Jericho Canyon Vineyard – Solair 2015 – Calistoga, Napa Valley

Jericho Canyon Vineyard – Solair 2015 – Calistoga, Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, well-balanced and offers juiciness, good precision as well as elegance. It reveals notes of cassis, blackberry and small notes of wild raspberry associated with touches of licorice, blond tobacco, spices as well as discreet hints of cardamom, spices, gray pepper, olive and very discreet toasted hints. The palate is fruity, juicy, well-balanced, elegant and offers a beautiful definition, a very slight concentration, a very slight unctuosity/creaminess, a good structure, a beautiful precision as well as finesse. On the palate this wine expresses notes of crushed blackberry, cassis and small notes of fresh raspberry associated with small touches of blueberry, dark chocolate as well as slight touches of black olive and vanilla. Tannins are fine, elegant and a small bit firm. The finish is slightly grainy. There are a slight hint of almond and a slight hint of gray pepper on the finish. A beautiful wine! (2020+)

Note (Score): 17.75+/20

Note (Score): 96/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 05/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)