The Debate – Cabernet Franc 2018, Sleeping Lady Vineyard – Napa Valley

The Debate – Cabernet Franc 2018, Sleeping Lady Vineyard – Napa Valley

The nose is elegant and offers power (full of delicacy), finesse of the grain, a beautiful finesse in its intensity as well as a multilayer side. It reveals notes of cornflower, small fleshy/ripe blue berries, small notes of bourbon vanilla associated with fine touches of violet, small fresh flowers as well as hints of crushed…

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AXR – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – Napa Valley

AXR – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – Napa Valley

The nose is elegant, aromatic and offers a flowery character as well as a certain controlled power. It reveals notes of raspberry, violet, small notes of fresh lily associated with touches of small red berries as well as fine hints of cassis, a discreet hint of kirsh cherry, eucalyptus, spices and a subtle hint of…

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Hill Family Estate 2018 – Napa Valley

Hill Family Estate 2018 – Napa Valley

The nose is spicy, aromatic and offers a small certain power, a fine intensity as well as a fine/discreetly tight grain. It reveals notes of wild blackberry, small wild fruits, small notes of spices associated with small touches of red fruits, incense as well as discreet hints of nutmeg, grey pepper and a hint of…

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Sunshine Valley Vineyards – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – Napa Valley

Sunshine Valley Vineyards – Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, elegant and offers power (full of freshness) as well as a certain intensity. It reveals notes of wild blackberry, wild strawberry, small notes of mocha associated with touches of cherry blossom, small wild red berries as well as fine hints of violet, lilac, spices, discreet hints of cuben pepper and an…

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Pope Valley Winery – Sauvignon Blanc 2019 – Napa Valley

Pope Valley Winery – Sauvignon Blanc 2019 – Napa Valley

The nose is mineral and offers a certain gourmandize. It reveals notes of ripe white grapefruit, ripe mandarine, small notes of juicy/fresh peach associated with small touches of small pulpy fruits and a discreet hint of fresh almond. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers minerality, a good balance, a juicy/acidulous frame as well as…

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Hill Family Estate – Sauvignon Blanc 2019 – Atlas Peak, Napa Valley

Hill Family Estate – Sauvignon Blanc 2019 – Atlas Peak, Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, racy and offers gourmandize as well as a beautiful fine grain and a fine intensity. It reveals notes of fresh/juicy pear, peach, small notes of fleshy apple associated with small touches of quenette, a racy minerality, discreet hints of citrus, sense of the place and a subtle hint of yuzu. The…

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AXR – Chardonnay 2018 – Napa Valley

AXR – Chardonnay 2018 – Napa Valley

The nose is fresh, fruity and offers a good definition, a certain gourmandize as well as a small richness. It reveals notes of fleshy apple, crushed nectarine, small notes of quenette associated with touches of pear flowers, small crushed white fruits as well as fine hints of kumquat, chestnut butter and toasted hazelnut. The palate…

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Newton – Unfiltered 2018 Chardonnay – Napa Valley

Newton – Unfiltered 2018 Chardonnay – Napa Valley

The nose is fruity and offers elegance, a certain power, a small richness as well as a fine grain and a small fleshiness. It reveals notes of pulpy/juicy pear, bright pear, small notes of quenette associated with touches of toasted, vanilla as well as fine hints of citrus (mandarine, lemon) and toasted. The palate is…

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St Supéry – Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Estate Grown – Napa Valley

St Supéry – Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Estate Grown – Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, racy, fresh and offers power as well as a fine grain. It reveals notes of ripe apple, ripe/fleshy peach, small notes of citrus (lemon, mandarine) associated with touches of apricot, flowers as well as hints of exotic fruits, discreet hints of lychee and a subtle varietal hint (bringing freshness). The palate…

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Corison – Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 – St. Helena, Napa Valley

Corison – Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 – St. Helena, Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, beautiful elegant and offers delicacy, a beautiful finesse of the grain, deepness, power (full of delicacy) and a small complexity. It reveals notes of ripe wild cassis, small ripe/fresh black fruits, small notes of ripe wild strawberry, griotte associated with small touches of small fleshy red fruits, violet plum, lily as…

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