Two Vines

Relic Wines

Old Vines Napa Valley Petite Sirah 2009

Showing zero signs of decline, this one poured an inky black into the glass. Nose of black and purple fruit, baking spices. The entry was a lot of young black fruit, olive tapenade. Very robust with a rounded mouthfeel up front. Finishes with sweeter roasted cedar tannin but surprisingly there was a lot more tannin on the finish than I had thought there would be. Hint of roasted BBQ meats to the finish. This one could go another five years in my opinion, and might even improve a bit on the finish in the next one or two. — 12 days ago

Dan FitzgeraldBradley DavisJason Jones
with Dan, Bradley and 1 other
Serge, P and 18 others liked this

Sequoia Grove

Historic Vines Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Totally different wine from the last bottle I had. Not sure if it’s bottle variation or some more age. Short decant. Dark cherry color. Reserved nose of dark cherry and medicine. Wine has lovely texture and is deep with great fruit and menthol. Medium finish. Maybe my expectations were too low, but this was very nice. Much closer to the first bottle I had! — a day ago

Brooke Weaver Jakubowski
with Brooke
Shay, Tom and 3 others liked this

Two Shepherds

Saralee's Vineyard Syrah

8 years in and 1-hour decant, rosemary, sage, white pepper, mushroom, bacon fat, and black raspberry on the nose, and same on the palate. So beautiful and very, very, Rhonish @William Allen - Two Shepherds #deedubcellar #rhonish #rhonerangers — 9 days ago

Philip Slater
with Philip

Two Shepherds

El Dorado Mourvedre 2014

I think this is William Allen’s first Mourvèdre from outside the RRV. Pomegranate, red plums, and brine aromas and flavors. Throw in some lavender and dried herbs, too. Acidity balances beside lean tannin and a medium body. — 5 days ago

Shawn, David and 2 others liked this

Legent

Two True Legends

Pretty decent blend. Sweet, burned caramel on the nose with smoky beeswax on the palate. — 9 days ago

Sharon, Shawn and 9 others liked this

Booker Vineyard

Twenty-Two Paso Robles Tempranillo 2016

My last Booker,
Needs a lot of air to blow off the oak. Great in 10 years,
Jeb 97
— 3 days ago

Paul, Ellen and 30 others liked this

Foral de Melgaço

Vinho Verde Old Vines Alvarinho 2017

Medium body beautiful and complex vinho verde. High acidity with floral, honeydew, pineapple, citrusy flavor and long mineral/salty finish... An absolute pleasure and guaranteed you will want more than one bottle. The main difference with the Spanish counterparts it resides ( besides soil ) on the warmer temperatures in the region. That tropical fruit signature is the unique trace that put this Alvarinho on a league of its own... — 4 hours ago

Two Hands

Shiraz Heartbreak Hill Single Vineyard White Hut 2014

Dark fruit with spice and caramel. Took some time to open up and then acid smoothed out leaving a medium jammy finish. Looks heavy in the glass, but nicely balanced nose and lighter palate than expected. — 7 days ago

Ted, E and 13 others liked this

Two Vintners

Columbia Valley Merlot 2015

Aromas of black fruits, black tea, and a hint of licorice. Spiced black fruit and citrus oil carried by medium tannins. Big, balanced, and sexy. — 4 days ago

Severn, Bob and 4 others liked this

Two Hands

Sexy Beast McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

This wine is inky dark. The nose is full of plums, blackberries and cherries, with a touch of bacon grease and earth. More than a touch, actually. The palate hits a sweet note amid the dark fruit and oak spice, although the latter stays in the background. The tannic structure is young and firm, but not overpowering. Tasted blind, I probably would have guessed Syrah instead of Cab.
— 24 days ago

P, David and 7 others liked this