Monthly Archives: April 2011

Nickel & Nickel John C. Sullenger Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Partnership with Far Niente and Dolce, this is the most beautiful winery I have ever seen.  Their wines have been my personal favorite’s for many years.  This is the ONLY winery where I am a club member because of their quality … Continue reading

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Spy Valley Riesling 2007

From the beautiful Marlborough/New Zealand region. The bouquet has lime, green apple and floral aromas.  Fermented in stainless steel tanks to give intense floral and citrus characters. On the palate it is  fruit driven, elegant in this medium-dry balancing sweetness and … Continue reading

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Sette Ponti Oreno 2006

This Super Tuscan is simply a delight.  In the heart of Chianti, this wine is a blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, dark fruits, cassis, spice, sweet oak, great structure and balance finishing with firm tannins. WS 96 points. Oh how I … Continue reading

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Siduri Pinot Noir Sonoma 2007

The name “Siduri” is from Babylonian meaning “Goddess of Wine’ eternal life. WS Rating 90 points. This wine is a great value Pinot Noir, consistently rates high. They offer many single vineyard varietals from California to Oregon. Concentrated fruit, mix of … Continue reading

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Opus One

The European Architecture is stunning. As you drive up it looks like the building is literally rising out of the ground, well actually it is.  Rolling hills in the background,  just picturesque.  On my trip to Napa Valley, I had … Continue reading

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Prime Cellars “Reserve” Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Always looking for a great deal on some Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. I purchased three bottles of this wine, not knowing much about it, but alas it was a great deal. Small production of only 60 cases made, from 100% … Continue reading

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Chalone 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon

Fact, I love Cabernet Sauvignon, one of my desired grape varietals. Who can afford to drink $80 plus Cab’s daily, well not me.  Every now and again you find yourself at a place where their wine selection is limited.  Oh … Continue reading

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