Located on the west slope of the Sierra Navada in Amador County, this blend of Mourvedre, Syrah and Grenache is a delicious fruit driven, bistro style red. Juicy, with soft tannins and a light touch of spice. Pleasingly light on its feet, a good alternative to Chateauneuf Du Pape.
Fresh and fragrant with gorgeous jasmine, honeyed white peach and grapefruit aromas. Dry, but succulent, the palate is powered by bright, mouthwatering acidity and a refreshing minerality that animates the wine’s long and lively finish.
This wine opens with notes of plum and boysenberry. The bright palate is supported by well-integrated tannins and a natural tartness resulting from their estate vineyard’s location in the relatively cool Oak Knoll District of the Napa Valley.
Delights from the start with a lovely nose of dark cherry and plum. The aroma gives way to savory notes of black pepper, mushrooms and chocolate. The wine is lush and silky tannins back up a full, strong palate with great structure through the end.
This alluring blend features rich aromas of blackberry and cracked pepper. On the palate, the flavors include more dark berries and a touch of freshly baked pastry. Malbec brings the color and diversity of fruit; Petit Verdot and Cabernet Sauvignon lend the darker fruits and robust structure.
Deep ruby in color, this exquisite Cabernet Sauvignon opens with fragrant notes of blackberry, bay leaf, coffee and chocolate. The palate is supported by velvety tannins and features flavors that tend more towards red cherries and baking spices.
A rich notes of cherry tarts, vanilla and ground almond with smooth, buttery palate with an slightly oily mouth feel. Rich spices, jammy cherry, allspice, vanilla and slight oak. An overall juicy spicy, fruity and oak finish.
This bourbon gives a palate of fresh fruit, spices, eucalyptus and ginger cake. The finish features more spices, fresh oak with a hint of smoke, and a final flash of peach cheesecake. A delicate and circumspect Bourbon compared to some of its more redneck cousins. Very drinkable.
Woodford Reserve has a uniquely rich, smooth and balanced flavour . . . resulting in a whiskey of exceptional depth and character, suiting the palates of a range of drinkers whether served neat or over ice. This medium-bodied Bourbon's nose is sweet and of citrus, tastes of smokey oak, vanilla and cinnamon and finishes long, round and spicy but mellow
Produced from Maine Potatoes in the North East of the States, this is superbly moreish. A big hit of fennel is surprising, as is the mellow mouth feel. At 47% this is dangerously easy to drink, even on its own! Another triumph from the US of A micro distilleries.
Distilled from New York grain, with a full infusion of botanicals including lemon, thyme,rosemary and ginger. This has an attractive herbal character and is away from the London dry style. Works well in cocktails and with dryer tonics.
Micro distilleries in the USA are producing some fabulous gins. This originates from Washington Island, Wisconsin and is distilled from red winter wheat. Full flavoured at 47%, a little more tonic maybe required.