Friday Wine Tasting 1.12.18

Composed of fruit from Carneros in the Napa Valley, this is a balanced, complex Chardonnay. The palate is expressive and rich with ripe notes of pear, apple and melon. The fruit retains a vibrant acidity that carries the palate into a lush finish of clean minerality and spicy oak.

This award winning blend from Paso Robles is composed of Syrah, Grenache, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Mourvedre. The Syrah provides full-bodied structure to this wine while Petit Sirah gives it a rich ruby color. Grenache’s bright, ripe red fruit flavors partner well with the depth and intensity brought by Mourvedre’s rustic nature. Wrapping it all up is Zinfandel, with its characteristic spicy finish. This is a wine that is a true enjoyment to drink.

Brooding and purple in color, this is a rich, decadent and complex wine. The nose is bold and forward with raspberries, peaches and cream soda aromas. The palate is full but lively with additional red berry fruit, caramel, sweet vanilla and soft tannins that guide you into a lengthy, peppery finish.

A deep ruby wine with bright fruity aromas of blackberry, cherry and violets. The palate is smooth and medium bodied with juicy black cherry and pomegranate flavors underscored by warm notes of black pepper, leather and toasted vanilla.