Nicely Balanced Wine

Quilceda Creek 2006 Merlot - Red Wine

Red Wine by Quilceda Creek from Columbia Valley Washington. Purple colored Quilceda Creek Merlot offers up an expressive nose of cedar cinnamon cassis and Black Currant. This is followed by a rich smooth textured savory wine with outstanding density and grip. Nicely balanced and lingering on the palate it will continue to unwind for several more years and offer peak drinking from 2013 to 2021. Blend: 88% Merlot 9 ---5% Cabernet Franc 2 ---5% Petit Verdot

Graham's Fine Tawny Porto - Dessert Wine

Dessert Fortified & Fruit Wine by Graham's from Portugal. Graham's Tawny Port is a more lightly textured and drier wine than the Ruby. It offers a fine balance of fruitiness and nuttiness derived from maturation in seasoned Oak Casks. A very versatile style of Port suitable for drinking on any occasion. Reddish tawny color with ripe Fruit Aromas Nicely Balanced by hints of Dried Fruits and on the palate slightly dry elegant and smooth ---

Smoking Loon Red Loon Red Wine Blend - Red Wine

Red Wine by Smoking Loon from California. Red Loon offers abundant aromas of Black Cherry and violets from Syrah Blueberry Pie from Petite Sirah while its oak inuences introduce hints of cedar and Vanilla Bean. This blend's varietals merge together to yield decadent flavors of Cherry Jam dark caramel sauce and Milk Chocolate. With its velvety Smooth Finish this Rich Red wine is perfect for summer picnics and barbecues. Well balanced and Medium Bodied this wine pairs nicely with Baby Back ribs with a Brown Sugar rub or your favorite burger ---

Heron 2013 Merlot - Red Wine

Red Wine by Heron from California. Deep in color and rich on the palate with lots of Red Cherry and Dark Plum flavors framed by stylish oak. The tannins are moderately firm and nicely frame the Forward Fruit. The result is a balanced wine with finesse intensity and elegance ---

White Knight 2014 Sauvignon Blanc - White Wine

White Wine by The White Knight from California. Fresh and exciting this Sauvignon Blanc provides a sensory dance with aromas of sweet chive playful grapefruit and summer melon. An interlude of White Peach gooseberry and a splash of lime flavors follow. Crisp and dry a luscious mid palate swirls about the mouth while this wine reveals hints of Passion Fruit before a Nicely Balanced mineral laced finish ---

Donelli Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro Amabile - Champagne & Sparkling

Red by Donelli from Italian Italy. Fine and persistent foam with Violet Hues this wine is rich Ruby Red in color with Garnet Reflections particularly along the rim. Fruity aromas of Red Berries intermingle with Spicy Notes. On the palate pleasantly semi sweet Fruit Flavors come through. It is Nicely Balanced by Light Tannins. Serve well chilled as an aperitif with typical fare from the the Emilia Romagna region including cured fatty charcuterie like mortadella. Also excellent with meat tortellini ---

J.J. Vincent 2014 Pouilly-Fuisse Marie Antoinette - Chardonnay White Wine

White Wine by J ---J. Vincent from Burgundy France regions. Pale Yellow Color with hints of green. On the nose a touch of oak lots of finesse and minerality with White Flowers lemon and apple scents. The wine is fresh round and fruity on the palate with aromas of melon kiwi peaches and apricot and a nice minerality. Overall the wine is Nicely Balanced and fresh with a great length ---

Cara Nord 2014 Negre - Red Wine

Red Wine by Cara Nord from Spain. This is a dark blackish purple wine. Black plums and spices on the nose deep and Rich Concentrated Black Fruit with thick texture and Soft Tannins. It has grace notes of cloves and cinnamon. Nicely balanced by firm structural acidity on the palate and a sense of fresh and Vibrant Finish ---

