NEW WORLD – PINOT NOIR

ALMA ROSA SANTA RITA HILLS’05 – “With enticing aromas of lavender and berry, this is rich, supple and elegant on the palate, with a vibrancy to the fruit and a suppleness to the texture.  Long and fruity on the finish.”………….67.99

ALMA ROSA SANTA RITA HILLS  “LA ENCANTANDA VINEYARD”’05 – “Elegant and stylish, with a mix of black cherry, watermelon and blackberry flavors, with a pleasant, earthy forest floor edge that provides a nice backbone.”………….72.79

ARCHERY SUMMIT OREGON “PREMIER CUVEE”’06 –  “Ripe and spicy, with a smoky edge to the currant and plum flavors, lingering nicely on the open-textured finish. Drink now through 2012.”…………. 76.99

BELLE GLOS SONOMA “TAYLOR LANE”’06 – “Earthy, dusty dried berry and wild berry flavors are firm and intense without being heavy or tannic, showing off plum and blueberry notes.”………………..89.99

BRANCOTT MARLBOROUGH “SOUTH ISLAND”’07………………..59.99

BREWER-CLIFTON “RIO VISTA” SANTA RITA HILLS’06………………..85.99

CAMBRIA SANTA MARIA “JULIA’S VINEYARD”’06………………..42.99

CARMEL ROAD MONTEREY’06 – “Lively plum, black cherry and boysenberry fruit is smooth and elegant, with a delicate, spicy aftertaste. Drink now.”……………..39.99

DOMAINE SERENE WILLAMETTE “MARK BRADFORD”’04 – “Supple and generous, with ripe currant and blackberry flavors that persist into the long, nicely focused, smooth-textured finish. The tannins are nicely submerged. This has miles to go before it shows all it has.”….119.99

DOMAINE SERENE WILLAMETTE “EVENDSTAND”’05 – “Lithe in texture, with a distinctive range of red cherry, black cherry, cinnamon and mocha flavors that ride smoothly over a graceful frame, lingering nicely on the clear, expressive finish.”………….95.99

DUCKHORN ANDERSON VALLEY “GOLDEN EYE”’05 – “Rich and distinctive, with complex, concentrated loamy earth, black cherry, wild berry, savory spice and fresh earth scents. The tannins are rich and mouthcoating, yet the fruit pours through.”………….89.99

DUCKHORN ANDERSON VALLEY “GOLDEN EYE”’06 – “Has good richness, intensity and a range of flavors, with cola, dried currant, sassafras, cedar and loamy earth. Drink now through 2011.”………….118.99

GARY FARRELL RUSSIAN RIVER  “RUSSIAN RIVER SELECTION”’06 – “Medium-bodied plum, red cherry and blackberry fruit has a spicy earth and mineral edge that gives this complexity and depth on a modest framework. Drink now through 2011.”………….65.99

HANGTIME ARROYO SECO’06 – “Simple sweetish strawberry flavors turn earthy.”…39.99

LA CREMA MONTEREY’07……………………….49.99

LONGORIA “FE CIEGA” SANTA RITA HILLS’05 – “Firm and concentrated, with a rich tannic backbone. Hints of nutmeg and dried berry, ending with chewy tannins.”…………….79.99

MORGAN “TWELVE CLONES” SANTA LUCIA’06 – “Marked by a sour cherry and tart wild berry flavor profile, with hints of anise and dusty berry.  Ends with a nice cedary oak note, Drink now through 2012.”…………….59.99

OROGENY GREEN VALLEY OF RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY’06 – “Spice, floral and green apple flavors have an unusual rose petal scent. This is full-bodied, but shy on complexity.”…….69.99

SAINTSBURY CARNEROS “GARNET”’07………………….42.99

SILENI HAWKE’S BAY NEW ZEALAND’08………………….40.99

STEELE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY “BIEN NACIDO”’96 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Ripe, smooth and polished, this is a wonderful drink-me-now style, with earthy cola, black cherry, herb and sage notes. Finishes with a complex aftertaste and well-integrated tannins.”………………..99.99

SUMMERLAND SANTA MARIA VALLEY “BIEN NACIDO”’06………….75.99

TAZ SANTA MARIA “CUYAMA RIVER”’06 – “Smooth-textured, but shy on flaavor, with a thin offering of dried currant, herb and sage notes.”…………………….49.99

X WINERY CARNEROS-NAPA “TRUCHARD VINEYARDS”’07 – “The round, flavorful Pinot Noir offers up scents of berry, fruit, forest floor, earth, and spice.  Enjoy it over the next 2-3 years.”…………….46.99

WILD HORSE CENTRAL COAST’07…………………..….46.99

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