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Hart’s Desire

I stumbled upon Hart's Desire at the Waterfront Tasting Room (53 Front Street, Healdsburg, CA) during Taste Alexander Valley, 2012. John Hart and his daughter, Shea, were working the room. They were both marvel...
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NV Tarlant Brut Zero Rosé

Bright coral pink champagne, with red currant and Florida grapefruit on the nose. Very smooth and rounded champagne, with flavors of red currant and pomegranate, a hint of ripe red apple and a lingering rounded finish. Pair with a red fruit dessert.
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NV Ayala Cuvée Rosé Nature

Lovely salmon color and fine mousse. Strawberries and ripe raspberries and some brioche on the nose. Crisp with great weight. Flavors of ripe red fruit (strawberries, raspberries) and warm brioche, great minerality in the finish leave the palate very clean. Pair with fresh salmon.
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Palate Press Wines of the Year

For the rest of 2011 we will be running two polls for our Readers' Choice Palate Press Wines of the Year, to join the Palate Press Wine of the Year selected by more than 100 wine lovers and wine professionals i...