Tag: Monterey

Uproot Wines Grenache Rosé 2019,Monterey County, California

Salmon in color.

Strong nose of raspberries, wild flowers, watermelon, citrus, lemons and white pepper.

Medium plus in body with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate with cherries, strawberries, red currants, spices, lemons, limes, grapefruits, bitter herbs and black pepper.

Nice finish with almonds and tangy cranberries.

This is a nice and easy drinking Rosé from Monterey County in California. A very nice pool wine.

Good by itself or with food, and better when properly chilled.

Nicely balanced with lots of red berries, much more than I expected, which is nice to see. Fruit forward and enjoyable. Fresh and engaging.

100% Grenache grapes were aged in stainless steel vats for 8 months. A very small production of only 65 cases.

14.1% alcohol by volume.

88 points.

$28.

Vinum Cellars Pinot Noir 2017, Monterey County, California

Ruby in color with a wide reddish rim and medium plus intensity.

Fruity nose of blueberries, cherries, currants, oak, vanilla, light spices, dark chocolates, and black pepper.

Medium plus in body with medium acidity.

Dry and fruity on the palate with cherries, blueberries, light wood, licorice, spices, dark chocolates, peppercorn, herbs and tobacco.

Medium finish with fine grained tannins and tangy raspberries.

This is a nice and easy drinking Pinot Noir from Monterey County in California. Doesn’t really drink like a Pinot Noir, but very pleasant.

A good everyday wine. Good by itself or with food and good right out of the bottle. I gave it a light chill and had it by the lake.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

88 points.

$18.