Early Mountain

Quilceda Creek

Galitzine Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Concentrated, focussed fruit, deeply penetrating and revealing layers of dark flavor infused with potent tannins. Not for the ‘faint of heart’ — 10 days ago

Tammy de Weerd
with Tammy
Jan, Jan and 6 others liked this
Bob McDonald

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I love this producer. Their top drawer Cabernets are exceptional. I bought some bottles in San Francisco. I never see Quilceda Creek in Australia.
Jan de Weerd

Jan de Weerd

Yes, exceptional wines! Revealing the high potential of the Columbia Valley of Washington with clonal selections of Cab Sauv. They also produce a more budget friendlier cvr blend that is still in a league by it selves. One of the first wineries in Washington State established back in the late nineteen seventies. They own and manage some very famous vineyards along the Columbia River. Their nearly entire wine making team left in 2021 which was a shocker so we will have to see how they overcame that. So far so good 😊

Storybook Mountain Vineyards

Mayacamas Range Napa Estate Zinfandel 2017

Opens up with blackberries, currants, dates and figs. Then a smoky, earthiness overlays the tannins and a mildly acidic finish. — 7 days ago

Robert Indik
with Robert
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Spring Mountain Vineyard

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Paul K
9.3

In the zone. Great dusty blackberry. Love this producer and wine! — 22 days ago

Ira, Ray and 12 others liked this

O'Shaughnessy

Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Heavy sed. It’s lost a bit of the cab punch but it is just jammy smooth. — 5 days ago

Shay, Ron and 2 others liked this

Dunn Vineyards

Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 1995

Very classic BDX style. The Owner and the winemaker of La Conseillante were convinced drinking Bordeaux left bank — 22 days ago

Roman, Dick and 8 others liked this

Pride Mountain Vineyards

Sonoma County Cabernet Franc 2021

Popped and poured; enjoyed over three days. Better on Day 2 and Day 3. The 2021 pours a deep ruby with near opaque core; medium+ viscosity with moderate staining of the tears. On the nose, the wine is developing with notes of red brambles, green bell pepper, tobacco, purple flowers, dry gravely earth, soft baking spices. On the palate, the wine is dry with medium+ tannin and medium+ acid. Confirming the notes from the nose. The finish is long and satisfying. I don’t drink Pride very often but there is a lot to like. Super consistent. Drink now with some patience but better after 2026 and through 2041 — 14 days ago

Douglas, "Odedi" and 8 others liked this

Outpost

Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Ok this is just fantastic. I don’t think people understood how great this was given when we got to it but it was probably wine of the night. — 18 days ago

Shay, Scott@Mister and 2 others liked this

Andrew Will

Ciel du Cheval Vineyard Cabernet Franc - Merlot Blend 2016

A pleasant surprise, I haven’t had one of these for years, but this was delicious. — 10 days ago

Kistler

Sonoma Mountain Chardonnay

Kistler with dinner at St Eve’s. Super delicious and made us very happy. — 21 days ago

Bodega Catena Zapata

High Mountain Vines Mendoza Malbec 2019

Really good Malbec, still some tannic strength, but complex and full bodied, with some dried dark cherries and cocoa or tobacco. Lingers really well — 21 days ago

Rivka FriedmanNavin Nayak
with Rivka and Navin