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    Calera Central Coast Chardonnay 2021

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Showcasing the vibrant charm of Chardonnay grown on the cool, windswept Central Coast, this wine displays enticing aromas of lemon zest, green apple, cedar and passionfruit. On the palate, mouthcoating waves of tropical fruit are balanced by a beam of natural acidity, with French oak-inspi...

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    Calera Central Coast Pinot Noir 2017

    Written by Helen Wilson

    A beautiful bouquet of cranberry, boysenberry, redwood bark, and a hint of red licorice waft from this 2017 Pinot Noir. Then an enchantingly juicy, mouthwatering palate of parfumy raspberry, red cherry and cassis roll smoothly into a perky sweet-tart, persistent, rose petal finish.

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    Chardonnay ‘Morning Fog’ 2021/22

    Written by bluestone0924

    Crisp flavours of green apple and tropical fruit, balanced by vanilla and a touch of toasty oak from barrel ageing. With a mouth-filling body and balanced acidity, this wine delivers a medium-long, refreshing finish.

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    Chardonnay 2021

    Written by bluestone0924

    This wine opens with layered aromas of vanilla, yellow plum, fresh peach blossom and ripe citrus. On the palate are flavours of locally grown Gravenstein apple framed by hints of sweet spice and shortbread. The end result is a broad, juicy, and beautifully balanced mouthfeel.

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    Chardonnay 2021 Crosby

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes Aromas of Golden Delicious apple and lemon zest. Lush fruit and well-integrated acid lead into a bright finish. Food Pairings  Crab, lobster and shellfish with a buttery dressing. Pork and chicken pasta creations, flaky savoury puff pastries dishes, and creamy risotto

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    Chardonnay Mendocino Special Cuvee 2022 Elizabeth Spencer

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes This Chardonnay warmly welcomes with radiant aromas of luscious ripe nectarines and succulent honeydew melon, accompanied by a delicate hint of fragrant honeysuckle. The palate reveals flavours of delicate white peach, rich fig, and velvety caramel, beautifully harmonized ...

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    Chardonnay, Twill Cellars, Willamette Valley 2020

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Intense aromas of lemon blossom, tangerine, salt, peach, and crushed rock are complemented with undertones of fresh cream, lime and passion fruit. On the palate, notes of tangerine, and Meyer lemon are wrapped up in a savoury, bright, and chewy yet lithe frame. The finish carries on with a...

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    Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

    Written by Helen Wilson

    From its aromas of vibrant red and blue fruit to its silky tannins and balanced acidity, this is a lush and alluring Cabernet Sauvignon. On the palate, rich flavors of raspberry, ripe plum and blueberry carry the wine to a long, luxurious finish, with nuanced hints of oak and sweet baking spices.

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    Duckhorn Vinyards, Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Rector Creek Vineyard is located north of Yountville along the Silverado Trail. A unique climate featuring a cooling afternoon breeze combined with Rector Creek’s rocky alluvial soils creates excellent growing conditions for the vines. As a result, the Cabernet Sauvignon from this vineya...

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    Duckhorn Vinyards, Chardonnay 2018/19

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Both complex and alluring, this radiant Chardonnay opens up with aromas of pineapple, stone fruit and lime, as well as hints of white flowers and sweet French oak. On the palate, it is round and silky, with lively acidity and abundant minerality balancing the underlying richness and ad...

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    Duckhorn Vinyards, Sauvignon Blanc 2022

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Harvested from the estates select Napa Valley vineyards, this rich and elegant Sauvignon Blanc was blended with Sémillon to add depth and complexity. Fermented and aged using both stainless steel and French oak, it offers ripe citrus and tropical flavours, refreshing acidity and Sémillon...

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    Hope Family Wines, Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon

    Written by Helen Wilson

    With a beautiful deep ruby hue and brackish edge, aromas of fresh vanilla, cedar and black currants fill the glass. On the palate, a touch of wet leather, black pepper, savoury herbs, black cherry and sweet oak are framed by approachable silky tannins making this wine very food friendly.

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    Hope Family Wines, Liberty School Chardonnay 2017

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Beautiful pale gold. On the nose fresh aromas of lemon peel and pear are accented by notes of caramel that add a touch of richness. Bright stone fruit flavours of apricot and nectarine are balanced with a splash of citrus and creamy vanilla undertones, adding a silky texture to the wine.

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    Long Barn, Chardonnay

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Bright citrus and tropical aromas that immediately leap from the glass. Light to medium bodied, this is a well-balanced, refreshing wine with a creamy mouthfeel that is enlivened with flavours of green apple, sun-drenched orange blossoms and toasted bread.

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    Merlot ‘Sandstone’ 2018/19

    Written by bluestone0924

    Aromas and flavours of black cherry, blackberry and plum with hints of toasted oak. A smooth mouthfeel and inviting tannins lead to a long, fruity finish.

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    NATHAN KENDALL DRY RIESLING FINGER LAKES USA

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Note It has a complex nose with candied lime and lemon peels, green apple and a hint of fresh ginger at the end. Lovely citrus acidity and slight creaminess to the texture from barrel aging.  

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