Gallegos 2014 Pinot Noir

Gallegos Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands 2014 Full-bodied and fruit forward and a tad earthy. If you now know me–that’s my kind of Pinot. So if you are a die-hard Pinot fan, super-traditional, thin, big earth–then this isn’t for you. Red fruit like cherry, cranberry. Touch of tartness Smooth, velvety LONG finish. Tried @herringboneeats  …

Opolo Mountain Zinfandel 2014

Opolo Mountain Zinfandel 2014 from Paso Robles They had me at Vanilla!! Not your typical zinfandel, which I do like but the hubby doesn’t. We are both suckers for vanilla. Raspberry, touch of pepper/spice, great legs running down the glass. Did I mention vanilla? It is 16% but drinks smooth. Totally amazing pairing with a ribeye…

Calcareous 2012 Estate Cabernet

Calcareous 2012 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles. Deep purple color. Rich blackberry fruit. A little earthy. Hint of vanilla. Medium tannins. Long dry finish. Aroma of currant and a touch of cinnamon. This is super delish! We had it with grilled flank steak, roasted asparagus and sautéed kale. Now savoring an after-dinner glass. I…