Aromas of plum, black cherry, and tobacco leaf roll up from the glass. Plum, unsweetened chocolate, and tobacco lead on the attack, followed by black cherry on the mid-palate. Tannins are fine-grained with almost no bite. This is rich, full, and round, filled with black and red fruit. Drink with tira
Aromas of apple and wood char flow up on the nose. Apple comes out in waves, from Honeycrisp to Granny Smith and back again, with wood smoke, char, and Meyer Lemon underneath. This is a smoking wine, loaded with smoke and fruit, drink it outside, on a breezy porch, with
Red and black fruit mingle with earth and humus on the nose. The palate, too, blends red and black fruit, blackberry and raspberry, with deep earthiness and cranberry high notes. Hints of tobacco show the presence of a small amount of Cabernet Franc. Tannins are soft and light, acids pronounced.
Aromas of raspberry and a touch of blueberry come up on the nose. Raspberry lead on the palate, with spices, strong herbal notes and hints of vanilla. This offers layers of fruits and flavors that keep coming from attack to finish. Drink with flank steak. Recommended. 89 points. DBH WHO:
Color is a medium garnet. Red berries, red licorice, and leafy herbs flow up on the nose. Black cherries, licorice, and tobacco leaf come out on the palate, while tart cranberry dials down the richness with a zingy acidity on the mid-palate. This is a rifle-shot glass of wine, well-aimed
The color is absolutely lovely, a true pink, with amazing clarity. The nose is soft, with fresh strawberries and florals. On the palate, it is full-bodied and fruity, ripe with sweet strawberries and tart cranberry. The finish adds a zing of citrus. This is a terrific value and a very
The nose is fascinating, and blend of Viognier, with its tropical fruit, and Sauvignon Blanc, with cut grass and white grapefruit. The comparison runs through the palate, too. Unctuous tropical fruit, guava and mango, are counter-balanced by crisp white grapefruit, fresh grass, and lime zest. This is a delightfully balanced
2016 Crios Torrontes Luscious peachy, apricot and tropical fruit aroma, but the wine is dry with a touch of peach on the end-palate. Acidity and minerality intertwined with a whisper of rose. A lively citric finish completes this wine. Pairs with a wide variety of light, salty and piquant foods.