We are reviewing wines live from the Wine Bloggers Conference today.
Thats right all of us winos are here in Sonoma together, drinking and reviewing.
This is guerilla style tasting on the fly.
Kanzler Pinot Noir 2007
Light lovely cherryand strawberry fruit, nice acids on the backend, great clarity on a light garnet color. only 420 cases made $48
Sean Minor 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon
Sweet tannins with no grip, blackcurrant flavors, some cassis liquor on the nose, nice easy drinking style, great for barbecues. 7200 cases $17
Lionheart Wines 2007 Roussanne
lemon curd and pineapple on the nose, some viscosity in the mouth, full bodied, ripe apricots in the mouth, light golden color, creamy with a good acid on the finish. $30
Bonterra Vineyards The McNab 2004 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% petit syrah and 60% merlot. Sweet oak, a big red. Certified Biodynamic and organic grapes
dark plums and bitter chocolate flavors, ripe sweet fruit $45
Clos La Chance 1005 Cabernet Sauvignon, 1212 cases produced, $30, very dense dark color, some meat and soy notes on the nose, Christmas cake spices and plum fruit, great acids, tons of sweet oak
Boho 2006 Chardonnay $24 3L bag in a box, little thin asnd oily, some citrus
Bink 2005 Pinot Noir, Weir Vineyards, Yorkville Highlands, Mendocino
light clear red color, some worcestershire, cherry cola flavors, moderate acids, sweet fruit $40
Twisted Oak 2004 The Spaniard (Tempranillo, Garnacha blend)tons of blueberry fruit, nice cinnamon spice, really delicious and dark but maintains freshness $49
Small Vines 2006 Pinot Noir, nice earth up front,great firm acids and clean red fruits, 150 cases produced $65
Cupcake Chardonnay 2007 partial malo,partial new oak, light almost clear, some pear and honeydew melon, light bodied fora Chard, fair acids $12
James David 2007 Muscat $16, beautiful passionfruit nose, very light color and body, refreshing tropical fruit