense but it’s fewer and fewer.
Ron R

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@Norman Gennaro, I’m with you. There’s no wine strong enough for me to do that club shit - no wine. As you remarked, plenty of great wines on the secondary market. I already have 1K plus bottles in my cellar. It’s a crime scene already. I have no club memberships and never will have.


Wildrose Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir

Stunning Pinot. Strawberry, Cranberry Rose petal. — 7 months ago


Hyde Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

Jan A

Really good tonight, very chablis like (2017 in napa was relatively cool) and became a lot more complex after opening compared to previous bottles. — a month ago

Peter, Tom and 10 others liked this

Paul Lato

East of Eden Pisoni Vineyard Chardonnay 2019

Shay A

I’m scoring as is today, but I really think this inches upward a bit over the next 5-7yrs.

This fell victim to curiosity (as well as a ‘21 Modus Operandi UV-Laguna Pinot). I’ve had a few of Lato’s entry and mid-level offerings, but this was my first Pisoni from them. Loved it.

Profile wise, this is similar to Dumol (not as big as Aubert, but not a lean style either). A very pretty down-the-middle style. While the aromatics here were lovely (honeysuckle, faint lemon cream, citrus and sweet baking spices), the texture of this wine was a standout. Sports much more depth than initially expected (yellow fruits, peach, apricot, pink cotton candy, limestone)…not quite a lees-y style, but close, while remaining elegant and light on its feet (good acidity). Oak is there but plays a supporting role. For being so young, this was a supremely balanced wine. I need to consider buying more.
— a month ago

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Bryan Kesting

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@Shay A Paul Lato makes great wines. Many of them drink well on the early side. Great notes.


Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Cherry nose. Good depth. — 4 months ago

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Wester Reach Chardonnay 2021

202- vintage. Yellow apple, citrus on the nose. Pineapple, butter, medium acidity, some tannins. — a month ago

Byron, Louis and 1 other liked this


Finn Pinot Noir 2021

Wow, one of the finest DuMOL Pinots in their lineup. — a month ago

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Wester Reach Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2016

This was a delicious wine for a Thanksgiving feast. ($68). — 3 months ago


Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

Always love DumDuMol Pinots — 4 months ago

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