Tasting Notes

 

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Coastview Vineyard Chardonnay, Terraces 2009

In the glass, this chardonnay is the color of pale straw.  The nose offers softly warm notes that are the graceful result of careful aging.   On the palate it is crisp and offers stone fruits and a distinctive minerality that adds dimension to this wine.  The careful bottle aging brings lovely secondary characteristics to this chardonnay. 

 $25.00 Retail Price       Explorer Club Price    $20.00

Coastview Vineyard Chardonnay, Terraces 2011

In the glass, this chardonnay is a soft pale golden color.  The nose offers the inviting aromas of brioche, and equatorial fruits such as guava and papaya along with ripe tropical notes. On the palate one finds a seductive blend of comice pear, brioche, hazelnut, butterscotch and hints of cinnamon that are well balanced and encourage you to “have another sip”.  

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Coastview Vineyard Red Blend, Xu Fu 2009

In the glass, this blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc is an inviting ruby red with jewel clarity.  The nose offers classic Bordeaux notes including cherry, cedar, and graphite.  The palate offers bright blue berries, red berries, red stone fruits and soft spices balanced with crisp acidity and beautifully structured tannins as it moves to a well-balanced finish.  The wine is a 75% Cabernet Sauvignon / 25% Cabernet Franc co-fermentation in neutral French oak.  

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Coastview Vineyard Red Blend, SA Andre 2009

In the glass, this classic Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Malbec is a deep garnet red.  The nose offers herbal notes and strong aromas of cedar, graphite and hard spice box elements.  The palate is a voluptuous blending of the ripe fruits of each of these varietals.  It promises to be the perfect pairing for a special dinner featuring prime rib. 

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Coastview Vineyard Syrah, 2008

In the glass, this Syrah is a deep garnet.  The nose offers dark berries that seem to follow the promise made by the deep rich color. On the palate, this wine has good density.  It is nimble and bright offering cinnamon notes and nice acidity.  It is drinking exceptionally well and offers a graceful example of the results of appropriate aging.  This wine is an excellent pairing choice for char-friendly steakhouse offerings and also for dark chocolate.

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