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Turley - Petite Syrah Hayne Vineyard
This is hitting it's stride and drinking beautifully. Ripe blackberry and dark berry fruit. Notes of kirsch, blackberry liqueur, licorice, sweet tobacco, mentholand white pepper add wonderful complexity. Finely grained, polished and well-integrated tannins. Extremely well-balanced. Deliciously flavorful, long and very enjoyable finish.
Selbach-Oster - Zeltinger Schlossberg Riesling Spatlese
Peach, melon and citrus fruit. Notes of lemon custard. Somewhat floral. Good balance with acidity. Decent finish.
Studert-Prum - Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese
Delicious and drinking beautifully. Ripe peach, mandarin orange and honey dew melon fruit with citrus tones. Framed by notes of honeysuckle, honey comb and hybiscus. Well balanced with the acidity. Lengthy, flavorful and satisfying finish.
Carlisle - Syrah Russian River Valley
Drinking very well. Ripe, blackberry fruit with blackberry liqueur flavored. Polished, integrated tannins. Good length the finish.
Eventide - Cabernet Sauvignon Wellington
This is super extracted, concentrated yet avoids being flabby. Ripe, luscious, sappy blackberry, blueberry and black raspberry fruit. Notes of kirsch, resin and licorice. Tannins soft, round and fully absorbed. Palate coating finish.