Wine Reviews

Latest reviews by Meg Houston Maker
2013 Dierberg Pinot Noir Drum Canyon Vineyard Sta. Rita Hills

“Stylish and light-hearted…”

2013 Dierberg Pinot Noir Estate Santa Maria Valley

“Heady and exotic, with great purity of fruit…”

2013 Dierberg Chardonnay Estate Santa Maria Valley

“Tree fruits, flowers, and citrus…”

2012 Château Brethous Cuvée Prestige Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux

“Lustrous and substantial…”

2012 Château Brethous Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux

“Plummy and saturated…”

2012 Château Brethous B Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux

“One hundred percent Merlot, biodynamically farmed…”

2015 Château Brethous Bordeaux Clairet Contrôlée 

“Strawberries and mint and refreshment…”

2014 Quinta de la Rosa duoROSA Douro DOC

“Lively, youthful, affordable…”

2015 Gilbert Cellars Rosé Wahluke Slope

“Celery, loam, and bullion…”

2012 Keller Estate Red Blend Rôtie Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County

“A New World hat-tip to the Old…”

NV Matthiasson Sweet Vermouth No. 2 Napa Valley

“Concentrated, tingly, bitter, and sweet…”

NV Matthiasson Schioppettino Matthiasson Vineyard Napa Valley

“Taught and nervy, with peppery fruit…”

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