Tweets – 05-30-2012 – In the Shop –

Pierre Peters Les Chet GC 04 – 115.57- 70 year vines, spicy, floral, brioche, oyster shell, citrus (Mandarin orange), peach, crazy good.

K Forrester FMC Old Vine Chenin 09 – 73.97 – Stone fruit and vanilla, honeyed note – Serious and complex, exciting. Low yield, old bush vyd.

Sono Montenidoli 2001 – 72.57 – Big Sangiovese, dark, lush, minerally. Decant this manly wine. With wild game & old cheeses. Refreshing.

Petroni Estate Cabernet 07 – 68.57 – Black cherry, mint, cassis liqueur, chocolate & vanilla oak. Ripe Sonoma fruit, mocha, cedar, spice.

Jean Pernet Grand Cru Brut 2005 – 68.57 – 40 acres across Le Mesnil sur Oger, Oger, Chouilly. Blossomy apple & pear. Keylime, pastry. Stony.

Hirsch San Andreas PN 09 – 66.57 – Estate, 21 blocks. Structured, bright, complex. Red fruit, figgy, cola. Orange blossom. Spicy, earthy.

Paradigm Cabernet Franc 08 – 63.57 – Light herby note and sweet toasty oak – lush blueberry and plum fruit. Medium tannins. Ripe, but elegant.

Grassi Napa Cab 06 – 58.57 – Second vintage, next to Silver Oak. Small production, firm, dense, black fruit, dusty mineral. Focused. Drinking.

Jean Pernet Tradition Brut – 51.97 – 4th generation, stylish, creamy mousse. Pretty wine. From the Grand Cru area of Mesnil. Biscuity note.

Flora Springs Trilogy 09 – 50.97 – 25th year, with ripe berries, allspice, white chocolate, espresso, black currant. 21 mo. New French oak.

Marchesi di Barolo Barolo 06 – 50.57 – Cherry, plum. Smooth, intense, clean. Big structure – 2015-2032. Leather & tobacco finish. Spices, rose.

Wakatake Daiginjo Onikoroshi Demon Slayer 720 – 45.57 – Sake – Floral, mineral. White fruit, herb, earth. Fruity mid-palate. Highest grade.

Five Star Cellars Supernova PV CF 09– 43.57 – Sweet blueberry & spice, intense, herb and earth. Leather backbone. Bright. Rich mid-palate.

Fruit Lab Hibiscus Liqueur –  29.57 – Great – Certified organic – hibiscus, tisanes, fresh citrus, sweetened with sugar cane. Tequila’s bud!

Fruitlab Jasmine Liqueur – 29.57 – Jasmine, green and black teas, fresh citrus, organic sugar cane. Clean farmland, groundwater. Serious.