Consilience 2013 Petite Sirah - Red Wine

Red Wine by Consilience from Central Coast California. Beautiful aromas of blackberries with a nice following of spice and Light Oak. Welcoming blueberries on the palate along with a Nicely Balanced and Smooth Mouthfeel. Tannins are firm but not aggressive. Would pair nicely with Grilled Salmon filet Pork Tenderloin and even ribs or pizza. Blend: 95% Petite Sirah 5% Syrah

Tangley Oaks 2014 Mendocino Chardonnay - White Wine

White Wine by Tangley Oaks from North Coast California. Light straw in color the Tangley Oaks Chardonnay has aromas of pear tangerine peel and a hint of spice. This wine has Nicely Balanced and Bright Acidity. It has a full Mouth Feel with Mineral Notes throughout ---

Graffigna 2015 Centenario Reserve Pinot Grigio - Pinot Gris/Grigio White Wine

White Wine by Graffigna from Argentina South America. Pale Straw Yellow with Greenish Hues. Citric notes and Floral Nuances with hints of White Peach and apricot. Fresh with Intense Aromas. A Pleasant Aftertaste that's crisp and Nicely Balanced. Blend: 100% Pinot Grigio

Mischief and Mayhem 2013 Pinot Noir - Red Wine

Red Wine by Mischief and Mayhem from Burgundy France regions. Bright Ruby Red in color with a touch of pink at the rim. Extremely fine warm nose of damsons Red Cherry clove nutmeg and Raspberry Fruit. Excellent soft mouthfeel nicely integrated Supple Tannins smooth and full with rich Cherry Pie plum and Vanilla Notes all balanced with a subtle acidic structure. Lovely even grip and balance leads into a dry well rounded and full finish. A delicious wine to drink by itself or an ideal accompaniment to charcuterie lighter Pasta Dishes chicken or pork ---

Clos LaChance 2012 Zinfandel - Red Wine

Red Wine by Clos LaChance from Central Coast California. On the nose are classic zinfandel aromas. Blackberries cherries boysenberries and a spicy White Pepper. A hint of herbs rosemary and thyme. Very balanced nice acidity due to coastal influence on the vineyard. The alcohol is subdued giving the fruit a chance to shine. Cherries and blackberries are prominent in the mid palate. The spice carries through to the finish which lingers nicely ---

Gerard Bertrand 2014 Kosmos Organic Red Blend - Rhone Blends Red Wine

Red Wine by Gerard Bertrand from Languedoc Roussillon France regions. Kosmos has a deep Ruby Red color. This powerful elegant and Nicely Balanced cuvee is endowed with generous Red Fruits aromas. The tannins are mature subtle and the Lingering Finish is amazingly intense. Kosmos has also an important potential for cellaring ---

Chateau de Sours 2013 Bordeaux Blanc - Bordeaux Blends White Wine

White Wine by Chateau de Sours from Bordeaux France Bordeaux. A wonderfully fresh wine of a Pale Green almost silver color with Enticing Aromas of lime pineapple White Peaches licorice and intense smoky and Mineral Notes from the limestone plateau. On the palate there is a crispy attack of Well Balanced acidity with nicely Integrated Oak textured roundness and a touch of vanilla to balance the lemony freshness and a long Dry Finish ---

Buena Vista 2014 Count Red Blend - Red Wine

Red Wine by Buena Vista from Sonoma County California. The 2014 vintage of The Count Founder's Red Wine offers aromas of rich Dark Chocolate and soft Baking Spices. Upon the palate Dark Berry flavors Plum Skin and mocha mingle with hints of cinnamon and vanilla. Nicely structured and Well Balanced this wine has a long dense finish that lingers long after the first sip. This immediately enjoyable wine will continue to evolve in the bottle over the next two to three years. Pair with barbecued beef or country style pork ribs ---

