Swanson Vineyards

Swanson Vineyards

Salon Wine Selection Napa Valley Chardonnay 2019


Pleasantly surprised! This held up to some of our other standard and we’d definitely get again or stock up. Balanced and oaky. — 2 years ago

Matt Dill
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My first Ardberg and it left quite an impression. Gosh! This was like eating bacon and smoking cigars. Ron Swanson should be drinking this instead of Lagavulin 😂 Truly, it feels like someone decided to bottle up that campfire by the sea that's been drenched in bacon fat from dinner the night before. With water, the marine quality becomes more apparent, but that smoke just remains. Only with great concentration can one discern some fruit notes (citrus). The finish is just all about that endless peat. Surprisingly, this whisky was quite "smooth" despite all the extremities it brought. Definitely need to taste more Ardbegs to understand what's going on - not displeasing, but for now, Talisker's more up my alley in the category of peated whiskies. — 3 years ago

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Fine description!

Swanson Vineyards

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Beautiful big cab. Full body. Excellent! — a month ago

Swanson Vineyards

Napa Valley Merlot 2019

Blend of 76% Merlot and 24% Cabernet Sauvignon, deep Ruby with aromas of berry fruits and toasty herb floral spice. On the palate flavors of black cherry and blueberry with vanilla spice, espresso, leather and toasty herb notes. Fine tannins, medium+ finish ending with toasty earthy mineral spice character. — a year ago

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Albino Armani

Valdadige Pinot Grigio 1607

With Kim Swanson at BLVD — 3 years ago

Swanson Vineyards

Napa Valley Chardonnay 2018

Color of gold, looks pretty. Nose of roasted nuts, citrus, high quality sweet ripe pineapple, a touch of spice and alcohol strength, and ripe mango. Taste of flowering notes and honey, a bit Sauvignon blanc and Riesling like, some mineral and roasted nuts, ripe fruits like pineapple, and a bit spice. Aftertaste shows some more refreshing zest. Good Flavors. — 4 years ago

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Chateau Montelena

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Bold flavors from this excellent wine, that may have been just a little bit past its prime. But a fantastic accompaniment to the Prime stakes we shared at Hanna‘s for for the birthdays of our friends the Swanson and the Bailey‘s. #napacabs #napavalleyred #chateaumontalena — 11 days ago

Swanson Vineyards

Alexis Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2005


Ruby in color with a wide brick rim.

Beautiful nose of black currants, blackberries, blueberries, dried figs, raisins, light oak, licorice, light tobacco, light earth, chocolates, eucalyptus, light vegetables, herbs, wildflowers, cola and black pepper.

Medium plus in body with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and very fruity on the palate with blackberries, black plums, figs, dried fruits, coffee, light cedar, tobacco, chocolates, cola, vanilla, licorice, spices, light earth and peppercorn.

Long finish with fine grained tannins and tangy cherries.

This gorgeous 18 year old Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley is drinking beautifully now.

This is a great surprise, as the cork totally crumbled, and I expected the worst, but it really delivered.

Shows nice balance, and great complexity with a velvety mouthfeel.

Easy drinking and good right out of the bottle. As it opens up, tannins come in (45 minutes), and make it more structured and interesting.

A great sipping wine to have all by itself and talk about. The nose is just gorgeous.

14.8% alcohol by volume.

95 points.

— a year ago

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Stephen Redenbaugh

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What a great review…Marco Cappelli made that wine…happy to see it’s still alive and well. Don’t think they ever got the respect they earned.

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Delicious wine 🍷