Drink up, and move on. Have you ever fallen in love with someone’s beauty and vitality, enjoyed them to the hilt all evening – only to find the attraction had dissipated by morning? That’s the experience I had with this Pinot Noir by Gary Farrell Winery, wonderful as an aperitif;
In this very moderately-price California chardonnay, a nice herby aroma is surprisingly followed by a feeling of sweetness on the front of the tongue, which dissipates into oaky peachiness in a medium body, with some butteriness. End-palate of apricot, minerality, some hints of chalk and lively acidity along with the
How often do you open a wine and get just what you’re hoping for? For me, this was one of those times when I got what I had hoped for in a Sonoma chardonnay: a wine that has some fruitiness and plenty of minerality, along with a backbone of structure.