Sunset Wine Club shelf talkers

Downloadable descriptions from the wine editor at Sunset Magazine

Chardonnays: American steel

Chehalem Inox Chardonnay 2006

Domaine Chandon Unoaked Chardonnay 2006

Foley Steel Chardonnay 2005

Hendry Unoaked Chardonnay 2006

Iron Horse Unoaked Chardonnay 2005

Kenneth Volk Jaybird Chardonnay 2005

Cabs

Amberhill by Raymond Cabernet Sauvignon 2002

BV Coastal Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

Chateau St. Jean Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

Columbia Crest Grand Estates Cabernet Sauvignon

Edna Valley Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

Eos Cabernet Sauvignon 2002

Zins

BV Coastal Estates Zinfandel 2003

Dry Creek Vineyard Heritage Zinfandel 2004

Edmeades Zinfandel 2005

Peachy Canyon Incredible Red, Bin 119 Zinfandel 2004

Renwood Sierra Series Zinfandel 2003

Sausal Old Vine Zinfandel 2003

Paso Robles gems

Eberle Mill Road Vineyard Viognier 2005

Robert Hall Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Tablas Creek Côtes de Tablas Blanc 2004

L'Aventure 'Optimus' 2004

Treana Red Blend 2003

Villa Creek Avenger 2004

 
Surprises from Southern Oregon

Brandborg Pinot Blanc 2005

Brandborg Bench Lands Pinot Noir 2005

EdenVale Syrah 2003

HillCrest Viognier 2005

HillCrest Pinot Noir 2003

Lake County wines

Gregory Graham Rolling Knolls Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Six Sigma Sauvignon Blanc 2006

Guenoc Petite Sirah 2004

Obsidian Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

Spencer Roloson Madder Lake Vineyard Syrah 2004

Steele Stymie Founder's Reserve Syrah 2002

Great barbecue wines

Bogle Petite Sirah 2005

David Bruce Petite Sirah 2004

Wild Horse Zinfandel 2004

Rodney Strong Reserve Zinfandel 2004

Dutton-Goldfield Morelli Lane Vineyard Zinfandel 2005

Mettler Family Petite Sirah 2003