West Coast Wine Network
Vineyards & Wineries
Brown Estate
Hyde Vineyard
Pinot Vineyard, 2012
Promise Cabernet Sauvignon
Muscadine Wines
Three coins wine
Hooker wine
Another view from Chappellet
The view from Chappellet
Hooker Wines - Wine for Rugby lovers
May
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Active Topics | Active Posts | Unanswered Posts Past 24 hours | Past 48 hours | Past 7 days
Forum   Subject
Tasting Notes
Tried this last night w/ my gelato: 1. OjaiVnyd Viognier RollRanchVnyd/Calif Dessert Wine (6 brls; 11%) 2003: Deep golden color; very intense orangey/passito light earthy/smokey some Viog/grapey/peachy rather complex passito nose; bit soft quite swee
Italiana
Jump to new posts TN: Some Italian Varietals...(long/boring) by TomHill @ Yesterday at 08:24

We tasted last night (5/17/17) Some Italian Varietals: 1. Ridge Primitivo LyttonEstate/DCV/SonomaCnty (14.4%; 42 brls; bttld 2/15; 89% Primitivo/11% PS; Drk: 11/14- 11/19-11/20: JO; 3.8% water addition) Healdsburg 2013: Med.dark color; rather toa
Tasting Notes
Jump to new posts TN: Some Italian Varietals...(long/boring) by TomHill @ Yesterday at 08:23

We tasted last night (5/17/17) Some Italian Varietals: 1. Ridge Primitivo LyttonEstate/DCV/SonomaCnty (14.4%; 42 brls; bttld 2/15; 89% Primitivo/11% PS; Drk: 11/14- 11/19-11/20: JO; 3.8% water addition) Healdsburg 2013: Med.dark color; rather toa
Tasting Notes
Jump to new posts TN: Gottardi Blauburgunder '10...(short/boring) by TomHill @ Yesterday at 06:15

Tried this last night w/ leftovers: 1. Weingut Gottardi Blauburgunder Mazzon Dd'OC: Sudtiroler (14%; ViasImports; EB; www.gottardi-mazzon.com) Egna/Neumarkt/Bolzano 2010: Med.light color; slight alcoholic quite earthy/dusty/loamy/mushroomy light PN/b
General Wine Discussion
Interesting article by MikeDunne in today's SacBee: SavBee:TinCanWines and recs: TinCanWrecks I've tried a couple of the Underwood wines in a can. They're better than I expected. Alas, I busted my CoraVin when I tried it on one. Didn't do my L
Tasting Notes
Jump to new posts TN: Produttori Barbaresco '12...(short/boring) by TomHill @ 05-23-2017 07:12:05

Shared this w/ John on Sunday: 1. Produttori del Barbaresco Dd'OCG: Barbaresco (14%; ViasImports) Barbaresco 2012: Med.light garnet color; very fragrant floral/rose petal/lilacs/violets slight tarry/pungent/graphite light earthy/dusty/root cellar bea
Tasting Notes
Jump to new posts TN: Kiona Lemberger RedMtn '13...(short/boring) by TomHill @ 05-23-2017 06:50:19

Couldn't stand the Produttori, so cracked: 1. KionaVnyds Lemberger RedMtn (13.5%; Plntd: 1975; www.KionaWine.com) BentonCity/WA 2013: Med.dark color; strong plummy/boysenberry/pomengranate/Mourv-like some earthy/loamy slight herbal/thyme light vanill
Tasting Notes
Jump to new posts Bevela Interview by TomHill @ 05-22-2017 16:05:04

Quite an interesting interview of Kris/Marisa by PhilCarpenter on the WineBerserker's blog: BevelaInterview Tom
Tasting Notes
Jump to new posts TN: Some New Red Wines...(long/boring) by TomHill @ 05-22-2017 11:33:16

We tried tonight (5/10/17) Some New Red Wines: 1. DOP Oid TreMonti Pignoletto Frizzante DOC: Colli d'Imola (11%; www.Tremonti.It) Imola/Emilia Romagne 2014: Pale yellow near colorless; very light bubbles; some yeasty/toasted/bready/almondy simple
General Wine Discussion
Jump to new posts Re: What's Up?? by Brad Harrington @ 05-22-2017 09:05:33

It went offline because I changed my DNS contact information and then I never got the verify in my email. I waited for a few hours and never saw it. I went directly into my DNS login and thought I had fixed it but apparently you HAVE TO click that
General Wine Discussion
Jump to new posts "International Style" Wine ?? by TomHill @ 05-22-2017 07:46:28

Interesting article by SamRadford in GrapeCollective on "international style" of winemaking: https://grapecollective.com/articles/so-...ernational-wine. Heretofore, I always thought "international style" referred to a wine style that could be made
Tasting Notes
Jump to new posts TN: ObsidianRidge Syrah '05...(short/boring) by TomHill @ 05-22-2017 07:45:06

My Produttori last night was too tough to take, so I cracked: 1. ObsidianRidge Syrah ObsidianRidgeVnyd/RedHills/LakeCnty (15.3%; 3 brls; http://www.ObsidianRidge.com) Napa 2005: Very dark, near black color; strong blackberry/blueberry/Syrah/slig
General Wine Discussion
Jump to new posts What's Up?? by TomHill @ 05-22-2017 07:44:03

For awhile, WCWN seemed to be suspended for doing something "bad". What was going on?? Curious minds and all that. Was Brad not paying the rent? Tom
Tasting Notes
2012 Goodfellow Pinot Noir "Heritage", Williamette Valley, Oregon Just a lovely wine, power and delicacy married together. Dusty cherry and cinnamon on the nose. Vibrant dark cherry fruit with a hint of strawberries and raspberries running through
Tasting Notes
Jump to new posts Yup.. by TomHill @ 05-19-2017 05:17:41

Originally Posted By: Charlie Chadwick 2005 David Coffaro Aca Modot A month ago I pulled the 2001 Aca Modot (tasting note is here: 2001 Aca Modot ) Tonight I tried the 2005. This was a screwcap instead of the artificial cork David used to use.
Tasting Notes
Jump to new posts TN: 2005 David Coffaro Aca Modot by Charlie Chadwick @ 05-18-2017 17:49:53

2005 David Coffaro Aca Modot A month ago I pulled the 2001 Aca Modot (tasting note is here: 2001 Aca Modot ) Tonight I tried the 2005. This was a screwcap instead of the artificial cork David used to use. Whether that had any effect, I don't
General Wine Discussion
Jump to new posts W&V: Teroldego in Calif by TomHill @ 05-18-2017 11:59:18

TedRieger has an interesting article in Wines&Vines on Teroldego: W&V:Teroldego I was first befuddled by the mention of PeltierWnry in Lodi but then realized that this was not the same as JanisDenner's PelletiereEstate in PasoRobles, which also
Misc. Stuff
Muscadine winegrapes
Muscadine wine collection
2010 Garnet Pinot Noir - Rodgers Creek Vineyard
Promise Wine
Dom Perignon
Chappellet Wine
Lawer Family Three Coins Wine
13 Blackbirds
Old Wine
2009 HdR Last Seminar
Newest Members
Ramona Mosca, Jeff Sullivan, opqrst384434, CabVA89, Vino Paraiso
1672 Registered Users
Top Posters
Brad Harrington 13897
JFO 13062
Marshall Manning 10482
TomHill 9763
Florida Jim 7580
David Andreozzi 7119
blil 6251
BEB 5116
Marc Hanes 4840
Dave Dyroff 4683