Lichen Estate Pinot Gris 2018

Anderson Valley, California $25 (Wine Club Reorder – $22) Breggo’s back, baby! Well, sort of. If you don’t know Breggo, back in 2006 it was home of the “Finest Pinot Gris of the New World” and was the “Best New Winery in 2008.” Winemaker and owners Douglas and Ana Lucia Stewart took an offer theyContinue reading “Lichen Estate Pinot Gris 2018”

Montagu “Sage Ridge Vineyard” Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Napa Valley, California $150, (Wine Club Reorder – $99) Montagu Wines was founded by Weston Eidson in 2012, who learned from mentor Russell Bevan, whose track record boasts several 90-100 point wines. Montagu Wines is a tribute to the winemaker’s great-grandfather John, the second Lord Montagu of Beaulieu and a British automotive pioneer responsible forContinue reading “Montagu “Sage Ridge Vineyard” Cabernet Sauvignon 2017″

Sherwin Family Vineyards “Cellar Scraps” Cabernet Blend #14

Napa Valley, California $79 (Wine Club Reorder – $70) To our longtime reserve club members: you might recognize this wine. Years ago we featured their Estate Cabernet in your club. The “Cellar Scraps” is a blend of that Estate Cabernet and Petite Sirah, Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Franc from both 2016 and 2017. They haveContinue reading “Sherwin Family Vineyards “Cellar Scraps” Cabernet Blend #14″

Kaena “Ronin Red” 2016

Malbec Blend, Santa Ynez Valley, California $35 (Wine Club Reorder – $30) Mikael Sigouin started in the wine industry working harvest for Beckmen Winery in 1999. Later he moved to Fess Parker, and eventually came back to Beckmen in 2006 as their head winemaker. In 2001, he founded Kaena Wines as his personal project untilContinue reading “Kaena “Ronin Red” 2016″

Barlow Vineyards Petit Verdot 2018

Calistoga, Napa Valley $45 (Wine Club Reorder – $40) We have a wine club member to thank for this wine find, so shout out to Joy for introducing us to Barlow! This family winery has been owned and operated by the Smiths since 1994. We first met with Zach Smith earlier this year and fellContinue reading “Barlow Vineyards Petit Verdot 2018”