Big nose we could smell as soon as we corked it. Strong bright fruit on the palate with easy tannins. Acidity led to a lingering even darker berry finish.
Very surprising for a zin. Had I tas... Read More
About This Wine:
One could argue that Zinfandel is Dry Creek Valley’s quintessential wine grape variety. Agree or not, this is Optima’s finest offering of Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel to date. ... Read More
Stephen Tanzer (International Wine Cellar): Saturated red-ruby. Aromatic, musky aromas of crushed raw blue and black berries, lead pencil, spices, rose oil and eucalyptus oil. Juicy, spicy and... Read More
With "feet of clay" our meticulously tended vines issue forth, each year, from restrained yields, this perfumed and intensely concentrated Chardonnay. The vines shiver through foggy mornings w... Read More
The tart Syrah nose of cranberry and red currants carries through the flavors of this deep red wine, which is dry but relatively low in acidity.
A mouth-filling long finish and full body reso... Read More
Very intense and multi-layered, the bouquet is dominated by forest spring flowers, honeysuckle, lily, acacia, orange blossom, with white peach, lemon, lime, William pear, grapefruit, honey, mi... Read More
Wine Tasting Notes The Frank Family Vineyard's Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a deep purple color. The aromas are brimming with sweet blackberries, Tahitian vanilla, chocolate dusted espres... Read More
Wine Spectator Review Rated 91 Well-structured, with rich layers of creamy fig, melon and apricot, gaining depth and complexity on the long finish. Drink now through 2011. Wine Tasting Notes ... Read More
69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Petit Verdot, Malbec, & Petite Sirah. 22 Months in French Oak, 35% new. 350 cases produced. Concentrated black/red color; grenadine, sweet date and shaded with pepp... Read More