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Stunning aromas of lemon-lime and floral emerge. The palate is initially greeted with citrus followed by evolving flavors of wet rock, cantaloupe and peach. Impressive concentration with balanced acidity.
Complex aromas and flavors of Fuji apple and Bosc pear, followed by citrus notes of tangerine and a hint of honeycomb balanced by a delightful minerality.
Exudes deep, jammy plum and wild blackberry with nuances of High-mountain sage, black licorice, white pepper and minerals with Old World character from the Shiraz clone.
Intriguing bouquet of black cherry, blueberry and spice draws you in. The silky palate has focused notes of black licorice, root beer and a hint of nutmeg. A wet stone minerality and lingering finish.
The limited release bottling of Syrah exudes deep, jammy plum and wild blackberry with terroir nuances of sage, licorice, and minerals. The 2012 vintage was a winemaker's dream.
A fruit-forward and beautifully balanced wine, the nose and palate are filled with notes of coffee cake, raisins, blackberry, and boysenberry.
I love this wine with my Sommelier friends, and tend to add this into the mix with other Southern Rhône regions such as Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Gigondas. Its ample aromas of cranberry, layers of dark plum and cracked white pepper lead to cassis and subtle touches of dried sage.
Try it with: Braised Lamb Shank with Roasted Fingerling Potatoes & Caramelized Leeks
“Generous flavors and texture resonates with the wine to the deepness of the dish – from spice to fruit – WOW”
Opens with a delicate bouquet of lemon, nectarine and a warm toastiness. The palate is complex, finessed and balanced with flavors of orange zest, apricot and a hint of vanilla.
Distinctive minerality, unctuous texture and ageability. Complex nuances of toasted hazelnut and wet stone minerality mingle with an intriguing note of freshly washed linens drying in the sun.
Rich and robust, dark inky and purple hues fill the glass while aromas of anise, raspberry pie and pomegranate emerge. Full-bodied and packed with dark fruit, spice and a hint of tobacco.
Lush peach, pear, apple and citrus expression. Complex minerality, precise acidity and opulent texture are signatures of the Chalone limestone terroir. The fresh, lemony aromas turn to complex brioche nuances with age.