2015 Laird Jillian's Blend, Red Blend, Napa Valley
67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Syrah, 12% Merlot, 2% Malbec, 1% Petit Verdot
This visually attractive wine, has a deep crimson hue when held to the light. The nose has heartwarming notes of vanilla, blackberry preserve, currants and warmed spices. The approachable tannins rest gently on the palate, complimented by flavors of fresh blueberries, strawberry rhubarb and roasted coffee. The long, memorable finish leaves you yearning for the next sip.
A perfect accompaniment to a thick
grilled pork chop, with baked sweet potatoes.
2018 Laird Ghost Ranch, Pinot Noir, Sonoma
Burgundy red color with purple undertones. Delightful aromas are reminiscent of toffee, raspberry, red cherry, and a touch of earth. This light bodied wine is complemented by silky tannins and complex flavors of toasted coconut, clove, juicy plum, and pleasant finish that lingers on your palate
Grilled cedar plank Salmon (herbs and spices) with green beans
2017 Laird Red Hen Ranch, Chardonnay, Napa Valley
Luscious aromas of freshly baked pastries and ripening pear are met by juicy acidity on the front of the palate, developing into notes of lemon meringue, brioche, and hints of oak spice, with a creamy finish.
This wine is easily paired with a variety of dishes from spicy Pad Thai to delicately poached halibut.
2018 August West, Pinot Noir,
Santa Lucia Highlands
With a nose of cherries, dried flowers and rhubarb, the 2018 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir has a rich round palate and excellent acidity. The long, pleasant finish is robust and complex, and should lead to long aging potential. This should drink well from 2021-2028
Pan fried Duck Breast with Wild Mushrooms