Ziggy’s Thanksgiving Wine Picks 2018

Ziggy the Wine Gal’s THANKSGIVING WINE PICKS ~2018

 

  • CHAMPAGNE/SPARKLING

NV Claypool Cellars Champagne, $55. http://claypoolcellars.com/

Extraordinary, Apple-y, Brioche, Balanced, Pear Brûlée, Stone-fruit, Complex, Love…

 

– ROSÉ

2017 Vintage Josh Cellars, Rosé, CA $14. https://joshcellars.com/

Succulent, Watermelons, Wild Strawberry, Tango’s with Turkey, Yummy, Easy Drinkin’ 

 

  • WHITE WINE *TIE*

2018 Alexander Valley Vineyards, Gewürztraminer, Mendocino $14. http://www.avvwine.com/

Turkey Perfect, Exotic, Spicy, Crowd Pleaser, Ginger-not-Marianne, Luscious Lychee, Floral

2017 Dry Creek Vineyard, Chenin Blanc, Clarksburg $15. https://www.drycreekvineyard.com/

White peaches, Crowd Pleaser, earth n spice & everything nice, Tropical fruits, Chamomile, Meyer Lemon 

 

 

  • RED WINE

2014 Marimar Estate, Pinot Noir, Mas Cavalls, Doña Margarita Vnyd, Sonoma Coast $47. https://marimarestate.com/

Thanksgiving Velvet, Black Raspberries, Forest Floor, Dried Figs, Spiced Berries, Dancing in the Dark, Baking Spices, Cranberries-not the band, Elegant, Succulent, Gorgeous, Impressive

 

  • DESSERT WINE

2014 Gloria Ferrer, Demi-Sec Reserve Cuvée, Carneros. $40. https://www.gloriaferrer.com/

Fruitful, Succulent, Delicious, Creamy-Yum, Pretty, Ripe Juicy Green Apples, Ripe Pears

 

Thank you to judging sponsors Grand Cru Custom Crush and Oliver’s Market