Austin Hope Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Deep ruby in color, the 2016 Austin Hope Cabernet Sauvignon expresses intense fragrances of black currants, ripe black cherries and blackberries with subtle notes of violets, mocha and dried spices. It's a big, powerful, modern-styled wine with velvety tannins and heaps of juicy blackberry and cherry fruit, while nuances of cedar, clove and vanilla bean round out the long, smooth finish. It's full bodied, rich and balanced by fresh acidity with a firm, polished tannin structure.
|Region||California, Central Coast, Paso Robles|
Belle Glos Las Alturas Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016 BottleDeep garnet in color with an aromatic medley of black cherry, marionberry, ripe plum and a hint of anise. Dark fruit on the palate with flavors of wild berries, caramelized oak and cacao nibs complemented by subtle notes of vanilla, cedar and a hint of lavender and forest floor. Rich and unrestrained, this wine's abundant fruit is beautifully balanced by firm acidity and layers of red and black fruit.
Böen Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2016Colour: Ruby-red with sparkling garnet highlights. Aromatics: Wild blackberry, Santa Rosa plum & strawberry with hints of oregano, sage & white pepper. Palate: Ripe raspberry, boysenberry, black-fruit jam & warming spices; moderate acidity & bold tannins. Food Pairing: Chicken roasted with spices, pork chops, bacon sample platter, roasted vegetables, veggie lasagna.
Orin Swift Eight Years In The Desert Red 2017Dark garnet with a lucid rim, the wine exhibits aromas of briar fruit, ripe blackberry and dark plum with a tinge of minerality and charred meat. Brawny on the entry, it has an equally big mid-palate with complex flavors of ripe brambly fruit, a touch of earth and notes of espresso bean. Still massive through to the finish with soft drying tannins, the unique varietal characteristics of the blend clearly reveal themselves over time.
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