Light salmon in color with a pink hue.
Fruity nose of raspberries, strawberries, cherries, spices, light herbs, citrus, limes and light vegetables.
Medium bodied with medium plus acidity. Crisp and refreshing.
Dry on the palate with cherries, strawberries, earth, spices, citrus, pears, red apples, minerals and white pepper.
Nice finish with spices and limes.
This is a very tasty Rosé from Oregon. Nicely balanced with a soft and elegant mouthfeel.
Good by itself or with food. Showing nice complexity and very easy to drink, so watch out.
I paired it with a Charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.
100% Pinot Noir grapes. Unfiltered and unfined. A small production of only 450 cases.
14.2% alcohol by volume.
$36. — 14 days ago
This is a very tasty Cabernet Sauvignon from Israel. Feels like a Napa Cabernet.
Showing black fruits with cedar, vanilla, coffee, cola, spices, earth, chocolates and peppercorn.
Dry on the palate and fruit forward.
Full-bodied and bold with a nice mouthfeel.
Still young and needs a few years in the bottle to mature properly. Would Age nicely in the next five to seven years. Has good potential to become a 94+ wine.
Entertaining and engaging. Smooth and elegant.
Aged in French oak barrels for 18 months. Unfiltered. Kosher and Mevushal.
14.5% alcohol by volume.
$53. — 2 months ago
It's time for my #FridayCabernetfix. Here is a nice one from Red Hills.
Dark purple in color with a purplish rim.
Fruity nose of blackberries, raspberries, black plums, oak, light vanilla, licorice, herbs, tobacco leaf, earth, spices, chocolates, dark coffee and black pepper.
Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity.
Dry on the palate with plums, cherries, black currants, oak, tobacco, licorice, peppercorn, coffee, cinnamon, earth, spices, light vegetables and herbs.
Medium plus on the finish with round tannins and tangy raspberries.
This is a very tasty Cabernet Sauvignon from Lake County in California. Fruit forward with lots of coffee and chocolates notes.
Needs a few hours of airtime to open up, but drinkable right out of the bottle too. Big tannins come out after a couple of hours of air.
Showing nice complexity with a nice mouthfeel, but still very young, and needs five years in the bottle to mature properly. Would be nice to revisit it in 3 years. Will age nicely in the next 10 years.
I had the 2017 vintage a year ago and it is very consistent.
Easy drinking and good by itself or with food. Will pair nicely with BBQ Meats.
14.3% alcohol by volume.
$75. — 2 months ago
Small local producer. Rosé wines from Merlot aren’t typical here in the PNW. Dusky orange, excellent clarity. Label notes it was aged on lees, with aromas of “strawberries, peaches and melons” with “flavors of cherries, raspberries, strawberries and black pepper” For me, strawberry seed and melon aromas with flavors of cola and black pepper, surprise. Almost dry, rounded mouthfeel, defined skin astringency on finish, not excessive but present alongside some mineral and leesy character. Worth seeking out — 24 days ago
Pale lemon with complex aromas of fresh ripe citrus and tropical fruits with grassy herb mineral notes. On the palate flavors of peach, apple and melon with lemongrass and herb notes. Long finish ending with juicy fruit, herb and grassy notes, lively acidity with mineral character. Outstanding! — 2 months ago
This is a very special wine. Young but still outstanding. Dry with a clean finish in a classic burgundy take on Chardonnay. Thoroughly enjoyed, paired with shrimp and pasta. — 2 months ago
Deep purple in color with a tiny purple rim.
Fruity nose of blackberries, sweet plums, cooked cherries, oak, light vanilla, tobacco leaf, earth, dark chocolates, black pepper and Mediterranean spices.
Full bodied with medium acidity and long legs.
Dry and fruity on the palate with currants, plums, cherries, sweet raspberries, spices, cedar, chocolates, tobacco leaf, licorice, herbs and peppercorn.
Long finish with fine grained tannins and tangy raspberries.
This is a delicious Petit Verdot from Lake County in California. Big, bold and spicy. Feels like a Napa Petite Sirah.
Nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel and a teeth staining color.
The mix of black and red fruits is very interesting. Tangy and rich.
Good right out of the bottle and better with airtime. Drinking very nicely now, and will continue to age in the next 5 to 7 years.
Good by itself as a sipping wine, and good with food.
Organic Petit verdot grapes are grown at 2,200 feet of elevation on red volcanic soil. A tiny production of only 1,300 bottles.
15.1% alcohol by volume.
$65. — 15 days ago
Hawk and Horse Vineyards Sparkling Rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 , Lake County, California
Light salmon in color.
On the nose black currants, raspberries, spices, citrus, green apples, minerals, herbs and earth.
Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity and small bubbles.
Dry on the palate with raspberries, strawberries, cherries, spices, earth, peppercorn, green apples and light grapefruits.
Nice length on the finish with spices and limes.
This is a delicious sparkling Rosé from Lake County in California.
Nicely balanced with nice complexity. Spicy and entertaining. Not bitter nor tart. Just right.
Will continue to age nicely in the next 5 to 7 years.
I really enjoy these Cabernet Sauvignon sparkling wines.
Good by itself or with food. Easy drinking and good for parties. I paired it with a pulled chicken salad and a gorgeous view.
12.4% alcohol by volume.
$60. — a month ago
Dark garnet to the edge with a bright nose of plum, black cherry, slight earth and oak. Very smooth, medium body, fruit forward yet still a touch dry with mild tannins and nice acidity. Maybe some strawberry in addition to plum and cherry flavors and a hint of spice. Really really a great Oregon Pinot! — 2 months ago