The nose is fresh and lifted, like the scent of ripe stone fruits. The palate is highly appealing with a distinctive zest of lime-fresh acidity giving way to peachy softness with hints of mango and apples. The wine draws to a crisp finish with excellent length and finesse. Exellent alone or with fish, shellfish, or sushi.
ROSEMOUNT DIAMOND RIESLING – 2006
This wine first feels like biting into a ripe white peach, juicy, rich, creamy and sweet, with a full aroma. Yet the wine offers a great minerality and acidity to balance the sweetness that leaves your mouth watering for more. It is delicious by itself, or with seafood. Its bright acidity tones work well with a variety of cheeses or pastas that have a touch of cream.
MONCHHOF ROBERT EYMAEL ESTATE RIESLING – 2007
A full flavored medium bodied wine, with an abundance of currant and gooseberry flavors. A vibrant wine with an abundance of currant and gooseberry flavors. Light straw-colored with classic grassy and ripe citrus accents, this wine refreshes the palate with a clean, lingering finish. Best with poultry and shellfish.
WHITE HAVEN MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2008
This wine has crisp flavors of tropical fruit and melon. It is well balanced with hints of grapefruit and pear. It pairs well with Korean Spicy chicken or shellfish.
MIRASSOU SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2005
BANROCK STATION MERLOT – 2007
One of the first cool-climate reds from Chile, the newest version of Primus is packed with ripe red cherry flavors and notes of bell pepper and bacon. The flavors of blackberry juice and clove end on a plush, mouthwatering finish. Perfect with bulgogi and kalbi.
BENTON LANE PINOT NOIR – 2006
This deep ruby colored pinot noir has impressive and varietal aromas of bing cherries, red plums, hibiscus and wild mushrooms. The smooth, ripe tannins give a voluptuous texture to the mixed berry and chocolate flavors of the wine. A hint of white pepper adds further complexity to the lively and seamless finish. Perfect match with kalbi.
JORDAN CABERNET SAUVIGNON – 2004
Well-integrated flavors, deep color, and balance. The bouquet offers distinct notes of cassis, black cherry, and cocoa. The aromatic qualities of the Petit Verdot marry well with the soft, alluring flavors of Merlot and compliment the masculine tannins of the Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon has a rich texture and opulent flavors, complimented by a restrained framework of oak that leads to a lingering finish of violet, earth, smoke, and cola. Is the ideal wine when paired with Chef Young’s choice bulgogi.
ST FRANCIS CABERNET SAUVIGNON – 2005
Recommended by the owners - full-bodied Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon with rich mouth-feel, moderate tannins and deep color accentuating the taste of black currant, plum, blueberry and spicy oak; underscored by discreet notes of vanilla, cedar and tobacco, and carry into the ripe, intense berry fruit flavors on the palate. Serve with Chef Young’s stir-fry rib eye or any of the red meats.
LOUIS MARTINI SONOMA CABERNET SAUVIGNON – 2006
The wine offers many layers, featuring aromas and flavors of red cherry, blackberry and fresh sage with an underlying dry creek dustiness. Subtle herbal notes are complemented by additional layers of chocolate and vanilla, resulting in a complex, yet easy drinking, wine.
MARKHAM MERLOT – 2003
Bold, dense and complex, this Merlot has everything. Starting with aromas of raspberry, plum and cedar, the flavors of ripe loganberries, cherries and sweet oak marry in the finish. This Merlot is typical of the vintage in that respect. Aromas of violets and blackberry briars remind one of Cabernet Sauvignon while the fleshy texture alludes to Merlot. The attractive sweet espresso and black raspberry flavors add to the mystery. Merlot being a versatile red can compliment chicken, beef, or pork.
BERINGER ESTATE MERLOT – 2006
The wine is bright red fruit and vanilla/spice aromas, and black cherry and sweet black plum flavors, along with the density and volume of the palate, make this wine eminently drinkable. Merlot being a versatile red can compliment chicken, beef, or pork.
RED ROCK MERLOT – 2006
Has great concentration of Black Cherry, plum and boysenberry fruits with a nice full-bodied middle and a long soft finish. Compliments chicken, beef, or pork.
RANCHO ZABACA ZINFANDEL – 2005
Well-concentrated blackberry aromas take a decided turn towards caramel and dried fruits without giving up their attractiveness, and the full-bodied, fleshy, slightly soft palate impressions that follow bring along flavors that are both dense and tannin-impacted. Serve with kalbi and bulgogi will help it show well.