Great Wine: Donnhoff Oberhauser Leistenberg Riesling Kabinett

$20 - $40GermanyRieslingSweet WineWine Reviews
If passion is a flower and happiness the dew that drips from its petals, then words can only do so much to describe the joy inside a bottle of 2009 DONNHOFF Oberhauser Leistenberg Riesling Kabinett. This bottle is a delightful standout of a superb '09 vintage of German Riesling, but it's the kind of wine that's sweet in any vintage.... Read more →

Great Wine: Samsara Melville Vineyard Syrah

$40 - $60CaliforniaRedSanta BarbaraSyrahWine Reviews
Insanely rich, creamy and velvety. Uninhibited, hedonistic and never bashful in displaying its voluptuousness. Its color is the deepest and most expressive of purple, and swirling the wine glass releases a hypnotic bouquet. Is it a terribly complex wine? No. Is it subtle? No. The 2005 SAMSARA Melville Vineyard Syrah is content to be just... Read more →

Great Wine: tangent Sauvignon Blanc

$19.99 or LessCaliforniaCentral CoastSan Luis ObispoSauvignon BlancWhiteWine Reviews
At 12 bucks the 2009 TANGENT Paragon Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc is a working class, steely blue-eyed blonde sporting True Religions and a Michael Kors handbag on her Thursday night out. Don't mess with her—she’s much more complex than meets the eye. All sex appeal on the exterior with that exuberant lemon-lime zest, but underneath it all... Read more →