|Winery:||Salmon Creek Cellars|
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Salmon Creek Cellars
Salmon Creek is a brand owned by Bronco Wine Company in California. It is operated by the Franzia family, relatives of Ernest Gallo, who are known for owning several inexpensive brands including Charles Shaw (Two-Buck Chuck) and Franzia box wines. Salmon Creek is one of their more “premium” brands, offered at many restaurants and retail establishments. The wines are available in single varietal whites, reds, rosés, sparkling wines and blends.– Description from Amanda Schuster
This really does smell pretty, with piercing lime notes, coconut cream and wood spice, and vanilla all coming together. Fairly light bodied when one considers what the nose sets you up for. There’s some obvious oak here and the wine has some soft edges...
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Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
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I live in California and I have to go to NH to buy it. What a shame. Read More
I was wondering what sort of new topic I could start that would pair nicely with my previous posting 'Weekday Wines'; well here it is - Weekend Wines. Sometimes I just have to stop and take a minute to pat myself on the back for my quick wit but alas, this isn't one of those times. Anyway, why not talk about wines we enjoy on weekends? These ... Read More
Unfortunately for me, I can't purchase this wine at a local store, only through specialty shops which charge a premium price. If you can buy it DO! It's a fantastic wine for the price. In a blind taste test against other more expensive Cabs - it came out the winner. Read More
Sep 18, 2013
Love the wine..we live in Minnesota..the Grandkids say if you buy us this for Christmas ..that's all we want.
We're heading back to (my favorite wine region) Russian River the first weekend in October and are looking for advice on what to do and what to expect. We've been to RRV several times but only during the off season. Is there anything special we should do at this time of year, and conversely, is there anything we should avoid? Read More
Had a great trip to Walla Walla last week (just got back on Tuesday) and had a lovely time tasting wines and touring vineyards. I'll give you the quick recap here and then provide links to my blog with more details. I arrived late night on Wednesday the 26th, and then started tasting wine on the 26th. My first stop on the tour was the Seven H... Read More
Like Zinfandel, Petite Sirah is primarily a California wine: the Golden State’s long, sunny growing seasons are necessary to ripen Petite Sirah’s substantial tannins and reveal its rich blackberry flavors. The wine’s structure, fruit and inky color make it an excellent blending partner for Zinfandel, red Rhône varieties and even Cabernet Sauvign... Read More
Tart and oaky with a creamy mouth feel, and a spicy finish. Perfect paired with fruit and cheese, creamy chicken and pasta, or all by itself. Read More
THIS IS THE BEST CHARDONNAY WE HAVE EVER HAD!WE HOPE WE CAN FIND THIS PARTICULAR WINE IN LIQUOR STORE HERE IN CT! Read More
THIS SALMON CREEK CHARDONNAY IS EXQUISITE! ABSOLUTELY THE BEST CHARDONNAY WE HAVE TASTED. PLEASE LET US KNOW WHERE WE CAN PURCHASE THIS GEM OF A WINE! Read More
Jun 1, 2012
MY HUSBAND AND I DISCOVERED YOUR DELICIOUS CHARDONNAY AT OUR FAVORITE RESTAURANT OVER THE PAST YEAR. PLEASE HELP US TO FIND A STORE THAT SELLS THIS EXCELLENT WINE!
Jun 1, 2012
THIS CHARDONNAY HAS TAKEN US BY SUPRISE AS ONE OF THE BEST CHARDONNAYS WE'VE EXPERIENCED IN SEVERAL YEARS. PLEASE LET US KNOW WHERE WE CAN PURCHASE THIS EXCELLENT WINE! BOB AN GERRI REGAN BGREGAN32@COMCAST.NET
Jun 1, 2012
WE HAVE EXPERIENCED SALMON CREEK CHARDONNAY AT OUR FAVORITE RESTAURANT FOR AT LEAST A YEAR. LOOKING FOR A WAY TO PURCHASE THIS PARTICULAR WINE, AS WE FIND IT EXQUISITELY DELICIOUS.
Jun 1, 2012
MY HUSBAND AN I HAVE HAD THE PLEASURE OF HAVING SALMON CREEK CHARDONNAY IN OUR FAVORITE RESTAURANT. IT IS SUPERB WINE! WHERE CAN WE PURCHASE THIS LOVELY WINE??
Mar 6, 2012
Have noticed the Salmon Creek 2009 Chardonnay is lacking any oak character. Have they changed this wine, or did we get a bad batch?
It was a wonderful table wine. I found it comparable to J Lohr in finish and quality. I need to get more of this! Read More
Dec 5, 2011
I really enjoy this chardonnay...its got a nice, oak flavor!
Jul 26, 2011
to glo1044: I am having same problem. Stores listed under SNOOTH are on the east coast. This wine is made in Sonoma CA and I LIVE IN CA and cannot find a VENDOR. Post if you find oe =0)
Jul 26, 2011
I love this Chardonnay, but I can only get it at restaurants or on-line. Why can't I buy it at any stores, like Trader Joe's or Bev-Mo or any retail store?
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