Snowden 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
#91 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2019
The 2016 Brothers shows the signature aromas of wines from this vineyard: pencil lead, cedar, cloves, blackberries, blueberries and sage, but in 2016 there in an extra dimension. It vibrates with life. On the palate, it is layered, long and changing. It is impressive in its power and concentration. This wine will live for decades – delicious now, but also worth waiting for.
Dry Creek 2017 Heritage Vines Zinfandel
#64 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2019
This vintage presents enticing aromatics of dried cranberry and boysenberry with hints of cocoa powder, nutmeg, dried sage and cedar. On the palate, brambly flavors of blackberry and black cherry come forward with bright acidity complimented by deeper notes of dark chocolate, espresso and black pepper. The tannins are silky and smooth to lend a round, rich mouthfeel. From start to finish, this remarkable wine offers refreshing acidity paired with excellent structure and a round, rich mouthfeel. Blend: 77%Zinfandel, 21% Petite Sirah, 2% Carignane
Gerard Bertrand 2015 Art de Vivre Red Blend
#78 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2019
Polished, supple tannins support the black cherry, red plum and wild raspberry notes of this juicy red, with savory touches of mineral and herb on the clean finish. Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre.
Charles Smith 2017 Substance Cabernet Sauvignon
#49 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2019
Depth and layer upon layer, black cassis, dark cherry, tobacco leaf, and morels. Then, pushes on to a full palate, that is savory, mineral-driven and earthbound. Smooth, long, compelling… in a word: harmonious.