Live Blogging: Trione Red Wine

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The 2009 Trione Red Wine is a Bordeaux style wine, from Alexander Valley in northern Sonoma County. 69% Cabernet 12% Merlot 7% Petite Verdot 6% Malbec   This elegant and velvety wine was fermented separately and then blended after vinification.  Classic flavors of cassis, blueberries and deep blue and red fruits this is a great […]

Jordan Royalty

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Sitting on the mountaintop overlooking Alexander Valley, Dry Creek and Geyserville, you might feel like doing your best Leonardo DiCaprio impression from Titanic.  I’m the king queen of the world! Jordan Vineyards & Winery was founded in 1976, with a passion for world class Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, made in the heart of Sonoma.  Today, that […]

Rockaway baby on the hilltop, take 2~

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Here we are, several years later, and the Rockaway blogger scandal of past years is – I hope – a distant memory. The fog has come in, fall is rearing it’s ugly head after a teaser week of Indian Summer, and I wanted a big red wine. The 2007 Rodney Strong Rockaway Cabernet Sauvignon is from the […]

O Brother, where fort art thou?

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So, you’ve seen my post on the little wine called Rockaway.  This wine is other half of Rodney Strong’s single vineyard high end Cabernet project, called Brothers Ridge .  This vineyard sits between 400-1030 feet, in the hills above Cloverdale, and while it shares many similarities with Rockaway it is a very different wine and […]