Charles De Cazanove NV Brut Rose: $ 35.00
WS 91 Pts. - According to the Wine Spectator: Refined, with well-meshed acidity providing a backbone for delicate flavors of dried currant, graphite, green plum, meringue and grapefruit zest. Fresh, smoke-tinged finish. Drink now through 2020.
Chateau de la Maltroye 2010 Santenay Blanc 1er Cru La Comme: $49.00
We were absolutely stunned by the beauty of this Santenay Blanc. Brilliant, mineral,floral this Chardonnay of the most noble stock offers freshness and vigor. On the nose, notes of fern,chestnuts, and lemon zest abound. On the palate this wine is solid and energetic with aromas of lemon, wet stones and a hint of spicy oak. truly gorgeous and addictive.
Domaine Duseigneur 2010 Lirac L'Astrolabe: $ 23.00
WA 92Pts. Made from 100% Syrah, Accordiing to the Wina Advocate, the 2010 Lirac Astrolobe is aged in both concrete tanks (90%) and old barrels (10%). It, too, was bottled without filtration. It reveals tremendous Syrah characteristics (especially for a southern Rhone) such as blackberries, acacia flowers, incense and camphor notes, a broad, expansive texture and superb intensity. Drink this impressive effort over the next decade.
La Mozza 2007 Aragone Toscana Maremma: $ 31.00
WA 92pts. - WS 90pts. - According to the Wine Advocate: The 2007 Aragone is a blend of Sangiovese, Alicante, Syrah and Carignano. Racy dark red cherries, flowers, earthiness and licorice are some of the nuances that flow from this textured, expressive wine. In 2007, Aragone sits on the razor's edge of over ripeness; coming close, but never going over the top. A refined, polished finish serves to balance some of the more opulent qualities. This racy, sexy wine delivers incredible quality for the money.
Stepping Stone 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley: $ 27.00
This refined cabernet sauvignon gives birth to a new generation of wines at Cornerstone Cellars. Our vision of crafting harmonious, balanced wines that grace your table with elegance is perfectly reflected in this new release. Cabernet sauvignon from the same vineyards that bring you our critically acclaimed Cornerstone Cellars Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is blended with 7% merlot, which broadens and rounds the textures and flavors into a harmonious whole.
Summers 2008 Zinfandel Four Acre Zin: $ 27.00
Summers Four Acre Zinfandel is sourced from an Estate vineyard in Calistoga, and is meticulously tended to by winemaker Ignacio Blancas. Lovely balance between berry and spice notes with excellent structure.