20 Nov 2020

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate – October 2020

by Erin Brooks October 2020 2017 Syrah – Duvarita The 2017 Syrah Duvarita Vineyard has an opaque ruby-purple color and singular aromas of boysenberry and Morello cherry fruit with nuances of violet, lilac, licorice and exotic spices. The palate is full-bodied with concentrated, perfectly ripe fruit, grainy and fresh with a very long, very layered […]

9 Sep 2020

Jeb Dunnuck – August 2020

Jeb Dunnuck August 2020 I continue to love the wines from Adam Tolmach and Fabien Castel. These lean firmly toward the fresher, elegant end of the spectrum, yet I always find the wines to have wonderful depth of fruit, terrific balance, and singular characters.   2018 Chardonnay – Solomon Hills My favorite of the trio, […]

8 Sep 2020

Antonio Galloni – VINOUS August 2020

Antonio Galloni August 2020 There are many highlights in this range from Adam Tolmach and Fabien Castel at Ojai. The whites, both from 2019 and 2018 are impressive across the board. I also found much to like in the 2017 Syrahs. Picking on the early side and aging in neutral oak are two of the […]