Aromas of starfruit, lemon leaf, gooseberries, tarte tatin and honeysuckle eagerly greet the taster. The palate shows bright yet balanced acidity with notes of green apple, Meyer lemon, pear and Honeydew melon.
Crab cakes, sushi, tuna melt, veggie risotto, oysters
An exotic nose of peach, candied cherry, freshly baked lemon tart and a hint of ginger. The palate is soft and voluptuous with notes of pear, tangerine and quince. The mouthfeel is creamy and soft with an enduring finish.
Salmon tartare, lobster salad, crab cakes, creamy mushroom soup.
An inviting nose of black cherry and licorice lead to flavors of raspberry, cherry and allspice. A surprisingly soft and approachable wine with good structure and a round finish that leaves one wanting more.
BBQ chicken, smoked pork loin, eggplant parmigiana, salmon burgers.
This incredibly aromatic wine possesses an abundance of wild strawberry, cinnamon and red plums. The palate is lithe and juicy; displaying pretty raspberry, red plum leaning into prunes, tobacco, minerals and allspice with fine-grained tannins on the finish. A gentle decanting, or an hour breathing in a glass will unleash the magic.
country ham, roast turkey, charcuterie, lentil soup
The 2017 Carter displays lovely aromas of black cherry and cedar. Light notes of minerality and elegant tannins are complemented by notes of red plum, cola and currant on the palate.
beef kebabs, smoked pork loin, anything with melted gruyere
Made with partial whole-cluster Pinot Noir, the 2016 TightRope has fruit-driven aromas of black cherry, red plum, cassis with secondary aromas of dried figs and baked fruits. Prominent silky tannins pave the way for a long, pronounced finish with notes of cherry and currant. Luscious mouthfeel that craves pairing with rich proteins.
grilled rib-eye steak, rack of lamb, mushroom fricassée
Made with 100% whole cluster Pinot Noir. Aromas of earthy black cherry, cedar, blueberry compote, anise, allspice and barrel spice. The palate is rich and complex, with boysenberry syrup, dark plum, tarragon, black olive and dried flowers, with amazing length and palate presence.
Aged manchego cheese, dry aged New York strip steak, venison stew.
This enticing Cabernet possesses aromas of boysenberry, black cherry, cedar, allspice, vanilla, dark plum and a hint of cassis. The palate displays flavors of cassis, black cherry, sawdust, cocoa powder, dried blueberry and toast with great body and ample tannins.
butter-seared T-Bone steak, braised pork shank, mixed berry crumble
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