Cellars Baronia “Flor D’Englora” 2011 Garnatxa

It was not too long ago that $10 bottles of wine were ground zero for the frugal and the downwardly mobile. That is no longer the case, at least for wine from Spain.  Spanish wines are simply underpriced for the level of winemaking, quality of the grapes, and the age...

Montes 2005 ‘Alpha’ Chardonnay, Casablanca Valley

Modern style Chardonnay with plenty of flair and depth. Vanilla-poached pears & toasted almonds on the palate, a little jolt of freshness on the finish, and a lingering sensation of smoke. Quite worthwhile to serve as an aperitif.

Chateau Reynella 2004 Cellar No. One Shiraz Reserve

Chateau Reynella produces one of our favorite Australian Tawnies, and now, with this deep, dramatic Shiraz, they’ve won us over with their dry juice, too. Some producers, it seems, just have the magic touch no matter what they...