Category Archives: Russian River Valley

PICKS of the RACK: Two Appealing Cool-Climate California Chardonnays

This gallery contains 2 photos.

Girard | Russian River Valley | Sonoma County | California | 2012 | $20 | 90 pts Based in Napa Valley, Girard Winery sources its Chardonnay from Dutton Ranch vineyards in Sonoma County’s cool-climate Russian River Valley (RRV). Dutton Ranch … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

PICK of the RACK: Porter Creek Vineyards | Viognier | Timbervine Ranch | Russian River Valley AVA | Sonoma County | California | 2011 | $36 | 90 pts

This gallery contains 2 photos.

Aromas:  aromatic; honeysuckle; dried apricots; marzipan Character:  dry; full-bodied; honeyed & spicy; velvety & viscous; zingy acids Flavors:  nectarine; quince; candied ginger & orange peel; ripe banana; dusting of white pepper Food Pairing:  cheese plate; crispy oriental dishes; foie gras   … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment