With Goat Cheese

Alexander Valley Vineyards

Reserve Alexander School Single Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Pretty color of deep ruby with a short reddish rim.

Earthy nose with black currants, black plums, black cherries, bell pepper, tobacco leaf, oak, light vanilla, pencil lead, black pepper, chocolates, green vegetables, dirt and herbs.

Full bodied with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, cooked cherries, oak, spices, licorice, light vanilla, tobacco leaf, peppercorn, coffee, earth and cola.

Long finish with round tannins and tangy raspberries.

This is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley in California. Showing nice complexity and mouthfeel. Tasty, rich and opulent.

This Single Vineyard is still very young and needs another five years in the bottle to mature. Will age nicely in the next 10 years.

Much more earthy and complex on the nose than on the palate, at this point. Although earthy, it is showing a lot of fruits. Very true to the terroir.

Good right out of the bottle and better after 2 hours of airtime.

Good by itself and better with food.
A great wine to pair with BBQ meats.

I paired it with meats and cheeses, and paired very nicely with the goat cheese.

100% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were aged for 28 months in French Oak barrels (100% New). Limited production.

14.4% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

$50.
— 2 days ago

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Donkey & Goat

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The Mutt Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2016

Enjoyed with Cal over some cheese and steak. Wine from Martha’s Vineyard GR — 15 days ago

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Nicolas Joly

Les Vieux Clos Savennières Chenin Blanc 2016

Chenin Blanc in this style is always so pleasurable because of combining freshness from the vibrant acidity and mineralogy with the depth of its richness. After an hour, the intense goat cheese funk (rind) blew off and I was left with caramelized apples, honey-dipped almonds, fresh thyme, and a bit of salinity. — 18 days ago

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Terminim François et Donald

Cépages d'Or Alder Springs Vineyard Marsanne Roussanne 2018

Light golden in color with a yellow tint.

On the nose, ripen yellow apples, pears, light citrus, vanilla, light oak and spices.

Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity.

Dry on the palate with red and green apples, citrus, spices, vanilla, oak, earth and herbs.

Spicy finish with limes and peppercorn.

This is a very tasty White Rhone blend from Mendocino County. Showing nice complexity with a nice mouthfeel. Crisp and elegant.

A good quality wine that I would love to try in 3 years.

Nicely balanced and good as a sipping wine. This Single Vineyard is very interesting and well-made.

Feels like a mix of White wine from the Rhone Valley with a new world twist.

I paired it with a Charcuterie board of meats and cheeses. Paired very nicely with goat cheese and the prosciutto.

A blend of 54% Marsanne, 22% Roussanne, 12% Viognier and 12% Picpoul Blanc.

13.5% alcohol by volume.

91 points.

$40.
— 21 days ago

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Domaine Marquis d'Angerville

Domaine du Pélican Arbois Savagnin Ouillé 2018

Good deal of malo but nice tension and great length. Lots of lemon curd and salty goodness. With salsiccia, Ossau Iraty and Alpine cheese pizza with rosemary. — a day ago

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Alexana

Revana Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir 2018

This young Pinot Noir from Oregon is starting to drink nicely now. Showing mild complexity and a soft mouth feel.

Good right out of the bottle and gets earthier as it opens up. Good by itself and better with food.

This Single Vineyard is still young, and would age nicely in the next 7 years. Would be nice to revisit it in 2 to 5 years. Showing great potential.

I paired it with Italian Prosciutto and goat cheese.

13.5% alcohol by volume.

$55.
— 20 days ago

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Santiago Ruiz

O Rosal Rias Baixas Albariño

A slight bite to it some but once paired with a goat cheese evolved immediately — 19 days ago

Antiche Terre Venete

Amore in Rosa 2019

Low acidity, fruity aroma, pairs nicely with chocolate and with sweeter cheeses like a honey goat cheese. Great value for the price point. — 22 days ago

Acquiesce Winery

Lodi Clairette Blanche 2019

Pale lemon in color with a green hue.

Nice nose with citrus, tropical fruits, sweet candy, honeysuckle, wild flowers, lemons, pears and apples.

Medium-bodied with medium plus acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with limes, citrus, minerals, honeysuckle, rose pedals, pears, spices, light herbs and black pepper.

Medium finish with spices.

This is a very nice white wine from Lodi California. Interesting and easy drinking with a very nice nose. Feels like a fruit forward Rhone white wine.

Nicely balanced and crisp. Good by itself or with food.

I paired it with goat cheese and crackers, and had it by the pool.

100% Clairette Blanche grapes, hand picked and pressed whole Cluster.

13.5% alcohol by volume.

89 points

$28.
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