A Pinot Noir and Cantonese seafood dinner at Chuen Kee in Sai Kung, Hong Kong. The last of three Pinot Noirs.
A Pinot Noir and Cantonese seafood dinner at Chuen Kee in Sai Kung, Hong Kong.
Our second Pinot Noir of the evening following the most excellent Chateau de Pommard. Stunning, bright, ruby red…enticing! 2+ hours Continue reading 2010 Kistler Pinot Noir Cuvée Natalie Silver Belt
We were hesitant to pop open a 2011 Blankiet, but several tasting notes convinced us not to fear the youth. Et voila, we did not and we were rewarded with a wine ready to sip now (4 hours of breathing) Continue reading 2011 Blankiet Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Paradise Hills Vineyard
Sipped a generous glass via Coravin. Magic! When you are two people, who have finished a bubble and are still awaiting your Barolo to arrive (properly breathed), Coravin offers a perfect Continue reading 2013 Kistler Chardonnay Cuvée Cathleen Kistler Vineyard
We opened as an experiment with our wine-loving Italian friend. Oh My Ears and Whiskers, he became a devout follower within the first sip.
Admittedly a strong Pinot Noir, yet elegant, bubble. We often Continue reading 2012 Sea Smoke Sea Spray
First sip of the 2012 this year, and we are beginning to think Kistler clearly has a worthy challenger!
Bright green yellow to the eye. The 16 months in 55% new French Continue reading 2012 Sea Smoke Chardonnay Streamside
We always love introducing our sommelier friends from Europe to Kistler chardonnay. The overwhelming look of excitement, happiness and wine nirvana on their faces as they look, sniff and sip Continue reading 2012 Kistler Chardonnay Vine Hill Vineyard