135 Miner, California, 2003 58.00
Aromas of cassis and cedar surround a ripe, supple core with flavors black cherry, plum and cocoa... structured and smooth all the way through.
139 Duck Horn, Napa Valley, California, 2003 110.00
This wine is full-bodied with bright fruit and well-integrated tannins that lead to a lingering finish. The aroma is layered with raspberry and cherry, accented by notes of toasted oak, dried herbs, vanilla, and green olive. The flavors are ripe with blackberry and black cherry followed by spicy notes of clove, mint, and black pepper.
Pinot Noir 229 Aquinas Pinot Noir, Napa Valley, 2006 18.00
Graceful yet seductive and laced with polished notes of cherries and red berries, swimming amongst supple tannins and an elusiveearthiness.
230 Erath Pinot Noir, Oregon, 2007 28.00
Luscious aromas of ripe strawberries, vanilla, graham, and a sinful hint of caramel. A silky sweet entry leads to bright flavors of redcurrant, raspberry, and orange peel.
207 Domain Carneros, Napa Valley, California, 2005 42.00
This pinot noir is rich with fruit tones of black cherry, raspberry and black current overlaid with notes of chocolate, toast, clove andexotic spices. Luscious flavors end in a very long and silky finish
Cabernet Sauvignon 637 Casa Lapostolle, Cuvee Alexandre, Chile, 2006 34.00
Inked and dark deep red with dark violet shadows. Complex and attractive nose composed mainly of red fruits such as black cherries,plums and wild berries combined with mocha, cedar, and tobacco. Sweet finish of vanilla and fine herbs. Soft and juicy tannins. Showsan interesting complexity and full body. Well-balanced, elegant and attractive oak that enhances the fruit to finish with a long andpleasant aftertaste.
183 Hess Select, California, 2005 42.00
Fruit forward aromas of black pepper and dark fruit follow into the palate with blackberry, milk chocolate and polished tannins toround out the classic Hess Select Cabernet profile
176 Burgess, Napa Valley, 1999 46.00
Complex aromas and flavors from traditional blending and barrel aging
152 Mt.Veeder, California, 2000 48.00
The nose is dusty-sweet and perfumed. The palate brings a chunky-rich texture and fruit that is lively and fresh with notes of mixed redcherry and red berry and nuance from cedar, subtle black pepper, and tobacco with a welcome hint of bitterness. Long and elegantflavor.
178 Honig, Napa Valley, California, 2007 52.00
Honig Cabernet Sauvignon is deep ruby red in color with complex aromas of ripe black cherry, spicy plum, vanilla bean, and toasty oak.Full-bodied with moderate acidity and rich, supple tannins, the wine offers lush texture and flavors of blackberries, cherries, cocoa andspice.
151 Ehlers Estate, Napa Valley, 2001 54.00
Medium ruby in the glass, it has a nice nose of espresso, cherry, and tobacco, which is followed up by a nice mouth feel structured by soft tannins that support flavors of black cherry, licorice, and blackberries. The wine has a nice acidity to it, and a moderate finish.
181 Whitehall Lane Winery, Napa Valley, California, 2003 64.00
Grapes were harvested in 2003 in October when the fruit displayed optimum flavors and balance. Aged in a combination of French and American oak barrels for 19 months.
157 Chateau St. Jean, Cinque C’epages, Sonoma, California, 2001 104.00
Beautifully crafted, dark, rich and layered, with blackberry, cherry, plum and wild berry fruit that zooms across the palate, holding atight focus and finishing with a long, complex aftertaste. The tannins firm up nicely on the finish.
154 Juslyn Vineyards, California, 1999 122.00
Plush, ripe and rich, this one's got loads of black cherry and chocolate up front, backed by layers of rich dense blackberry, cassis andcoffee, all framed in elegant French oak. Broad on the palate, it's long and lush on the finish.