CATTLEYA Pinot Noir “Cuvee Number One” Russian River Valley 2021

Cattleya Pinot Noir Cuvee Number One at Outer Space

The Cattleya Pinot Noir Cuvee Number One, still a baby, is already very tasty. Loads of ripe wild red cherries, raspberry liqueur and some blackberries vault from glass to nose then caress the palate. 55% new French Oak aged gives a tasty essence. Pie Spice, rosewater and black tea: classic, high end Russian River Pinot. […]

PEIRSON MEYER “Maquette” Napa Valley Red Wine 2018

Peirson Meyer Maquette in Outer Space

Bordeaux-style blend of 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. All from Calistoga’s “Kenefick Ranch.” First impression of sweet toasty oak (75% new French oak aged) that swiftly melds into the dense, ripe dark berry fruitiness. Cherry compote/kirsch, boysenberries, blackberries. Then earthy truffle, black olive and musky cigar. Wonderfully complex. 90 cases made. “Maquette”: A […]