Category Archives: Napa

Robert Sinskey POV 2007, Carneros, Napa, USA

I had this lovely wine with my Cape Grim fillet at Rockpool the other night. There’s an interesting thread on the Snooth forum regarding organic wines and Robert Sinskey was mentioned, so when I saw this on the wine list, … Continue reading

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Linnaea Vineyards Rizotomi Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Napa Valley, CA – more acid tripping, I see flower people!

$55 direct from winery. Intense black ruby colour with a crimson rim. Youthful, fresh aromas of smoky blackcurrants, mulberry, black olives and wet gravel chips. Dry, full-bodied wine of a smooth velvet texture. There is a trough full of sheering … Continue reading

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Turley Zinfandel Pringle Family Vineyard 2001, Howell Mountain, Napa, USA

Purchased from Intense dark ruby colour. Clean, layered aromas of blackberries, blackcurrants, fresh violet florals, hints of baked cloves and pepper. Dry, full-bodied wine with racy acidity and an even slath of tannins. 16.2% alc but you hardly feel … Continue reading

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