Posts Tagged Darcie Kent

2010 Darcie Kent Pinot Noir, Rava’s Blackjack Vineyard, Monterey County

Nearly transparent light ruby color. Forward wood scents of toast and baking spices lead to sweet red berry and cherry fruit, with notes of orange. In the mouth, the wine is soft, with spiced sweet red fruit carrying through to the finish. This... Read more

2011 Darcie Kent Grüner Veltliner, Rava’s Blackjack Vineyard, Monterey County

Brilliant straw color. Moderate scents of lime, unripe pineapple, white pepper and wet stone show varietal character. Juicy, sweet-tart citrus dominates the palate and carries through to the finish. This would make a nice change-of-pace white to... Read more

2008 Darcie Kent Cabernet Sauvignon, Madden Ranch, Livermore Valley

John Madden is one of many celebrities and sports figures who dabbles in grape-growing and/or winemaking. The grapes in this wine come from his ranch. This likeable red delivers varietal aromas and flavors of dark flowers, light mint, high-toned... Read more

2010 Darcie Kent Zinfandel, DeMayo Vineyard, Livermore Valley

Bright red cherry color. A sweet nose that evokes lightly candied cherries and berry syrup, with light baking spice notes. There is a sense of sweetness in the mouth, with unobtrusive tannins at the end. This is a great stand-alone aperitif... Read more

2011 Darcie Kent Chardonnay, De Mayo Vineyard, Livermore Valley

This is an easy white to like. Moderate aromas of ripe tropical fruit, baking spices and vanilla brighten up in the mouth, showing rich, buttery, spicy fruit that carries to the finish and lingers. Nicely balanced. This white will have you smacking... Read more