Matanzas Creek Sauvignon Blanc ‘Sonoma County’ ($17.99): Wine Enthusiast – 90 pts.
Fermented and aged in both stainless steel and neutral oak, this rich, textured sauvignon blanc is a blend from different districts within Sonoma, with aromas of grapefruit, nectarines and thyme.
Siduri Pinot Noir Russin River Valler ($32.99): James Suckling – 93 pts
This Russian River Pinot is medium bodied. The nose is fragrant with notes of Black cherry and raspberries, with a hint of baking spice. The palate is juicy and round with notes of strawberry and blackberry. The finish is generous with a balance of red fruit and earth.
Hartford Court Old Vine Zinfandel Russian River Valley ($32.99): Wine Spectator Top 10 in 2016
Plump and fleshy, with a dense core of focused tannins and lively acidity. Aromas of ripe black raspberry, anise and licorice open to layered, slightly jammy flavors of black cherry, blueberry pie and smoky cracked pepper. Drink now or hold.
Arrowood Cabernet Sauvignon Knight’s Valley ($34.99): This Full-bodied cab has true Knights Valley, Napa, character. The nose shows blackberry jam, cassis, smoke and black pepper. The palate displays plenty of rich dark fruit with an undertone of flint and earth. The finish is long and velvety and mouth filling.