Domaine de la Côte Bloom’s Field 2017 Santa Rita hills (California)

Domaine de la Côte Bloom’s Field 2017 Santa Rita hills (California)

Domaine de la Côte, famous author Rajat Parr estate since 2007, is a small but prestigious estate of only 16 hectares in santa Rita hills, dedicated to Pinot Noir production. 6 vineyards, each with a unique geology, aspect, elevation and microclimate creates a different expression of this refined grape varietal. Bloom’s field vineyard, sitting on…

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The Eyrie Vineyards – Rolling Green 2012, Pinot Noir – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley

The Eyrie Vineyards – Rolling Green 2012, Pinot Noir – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley

The nose is fruity, elegant and gourmand. It reveals notes of fleshy strawberry, plum and small notes of fleshy/crushed blueberry associated with very fine touches of blackberry, cherry as well as subtle mineral hints and spices. The mouth is fruity, well-balanced and offers a very acidulous frame, finesse as well as racy minerality. In the…

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Plaisance Ranch – Grande Finale 2017 Vintage Port Style – Applegate Valley

Plaisance Ranch – Grande Finale 2017 Vintage Port Style – Applegate Valley

The nose is fruity and offers a small power, intensity and a fine alcoholic hint. It reveals notes of blackberry, cassis and small notes of crushed strawberry associated with fine touches of violet as well as hints of nutmeg, liquorice stick and dark chocolate. The mouth is fruity, elegant and offers a beautiful definition, gourmandize…

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Plaisance Ranch – Petit Verdot 2017 – Applegate Valley

Plaisance Ranch – Petit Verdot 2017 – Applegate Valley

The nose offers a fine grain as well as a fine intensity/concentration. It reveals notes of blackberry, cassis and small notes of violet associated with fine touches of black cherry/griotte as well as discreet hints of iris, nutmeg and an imperceptible hint of cinnamon. The mouth is fresh, mineral and offers a finely acidulous frame,…

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Plaisance Ranch – Petite-Petite 2017 – Applegate Valley

Plaisance Ranch – Petite-Petite 2017 – Applegate Valley

The nose is elegant, deep and offers a small intensity and complexity. It reveals notes of blackberry, ripe blackcurrant and small notes of blueberry associated with fine touches of wild raspberry as well as hints of sweet spices, cardamom and discreet hints of Cuben pepper, tonka bean and a subtle hint of graphite. The mouth…

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Plaisance Ranch – Petite-Petite 2017 – Applegate Valley

Plaisance Ranch – Petite-Petite 2017 – Applegate Valley

The nose is fruity and offers power, a beautiful finesse of the grain and intensity. It reveals notes of Boysen berry, violet and small notes of Cuben pepper associated with fine touches of ripe blackcurrant, wild raspberry as well as very discreet hints of graphite and spices/green pepper. The mouth is fruity, well-balanced and offers…

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Plaisance Ranch – Syrah 2017 – Applegate Valley

Plaisance Ranch – Syrah 2017 – Applegate Valley

The nose is fruity and offers power as well as a good definition and a very fine concentration. It reveals notes of blackberry and blackcurrant and small notes of iris, flowers associated with fine touches of fresh wild raspberry associated with fine hints of Sichuan pepper. The mouth is fruity, well-balanced and offers a juicy/finely…

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Plaisance Ranch – Mondeuse 2017 – Applegate Valley

Plaisance Ranch – Mondeuse 2017 – Applegate Valley

The nose is fruity, well-built and offers a fine concentration. It reveals notes of blackcurrant, wild blackberry and small wild fruits associated with fine touches of Sichuan pepper, cornflower and fine hints of grass. The mouth is fruity, juicy, suave and offers a good definition, gourmandize as well as an acidulous frame, tension and a…

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Plaisance Ranch – Petite Sirah 2017 – Applegate Valley

Plaisance Ranch – Petite Sirah 2017 – Applegate Valley

The nose is fresh, fruity and offers a small flowery side. It reveals notes of violet, ripe violet plum, ripe violet plum and small notes of blackberry associated with small touches of tobacco leaves, caramelization and a hint of ripe almond. The mouth is fruity, well-balanced and offers a juicy/fresh frame, a good definition and…

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Plaisance Ranch – Cabernet Franc 2017 – Applegate Valley

Plaisance Ranch – Cabernet Franc 2017 – Applegate Valley

The nose is aromatic, racy and offers a small gourmandize. It reveals notes of violet, plum and small notes of Boysen berry associated with fine touches of sweet spices and a very discreet hint of nutmeg. The mouth is juicy, mineral and offers freshness, a good definition and gourmandize. In the mouth this wine expresses…

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