Sonoma Vineyards

Seghesio Family Vineyards

Pagani Heritage Grower Series Heritage Red Sonoma Valley Red Blend 2013

Big rich wine. A bit bigger than I usually drink. Nicely softened by some age. Seems to be a good age; 7-8 years seems about right for most of these Sonoma Zin blends. One hour decant and cellar temp did this wonders. Edit: I liked this much better the next day. Still plenty of dark fruited power but much more integrated. — 8 days ago

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Ridge Vineyards

Demostene Ranch Zinfandel Carignane 2016

Although this is 50/50, the Carignane force is strong in this one. That classic, earthy sour plummy fruit takes the lead, with a noticeable note of American oak. In the mouth, it’s got the buoyancy of the Carignane and terrific fruit density. Dry, nice acid balance, little tannin. I like this a lot. — 2 days ago

Angelo Casagrande
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Wellington Vineyards

Sonoma Valley Petit Verdot 2007

Just the right wine for osso buco. Aged to perfection. Too bad it’s the last one, and Peter’s not making any more. — 3 days ago

Bonnie Hodur
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Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Freestone Vineyards Pinot Noir 2018

This Joseph Phelps Pinot Noir shows the influences of a Cab master. Juicy raspberry and cherry aromas with strong notes of orange peel and cedar. Inky and dense for a Pinot, but not necessarily a bad thing. Just different. Very easy drinking and sure to please a variety of wine lovers. Good intro to Pinot for the Cab-only crowd. — 17 days ago

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Davis Family Vineyards

Rockpile Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2014

Nose has ripe blueberry, over-ripe blackberry, ripe plum, blackberry jam, faint anise, dry cigar, faint wood smoke and a bag of green & red peppers.

Palate has ripe plum, blackberries, black cherry, prune, old chocolate, faint moist earth and light artificial sugar.

Incredibly smooth, light tannins, but what an amazing red blend! Such an easy drinker, but coupled with a great CA vintage, a total win.

Cleaned the grill today, never ever done this in March in the Berkshires! Clean grill and warm weather equals an early start to the grilling season; beef flap steak from Kinderhook Farm (Valatie, NY) tonight, 135°F with 15m rest, beautiful pair to this wine.

41% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Cabernet Franc, 21% Malbec, 8% Merlot & 4% Petit Verdot
— 21 days ago

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Tom Casagrande

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Sounds delish. The wine too!
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@Tom Casagrande We gotta take advantage of the warmer weather when we can and grill; on a sidenote iI put the snowblower in the shed today, which certainly means we're gonna get another storm before the season is over.

Ridge Vineyards

Three Valleys Sonoma County Zinfandel Blend 2018

Deep purple color. On the nose it’s big on oak, vanilla as well, and some dark and red fruits, slight hints of cocoa and coffee also. The mouthfeel is complex with plum, raspberry, more vanilla, and slightly herbaceous. Silky start, medium acidity, medium plus body, medium plus alcohol, well integrated tannings and a satisfying finish. A great everyday wine, or great wine for that matter. — 22 days ago

Vanessa, Daniel P. and 6 others liked this

Hanzell Vineyards

Sonoma Valley Chardonnay 2018

Really liked the balance of oak, fruit, and acid on this one. Was not overdone and really nice to drink on its own. — 8 days ago

Judy Williams
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Eric, Shay and 9 others liked this

Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Pastorale Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015

The provenance was impeccable... A stunning bottle and the perfect representation of Pinot Noir from California.. @Antonio Galloni @Paul T- Huntington Beach @Shay A @leon egozi @Lyle Fass @Doug Davidson @Dick Schinkel @Carl Fischer @jesus g — 14 days ago

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Ridge Vineyards

Buchignani Ranch Carignane 2017

3rd bottle in the past year. Best one yet. One left I’ll let sit in the cellar for another year. Ridge can do no wrong. This is slammin with pizza — 16 days ago

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Wellington Vineyards

The Duke Sonoma County Red Blend

Non-Vintage, but somewhere around 2011, based on the shipment date. Far exceeded expectations, even for a Wellington. — 19 hours ago

Bonnie Hodur
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