Cellar Notes -by Aris

April 22nd, 2012
Cellar Notes -by Aris

  Dehlinger – Pinot Noir 2006 Goldridge Vineyard – Russian River Valley, Sonoma, CA Cost: $47.99/Bottle A nice, bright, crimson red, medium-bodied and silky smooth, with a wonderfully aromatic nose offering cherries and raspberries mixed with a hint of Jolly Rancher watermelon. Lovely consistent flavors of candied fruit; good forward tannins and mild acidity keep […]

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Cellar Notes -by Aris

September 24th, 2009
ridge06

Ridge Lytton Springs 2006 – Red Table Wine – Sonoma, California Cost: $29/bottle ($16.99/half-bottle) This predominantly zinfandel wine is perhaps one of the finer offerings from Ridge, and here I am drinking a half-bottle knowing full well I could have easily polished off a full bottle myself this evening— it was that good. Aromas of […]

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Cellar Notes -by Aris

September 14th, 2009
williams_selyem

Williams Selyem – Pinot Noir, Sonoma County 2006 Cost: $36/bottle Dining at the Stable, one of the 50 or so BYOW restaurants in my neighborhood. Matching with a lunch that comprised of a spinach and chicken empanada and fork-splittable baby back ribs, a juicy pinot noir from the famed cult winery of Williams Selyem fit […]

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