2005 Chardonnay – White Bean Bisque with Winter Pesto

2005 Chardonnay – This French-style Chardonnay was barrel fermented and ‘sur lie’ aged for 10 months in small oak casks. Aromas of citrus and passion fruit lead to a long, spicy, vanillin finish. White Bean Bisque with Winter Pesto ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup minced shallots 3 ribs diced celery 3 diced carrots 1 cup… Read More »

2004 Syrah – French Lentil, Barley and Chicken Soup with Goat Cheese Crostini

2004 Syrah – A Cote-Rotie (Northern Rhone) style Syrah that was co-fermented with 5% Viognier. The Viognier addition (although a white grape) adds color stability and contributes to the floral nose. Gamey notes are infused with black cherries & aromatic spices. The elegant tannins deliver a long, full finish. The 2004 Syrah is ready to drink and… Read More »