Gingkgo Barbera

2010 Ginkgo Forest Barbera

Round and juicy, this wine puts fruit ahead of wood for a friendly easy drinker. Raspberry, vanilla, and a touch of smoke show on the nose. Cherries and raspberries, with a small sweet kick of blueberries, sh...
Paul Mas Carignan

2012 Paul Mas Estate Carignan

An interesting wine, with unusual layers of flavors for the price and varietal. The nose shows raspberry, violets, and cigar ash. The palate shows wild cherry, raspberry, cigar ash, and violet. The mid-palate a...
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2010 Rodney Strong Symmetry

Plums and black cherries show on the nose. Black fruit is dominant on the palate, loads of plum, with black cherry as a backup singer. Chocolate, lots of chocolate, is cut lightly with coffee. Tannins are very ...
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2012 Coté Mas Rouge Intense

Candied black raspberry and coffee grounds show on the nose. Black raspberry shows on the palate, too, with coffee, then red plum on the mid-palate. Tannins are medium-grained. The overall sense is juicy, rathe...
Kilikanoon Oracle

2010 Kilikanoon “Oracle” Shiraz

A deep, inky mouthful of black, from blackberry to black licorice. Blackberry pie, smoked meat, and pepper aromas flow from the glass. Blackberry pie, rich with jammy fruit, vanilla, and buttery crust, leads on...