S. R. Tonella Cellars – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – Rutherford, Napa Valley

S. R. Tonella Cellars – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – Rutherford, Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, elegant, aromatic and offers complexity, a certain power (full of freshness). It reveals notes of bright/fresh raspberry, blackberry, small notes of small bright black fruits associated with touches of bright violet plum, violet, Sichuan pepper as well as hints of aromatic herbs, laurel, tonka bean, fresh mild tobacco, delicate hints of…

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Sunshine Valley Vineyards – Jubilee 2018 – Napa Valley

Sunshine Valley Vineyards – Jubilee 2018 – Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, fresh and offers a bright fruit as well as a beautiful definition. It reveals notes of bright redcurrant, raspberry, small notes of cassis associated with touches of violet, zan as well as fine hints of sense of the place (local biotope, dry local biotope), discreet hints of fresh tobacco and a…

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Clark-Claudon Vineyards – Eternity 2018, Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Grown – Napa Valley

Clark-Claudon Vineyards – Eternity 2018, Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Grown – Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, elegant, beautifully built and offers a certain power (full of control/finesse), a beautiful freshness, deepness and a fleshy/juicy beautiful fruit. It reveals notes of pulpy/juicy blackberry, raspberry, small notes of black/griotte cherry associated with touches of small bright berries as well as hints of fresh liquorice, fresh almond, discreet hints of…

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Clark-Claudon Vineyards – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Estate Grown – Napa Valley

Clark-Claudon Vineyards – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Estate Grown – Napa Valley

The nose is elegant and offers delicacy, a certain controlled power, deepness as well as a beautiful pulpy/generous fruit. It reveals notes of bright cherry, blueberry, small notes of cassis associated with touches of small fresh flowers, crushed redcurrant as well as delicate hints of fresh liquorice stick, black olive, discreet hints of chocolate and…

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Pope Valley Winery – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Réserve – Napa Valley

Pope Valley Winery – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Réserve – Napa Valley

The nose is aromatic, racy and offers complexity, a certain racy power and elegance. It reveals notes of quite ripe wild blackberry, ripe plum, small notes of ripe strawberry associated with touches of dry redcurrant, tobacco leaf as well as hints of local forest ground/sense of the place and a subtle balsamic hint. The palate…

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Theorize – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – Napa Valley

Theorize – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – Napa Valley

The nose is aromatic and offers concentration, a beautiful spicy side and a certain deepness. It reveals notes of juicy/acidulous Boysen berry, small red berries, small notes of wild strawberry associated with touches of cardamom, Brazilian pepper, tonka bean as well as fine hints of spices, nutmeg, discreet hints of roasted herbs/roasted thyme. The palate…

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Theorize – Sauvginon Blanc 2019 – Napa Valley

Theorize – Sauvginon Blanc 2019 – Napa Valley

The nose is fresh and offers concentration, a certain power and fruitiness. It reveals notes of fresh/crunchy William pear, apple, small notes of fresh oak associated with small touches of fresh lychee, fresh nectarine as well as a discreet hint of fresh mandarine, zests and dry almond. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers tension,…

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Newton – The Puzzle 2018 – Napa Valley

Newton – The Puzzle 2018 – Napa Valley

The nose is fruity and offers complexity, intensity (full of finesse), power (full of elegance) as well as deepness (full of elegance). It reveals notes of bright wild blackberry, small wild black fruits and small notes of raspberry associated with touches of wild blueberry, small blue fruits, cornflower as well as hints of liquorice stick,…

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The Debate – Cabernet Franc 2018, Stagecoach Vineyard – Napa Valley

The Debate – Cabernet Franc 2018, Stagecoach Vineyard – Napa Valley

The nose is beautifully built, racy and offers a beautiful ripe fruit, a certain richness as well as intensity, a small concentration and deepness. It reveals notes of bright blackberry, blueberry, small notes of crushed strawberry associated with touches of cornflower, cardamom, toasted hazelnut as well as discreet hints of caramelization, bourbon vanilla pod and…

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The Debate – Cabernet Franc 2018, Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard – Napa Valley

The Debate – Cabernet Franc 2018, Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard – Napa Valley

The nose is aromatic, full of elegance, marked by the terroir (hot soil) and offers complexity, precision, finesse of the grain as well as a small freshness, a beautiful racy grain, an aerial character, concentration (full of elegance) and a small spicy side. It reveals notes of crushed wild blackberry, small fleshy fruits, small notes…

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