Carneros, North Coast

Hudson Vineyard

Little Bit Chardonnay 2016

I like this a little more than the Aubert Powder House, not as tart & salinity on the finish, but can’t go wrong with either one
Wine Advocate 99, $85.00 on release
Can’t find this on retail anywhere 🤷🏼‍♂️
— 4 days ago

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David L

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Great bottle! Hudson Chardonnay’s will be very tough to get Direct in two- three years. California love!!
Paul Treadway Huntington Beacher Bum

Paul Treadway Huntington Beacher Bum

I’m on the list, so I’m ready to go!

Starmont Winery and Vineyards

Stanly's Cuvée Chardonnay 2014

Actually nice Merlot. Weighty, dense and varietally correct. — 5 days ago

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BN Wines

Benevolent Neglect Las Madres Vineyard Syrah 2016

With thanks to @Henrik Poulsen who continued to espouse the greatness of these wines. Almost as good as @Mike Smith , which I would suggest is a high compliment. — 22 days ago

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David L

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I’ve only had the Riesling, which I adore.
Greg Ballington

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Great wines!

Artesa

Estate Vineyard Los Carneros Pinot Noir 2016

They don’t use “Reserve” in the name any more, but this is the higher elevation, estate fruit. — 2 days ago

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Once & Future Wines

Sangiacomo Vineyard Merlot 2017

Infanticide? Probably...but this is my first experience with a Sangiacomo Merlot and wanted to assess future purchasing potential. As expected, this came across very young and I did not give it the air time that it rightfully should have received. Nevertheless, the quality was undeniable and the potential, obvious. This was a mix of berries and cream, anise, and some mint. Super duper fresh. Medium weight. Long finish. For those that were able to grab some, I strongly suggest giving these cellar time or, at the very least, an extended decant. This is already good and has a very bright future. — 6 days ago

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Kieu Hoang Winery

Carneros Pinot Noir Rosé 2016

Dark cherry with tangerine and ripe guava. A touch flinty cherry. Lightly acidic. The nose is more exciting than the body. Definitely a face model 😉 — 16 days ago

Severn, Jo and 5 others liked this
Vasanth Balakrishnan

Vasanth Balakrishnan

Well-said, I’ve had many wines that can be described that way.

Bouchaine

Bouche d'Or Carneros Chardonnay 2013

Guys night out at The Tasting Room.
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Nice off-the-menu pull by
@Cody Uzzel to pair with the bread pudding and tres leches. Pears, pineapple, and summer rain.
— 13 days ago

P, Sharon and 10 others liked this

Aubert

Chardonnay Powder House 2017

Not too shabby, I’m liking this better than the 15 Lauren & UV-SL — 5 days ago

Shay, David and 38 others liked this
Mark Ginkel

Mark Ginkel

Beautiful Chardonnay but price point too high
Paul Treadway Huntington Beacher Bum

Paul Treadway Huntington Beacher Bum

Retail yes,
Release was $90.00,
David L

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Marks wines at sub 100. All day! I’ll wait a bit to open mine. Thanks for the insight.

Stags' Leap Winery

Barrel Selection Carneros Chardonnay 2013

A couple years of age 13 in 19. It’s definitely feeling the age. Drinking well. Drink now. Coconut, fermented butter. Hazelnuts, pineapple, acacia. — 4 days ago

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Arietta

Variation One Red Blend 2001

Konsgard perfection. Rocky pebbly spicy chocolaty coffee and berries. Thanks Richie for turning me on to this outstanding property. Cheers — 3 days ago