Pommard Pinot Noir

I have just begun my journey into French wines. I was recently poured a glass of  Pommard 2013 Pinot Noir.  Delish! It's full-bodied with dark berry flavors. The tech notes say describe it as boasting "black fruits" - a wonderful way to describe this powerful, complex wine. Pairs well with red meats and roast game. …

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A New Pinot Noir Fav

I recently attended a wine tasting that featured over 200 wines. It was there that I found the treasure trove of Pinot Noirs. STEELHEAD PINOT NOIR 2016 from North Coast, California is my top pick for best Pinot Noir, from this event. The flavor is full. Think black raspberry, pomegranate, and bing cherries, with earthiness and …

No. 12

I recently received a delivery of a selection of wines from The Boisset Collection. JCB No. 12 Pinot Noir by Jean Charles Boisset was the first opened bottle. This wine has renewed my love for Pinot Noir. JCB No. 12 has aromas of blueberry, plum and a hint of cinnamon and brown sugar.  On the palate, the …

A Perfect 10

Throughout history the number 10 has always represented the concept of wholeness, soundness and being complete. Jean-Charles Boisset designed this unique wine to represent all that Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is renowned for.. structure, balance and power. It is a perfect 10! ​ The JCB N° 10 explodes out of the glass with notes of …

Melanin

I was introduced to this gem by a dear friend who had a bottle on hand. THE CHARLES WINE COMPANY’S MELANIN PINOT NOIR is a complex, medium bodied wine with dark cherry, boysenberry, and blackberry flavors, with a touch of mocha. Crafted from grapes in the  Lodi Central Valley, the perfect climate for varietals. This family-owned, …