These are wines and beers that I tasted in July – I prefer to publish in the middle of the month but it was a busier than usual hence the last day of the month.
Peter Zemmer Alto Adige/Südtirol Pinot Grigio 2018
Nose of Lemon peel, white stone fruit, flowers and seashells. Palate of yellow stone fruit, dried citrus, oyster shell and beeswax
Record Family Paso Robles Viognier 2018
This is a SIP Certified wine. Nose of gold citrus, white peach, and honeysuckle. Palate of yellow stone fruit, Meyer lemon peel and beeswax.
Bishop’s Peak San Luis Obispo County Talley Vineyard Chardonnay 2018
This Chardonnay is a SIP Certified wine; 13.5% ABV and is a screw cap wine. The wine was fermented in stainless and in neutral French oak barrels.
Nose of green apple, almond and honeysuckle; palate of green apple-green pear, stones and hint of fresh flowers.
Bonny Doon Le Cigare Blanc Cuvée Oumuamua Central Coast White Wine 2018
This wine is a blend of 54% Grenache Blanc and 46% Vermentino; 13.5% ABV, sourced from 46% Cedar Lane Vineyard, 37% Paragon Vineyard and 17% Beeswax Vineyard. This wine presents with a nose of tropical fruit, crushed seashells and flowers; palate of pear/apple, orange zest and beeswax.
Bonny Doon Le Cigare Volant Cuvée Oumuamua Monterey County Red Wine 2018
This wine is composed of 52% Grenache, 35% Cinsault, and 13% Syrah; grapes are sourced from Alta Loma 48%, Loma del Rio 35%, Mesa Verde 6%, Zayante 6%, Rancho Solo 4% and Lieff Vineyard 1%; 13.5% ABV. Nose of blackberry, cherry, lavender and freshly ground spices; plate of black cherry, dried red rose petals, pepper and hint of Tarragon.
Until next month – let me know if you have tasted any of these wines?
James the Wine Guy
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