2019 Vintage Highlighted in James Suckling’s Sonoma Wine Tasting Report

Tasting Sonoma Wines: Bolder and Brighter, with a Unique Coastal Kick

In this report we mainly focus on the 2018 and 2019 vintages, which are both fantastic years but for different reasons…2019 was generally cooler, resulting in more elegant and restrained wines with real charm. —Nathan Slone, Associate Editor

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2019 Les leçons des maîtres – 94 points

750 mL Bottle 2019 Shared Notes VintageSubtle aromas of green mango, green apple, stone, jasmine and minerals follow through to a medium body with an attractive combination of nicely integrated phenolics and acidity. Creamy, subtle finish.

2019 Les pierres qui décident – 93 points

750 mL Bottle 2019 Shared Notes VintageA very pretty, subtle sauvignon blanc with lemon, lavender, pear and stone aromas. Medium-bodied, delicate and complex. Bright, crunchy acidity.