Grgich Hills Estate 2006 Yountville Selection Cabernet Sauvignon - Red Wine

Red Wine by Grgich Hills Estate from Napa Valley California. Full bodied with Firm Tannins this Cabernet Sauvignon offers richaromas of blackberry Black Licorice and allspice. This is a balanced wine with enough acidity to nicely pair with food yet plenty of Firm Tannins so it will continue to gain complexity as it ages. Havingthe patience to cellar this wine will reward you in the glass years from now. Serve with roasted Meat Dishes or all by itself to fully enjoy the wine's flavors and complexity ---

Jason-Stephens 2013 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon - Red Wine

Red Wine by Jason Stephens from California. This is a great Cabernet Sauvignon as a cocktail hour wine and also pairs well with many fine foods. This versitility comes frombold yet smooth Tannin Structure great Fruit Flavors nicely Balanced Acidity and excellent Mouth Feel. Fruit flavors of Cherry Blueberry and cassis with notes of clove and Black Licorice make this wine a great wine to pair with savory foods. This wine isgreat to enjoy now and over the next 7 10 years ---

Saini 2014 Apple Block Old Vine Zinfandel - Red Wine

Red Wine by Saini from Sonoma County California. The old vine characteristics of the Apple Block Zinfandel are immediately apparent. Aromas of blackberry and boysenberry syrup jump out of the glass followed by more subtle blueberry raspberry and Black Pepper with hints of rhubarb. On the palate lush rich Fruit Flavors are Nicely Balanced by a rich mid palate with Elegant Tannins and a Bright Acidity on the finish ---

Hendry 2014 HRW Cabernet Sauvignon - Red Wine

Red Wine by Hendry from Napa Valley California. Spicy cedary berry blueberry aromas. Solid fruit and Firm Tannins. Round midpalate with Blueberry Blackberry licorice dry cocoa and spice. Well structured and balanced. Blue cheese and bacon burgers steaks and roasts will all pair nicely with this solid balanced full flavored Cabernet Sauvignon. Great value ---

Oliverhill 2014 Red Silk Shiraz - Syrah/Shiraz Red Wine

Red Wine by Oliverhill from McLaren Vale Australia. A beautiful vintage has produced a wine with an inky dark Purple Color that is dense and almost light capturing. The nose combines blackberry and Blueberry Fruit tones accentuated with Oak Spice a touch mocha/chocolate and Cracked Pepper. Concentrated but Nicely Balanced on its medium fuller to fuller frame the tannins are powdery and quite fine giving some focusing grip to the sweet blue and black Fruit Flavors. This is quite juicy in the mid palate but finishes dry on its Persistent Finish. Just now starting to open up this concentrated effort should drink beautifully over the next 3 4 years. If you drink it young make sure to let it open up as it will flesh out nicely and gain suppleness ---

J.J. Vincent 2015 Bourgogne Blanc - Chardonnay White Wine

White Wine by J ---J. Vincent from Burgundy France regions. Clean pale Yellow Color and Green Reflections. A nice brilliance. The nose is fresh and fruity ripe and round with discrete vanilla and brioche scents. On the mouth the wine is dense and rich fresh and subtle with a good length and finesse. Overall the wine is Nicely Balanced fresh elegant and with a Long Finish ---

Tensley 2015 Tensley Vineyard Syrah - Syrah/Shiraz Red Wine

Red Wine by Tensley from Central Coast California. The Tensley Vineyard Syrah 2015 is harvested from the Tensley estate vineyard with the first vine planted by their son Oliver. Dark and intense with highlights of Red Plums and cherries. Nicely balanced by a subtle earthiness and firm grainy tannins ---

Sequoia Grove 2015 Napa Valley Chardonnay - White Wine

White Wine by Sequoia Grove from Napa Valley California. The nose pops with an immediate hit of Fresh Lemon rolling quickly into Lemon Curd and warm Toasted Almonds. The fresh fruitnose is balanced nicely with secondary aromas of custard and brioche Ripe Melon pear and poached pear. On the palate thewine is full of flavor: perfectly nutty toast and marzipan. The mid palate is creamy with a hint of nutmeg and finishing with Fresh Citrus ---