Posts Tagged Jekel

2005 Jekel Cabernet Sauvignon, Arroyo Seco

An opaque purple-plum color. The heady, perfumed nose is full of candied cherry, black currant, fleshy plum, menthol and a touch of earth. Juicy in the mouth, and full of black fruits. Some mild chocolate and earth tannins peek through at the... Read more

2005 Jekel Merlot, Monterey

A solid red at an affordable price. Deep scents of red currant, cherry, olive tapenade and woodspice lead to flavors of fleshy dark fruits and a note of black licorice. The fruit carries through to the finish. Wine Lines rating: 88 MSRP:... Read more

2006 Jekel Pinot Noir, Monterey County

Light, translucent garnet in color. There are moderate aromas of black cherry, tea and rubber bands (which eventually blows off to show a touch of cinnamon). With further aeration, the wine sweetens up, showing strawberry preserves. It's soft and... Read more

2007 Jekel Riesling, Monterey

The cool climes of Monterey are perfectly matched for Riesling, and this is a perfect example of California's finest. The perfumed nose evokes rose petals and ripe apples, with sweet stone fruit. It is fat and ripe in the mouth. Sure to be a... Read more

2006 Jekel Chardonnay, Monterey

The nose is sweet, with aromas of vanilla, butter and ripe tropical fruits. In the mouth, it picks up woodspice to complement the buttered fruit. A soft wine that is easy to quaff. MSRP: $10.99 (August 2008) Wine Lines rating:... Read more