Archive for the ‘Santa Maria’ Category

2007 Dierberg Pinot Noir Santa Maria

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This wine comes from the Dierberg’s Orcutt Rd. Ranch vineyard in Santa Maria.  It has a showy blue fruit nose that is backed by savory, sagey, mineray and spice notes.  Aromatically there is a lot going on with this wine; as it had a chance to open in the glass it started to show pine […]

2007 Dierberg Chardonnay Santa Maria

This is a 100% barrel fermented Chardonnay, and it shows oak up front by way of a savory nose with mineral hints laced throughout.  The palate has lemony, citrus driven fruits and very nice texture.  This medium to full bodied wine has great acidity and a smooth tannin that laces the lemon fruits right into […]

Solomon Hills Chardonnay 2008

This is the first release from the Miller Family’s estate vineyards.  They have extensive land holdings in the Central Coast including the Bien Nacido Vineyard, French Camp Vineyard, and Solomon Hills Vineyard.  This is a small production wine (several hundred cases) that consists of best lot selection from the Solomon Hills Vineyard and barrel selection […]

2003 Palmina Nebbiolo Sisquoc Vineyard

The nose shows darker, bluer fruits and chalky tannins.  The wine has a deep palate showing firm oak and bright acidity.  It is a true to form Nebbiolo and displays some violet characteristics that are laced through a massive palate that brings up some nice savory and herbal character after the wine has had a […]

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