Sonoma-Cutrer is best known for its Chardonnay, which is one of the top-selling wines in American restaurants. The winery makes other bottlings (particularly Pinot Noir), but this year the company branches out into Sauvignon Blanc for the first time ever.… Continue reading ? The post Review: 2014 Sonoma-Cutrer Sauvignon Blanc appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Tuna, like marlin and swordfish, is a "cow that swims" fish, marine and meaty at the same time. As such, it pairs well with more stalwart wines; whites, of course, but also lighter reds such as pinot noir or some Loire reds.
One of the most exciting regions in California wine is the rugged Sonoma coast, an area that overlooks the ocean and is blasted with frigid breezes… and where some of the best syrah, pinot noir, and chardonnay can be found… Continue reading ? The post Upcoming: West of West Wine Festival appeared first on Drinkhacker.
Another day of visits. And they were all good. First of all, I headed off to Flat Rock cellars, hosted by winemaker Jay Johnston. Flat Rock are Riesling specialists, but also make very good Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. And the wines are very reasonably priced. Jay Johnston After two brutal winters they’ve decided to replant 24 [...]
Crunchy fruit with floral hints then weighty with rich red and black fruit.
Everything tastes better with rosé, especially this time of year. There are countless good pink wines out there, from the buttery, Provence-made variety to delicate Pinot Noirs to bold Grenaches, but I have two go-tos that always make me happy. Read the full post Top Rosé Pieces: Wear, Drink, and Be Merry which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
You’ll find Anaba in southern Sonoma, where it focuses on Rhone-style wines along with chardonnay and pinot noir. Today we look at two of the Rhoneish releases, both bottled under the “Turbine” moniker. 2013 Anaba Turbine White Sonoma Valley –… Continue reading ? The post Review: Anaba 2013 Turbine White and 2012 Turbine Red appeared first on Drinkhacker.
One of the "worst" mistakes any wine lover can make involves the wine drinking equivalent of getting stuck in a rut. Lots of people know what they like, and choose to stick with it, always opting for the Merlot, or the Pinot Noir, or...Show More Summary
Sketch comedy group Practical Folks have created a parody of the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt song “Pinot Noir” about the Game of Thrones character Jaqen H’ghar. For comparison, here is the original “Pinot Noir” as performed by Titus Andromedon (Tituss Berguss). via Boing Boing
The Mandarin Oriental Singapore’s, Burgers and Burgundy special includes a trio of sliders – teriyaki chicken, lamb and wagyu beef – with a glass of Burgundy-style pinot noir to go with each. Read the rest of the story at: Burgers and Burgundy at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
From the Fog SANTA ROSA, CA: New Pinot Noir vines at Gaps Crown Vineyard are dampened by a thick fog near Santa Rosa, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Show More Summary
Dave Bowley, the Vinteloper, came round to dinner. And he bought this: one of the best Australian Pinot Noirs that I have tasted. It’s from a single Vineyard in Lenswood, Adelaide Hills that was planted in 1986. The slope faces east; the clone is D5V12; the elevation is 550m. Winemaking: pigeage by hand & foot, wild [...]
Two each of the below: Pol Roger, Brut Réserve NV Pol Roger, Vintage 2004 Mise du Printemps, Josmeyer 2013 Mâcon Lugny, Joseph Drouhin 2012 Rully Rouge, Joseph Drouhin 2012 Pinot Noir, Robert Sinskey, 2011 Price per case: £340.20 This offer is valid until 24 July 2015. Prices include VAT and delivery on the British mainland. If […]
Jonathan Ray’s review: Finally, a new addition to the Pol portfolio, the 2011 Robert Sinskey Pinot Noir (£30.35) from the Napa Valley. If you’re new to California Pinot, this is a great place to start. It’s ripe and full-flavoured, of course,...Show More Summary
Jonathan Ray’s review: The 2004 Pol Roger (£58.45) is drinking beautifully and will be even better in a year or so. A blend of 60 per cent Pinot Noir and 40 per cent Chardonnay from 20 Grands and Premiers Crus vineyards, it was aged for eight years before disgorgement. It has plenty of weighty fruit — apples, quince and even a touch […]
Plus, Titus Andromedon breaks into Litchfield in a special OITNB trailer
This Gallo-owned winery focuses on very affordable bottlings primarily from central California vineyards. Thoughts on two wines from the newly-released 2013 vintage follow. 2013 Bridlewood Pinot Noir Monterey County – Rather dense, with some pruny notes on the nose. Show More Summary
On Sunday afternoon, the cast and crew of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt assembled for a For Your Consideration panel at the Silver Screen Theater in Los Angeles — that is, everyone except for Tituss Burgess, who couldn’t fly in because he was sick. That said, conversation still led to Burgess’s character, Titus... More »
Orange is the new Pinot Noir. This, unfortunately, is not an actual preview for the upcoming season of Orange Is the New Black. I mean, season 3 of OITNB looks like it's going to be great as it is, but now that I'm seeing The Unbreakable...Show More Summary
Pinot Noir is the New Black. Contributor: Rebekah Allen read more