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Wine Reviews

Latest reviews by Meg Houston Maker
2014 Bella Grace Vineyards Three Graces White Blend Amador County

“A complement to young cheeses, delicate meats, white-fleshed fish…”

2014 Morgan Winery Pinot Noir Twelve Clones Santa Lucia Highlands

“Raspberries steeped in black pepper, basil, ginger, and pink peppercorns…”

2014 Stemmari Grillo Sicilia

“Musky, citrusy, almost wild-smelling…”

Wines of Failla: Classical and Modern

At Failla, Ehren Jordan produces Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Syrah wines that are thoroughly modern—yet evoke the classical past.

2015 Keller Estate Rosé Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County

“A decoction of black currant, cherry, and spice…”

2015 Bella Grace Vineyards Grenache Blanc Amador County

“As if pears had been soaked in bay leaf…”

2015 Bella Grace Vineyards Vermentino Amador County

“A California Vermentino that tips its hat to the Old-World style…”