A complex fragrant bouquet foreshadows a palate with tremendous thrust and vitality to its array of spicy ripe black fruits which have a backbone of sweetness; imposing length. James Halliday. The 2006 Dry Red Wine 2 is composed of 96% Shiraz with ... James Halliday A Proprietary Blend wine from Victoria in Australia. 2006 2006 Yarra Yering Dry Red No 2 (Rhone Blend) Proprietary Blend 750ml
Deep ruby-purple colored the 2008 Pinot Noir provides intense red currant cherry and black raspberry aromas with a pleasant bit of funk plus subtle hints of spice box nutmeg earth red flowers and a whiff of tobacco. Crisp medium bodied with fin... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate A Pinot Noir wine from Wairarapa in New Zealand. 2008 2008 Dry River Pinot Noir Pinot Noir 750ml
A Syrah wine from Wairarapa in New Zealand. 2007 2007 Dry River Syrah Lovat Vineyard Syrah 750ml
Wine Enthusiast rating: 94. 2013 Ribbon Ridge Estate Dry Riesling offers complex aromas of ruby red grapefruit, kaffir lime and stone fruits mingled with hints of sea breeze. Luscious white peach and nectarine flavors burst through racy acidity. finish is full of tension and precision, leaving this mineral-driven wine with depth and complexity to withstand aging.
Rolling Stones Forty Licks Merlot captures attitude of Mendocino County's style. Aromas of black cherry, with hints of mint are followed by rich flavors of plum, black cherry, brown sugar, cinnamon, and cedar. This dry red wine is a fine match for herb-roasted chicken, grilled beef or smoky chili.
This vintage of Mariner captures incredible growing conditions we were afforded in 2012 vintage. grapes for this blend come from several of our most prized estate and hillside vineyards in Dry Creek Valley. At first swirl, wine displays high-toned perfume aromas of rose petal, cranberry, blueberry and oregano. Several more minutes reveal hints of wild sage, allspice and dark cherry characters. palate is full and rich with mouthfilling complexity carrying notes of espresso, sweet vanilla, anise and dark fruit tones. tannins are smooth and supple providing balance and sophistication. Charming and polished from start to finish, this is a wine that will age beautifully for years to come. Blend: 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 8% Malbec, 8% Petit Verdot, 3% Cabernet Franc
grapes for this delicious Bordeaux-inspired blend come from several of our most prized estate and hillside vineyards in Dry Creek Valley. Initially, aromatics are bright and earthy with cherries, Herbs de Provence and fresh boysenberries emanating from glass. Several more minutes reveal hints of tarragon, nutmeg, black tea and blueberry nuances. palate displays layers of texture and complexity with provocative flavors of rhubarb, Asian plums and Bing cherries. tannins are soft and supple leading to a silky smooth finish. 2011 vintage came with its share of weather related challenges during harvest however; we were able to successfully navigate this tricky vintage to produce an outstanding, full bodied wine. Blend: 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot, 4% Malbec Tasting Panel rating: 92.
