CHIRON Pinot Noir Las Hermanitas 2016

Chiron Pinot Noir

Ripe, juicy red cherries, raspberries and sweet cranberries on the nose along with violets and candied ginger introduce you to the Chiron Pinot Noir. Great start. Taste continues on the same path with oolong tea and black truffle flavors sneaking in. Perfect ripeness in my opinion, healthy acidity and structure to make it last for […]

DEOVLET Pinot Noir “Sanford & Benedict” 2015

Deovlet Pinot Noir Sanford Benedict

Man oh man, this Pinot Noir from owner/winemaker Ryan Deovlet has it all. Aromatic: red roses, musk, cologne, dark wild cherries. Loads of fruity taste in the mouth. Dark raspberries, plums and cherries with licorice, cinnamon and cedar lurking behind. Full bodied for cool-climate Pinot Noir. With air it gets deeper and richer. All this is […]

DEOVLET Chardonnay “Sanford & Benedict” 15

Deovlet Chardonnay Sanford Benedict

California Chardonnay doesn’t get much better than the Deovlet Chardonnay Sanford & Benedict to my taste. From 40+ year old, own-rooted vines in the very cool confines of western Santa Barbara County. Intense, richness, buzzing acidity. The rocky soil, citrus and stone fruits and light-handed winemaking all come together to make a “Chablis-like” Chardonnay in […]