Domaine Bousquet Sauvignon Blanc, Tupungato Valley, Mendoza, Argentina 2021

Medium straw color; lime, white peach, apple on the nose; white peach, lemon-lime, grapefruit, green apple, saline on the palate. Continue reading “Domaine Bousquet Sauvignon Blanc, Tupungato Valley, Mendoza, Argentina 2021”

FEL Wines Chardonnay, Anderson Valley 2019

Pale gold color; green apple, pear, oak on the nose; green apple, pear, white peach, vanilla, lilt of Meyer lemon, baking spice, salinity on the palate. Continue reading “FEL Wines Chardonnay, Anderson Valley 2019”

Vietti Barbera d’Asti Tre Vigne DOCG 2018

Deep ruby color; red and black fruits, blackcurrant, cherry, violets, tobacco on the nose; tart black cherry, blackberry, raspberry; licorice; blackcurrant; black, oak on the palate. Continue reading “Vietti Barbera d’Asti Tre Vigne DOCG 2018”

Harken Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2018

Medium gold color; pear, tropical fruit, apple, toasted oak on the nose; crème brûlée, pear, buttered toast, candied pineapple, baked apple, oak, vanilla on the palate. Continue reading “Harken Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2018”

Stags’ Leap Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley 2018

Pale-medium gold color; grapefruit, citrus, pear, melon, lemongrass, flowers on the nose; Meyer lemon, grapefruit, honeydew melon, white peach, pear on the palate. Continue reading “Stags’ Leap Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley 2018”

River Road Reserve Chardonnay Russian River Valley, Sonoma County 2018

Deep gold color; yellow apple, vanilla, honeysuckle, oak on the nose; yellow apple, pear, lime, oak on the palate. Continue reading “River Road Reserve Chardonnay Russian River Valley, Sonoma County 2018”

Trinchero Napa Valley Mary’s Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Pale straw color; honeydew melon, white peach, orange blossom on the nose; grapefruit, lemon, honeydew melon, white peach, minerality on the palate. Continue reading “Trinchero Napa Valley Mary’s Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2019”

Primus The Blend, Apalta, Colchague Valley 2017

Deep ruby color; black fruits, cherry, plum, blackberry, tobacco on the nose; cherry, plum, raspberry, blackcurrant, cranberry, oak spice, vanilla on the palate. Continue reading “Primus The Blend, Apalta, Colchague Valley 2017”

Gioacchino Garofoli Macrina Verdicchio Dei Castelli Di Jesi Classsico Superiore DOC 2019

Medium straw-gold color; peach, nectarine, citrus, melon, beeswax, white flowers on the nose; peach, pear, apricot, tangerine, lemon, white almond, minerals on the palate. Continue reading “Gioacchino Garofoli Macrina Verdicchio Dei Castelli Di Jesi Classsico Superiore DOC 2019”

Sipp Mack Vins d’Alsace

This is a different format from my usual tasting notes. VinsAlsace organized a series of virtual tastings with wine professionals around the world. In the first session, four white wines from the Sipp Mack winery were tasted. Continue reading “Sipp Mack Vins d’Alsace”