|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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“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
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...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
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Page 1 of 6Salmon Creek Cellars on Snooth
The CFO and I and four others are back in CA doing a weeks worth of tasting. Today is the Sonoma Barrel tasting to be followed by a couple more days in Sonoma and two days in Napa. Reports to follow. Read More
This is not your first Thanksgiving rodeo. It's not ours, either. We've brought you a panoply of Thanksgiving table wine suggestions over the past ten years. There was the time we assured you that Thanksgiving wines wouldn't break your bank. In fact, we've discussed Thanksgiving value wines time and time again. We've been here for you during Tha... Read More
Great Wine! Having a hard time finding a place to order it from. I can enjoy it at a local restaurant - Florina's Pizza. Read More
I live in Minnesota and have to order it online... Read More
Secret Santa 2015 was a success! We eventually figured out who the senders and recipients were based on past drinking habits and assorted sleuthing. Some bottles were consumed quickly but others are in storage awaiting the right moment to enjoy them. Thanks to everyone for participating. Final pairings are listed below:JONDERRY - received bo... Read More
This is the time of the year that you see a slew of rosé wine reviews, as the summer is known as pink wine season. This is underscored by the fact that most wineries release their rosés in the spring no doubt in an effort to latch on to the popular sentiment. For years, I refused to buy into to the “summer means rosé” mindset as I firmly believe... Read More
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Apr 26, 2015
We recently enjoyed Salmon Creek Merlot at a restaurant just north of Olympia, WA. I forgot to ask them where they purchase it. Could you provide a list of wine retailers in the Olymoia/Tacoma area where we could purchase this wine. Thank you very much!
Sep 30, 2014
where to purchase Salmon creek Cabernet Sauvingnon 2010 07666
I live in California and I have to go to NH to buy it. What a shame. Read More
A great wine. It's a shame we can't buy a couple of bottles in California. Read More
Hey everyone, what are some of your favorite 'everyday' or M-F types of wines to accompany a regular dinner? I personally have enjoyed the Montoya Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa, and I usually pick it up from Total Wines out here in Virginia. This is one of those fruit-forward cabs that isn't too complex for me to appreciate, and it usually cost... 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.
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?
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)