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Scribe

Carneros Pinot Noir 2018

👁This wine is pale ruby with a delicate haze.

👃On the nose, it offers medium(+) intensity of youthful aromas, including notes of ripe cherry, strawberry rhubarb, fresh raspberry, 🍒🍓 also tulip🌷, violet, red licorice, fennel, dill, nutmeg, and wet moss.

👄On the palate this wine is dry. It has med (+) acidity, a medium body, medium alcohol, medium tannins, and medium(+) intensity of flavors consistent with the nose. It also has a medium(+) finish. I find it has good complexity and balance. 👌👌

This wine was fermented with native, wild yeast in concrete or steel and then aged in neutral oak barrels for about six months. According to the @scribewinery website, it comes from "vineyards planted with equal parts of two California heritage clones ideal for the region’s dense clay: Martini and Pommard. The Martini grapes add spice and fresh, high tones complemented by the Pommard’s natural earthiness."

Scribe, Carneros, XII. Beauty Blue, Pinot Noir, Vintage 2018. ABV 13.5%.

Los Carneros, meaning 'the rams' in Spanish, is a unique wine region because it is shared between Sonoma County and Napa Valley. It is one of my favorite places in Califorina for Pinot Noir. With the coastal breezes and fog channeling inland from San Pablo Bay, the vines have a combination of sun and cooling moderators, to aid in both the ripening and the preservation of acidity / brightness of character, which can ultimately lead to a well-balanced, but also well-concentrated wine.

I picked this up at @france_44 and would definitely buy it again.
— 3 months ago

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Peter Franus

Albariño 2016

A rare Napa Valley Albariño from the Stewart Ranch in Carneros, close to San Pablo Bay. Beautifully complex nose with ripe white peach, camomile, jasmine, lime and a distinctive oceanic minerality. On the palate it is bright and energetic with very pure juicy white stone fruit, crispy acidity, impeccable balance and a long mineral-driven finish to the point of feeling salty. A terrific wine! Well worth the price at 27 euro. 200 cases produced. Abv. 14,1%. — 4 years ago

Truchard

Carneros Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

San Pablo Bay on the nose — a month ago

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Familia Zuccardi

Poligonos del Valle de Uco San Pablo Cabernet Franc 2018

Lots of brett on the first day that disappeared the next. Opened up nicely after that. — 5 months ago

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La Follette

Sun Chase Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

Winery notes, Sun Chase Vineyard is planted on the west-facing hillside where the cool Petaluma Gap collides with Sonoma Mountain, this site overlooks a broad sweep of the county from the San Pablo Bay to north Santa Rosa. Our Chardonnay block with an east-west row aspect sits on a sun-drenched, rocky incline at 1000' where fruit yields are naturally limited with small clusters and aromatic fruit. Technical Notes: 76 clone, Whole-cluster pressing, 100% native yeast primary fermentation, 100% wild malolactic fermentation, 11 months in low toast, air-dry 3-year-old French oak, 25% new."
My notes , Aubert style without Aubert price.
— a year ago

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Ron R

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Thanks, @Deborah M. I just purchased some. Really appreciated the nudge!
Deborah M

Deborah M

@Ron R you’re welcome. I picked up a couple as well after I looked it up and read Paul’s review.
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Yes, @Paul T- Huntington Beach can be relied upon for good insights. To be honest, you told me where to buy, I saw Paul’s score, and I was on it. I always try to avoid shipping costs, hence I purchased 4. I like that quantity when you’ve never tried the wine before. It just seems most relevant. Thanks again, @Deborah M 😋

Familia Zuccardi

Poligonos del Valle de Uco San Pablo Malbec

best Malbec to date. dark fruits galore. — 2 months ago

Tapiz

Alta Collection San Pablo Vineyard Mendoza Malbec 2018

Blackberry, boysenberry, plum, black cherry — all very bright—pepper, graphite, stone. Excellent paired with a burger.

Sample.
— 9 months ago

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Bodegas Salentein

Malbec Single Vineyard San Pablo Estate 2015

Single vineyard, San Pablo marca, purple, more tannins, dark — 3 years ago

Tapiz

Selección de Barricas San Pablo Single Vineyard Estate Blend 2012

Love the smooth flavor. Great ending to a long day. Bought several bottles from Costco. Great value with $5 off🎉 — 3 years ago