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.
This is a wine that successfully straddles the line between old world and new world: some of the herbal and acidic tones of a structured classic wine, along with more modern roundness and the fruitiness. The experience begins with an aroma of tropical flowers, herbs and minerals. This transforms seamlessly
This is a dry rosé made in California, from the sangiovese grape; the same grape made famous by Italian wines like Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. The wine is a clear, light tawny cranberry color. It has nice minerally aromas with hint of fruit. Peach-strawberry fruit
In their shiny silver and rose-colored, metallic bottles, these two Sterling sparkling wines are definitely recommended as table decorations – and the wines are also a pleasure to drink. Crafted with medium mousse, both wines have lovely, appley elements in their aromas and flavors. The sparkling Rosé carries hints of
If you are like me, secretly crossing your fingers and hoping for a taste of Burgundy when you sip California pinot noirs, you will be rewarded here. Sip lightly for the first few minutes until the wine opens up in the glass and more red berry aromas blossom on the