- Archery Summit 2010 Premier Cuvee 100% Pinot Noir. Beautiful beginning. $48. Raspberry and red fruit. Cinnamon stick.
- Cornerstone 2009 Pinot Noir. Blended from five vineyard sites. Focused on making great Pinots. 14 months of barrel age. Changes structure and harmony of wine. $50.
- Esporao Quatro Castas four grapes including Aragonez (Tempranillo) from Portugal. $17. A juicy value.
- Decibel 2010 Pinot Noir Martinborough. $28. Cool climate Pinot. Ripe raspberry. Good structure.
- Tapena 2010 Garnacha from central Spain. Wine design to share with friends and food. $10. Great barbeque wine also good with nuts and olives. Good fruitiness. Touch of Tempranillo.
- Willamette Valley Vineyard 2009 Estate Pinot Noir. One of the best Pinot Noirs from our OR trip. This blends WVV's three vineyards. $45. Round, rich and gushing with fruit.
- Sokol Blosser Evolution Red NV. Syrah and 12 other varietals. Blueberries and approachable. Designed for fun. $18. Soft and smooth.
- Tendril 2009 White Label Pinot Noir. Small producer. Tony Rynders winemaker, formerly of Domains Serene. Plum, vanilla, wild raspberry. Yes!
- Medlock Ames 2008 Red. 97% Cabernet Sauvignon. Alexander Valley. Bell Mountain Vineyard. Leather, currant and chewy goodness. The berries rule! Organic. Planning Green Wine Day Oct. 19.
- Jacob's Creek 2008 Reserve Shiraz, Barossa. Mulberry, chocolate and spice. Powerful fruit. $12.99.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Red Wine Live Blogging #WBC12
Posted by - DN - at 7:30 AM