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Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM

Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM

Napanook

Dominus Napanook 2015

Napa Valley, California, United States
394 days ago

Jenny scored this wine: 97/100

I totally loved this wine. While it is a big exuberant Napa offering, it is delicate in its aromatics and powerful with its savoury undertones. Violets, roses, tar, blackberries blend with a beef stock, bouillon and black olive notes that make it totally seductive. Soft velvet in the mouth with a regal elegance. Pair with seared duck breast and a blackberry reduction. @wrightwineblog

Napa Valley

Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Napa Valley, California, United States
393 days ago

Jenny scored this wine: 96/100

A hefty wine in every respect, that exudes power and finesse. It's crammed full of heady black fruit and spice flavours with a concentrated perfume that is reminiscent of pine needles and rose petals. An astonishing length that is delicate right til the end of the last beautiful sip. Try with grilled rib eye on the bone with truffle butter. @wrightwineblog

Luce 2016

Tuscany I.G.T., Italy
379 days ago

Jenny scored this wine: 96/100

A big brute of a Supertuscan blend laden with chocolate cherries and blackberry crumble. Super full bodied but with tannins that are so ripe they are like silky licorice strands. Lead pencil shavings add an intriguing savoury aroma with a delicate violet oaky finish. Try with rare rack of lamb. @wrightwineblog

392 days ago

Jenny scored this wine: 96/100

Pure pleasure as delivered by the Perrin family - wine royalty in the Rhone. It has elegance and depth, complexity and length. It makes you stop in wonder at what is possible in the world of fine wine. Meaty, leather, black pepper, black olive and plum. It's all there waiting for you. Enjoy. @wrightwineblog

Sonoma Mountain

Kistler Sonoma Mountain Chardonnay 2017

Sonoma Mountain, Sonoma County, California, United States
394 days ago

Jenny scored this wine: 95/100

I totally loved this wine. More Burgundian than block buster Californian in style, even the alcohol at 14.1% showed a little more restraint. Oaky, toasty, crushed biscuits, balanced with the most beautiful acidity that sweeps through the oak to show you lemon meringue pie, lemon brulée tart and a long, long finish that is balanced right till the end. 57 barrels made. Get your bottle now. Unfined and unfiltered. Try with grilled salmon with a pistachio crust @wrightwineblog

Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM

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