Dark ruby color. Fruity aromas of cassis black cherry and dried herbs. Very rich deep and sweet verging on raisiny. Round in the mouth then finishes fairly dry and quite firm with lovely vinosity. A melange of spices raisins and nuts on the aft... Stephen Tanzers IWC A Port wine from in Portugal. NV NV Smith-Woodhouse Lodge Reserve Port Port 750ml
Endeavour vineyard offers an unparalleled environment for growing some of finest Bordeaux varietals in Dry Creek Valley. diverse soil conditions provide us with a wonderful canvas from which to craft a wine of elegance that displays both power and finesse. At first swirl, distinct aromatics of bright red cherry, black tea and dried spices come forward. Silky and smooth, wine develops harmonious layers of fruit with lush plums, cassis and juicy red cherry characters. tannins are refined and polished presenting underlying nuances of earth, minerals and dried flowers. result is a pleasing and lengthy finish with a smooth texture and a refined structure which offers potential for very long term aging. Blend: 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot, 1% Merlot
2011 Merlot captures attitude of Mendocino County's style. Aromas of black cherry, with hints of mint are followed by rich flavors of plum, black cherry, brown sugar, cinnamon, and cedar. This dry red wine is a fine match for herb-roasted chicken, grilled beef or smoky chili. Blend: 83% Merlot, 8% Petite Sirah, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot, 1% Other Red
Good bright red-ruby. Sexy aromas of violet licorice spices mocha and espresso. Silky rich and dry with serious weight and density for barbera. Combines strong acidity and light tannins. Made with very healthy grapes from a warm vintage acc... Stephen Tanzers IWC A Barbera wine from Piedmont in Italy. 2011 2011 Luciano Sandrone Barbera dAlba Barbera 750ml
Medium bright red. Aromas of red fruits sweet vanillin oak and spun sugar. Smooth ripe and classically dry on the palate with lovely inner-mouth perfume to the flavors of cherry raspberry and white pepper. Finishes with spicy wood tannins and ... Stephen Tanzers IWC A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2011 2011 Jadot Louis Gevrey Chambertin Estournelles St Jacques Pinot Noir 750ml
Bright ruby-red. Aromas of kirsch and damp earth show an almost porty ripeness. Rich broad and full but classically dry; offers impressive volume but comes across as a bit massive and chunky. This cold north-facing terroir can support a hot year li... Stephen Tanzers IWC A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 2005 La Bienfaisance Bordeaux Blend 750ml
This 2010 vintage of Meritage is a beautifully balanced wine from start to finish. upfront aromas are nuanced and elegant with classic red cherry, dried floral and bright red fruit tones. After several minutes of airing, a classic Bordeaux-like structure is revealed with more powerful cassis, chocolate and dark berry fruit. palate is very refined with a nice silky lushness that does not overwhelm senses. tannins seem to glide along mid-palate making wine structured and focused, but not too fussy. Its delicious yet easy drinking two things that are of supreme importance with a Meritage wine. finish is seamless and well integrated. Certainly this is a wine that will age beautifully and develop in bottle for years to come. Blend: 48% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Malbec,10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot
Medium red. Redcurrant raspberry and flowers on the nose plus a touch of leathery reduction. Supple fat and concentrated if a bit youthfully undifferentiated today. In a broad dry style finishing with lingering notes of truffle and earth. Small ... Stephen Tanzers IWC A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2009 2009 Boillot Jean-Marc Beaune Epenottes Premier Cru Pinot Noir 750ml
Good full red. Plum and raspberry fruit aromas are perked up by pungent minerality and complicated by saline and smoked meat nuances. Big plush and broad but dry with impressive volume leavened by spices. Finishes with dusty tannins and a surprisin... Stephen Tanzers IWC A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2007 2007 Giroud Maison Camille Latricieres Chambertin Pinot Noir 750ml
Slightly cloudy dark red. Wild aromas of raspberry smoked meat brown spices and mocha reminded me of a funky Morey-Saint-Denis wine. Suave silky and fine-grained with good energy to the dry flavors of red fruits spices and smoke. Finishes wit... Stephen Tanzers IWC A Pinot Noir wine from Canterbury in New Zealand. 2010 2010 Pyramid Valley Vineyards Pinot Noir Earth Smoke Pinot Noir 750ml
Good medium red. Plum minerals and spices on the nose plus a whiff of meaty reduction. Nicely concentrated and classically dry offering complex flavors of spicy red berries dried flowers cinnamon and herbs. Finishes dry and uncompromising bu... Stephen Tanzers IWC A Pinot Noir wine from Otago in New Zealand. 2011 2011 Quartz Reef Pinot Noir Pinot Noir 750ml
An intensely earthy and mildly gamy nose of primarily ripe red berry fruit aromas leads to suave round and very supple flavors that possess a smooth mouth feel due to the abundant levels of dry extract all wrapped in a mineral-inflected and persist... Burghound A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2009 2009 Colin Bruno Santenay les Gravieres Pinot Noir 750ml
Medium red. High-pitched rather cool aromas of cherry raspberry white tobacco medicinal herbs minerals and menthol. Then Quite dry and backward on the palate with mint and herb flavor dominating. Almost Barolo-like in its medicinal character... Stephen Tanzers IWC A Nebbiolo wine from Piedmont in Italy. 2009 2009 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Asili Nebbiolo 750ml