Category Archives: American

McManis Pinot Noir 2019

Garnet in color with a nice rustic, red fruit nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice rustic raspberry notes. On the lighter side of medium in length the wine displays some nice vibrant acidity. This is a … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Buried Cane Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Dark in color with a mild cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice vibrant cherry fruit to match the nose, on the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth tannins and acidity, nice and … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

2018 Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay

Slightly golden in color with a mild nice apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with nice apple and pear along with some oaking notes like vanilla. This is not a super oaked wine, but more … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Mon Frère Vintner’s Selection California Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Dark in color with a nice mild cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine is a lovely, varietal spot on cab with lots of fruit forward cherry notes coming through. On the lighter side of medium in length the … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Pomar Junction Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Inky dark in color with a black cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice juicy vibrant black cherries. This is definitely more of a softer fruit forward wine, not to the point of being a fruit … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Long Barn Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Dark in color with a mild soft red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice dark cherries, more of a fruit forward wine without being a fruit bomb. On the medium length finish the wine displays … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Tom Gore Chardonnay 2018

Pale straw in color with a vibrant apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some vibrant fruit forward apple and pear to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice vanilla notes, some … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

2019 Columbia Crest Grand Estates

Slightly golden in color with a nice mild apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice apple and pear notes along with some buttery creaminess. There’s some nice dryness and a hint of white peppery notes on … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Murphy-Goode Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Dark in color with a mild dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice dark cherries to match the nose along with some herbal notes. The back of bottle says thyme? On the medium length finish … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Underwood Pinot Noir 2018

Garnet in color with nice rustic and soft red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine is a spot on, varietal, fruit forward pinot with lots of soft red berries, strawberries, raspberries and the like. On the medium length … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Mercer Bros Merlot 2017

Inky dark in color with a black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some vibrant black fruits, black cherries/black plums and the like. On the medium length finish the wine displays some firm peppery notes, especially straight … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Seven Falls Chardonnay 2016

Pale in color with a mild apple and pear nose. On the mid palate this wine is a tale of two situations … with food this is a mild chard with light oaking. Some apple/pear to match the wine. Without … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Chateau St. Jean Merlot 2017

Dark in color with a mild dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some vibrant black plums. On the medium length finish the wine displays some soft tannins and acidity. This is definitely a softer, gentler fruit … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

2018 Robert Mondavi Fume Blanc

In case your not aware, a Fume blanc is an oaked Sauv blanc, some Bordeaux Sauv blancs have oak as well. I’ve always been kind of opposed to the concept … I love a sharp edgy sauv blanc so the … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

2018 Mission Hill Reserve Chardonnay

Golden in color with a nice golden delicious apple nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice baked apple notes along with some pear and distinctive vanilla notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

2017 A to Z Wineworks Pinot Noir

Garnet in color with a nice red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice cranberry, and sour cherry notes along with some rustic and earthy tones. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Granite Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Dark color with a black cherry nose. On the mid palate there are some black cherry notes along with some cassis, minty, herbal and even some eucalyptus notes. On finish the wine is on the lighter side of medium in … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Columbia Winery Merlot 2017

Dark in color with a mild plummy nose. On the mid palate the wine displays a fruit forward, plum dominant jammy merlot. On the lighter side of medium in length the wine displays some soft tannins and acidity. I would … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Imagery Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Dark in color with a nice dark cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice rich, bold dark cherries. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice pepper notes, along with some firm tannins and … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, Wine | Leave a comment

Merf Chardonnay 2018

Pale to golden in color with a mild apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice fruit forward apple/pear along with some mild vanilla notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice dryness and … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Collier Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Dark in color with an expressive fruit forward dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with fruit forward black berries, jammy notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth dryness and … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Cloudline Pinot Noir 2018

Dark garnet in color with a nice red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovey ripe strawberry/raspberries. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice earthy tannins and smooth acidity. This is a lovely, … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review | Leave a comment

Frei Brothers Sonoma Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Inky dark in color with a nice dark cherry and black plum nose. On the mid palate the wine displays lovely, elegant, vibrant black cherries, black plums to match the nose along with some nice mocha and dark chocolate. On … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Brella Pinot Noir 2014

Dark garnet in color with a mild red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice rustic notes, and somewhere between a raspberry and a strawberry in flavor … On the lighter side of medium in length … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment

Rcabernet Sauvignon 2017

Dark in color with a nice black cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some black cherries, blackberries and cassis. On the medium length finish the wine has some strong acidity, mild peppery notes and mild tannins. This … Continue reading

Share
Posted in American, JG Review, Wine | Leave a comment