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The 2016 Barrel Blend is big, jammy and full of up-front appeal. Enjoy this wine now in order to get the most out of the wine's succulence and vibrant fruit. The optimum drinking window is 2019-2026. This wine has the highest price-per-quality ratio in the Napa Valley, and a case belongs in every cellar.
Vibrant and fresh, with mouthwatering acidity and layers of ripe strawberries, raspberries and just a hint of toasted brioche on the finish.
Bright and refreshing, the 2017 Rosé of Pinot Noir is the perfect complement to fish and poultry or as an apertif before dinner.
The wine has a lovely floral nose with lemon blossom, lilac, and hints of jasmine. The palate has bright refreshing acidity, but rounds out in the center, allowing the white peach and tangerine flavors to persist.
The 2016 Tiara offers a luscious nose of passionfruit and kiwi, casaba melon and lime leaf. The texture is ultra-voluptuous, with flavors of ripe apricot, melon, tangerine, and toasty marzipan. While the wine finishes rich and dense, it has a balanced and refreshing finish.
The nose is a little shy coming out, but opens to wild flowers and Asian pear. Vanilla and crisp apple fill in the aromas. The palate is unique, with Asian pear and guava flavors filling an unusually rich velvety texture that finishes full and rich.
The 2015 Carly’s Cuvee Chardonnay presents fresh and bright aromatics of tropical fruit, melon and hints of fig. The entry is honeyed with ripe citrus, light peach and well-integrated nuttiness and a touch of mineral. A rich, full mid-palate with balanced acidity draws out into a long finish.
The 2015 Reserve Chardonnay presents fresh aromatics of apples, pears and hints of caramel. This wine is beautifully balanced by lightly toasted oak. A silky entry develops into a smooth and rich midpalate. Deep flavors of toasted almond support the bursting flavor of golden delicious apple and light citrus accompanied by a long and mouth-filling finish.
Lovely aromas of pie cherry, almond and anise are balanced by a hint of clove, plum and Bing cherry fruit on the palate. Tannins and color were abundant in 2016, giving us wines of deep color, firm, yet fine-grained tannins and a rich, juicy mid-palate.
The 2016 vintage has a distinctively cool and earthy “Saltonstall” nose, with a spicy bouquet of fresh coriander seed and redwood forest floor and deep black cherry. The palate has cigar box and cedar forest notes, with a supple elegant entrance, a full bodied center core, and a long savory finish.
The wine has a deep, generous jammy blackberry nose with a hint of ripe strawberry and sweet mocha. Lively and balanced on the palate, young and curvy, with little pockets of tannin going off down the long finish. Acidity works to lift the blackberry and boysenberry fruit over the toasty mocha oak centered in the middle of the wine.
The aromas consist of beautiful boysenberry and fresh bright cherry, combined with white pepper and nutmeg spices. Crunchy cherry and cranberry fruit flavors lead to a broad warm briary raspberry center. Nice acidity and a darker chocolate character come out on the finish.