Brooks Mill Winery

Brooks Winery

Sweet P Brooks Estate Vineyard Riesling 2014

2014; Father's Day 2022.
👅 Apple juice, dehydrated nectarine, green banana peel, faint vanilla creme, old vinyl | 👅 Honey drizzle over fresh apple pie, under-ripe yellow apple, white peach. Considerably more advanced than our prior bottle, seems some bottle variation here, but one more bottle in the cellar for confirmation.
— 7 days ago

Romain, Anthony and 21 others liked this
Hugh O'Riordan

Hugh O'Riordan

I remember when Brooks was $12.00 a bottle.

Brooks Winery

Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2019

Had at Juniper. Fruity for an Oregon wine. Very good. — a month ago

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Paul Bara

Grand Brut Champagne Rosé Blend

Another old friend. The tag old reliable doesn’t quite do it justice because it’s much more than that. It’s so classy and beautiful.

A rather subtle, paler shade of pink. Bubbles are sparse in the Riedel Veritas champagne glass. Full and creamy with a lovely bouquet. Blood orange and a whiff of passionfruit to start with. This is not a powerhouse nose that blows you away. It lulls you into a sense of security and warmth like a familiar lover. The memory of her and the scent of this turns you wistful. Lemon rind and faded strawberries along with crushed herbs. By letting it sit in the glass for a bit you’ll be rewarded with greenery and autumn flowers and her.

As is typical for a Bouzy champagne, this is predominantly Pinot Noir with 20% Chardonnay. A hefty amount of still red wine added to the blend which lends it viscosity and character. Incredibly engaging and charming, this is not another run of the mill rosé. There’s power here but the grace and lithe nature steal the show. Juicy red berries on the attack matched by vanilla and dare I say it, a touch of sexy funk. Warm, toasted biscuits and tart acidity. Please don’t think of this just as another pink sparkler, it’s a cut above. It dances in your memory.
— a month ago

Dawn, Trixie and 5 others liked this
Trixie

Trixie

Perfect lighting in the photo! Lovely review!🍾🥂

Brooks Winery

Bois Joli Vineyard Riesling 2013

2013; Father's Day 2022.
👃 Over-ripe green apples, celery greens, wet slate, tart green apple peel, cane sugar | 👅 Granny Smith apple wedge, baked green apples, low residual sugar. Noted improvement from our prior bottle. Drink or hold.
— 7 days ago

Alex, Romain and 21 others liked this

Green & Red Vineyards

Chiles Mill Vineyard Zinfandel 2016

Cathy Corison
8.9

Purple. Earth. Slightly fecal. Wood — 19 days ago

Jonathan, Ray and 11 others liked this

Peter Michael Winery

L'Apres-Midi Knights Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Shay A
9.2

Followed over two days. I’m not much of a SauvBlanc enthusiast anymore, but I still appreciate well-made offerings, and this certainly checks off the boxes.

For me, this lands in-between Bordeaux Blanc style and your typical, run-of-the-mill Cali SB. 90/10 SB/Semillon, this is a balanced and chiseled new-world SauvBlanc that plays to its strengths. It doesn’t try to be an aromatic and texturally seductive Bordeaux Blanc style, nor is it a watered-down afterthought. Gooseberry, lemon meringue, limestone and distinct grapefruit aromatics. Fleshed out a tiny bit on day two, but I don’t see the palate evolving much with more age aside from less acidity. Not quite tropical on the palate, yet it does have orchard fruits and a nervy mineral-laced acid-grip at the finish. Enjoy now and over the next few years.
— a month ago

vinokeeno, Tom and 27 others liked this

Matthiasson

Limerick Lane Vineyard Zinfandel 2020

This is actually their Yount Mill Vineyard Zin.
Light jam, smooth, great nose.
— 2 months ago

Aaron, Jonathan and 8 others liked this

Matthiasson

Yount Mill Vineyard Pinot Meunier 2018

Tonight I was craving a red, but dinner called for a white. This wine satisfied both criteria brilliantly.

Gorgeous translucent rubycolor. A red with more acid than most whites. Incredibly fragrant: cherry jolly rancher, pomegranate, red currant, potpourri (dried rose petals, cinnamon, allspice, cardamom), a touch of earth. Bright and tight.

Let’s make still Pinot Meunier a thing.
— 25 days ago

Josh, vinokeeno and 13 others liked this
Romain Fitoussi

Romain Fitoussi

Pinot Meunier 😍

Brooks Winery

Willamette Valley Riesling 2012

2012; Mother's Day 2022.

Lots of petrol and new rubber on the nose, low acidity on the gentle palate. 5H double-decant, questioning if there is future improvement here...
— 2 months ago

Eric, Lyle and 21 others liked this

Azienda Agricola Marino

Cellaia Cilento Bianco White Blend

This is cilento bianco. 70% fiano 30% Malvasia

Nose is fiano smoke.

Palate is mineral. Green apple. Really crunchy mineraL. Lemon pith. Perfect fruit balance. A hint of savory saltiness. Rosemary ? Hint of richness. A hint of earthiness. Makes it interesting. Not your run of the mill fiano. Very good deliciousness.
— a month ago