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Farpointe Cellar

Tasted August 27, 2011 by mmurry with 423 views

Flight 1 (5 notes)

Red
2005 Villa Creek High Road End of the Road James Berry Vineyard USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles
90 points
Spice and dirt on the nose, with some black currant and blackberry in the middle, and some floral notes at the end. Black fruit on the palate, with some spice and dirt on the mid-palate, and a floral finish.
White
2010 Mohua Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand, South Island, Marlborough
89 points
Grapefruit and pineapple concentrate on the nose, with hints of lemon lychee and grass. The palate was almost the same. lots of grapefruit and pineapple, some lychee in the mid-palate, and a lot of lemon zest on the finish.
White
2009 Domaine de Bernier Chardonnay France, Loire Valley, Val de Loire
89 points
Lots of fruit on the nose. Peaches, apricot, pineapple, and citrus. There's a little stone, plus some floral notes at the end. Crisp and clean on the palate, with pineapple and citrus, some stone on the mid-palate, and a nice citrus finish.
White
2008 Treana White USA, California, Central Coast
89 points
Peach and lemon on the nose, with some herbs and fresh ground tea leaves. Rich and thick on the palate, with tea leaves and lemon, and little peach, and a nice herbal finish.
White
2009 Dog Point Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand, South Island, Marlborough
87 points
Pineapple and pine nuts on the nose, with small amounts of tropical fruit and burnt twigs. Crisp on the palate, with lemon and tropical fruit, toasted nuts, and a nice tropical finish.

Flight 2 (2 notes)

Red
2007 Corrina Rayment Shiraz Expatriate Australia, South Australia, Fleurieu, McLaren Vale
92 points
Toast and coffee bean on the nose, earth and graphite, black fruit, and a some floral notes at the end. Soft on the palate, with nice black fruit, earth and pencil lead, and a good toasty finish.
Red
2006 Tenuta Sette Ponti Oreno Toscana IGT Italy, Tuscany, Toscana IGT
92 points
Licorice and toast on the nose, with black fruit and spice underneath. Rich and spicy on the nose, with toasted wood and black fruit. The finish is very spicy.
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