Tweets – 04-23-2012 – In the Shop –

Lignier Morey-St-Denis Sionnieres 07 – 81.57 – Bright red fruit, balanced. Full mid-palate. Dusty earthy tannins. Smoother as it opens.

Mi Sueno Cab Napa 08 – 71.57 – Big & ripe with elegant finish. Coombsville fruit. Firm tannins. Approachable. Mocha, toast. 500k. 25mo Fr.

Saddleback Cab Sauv 06 – 66.97 – Black cherry, spice & cigar boxes. Floral even. Full, black fruit, ripe tannins. Lengthy finish. Oakville.

 Palazzo Napa Red 07 – 65.57 – Right Bank Bordeaux blend, small production. Merlot – Lush cherry, currant. Floral Cab Franc. Cab structure.

Casaloste Inversus Tosc Rosso 04 – 53.57 – Big deal Super Tuscan. Fresh herb, dust. Balanced. 80 Merlot / 20 Sangiovese. Blackberry, tar.

Casaloste CC Riserva DV 06 – 53.57 – Great vintage. Firm, w/ wild cherry, violets, spice, leather, fennel pollen, mineral. Power, structure.

Bressan Schioppettino 05 ● – 42.57 – A favorite. Rare grape. Red fruit, saddle, coniferous (light). Coolness. Try everything from Bressan.

Hirsch Bohan Dillon PN 2010 – 34.57 – Best vint ever? Hibiscus, earth, red fruit – flashy. Citrus, stone, on & on. Elegant CA! Sonoma Coast.

Huet Vouvray Sec Clos du Bourg 2010 – 33.57 –  Serioius, very mineral. Bright acidity, pear fruit, ginger spice. Almond. Longevity. Dry.

Joseph Family Alexander Cab 08 – 33.57 –  Steep gravel, extreme vint. Bordeaux blend, mixed oak. Blackberry, mocha. Balance. Big structure.

Champy Pernand-Verg Fichots 08 – 32.57 –  Oak and ripe cherry, structured with dry tannins. Mineral. Darker, brambly. Pure & balanced. A hit

Foyt #72 Meritage 08 – 29.97 – Killer deal, moving fast. Cab based Bordeaux blend. Dark, plumy, spicy. Mixed oak. Fermented separately. Inky

Fruitlab Orange Liqueur – 29.57 – killer – get it while we have liquor… Whole fruit, cane sugar – more dry – sweet, sour, & bitter oranges.

Thenard Givry LBC 07 – 29.57 – 1er, this is the last of this vintage – Lighter, youthful. Delicate at first, very traditional. Since 1760.

Guy Amiot Bourg W 07 – 29.57 – Crisp yellow fruit & citrus. Hay, white blossoms. Apple on the mid-palate, mineral notes. Classy oak. Lengthy