My new post on the Foodista blog for my expanded thoughts on Chardonnay and oak.
Pulled a well-chilled bottle of 2008 MacMurray Ranch Sonoma Coast Chardonay given to me my Gallo. I know, I should be drinking Picpoul, no? I have to say that there is nothing wrong with Chardonnay. And oak. Together. As long as the oak influence is gentle and there’s some acidity. I’ll be expanding on this [More]
I was sent a sample of Conundrum for my drinking pleasure; it’s probably the most iconic non-Chardonnay California white wine. It has been years since I tasted Conundrum; all I remember about it was that it was a little too sweet and heavy for me. But with an open mind and empty stomach, I went [More]
Easily the top domestic rosé, the Sinskey is 100% Pinot Noir. It is dry, elegant, and has real Pinot Noir character. If you see it, buy it.