Guenoc Valley, North Coast

Wilde Farm

Donnelly Creek Vineyards Pinot Noir 2015

This is well-done in a Burgundian style. Nose has bright, sappy cherry fruit, a little stemmy in a good way, some very Burgundian wet earth. In the mouth it’s bone dry, with just-ripe cherry and earth flavors initially and then crushed rocks and savory tones carrying it through to the finish, which has a very slight bitter note (it works). Nice acids. Medium body. Tannins are there if you wait and look for them, but they’re close to resolved. — 9 days ago

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Pinotman /// Andreas

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Caymus Vineyards

Suisun Valley Grand Durif 2018

Wonderful Petite Syrah based wine. BIG and powerful but elegant at the same time! Ripe blue/black fruit aromas and flavors. Nose has touches of lilac and chocolate. Hints of vanilla, milk chocolate and toasty oak come through on the long finish. Deep Maroon/Purple color. Underrated varietal and love the fact that the Caymus Team refers to the grape this wine was made from under its traditional name of Duriff. — 15 days ago

Ericsson, Daniel and 11 others liked this

Long Meadow Ranch

Anderson Valley Chardonnay 2016

Good balance of buttery oak and lemon and stone fruits — 5 days ago

Alex, LM and 5 others liked this

Dupuis

Baker Ranch Anderson Valley Syrah 2018

I know Wells G has worked with this site for awhile but I’ve never had the opportunity under his Copain label. Lush dark fruit, a savory meat note and a hint of pepper. At 13% abv, what’s not to like. — 6 days ago

John, Josh and 3 others liked this

Rhys Vineyards

Bearwallow Vineyard Ultra Brut Sparkling White Blend

64/36 Chard/Pinot with an elegant, dosage sweet presentation. Buttery brioche, lemon, sliced Granny Smith apple, chalk, wet stones. Palette is creamy with red berries, cherry, and brioche. — 9 days ago

Bob, Shay and 8 others liked this

Twomey

Monument Tree Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018

Chiseled strawberry attack. Supple mid palate that balances out tannin. Medium length with inter grated oak flavors lingering. Cinnamon, vanilla. — 12 days ago

Matt, Vanessa and 17 others liked this

Rhys Vineyards

Bearwallow Vineyard Pinot Noir 2011

Surprisingly rich and luscious tonight. Enough structure and weight to hold up to really great red-tablecloth Italian. Round, resolved, no noticeable tannins... great dark fruited balance (cherry/blackberry). I think wines from Rhys need serious time... this often dissed 2011 vintage is drinking very well at 9 yrs of age. Creates a problem as I was poised to order fewer. Argh... — 23 days ago

Steve, Shay and 10 others liked this

Bee Hunter

Late Harvest Greenwood Ridge Vineyard Riesling 2014

Bee Hunter Wines Greenwood Ridge Vineyards Late Harvest Riesling 2014, Anderson Valley, California

Deep yellow in color with a golden 24 carat hue.

Beautiful nose of yellow apples, ripen pears, minerals, tropical fruits, apricots and spices.

Fill bodied with high acidity.

Sweet on the palate with pears, apricots, honey, apples, tropical fruits and spices.

Long sweet finish.

This is a delicious Sweet Riesling from Anderson Valley. Nicely balanced and rich, with lots of acidity to balance the sugars.

This 7 year old is drinking beautifully now, and will continue to age nicely in the next 10 to 15 years.

Showing great complexity with beautiful flavors. Good by itself as a sipping wine.

I paired it with a chocolate cake, but I preferred it all by itself.

A special selection that was only produced in this vintage. Very special.

9.7% alcohol by volume.

94 points.

$32 (375ml).
— 17 days ago

Severn, ESF and 13 others liked this
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Anthill Farms

Abbey-Harris Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

Striking and expansive nose of red spring flowers, ripe strawberries, blood orange, diced habanero pepper, fresh herbs, a forest floor of pine needles. Palette is less interpretable; delicate, beautiful, simple. Structurally nice with a solid tannin/acid backbone. — 16 days ago

Eric, Severn and 7 others liked this

Wooden Valley Winery & Vineyards

Rosetta Dry Rose 2019

Strawberry preserves minus the sugar factor! Fun, dry, astringent and perfect for springtime day drinking. — 14 days ago

Neil, Severn and 2 others liked this