Category Archives: Sonoma

Robert Young Estate Winery Chardonnay 2012

$32.99 Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California PLCB Code# 47263   Normally this wine does not go through malolactic fermentation. The 2012 Chardonnay Robert Young Vineyard exhibits a light gold color, notes of caramelized unbuttered popcorn, orange blossom and other citrus, … Continue reading

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Francis Ford Coppola Director’s Cut Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County 2013

$17.99 Sonoma, California PLCB Code# 4726   Nice ripe plum and blackberry  fruit, mild spice and pepper.  There is good body and it is well balanced with medium tannin and acid on the medium-length finish 89 Points Bob’s Bulletin

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Ottimino Russian River Valley Rancho Bello Zinfandel 2009

$17.99 Sonoma, California PLCB Code# 33384 Dense and zesty, with tart blueberry and anise aromas that follow through to layered flavors of boysenberry, white pepper and sage. Drink now through 2017. 89 Points Wine Spectator, Jun 2012 Moderate intensity ripe … Continue reading

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William Knuttel Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2011

$15.99 Sonoma, California Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33353 There is nothing about this wine on the internet.   Strong aromas of pineapple and peach.  Mild fruit and oak with medium body and nice acid on the finish.  A decent Chardonnay … Continue reading

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Frei Brothers Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley Reserve 2012

$12.99 Sonoma, California Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33365 A killer value, the 2012 Zinfandel Reserve (96% Zinfandel and 4% Petite Sirah that achieved 14.6% alcohol) was aged in a combination of French and American oak. It possesses excellent density as … Continue reading

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Roth Estate Sauvignon Blanc Alexander Valley 2012

$9.99 Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33256 Features a fresh, grassy profile, with bright lemon, lime and grapefruit notes. Light and crisp on the finish. Drink now. 86 Points Wine Spectator Web Only, 2013 Nice green … Continue reading

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Landmark Damaris Reserve Chardonnay 2011

$24.99 Sonoma Valley, California PLCB Code# 32946 Beautiful aromas of white flowers, buttered popcorn, orange blossoms and background oak jump from the glass of the 2011 Chardonnay Damaris Reserve. Surprisingly textured, concentrated and rich for a 2011, this serious Chardonnay … Continue reading

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Marietta Angeli Cuvee 2010

$25.99 Alexander Valley, California PLCB Code# 46965 The peppery, meaty, superb 2010 Angeli Cuvee is primarily a blend of Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Carignan and cool climate Syrah. Production of this big red (15.4% natural alcohol) was 3,300 cases. Its dense … Continue reading

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Ferrari Carano Siena 2011

$22.99 Sonoma County, California PLCB Code# 48509 The 2011 Siena, a blend of Sangiovese, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon (a Sonoma Super-Tuscan for sure), displays a dark ruby color in addition to soft, round, strawberry and cherry fruit flavors, a sensual, … Continue reading

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Landmark Vineyard Grand Detour Pinot Sonoma Coast 2011

$24.99 Sonoma, California PLCB Code# 32885 Landmark’s 2011 Pinot Noir Grand Detour shows lovely energy and centeredness in its dark red fruit, flowers, cloves and menthol. A rich, enveloping Pinot, the 2011 Grand Detour possesses gorgeous depth, especially for the … Continue reading

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