July 2007 Newsletter
Wines evaluated last month: 260
Rejected: 240 Approved: 20 Selected: 8
"Never drink anything without first smelling it; never sign anything without first reading it. Never dive into pools of depth unknown, and rarely drink if you are alone."
–17TH CENTURY PHILOSOPHY
Cabernet Franc is an ancient French grape varietal linked as a cross of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. At Ironstone, they bring out the true fruit and character of the grape with ripe fruit and balanced tannins.
2005, Pebejae, Viognier,
From the south of France
we are brought this wine with a gentle reminder to remember the past but relish the future. The Burkhart's want us to know that wine and life are treasures never to be taken for granted.
2004, Crescendo, Virtuoso,
Napa Valley, California
This wine is like music to our ears and palates. A blend made with quality but the price will help us save for front row opera seats.
2005 Ledgewood Creek,
Viognier. Suisoon Valley,
Although Sauvignon Blanc is made in a range of styles, they all have a common thread of crisp, mouth¬watering acidity. This wine is no exception with quaffable fruit flavors as well.
Limited Series Selection
Limited Selection Series