Daily Archives: May 1, 2008


Trecini Russian River Valley Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2006 The grapes for this wine were harvested at 33 brix. The Sauvignon character really comes through with citrus and some herbaceousness. The mouthfeel is lighter than other dessert wines, making this … Continue reading

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Round the world with Pinot

Les Carabenes Vin de Pays d’Oc 2006 Too bad this sample is corked. Imported by PlanetWine in Oakland Mis in the postal code F-11300 13.5% 14.99 at Traverso’s Greenstone Point South Island Pinot Noir 2006 A little weedy, very firm … Continue reading

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AV flight

This flight features 3 Pinot Noir from Mendo’s Anderson Valley, ranging from a baby ’06 through a more mature ’02. Roessler Anderson Valley Bluejay Pinot Noir 2006 The last bottle of this wine was delicious though the acidity was quite … Continue reading

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