Posts Tagged Sonoma-Loeb

2013 Sonoma-Loeb Pinot Noir, Dutton Ranch, Russian River Valley

In the glass, a translucent ruby color. Textbook aromas of black cherry, black raspberry, pectin, clove, black tea, and wisps of smoky oak make a delightful first impression. This red follows through on the palate. It is both bright and lively and... Read more

2013 Sonoma-Loeb Chardonnay, Envoy, Carneros, Sonoma County

A clear, deep straw color. Prominent spicy oak aromas and toasted nuts lead to butter and then orange, nectarine, and tropical fruits. Good viscosity in the mouth, with well-knit flavors of ripe stone fruit, baking spices, hazelnut, and cream. This... Read more

2013 Sonoma-Loeb Viognier, Carneros, Sonoma County

Medium straw in color. A cornucopia of exotic flowers and tropical fruits explodes from the glass, including essence of banana, honeysuckle, honeydew, green papaya, and ripe apricot. In the mouth, there is a velvety, lush texture that supports the... Read more

2013 Sonoma-Loeb Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma County

Bright pale straw color. The clean, enticing nose delivers aromas of Granny Smith apple, lemon-lime, honeyed flowers, and herbal notes. It is crisp in the mouth, with a juicy, sweet-tart palate impression, which then leads to a melony roundness at... Read more

2011 Sonoma-Loeb ‘Envoy’ Chardonnay, Carneros

Clear medium straw color. Using select lots from the famed Sangiacomo Vineyard on the Sonoma side of Carneros, winemaker Phillip Corallo-Titus has fashioned a stunning Chardonnay. The nose is pure California in expression, offering up hedonistic... Read more

2010 Sonoma-Loeb Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley

Translucent ruby color with violet hues. A bowlful of ripe cranberry, dark cherry and raspberry jumps out of the glass at first sniff. Once in the mouth, the wine spreads out and picks up cola, then adds powdered chocolate toward the finish. This... Read more

2010 Sonoma-Loeb ‘Envoy’ Chardonnay, Carneros

Rich, ripe and round, offering up lush papaya, orange peel, lemon curd, spice and clarified butter aromas and flavors. Though young, everything already appears well knit and seamless. As an appetizer, we enjoyed steamed King Crab legs with drawn... Read more

2010 Sonoma-Loeb Private Reserve Chardonnay, Carneros

Showing the coolness of the vintage, this wine delivers aromas and flavors of pear, baked apple, nutmeg, vanilla and a note of buttered toast. The rich spice notes keep it light and bright. MSRP: $32 (May 2012) Wine Lines rating:... Read more