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Wine Spectator reveals Top 10 wines of 2018

/ November 14, 2018

The countdown is on! The Wine Spectator is slowly revealing its top 10 picks for best wines of the year and, so far, we've learned that the 2016 Aubert Larry Hyde & Sons Chardonnay is #6 on the list.

"Voluptuous and creamy, with densely packed flavors of apple pastry, pear tart and peach and hints of mango that are long and rich. The plush, complex finish is filled with notes of spice and dried herbs", says critic Kim Marcus about the wine. The Larry Hyde...read more

The Evolution of California Chenin Blanc

/ October 10, 2018

Shout out to Craig Haarmeyer from Haarmeyer Wine Cellars for his contribution on a great article from SevenFifty Daily.

"While most varietally labeled options were historically merely cheaper alternatives to Chardonnay, Craig Haarmeyer, who started making Chenin Blanc wines at Haarmeyer Wine Cellars in Sacramento County in 2009, points out that a select few producers were making quality Chenin...read more

95 points alert! 2015 Equis Cornas

/ October 4, 2018

"A dark, brawny, gutsy style, brimming with dark plum, fig and blackberry compote flavors that are inlaid liberally with warm tar, licorice root and roasted mesquite notes. The muscular finish offers nicely buried acidity. Wait this one out. Best from 2022 through 2038", says James Molesworth on today's edition of the Wine Spectator.

Congratulations on one more great score, Domaine Equis!...read more