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2007 Meyer-Näkel Pinot Noir “S”
2007 Meyer-Näkel Pinot Noir “S” Ahr, Germany This 2007 Meyer-Näkel Pinot Noir “S” from Ahr, Germany is incredibly good and an incredibly rare wine. It has brown, purple color and smooth texture. On the palate, it has little oak and fruity berries. Medium bodied, elegant yet complex Pinot Noir. Lots of depth but does not have longing finish. I met…Read More
Salmon Run Chardonnay 2013
It’s a East Coast wine! Finally I met this fantastic East Coast Chardonnay in Arizona.
This Salmon Run Chardonnay 2013 Finger lake from NY has light straw color with crispy and tangy aroma. On the palate, hint of sweetness, green apple and last few second you taste some bitterness. The sweetness reminds me Sauvignon Blanc-ish but no edge. Its medium bodied with the sugar and acidity are well balanced. Easy to drink sipping wine. I would definitely go back to the shop “IF” the shop is close by…. I have to wait till when I go to the Phenix.
Roth Estate 2012 Vintage Heritage Red Wine
This Roth Estate 2012 Vintage Heritage Red Wine has dark cherry color with ripe cherry aroma. It also has smoky aroma to it. On the palate, it has dark cherry, clove and hint of coffee type of smokiness. I say Medium body but it has layer upon layers of flavor. This Roth 2012 Vintage Heritage is blend of Zinfandel, Syrah, Merlot, Petite Syrah, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Technically made of all famous yummy red grapes!Read More
Witch Creek Winery 2012 Montepulciano
This Witch Creek Winery 2012 Montepulciano offers dark plum color with leather and sweet spice aroma. On the palate it starts with good amount of mineral type of saltiness, earth tones and finishes with jammy blackberry and spice. It is complex flavor and medium bodied. I would say enjoy it by itself but if I paired with food I would say salmon piccata.Read More
Grans-Fassian Estate 2009 Riesling
Grans-Fassian estate is one of a top Riesling producer from the Mosel, Germany. This 2009 Riesling offers golden yellow with greenish color. Very floral and honey suckles aroma. On the palate, orange zest, salty type of mineral flavor. I did not get much of fresh fruit taste. There is hint of sweetness but its dry side. It has complex and last longing flavor. Very nice Mosel Riesling and inexpensive. From the price this should be in the fridge at all times. Works perfectly with cracker with cheese appetizer.Read More
Thorny Rose Columbia Valley Chardonnay 2011
We wanted no tanginess white refreshing type of wine. And this hit the spot. I mean jackpot!
Thorny Rose Columbia Valley Chardonnay offers pale yellow color with honeysuckle and apricot aroma. On the palate it is clean refreshing granny smith apple and peach flavors. Well balanced acidity and complex flavors that can be enjoyed with or without food.
2012 Treana White
The 2012 Treana White from Hope Family Wines has very rich golden color with potent aroma. It start with jack fruit like Asian tropical fruit and hints of honey and nutty aroma. On the palate, semi dry and has hint of salty mineral taste. It’s crisp but enough complexity with long lasting finish.Read More
Louis Jadot Beaujolais-Villages 2011
This Louis Jadot Beaujolais-Villages offers clear ruby color with mild aromas of cherry and strawberries. On the palate, dry and hint of acidity with soft tannins. I felt just a little ruff after taste like sand. This simple and fruity Beaujolais-Villages can easily pair with your weeknight dishes.Read More
Beringer Chenin Blanc California 2012
This Beringer Chenin Blanc California 2012 fits perfectly into the category named “Summer fruity and easygoing wine”. Pale straw yellow with slight greenish color. Moderate white peach and zesty citrus aroma. On the palate it has a hint of sweetness, medium body, mild citrus and referencing clean finish.Read More
Flip Flop 2013 California Pinot Grigio
If you are heading to beach or your friends pool party pick it up on your way. This Flip Flop 2013 California Pinot Grigio is another Summer bombshell. Light-bodied, refreshing, lots of tropical aroma with ripe white peach and zesty citrus flavor. This is zesty dry but full of sweet tropical aroma. No need fancy wine glass, plastic wine glass from Walmart can handle this spunky bombshell. Yes, the wine glass in the picture is actually plastic wine glass from Walmart. I bought it for $2.64 each.Read More