of wines recommended by group members.
Robert Mondavi Private
Selection 2006 Meritage
It is a blend of 72% Cab, 10% Merlot, 10%
Petit Verdot, 7% Malbec, 1% Cabernet Franc.
Sangiovese 2004 Luna
Vineyard Napa Valley
Fruity, very dark color.
Leapfrögmilch $14 Leap Frog Vineyard -- Napa Valley
Sweet almond and floral aromas,
with hints of spicy apple and creamy apricot. Flavors are
lively and balance crisp acidity with succulent fruit.
60-year old Riesling vines and Chardonnay. [Link]
Gnarly -- Red Zinfandel (eighty year old
HyVee- Fremont $12.
The older Zin vineyards in California
were planted before the use of modern trellising techniques
and were "head pruned", meaning the shoots that eventually
produce the grapes grow directly out of the head of the
trunk. The resulting vines look more like a bush than the
normally well-manicured rows of neatly trained along posts
and wires – and they do have "Gnarly Heads".
- Conundrum Reserve
Blended White Wine
by NKAB Suggested retail price
We had this
wine at a great little restaurant downtown Little Rock,
Arkansas with fish and seafood pasta. It's a semi dry wine
with very fresh and fruity characteristics with many levels
of of delightful tastes.
As many as sixty distinctive lots of Chardonnay, Sauvignon
Blanc, Sémillon, Viognier and Muscat are blend to make this
Cap Syrah 2000 Reserve
El Dorado California
winery and vineyards are located in El Dorado County, high
in the foothills of the magnificent Sierra Nevada.
recommended by NKAB
Generally about $5 a bottle
serve this with our Leek
& Brie Appetizer Pizza made with leeks, brie
cheese, walnuts, lime and green pepper corns. (Some
times we drink Gins & Tonics with Brie Pizza too.)
Aromas and flavors of
ripe apricot, peaches and melon balanced by crisper notes
of citrus from grapes grown in California's prime grape