Petit Rouge


"La Rouge" Poulsard Arbois 2018

Now we’re talkin— must have had at least 3 or 4 bottles prior to this, & they were all mute. Completely expressive now. Light sunshine vermillion color in glass. Wild red raspberries, fine tannins, medium, soft acidity. Floral & those fruits on nose. From a producer I hold complete faith in, happy the reward came ( his Chardonnay is my catnip). I did not decant. The question remains: were they bad bottles or just in a ‘dumb’ phase? — 5 days ago

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Round Pond Estate

Rutherford Petit Verdot

2016 - Luscious black fruit bouquet with touch of tar/licorice; great deep color; tannic, long finish; great with Korean short ribs. — 2 days ago

Domaine la Calmette

Butte Rouge 2017

Jeremy Shanker

Cahors like you’ve never had before — 24 days ago

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Reserve Buona Terra Stag Canyon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Verdot 2014

Bold, jammy blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (66%) and Petit Verdot (34%). Oak and dark fruit on the nose, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries on the palate. — 11 days ago

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Les Petits Riens

Au Coin du Feu Petit Rouge 2013

Robe noire
Nez frais intense de baie et fruit noire
Franc et sans trace de bois
Longueur sur le fruit
J adore👍👍
— a month ago


Estate Paso Robles Rosé Blend 2019

Last three years this had been my fav domestic rose. Light salmon pink... but nice Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre blend. Nice weight on the palate... strawberry, rhubarb, cranberry, watermelon bites... juicy, dry, balanced. I have been pretty well over rose the past couple years... but I really find this one head and shoulders above most. Bravo Stephen Assao...I value your wines, your vision, your passion. — 6 days ago

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Eric Urbani

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@Stephen Redenbaugh second that - one of the best in Paso

Andrew Rich

Ciel du Cheval Vineyard Petit Verdot 2011

Pretty strong tannins. Still good acidity 9 years in. Improved quite a bit after breathing. — 6 days ago

Roland Lavantureux

Petit Chablis Chardonnay 2016

Really nice lemon lime with kinda sea spray minerality -tense acidity great volume on the fruit 2016 vintage — 6 days ago

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Looks good!🍷


Pure Rouge

On the deck sipping. Light yet hearty. — 3 days ago


Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

Celebrating getting back together with friends after shelter at home with a 1997 Quintessa cab. Cork was spongy, but the Durand was able to pull in one piece. On open, I was sure the wine was done as was quite reddish brown and it smelled a bit vinegary. About 40 minutes of air was all it needed to open up. Soft fruit nose with a savory mid-palate of tobacco and leather. Nice finish. #quintessa — 8 days ago

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