Daily Archives: September 8, 2008

Hailing the Hales

J. Keverson, Dry Creek Valley, Hales Vineyard, Old Vine, Zinfandel 2006 There’s lost of sweet oak, cloves and cinamon in the nose. There’s a taste of strawberries and brown sugar in this elegant style of Zinfandel, with oaky notes adding … Continue reading

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South of Steinbeck

Line Shack, San Antonio Valley California, Roussanne 2006 There are faint smells of stone fruit and some perfume. This is a light-bodied wine, a bit thin but not offensive with lowish acidity. C&B in Santa Maria 13.5% $18 at the … Continue reading

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