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Belle Glos

Las Alturas Vineyard Pinot Noir 2020

‘Las Alturas' Spanish for 'the heights', a fitting name, this vineyard located on one of the highest grape-growing benches in the Santa Lucia Highlands AVA. 4th gen Winemaker Joseph J. Wagner from family with farming & winemaking roots in Napa since 1906. Met Joe several times. Deep Ruby (darkest Pinot I have come across). Nice berry and floral spice aromas. Rich cherry/plum flavors with oak, spice and vanilla. Long finish, bold ending with sweet oak notes. Nice! A Fav! — 17 days ago

Ted, Paul and 5 others liked this

Ridge Vineyards

Estate Monte Bello Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2020

Paired incredibly with steak. Really nice fruit shined. — 9 days ago

Eric, Vino and 3 others liked this

Rhys Vineyards

Horseshoe Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012

Drinking beautifully — 7 days ago

Joanie and Ira liked this

Belle Glos

Clark & Telephone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2020

Medium ruby color.
Aromas of baked black cherry, vanilla, oak spice.
Off-dry. Flavors of

Intensity: 4/5
Complexity: 3/5
Balance: 4/5
Finish: 5/5
— 19 hours ago

Liquid Farm

Vogelzang Vineyard Mourvedre Rosé 2021

Dusty peach, unripe cherry, slightly herbal, bright acidity. — 4 days ago

Peter, Ericsson and 7 others liked this

Lieu Dit

Santa Maria Valley Melon de Bourgogne 2022

Very much digging the 2022 vintage, which I heard is the last. Lemons and crushed shells, with a sweet citrus finish. — 12 days ago

Eddie and Tom liked this

Mount Eden Vineyards

Estate Bottled Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir 2004

Perfectly balanced and in a great drinking window. Red cherries and raspberry, supported by hints of mushrooms, forest floor, and potpourri. — a month ago

Juan, Raul and 12 others liked this

Ridge Vineyards

Monte Bello Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2010

Was a bit lacking this time compared to potential but it was still wonderful. — 9 days ago

Joel, Ted and 10 others liked this

Au Bon Climat

Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir 2021

Deep pink color; pomegranate, raspberries and grape stems on the nose; high acidity; smooth tannins; tastes like sour cherries and cranberries with a long finish. Went really well with a creamy pasta sauce. — 22 days ago

Ted, LM and 1 other liked this


Colson Canyon Vineyard Syrah 2013

PnP. Dark red and purple color. Rustic nose with olives and plums. Sweet cherries, prunes, and olives on the palate. Super big, deep wine. Medium plus finish. Not really my style but pretty good. — 25 days ago

Brooke Weaver Jakubowski
with Brooke
Eddie, vinokeeno and 6 others liked this