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2012 Chehalem Chardonnay INOX

2012 Chehalem Chardonnay INOX

Wine Review: 2012 Chehalem Chardonnay Inox Willamette Valley, Oregon Chardonnay is made in many different styles everyplace it is grown, oaked or non-oaked. Some winemakers go bone dry and others stop fermentation when there is still a little residual sugar left so it is slightly sweet. In Oregon, producers have never been in agreement about […]

17th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

09 April 2014

Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival: Event Showcases the Many Styles of Cold-Climate Pinot Noir This year’s Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival, to be held May 16-18, will not only showcase Anderson Valley Pinot Noir as we know it, but celebrate the versatility of the grape. More than 45 producers will pour everything from Pinot Noir Blanc […]

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2012 Handley Pinot Blanc

07 April 2014

Wine Review: 2012 Handley Pinot Blanc Mendocino County California I have tasted and enjoyed Milla Handley’s wine for over two decades, and I have to say she is my favorite winemaker from the Anderson Valley.  She has the ability to transform grapes into something special in the bottle, and she continues to produce stellar wine […]

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2011 Eyrie Chardonnay Reserve

05 April 2014

Wine Review: Eyrie Chardonnay Reserve, Original Vines, Dundee Hills, Oregon The Eyrie Chardonnay Reserve is clean and crisp with meyer lemon, pear, honey and vanilla cream aromas. On the palate, it is medium-bodied with flavors of green apples, lime and baking spices that evolve from first sip. Very lively and tart, halibut, scallops or chicken […]

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2010 Rosa D’ Oro Montepulciano

03 April 2014

Wine Review: 2010 Rosa D’ Oro Montepulciano Tracy Hills California . Finding Montepulciano grown outside of Southern Italy used to be a rarity. Thanks to Nick and Pietro Buttitta (father and son) it’s not so rare anymore. They have been making some of the finest Italian varietal wines in California for almost a decade now. […]

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Pamela Heiligenthal Interviewed over at Grape Collective

01 April 2014

Enobytes own Pamela Heiligenthal Interviewed over at Grape Collective . Grape Collective, a new and progressive online wine magazine recently spotlighted one of our own writers, Pamela Heiligenthal. The interview, conducted by Jameson Fink, highlighted Pamela’s wine journey from her early days as a restaurant Sommelier to where she is now, balancing her life as […]

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2011 Raffaldini Sangiovese Riserva

30 March 2014

Wine Review: 2011 Raffaldini Sangiovese Riserva Swan Creek North Carolina . The 2011 Raffaldini Sangiovese Riserva is a pretty style with integrated tannins that play the backbeat to the multi-layered mid-palette of sour cherry, tobacco and plum. It is a medium-bodied Sangiovese with good acidity and a medium-long finish; a very food friendly wine, which […]

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