Monday, April 18, 2016

WOW: May I Please Have a Sidebar?

WOW: Wine of the Week

May I Please Have a Sidebar? Line 39 Wines

The newest project from David Ramey is one of which to take note.  In partnership with his daughter, Claire, these wines are fresh, relevant and at reasonable price points.

Product Description

"Legendary winemaker David Ramey started his career in wine with little more than a degree in enology and a dream. After nearly two decades of creating benchmark wines for such California wineries as Matanzas Creek, Chalk Hill, Dominus and Rudd, David Ramey and his wife Carla founded Ramey Wine Cellars in 1996. David’s wines are made in an old-world style and are consistently rated among the best wines in California. Today, David and Carla very much still run a family business. As their children take on roles within the company, the Rameys wish to expand the family’s legacy to reflect the significance of its future generation of winemaking and consumers. Thus, Sidebar Cellars was founded, with daughter, Claire, at the helm. Sidebar currently offers Kerner from Lodi’s Mokelumne River area, Lake County Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé made from Russian River Valley old-vine Syrah." - Winery Notes

Sidebar Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Tasting Notes

Beautifully textured with a crisp, bright finish.

Sidebar Rhoneish Red Blend 2014 Tasting Notes

Rich and plush, soft and luscious, yet perfectly dry, this southern Rhône-inspired blend will fill your mouth with pleasure.
Blend: 48% Mourvedre, 37% Grenache, 15% Syrah

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