Posts Tagged Enkidu

2008 Enkidu Syrah, Kick Ranch, Sonoma County

Glass-staining opaque purple-black in color. In the nose, rich and savory aromas of blackberry compote, smoked game, polished leather, menthol, crushed black olive, and a hint of Christmas spices. Plush in the mouth, with fine-grained tannins. It is... Read more

2008 Enkidu Humbaba, Sonoma County

This is a Rhone-style blend. Opaque purple-plum color. Forward aromas of fleshy, dark berries, cherry, polished leather, and mulling spices lead to flavors of currant and blackberry. Some earthy tannins pop up at the end. Already throwing sediment,... Read more

2008 Enkidu Pinot Noir, Kiamberell’s, Russian River Valley

Transparent cherry color. An initial whiff of new, spicy oak gives way to a bowlful of red cherry, cranberry, and raspberry fruit, followed by light notes of green tea and orange rind. Feminine and silky in the mouth, the lively acid leads to a... Read more

2009 Enkidu Sauvignon Blanc, Kick Ranch, Sonoma County

The medium-straw color leads to enticing aromas of summer – a light, honeyed perfume, new-mown hay, melon, and fresh fennel fronds. It’s creamy on the palate, picking up a bit of fresh pineapple. While delicious as an aperitif, this white would... Read more