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
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
This 2011 Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel from Lodi offers dark plum color with pleasant aromas of noticeable of coffee, blueberry and black cherry. To be surprised, I think this is the first time I smelled something similar to coffee! On the palate, a lot of black cherry, dark chocolate and black pepper with smooth texture. It has long smoky finish. I would say medium to full-bodied. Let it open up for 30 min to hour. This is one of my best Zinfandel so far. And price, yes, love it under $20.Read More
2011 Justin Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles, CA Year: 2011 Price range: $$ ($15 – $30) Our friends know that we really enjoy wines and when they come across an excellent bottle of wine, we make all efforts to find that particular bottle of wine. A good friend of ours recommended this 2011 Justin…Read More
This Row Eleven Vinas 3 is a blend of Sonoma, Santa Barbara and Monterey vineyards. This blend Pinot Noir offers rich black cherry color with cocoa, currant, vanilla aroma. On the palate, ripe cherry, hint of leather, mild tobacco, no after taste. Also it has smooth and clean finish. Once it opens up it become much smoother and milder.Read More
This organic vineryard, Bonterra Viognier offers golden color with white peach, citrus blossom and hint of nutty aroma. On the palate, ripe peaches, apricot and little tangy aftertaste. Its full-bodied and well made Viognier. As it stated on the label this Bonterra winery makes their wine from only organic grapes. They’ve been making organic wine long before “organic was cool”. Nowadays, we seems more and more organic wines. But what is organic wines by the way? Are they grow naturally? Are they hand picked? Are there any rules or certified?Read More
This Civello white wine is a blend of Pinot Gris, Verdelho, Gewurztraminer and more. This Civello 2012 offers light golden with greenish color with lots of character. Its dry but fruity, its syrupy but not sweet, little Chardonnay type of buttery but more crisp like Pinot Gris. The winemaker Mr. Ricardo d. must thought why not create a white wine from all the grapes he likes. I believe he did it and he made an excellent white blend. You can enjoy all the great flavor in one bottle. I picked this wine because it was one of weekly wine tasting list at my local wine shop. I love wine tasting at wine shops. You can try so many different wines and you can explore new wines. So, if you see wine shop offers wine tasting stop by! I can promise you that you will not regret.Read More
This J vineyards & winery 2013 California Pinot Gris offers pale yellow and floral and perfume aroma. On the palate, white peach, green pear and nectarine. Also it has honey type of sweetness. I would say semi sweet side but its refreshing and no after taste. This is one of my kick back and relax wine. I prefer to have this J Pinot Gris itself. If I drink it inside I would chill it little colder than normally or put in an ice basket and bring to outside. Sip while watching sunset or chilling after hard work.Read More
This Gewürztraminer offers pale straw color and sweet side but not sugary sweet. Ripe peach and Jackfruit aroma. Soft and mild but it has Jackfruit sweetness. Oh, what is Jackfruit? Jackfruit looks somewhat like durian. I think this is the biggest fruit I ever seen in my life. Look at the picture! (more info from Wikipedia)Read More
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This Santa Lucia Highlands Riesling from Franconi Vineyard offers lemon glass and white peach aroma. Very clean crisp and you can taste pinch of salt some say mineral. It has lemon and grapefruit flavor. No sweetness fully dry white wine. I definitely enjoyed this Riesling.