Roussanne

    Tales From: Press Gang Cellars

    … Roussanne: Retail $26. A bit of a muted nose with some floral notes sneaking through. On the palate I was really surprised. Perhaps the best 100% Rousanne I have ever had. Restrained, elegant, and beautiful. Outstanding. 91-93 Points. Retail $20. Dedicated rosé (and named after his wife). There are few things I love more in my life than a dedicated rosé…

    1 readers - By the drunken cyclist

    Wine Century Club: Varietals 71 – 80

    … Here is the next segment of my tasting notes for some of the wines that I have included in my list of varietals for the submission for membership into the Wine Century Club. 71. Roussanne, 2012 vintage, Figaro (blend), Terravista Vineyards, Naramata, BC, Canada: pale in colour, ripe yellow plum and nectarine aromas, round mouthfeel, dry…

    6 readers - By vinesanddesigns

    Quick Pour: Sans Liege Call to Arms 2011

    …Producer: Sans Liege Region: Paso Robles AVA, California, United States Wine: Call to Arms Price: $30 Vintage: 2011 Varietals: 70% Grenache Blanc, 30% Roussanne; (15.1% ABV) Virginia Pour House Notes: Fresh lemon meringue, touch of honey, lush, white tropical fruit, and flaky pastry aromas lead to a smooth, honey-coated palate with plenty…

    3 readers - By Virginia Pour House

    Divine (and Gold Medal Winning) Wines of Eden Hill Vineyard

    … Label Art from Eden Hill 2013 Divine White Divine (and Gold Medal Winning) Wines of Eden Hill Vineyard Every now and then, I taste a wine and makes me realize why I spend so much time tasting Texas wines. In this case, there were two: Eden Hill Vineyard 2013 Roussanne (Oswald Vineyard) and their 2013 Divine White. Both wines are well made…

    10 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

    Perissos Vineyards and Winery: Harvest Visit

    … Perissos Vineyards and Winery: Harvest Visit It was back in 2010 when I first trekked out to Perissos Vineyards (in the Texas hill country near Burnet, TX) to visit Seth Martin, then a new face on the Texas hill country wine trail, not knowing much more than he worked with Roussanne. Then, sight unseen as to my winemaking skills (which were…

    11 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

    A Renaissance for Renaissance? Part II: The White Wines

    … dry and with spanking acidity. Lovely wine, seductive and elegant. . >Roussanne 2013. Bright medium gold; straw, thyme, camellia; spiced pear; rich, viscous, creamy, balanced by clean acidity and an undertow of limestone minerality. >Roussanne 2007. Bright yellow-gold hue; spicy and exotic, slightly honeyed, ripe and almost fleshy, more…

    6 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head