Sine Qua Non, Resiste, 2013

Wine Rating: 96 No other collectible piece of art is appreciated by destroying it, except wine. You must open the bottle, drink and therefore, consume the actual art. Then and only then, can you experience its...

Rieslings of Alsace, France

A little bit of history that is worth revisiting. In 1500 B.C. the land was cultivated by the Celts. Around 58 B.C. the Romans conquered, took the land and made it the center of their wine region. Grape...

Marcassin, Three Sisters Chardonnay, 2010

Wine Rating: 94 Lunch – Laguna Beach, June After a long drive on PCH, we pull into a place we have been to many times. We valet the Porsche (a vintage 1984 Cabriolet) and walk into the bistro. The smell...

Category - White Wine

Wine reviews from white grape varietals.

Far Niente Chardonnay

Far Niente, Chardonnay, 2010

Wine Rating: 93 Who doesn’t remember their first time? And when was yours? What bottle converted you from a wine drinker to a wine lover? Transformed you from a wine aficionado to a sommelier? As the years continue to...

Chateau Montelena

Chateau Montelena, Chardonnay, 2009

Wine Rating: 93 Spring has sprung and summer has begun. Well not quite officially, perhaps, but as soon as June arises my palate begins to crave the delicious white wines that have been relaxing, waiting all season for...

Kurt Russell Wine

GoGi, Chardonnay, 2011

Wine Rating: 92 Every few years it happens. Fortunately, it’s infrequent. So, is this time going to be any different or any better than the others? There’s only one way to find out and that’s to get a few bottles and...

Kosta Browne Chardonnay

Kosta Browne, One Sixteen, Chardonnay, 2009

Wine Rating: 95 Summer is here and with that, I can start enjoying the great white wines that have been storing nicely in the wine cellar. I don’t recall when I began the ritual of not drinking white after Labor Day...