Speed Tasting #3 M*T Troon 2015

CO ferment of over 50% Tannat with the rest mostly Malbec. Natural ferment, no new oak, foot crushed.

Moving to all natural wine and biodynamic

Minty, dark, extremely dark fruit with lovely acidity.

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Speed Tasting #2 2006 Cain Five Cabernet Sauvignon

60-70 acre vineyard.

Wow. This is a current release. Very funky earthy nose. Dark, gripping palate. Aging so well.

Speed Tasting #1 2015 Jack Winery Diamond Mountain Cabernet

Bramble, black fruit, lovely nose. Lovely deep black cherry.

Named for the children of the wine makers.





Speed Tasting #10 2015 Anaba Turbine White

Viognier, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, picpoul.

Pineapple, creamy, smoky nose. Retails for $32. Apple on the palate, with more stone fruit. img_4120

Speed Tasting #9 2016 Dancing Coyote Gruner Veltliner

From Clarksburg, CA. All estate grown fruit. Family owned winery.

Light, grassy, melon, great acidity. Very refreshing. $11.99. Screaming bargain.img_4119

Speed Tasting #8 2015 William Hill North Coast Chardonnay

Retails for $17. Fermented in stainless steel, aged with staves.

Stone fruit, baked apples, spices, brown sugar on the finish.

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Speed Tasting #7 2016 Acumen Sauvignon Blanc

Both barrel and steel fermented. Sur lies.

Slight vanilla cream on the nose, lemon, stone fruit, light, sprightly, good acidity. img_4116