Posts Tagged Souverain

2011 Souverain Chardonnay, North Coast

Like many Chardonnay bottlings made in California, the first impression of this clear medium straw-hued wine comes from the malolactic fermentation it underwent and the oak barrels in which it was aged. Vanilla, butter, ripe apple, toast and baking... Read more

2012 Souverain Sauvignon Blanc, North Coast

Looking for something different in an aperitif? Eschew the bubbles and opt for this brilliant light straw-colored wine, which has a juicy finish that invites another sip. The experience begins with a pungent nose of hay, moderate sweet pea and sweet... Read more

2011 Souverain Cabernet Sauvignon, North Coast

Nearly opaque dark ruby in hue, Cabernet-based, this five-variety blend is nicely balanced and quite complex, showcasing notes of dill, tobacco, fleshy black currant, black cherry, blackberry, vanilla and high-toned menthol/mint. It has fine-grained... Read more

2011 Souverain Merlot, North Coast

Sweet vanilla, berries, whipped cream and mint jump from the glass of this dark crimson wine, joined by a high-toned bell pepper note that has become typical of the underripe 2011 vintage in much of California. Medium bodied and fruit-sweet as the... Read more