tomada de castro : albariño : rías baixas, spain : 2016
       
     
jean-pierre grossot : chardonnay : chablis : 2015
       
     
casal de ventozela : arinto : vinho verde : portugal : 2017
       
     
bonny doon : le cigare blanc : california coast : 2014
       
     
pine ridge : chenin blanc - viognier : napa valley : 2016
       
     
julien pilon : les maisons de victor saint-péray : marsanne : 2013
       
     
giesen : sauvignon blanc : marlborough new zealand : 2016
       
     
tomada de castro : albariño : rías baixas, spain : 2016
       
     
tomada de castro : albariño : rías baixas, spain : 2016

acrylic on canvas : 16" x 20" : 2014-2018

a mellifluous albariño. has a very slight (good) funk, minerality, medium body + acidity. cooked + dried raisiny fruits on the palate, with simultaneous minerality + a dash of spice.

jean-pierre grossot : chardonnay : chablis : 2015
       
     
jean-pierre grossot : chardonnay : chablis : 2015

acrylic on canvas : 16" x 20" : 2013-2018

flinty mineral chablis, like rain on a summer sidewalk. no oak in sight.

casal de ventozela : arinto : vinho verde : portugal : 2017
       
     
casal de ventozela : arinto : vinho verde : portugal : 2017

acrylic on canvas : 16" x 20" : 2017-2018

lovely + lively, uncomplicated, refreshing. like a cool ocean breeze on a warm day.

bonny doon : le cigare blanc : california coast : 2014
       
     
bonny doon : le cigare blanc : california coast : 2014

acrylic on canvas : 16" x 20" : 2014-2018

sinuous white rhône blend from bonny doon winemaker randall grahm. fantastic + full + complex : does improvised gymnastics in the mouth for ages. perfect blend of white grenache + roussanne.

pine ridge : chenin blanc - viognier : napa valley : 2016
       
     
pine ridge : chenin blanc - viognier : napa valley : 2016

acrylic on canvas : 16" x 20" : 2015-2018

a good collaboration between the clean acidity of the chenin + the florid exuberance of the viognier. mango fruity tropical notes accent this gentle streamlined blend, without unwanted braggadocio.

julien pilon : les maisons de victor saint-péray : marsanne : 2013
       
     
julien pilon : les maisons de victor saint-péray : marsanne : 2013

acrylic on canvas : 16" x 20" : 2014-2018

trés elegant! delicate honeysuckle aroma. citrusy start, soft + smooth, overtaken by a creamy vanilla finish.

giesen : sauvignon blanc : marlborough new zealand : 2016
       
     
giesen : sauvignon blanc : marlborough new zealand : 2016

acrylic on canvas : 16" x 20" : 2013-2018

grapefruity sparkiness with a bit of fairy dust sprinkled in. hits all the right registers — full apple-y fruit to dancing lime-y acid.