Like playing poker with friends, the dealer chooses which game to share. In my case, the dealer chooses which wine t o share with friends. For the 2008 vintage I chose the Terra A Lago vineyard in
Alexander Valley. I love the play of blackberry and thyme aromas over the black cherry and toasty vanilla notes. This one is full of dense, rich tannins that should be great for years to come.
Serve it up with a bone-in rib eye rubbed with olive oil and sea salt hot off the grill.
Wine & Spirits
This has the cushioned softness and the green peppery character of Alexander Valley cabernet, finishing smooth and gentle. The tannins add some weight in their coffee and chocolate-scented extract. For braised lamb. Best Buy
Twenty years ago, Tim Murphy, Dale Goode and Dave Ready shared a vision: grow distinctive grapes, produce delicious wine, have fun and make friends in the process. They founded their three-family partnership in 1985 and launched the brand with two wines: estate grown Fumé Blanc and Chardonnay.
In the beginning, only the Murphy family's ranch and the Murphy-Goode Vineyard provided the grapes. Over the years, Murphy-Goode Winery steadily increased production, expanding the winery capacity and augmenting... View More