We had the 2000 with the Allen Brothers Ribcap’s. Might have been the most tender cut of meat we had. Even more tender than their Bone-in Fillets. Allen Brothers is currently selling to consumers during Covid-19 as most restaurants are shut or barely open. Order online before the go back to restaurant only sales. You’ll be glad you did. You can see on their site what revered steakhouses they sell their beef etc. Cooked them in the Green Egg. 👌
Perhaps the first 2000 that I’ve opened that was truly ready. Yet, it will improve for another 5-7 years and hold for another 5-10 years properly stored.
The tannins were round and supple...like velvet. Good balance fruit & earth. The structure, tension, length and balance just hit a good stride. Dark, rich, but, muted fruits, dark chocolate, mocha powder, touch of caramel, nicely layer baking spices, dark rich earth, clay, stone, fresh, soft tobacco notes, saddle-wood, soft graphite notes with fresh & withering dark flowers. The acidity nice & round...definitely shows the strength of the vintage. The finish, well balanced-knitted, plush, velvety, flat out elegant & smooth.
Photos of, Chateau Belle-Vue, living area shot of inside the Chateau, perfect fruit ready for harvest and their barrel room. — 3 days ago
Very saline Mediterranean vibes, not much fruit, but refreshing and more complex than cheaper options. — 19 days ago
This is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley.
Showing black fruits with earth, cedar, leather, chocolates, tobacco, licorice, light vegetables, vanilla, spices, coffee, cola, pencil lead and peppercorn.
Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity.
This 8 year old is still young and will need a few more years in the bottle to mature.
13.5% alcohol by volume.
$85. — 22 days ago
Always a good shout! Great value. Nice full Pinot with a hint of spice — 9 days ago
As good and complex as the parent company , belle glos , but at a fraction of the price ! Great Cali Pinot from the coastal Santa Maria valley — 9 days ago
"This wine is like sunshine in a glass" Ripe strawberry and some light spice on the nose, a lot of acid but a rounder body, very light flavors and a nice overall soft finish. Fantastic!! Could slowly sip alone all day. — 2 days ago
Really nice Crozes-Hermitage, black fruits, pepper, element finish — 10 days ago