Wine Enthusiast scores June 26 2014
Scores for our current releases from Wine Enthusiast Magazine are in! They will be published in the September 2014 issue. The tasting notes are written by Virginie Boone.
2013 Woods Vineyard Pinot Noir Rosé, 91 points
"Peach-blush in color, this is a light, lean wine, gorgeous in citrus and wet stone minerality. Layers of strawberry and watermelon linger on the tongue throughout the crisp finish. Open and enjoy whenever you need a hit of summer."
2013 800 Vines Vineyard Pinot Noir Rosé, 90 points
"From a dark bottle, this salmon-colored rosé is medium-bodied and made in a bigger style than many others. Fully textured, it discloses flavorful touches of crunchy pear and cranberry. It would go well with a goat cheese salad adorned in dried cranberries and cherries."
2011 Nance's Vineyard Zinfandel, 90 points
"Exuberant in red fruit, this is a softly textured Zinfandel, high in acidity with evolved tannins, layered, complex and food-friendly. The imprint of red berry and brambly blackberry juiciness is joined by swirls of nuanced vanilla and a touch of oak. There’s a sprinkling of black pepper on the palate, too."
2013 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Rosé, 89 points
"Peach-blush in color, this is a pretty, floral and aromatic wine, dry and delicious in peach and strawberry flavors. A hint of herbs marks the finish. Enjoy with a picnic, especially goat cheese and charcuterie."
2013 Redwood Ranch Sauvignon Blanc, 88 points
"Bristling in acidity and steely in wet stone, this SB is crisp and layered in lemon, with more lemon on the finish. It yearns for shellfish."