Pompette Notes: Black Ink Rosé

Black Ink Wines are wines with a touch of attitude. Their wine is an ode to fantasy through arts and an elegance with edge celebrating tattoo culture. The winery recently released a new California produced rosĂ© into their portfolio. The label on the bottle includes original artwork by Amy Nicoletto on TLC show, “LA Ink”. Winemaker’s notes: Nicely balanced acidity, […]

Pompette Notes: Mumm Brut Prestige

Mumm Brut Prestige is wonderful sparkling wine at a fabulous price. The Brut Prestige is Mumm Napa’s signature wine. It was named #54 on Wine Spectator’s top 100 Wines of 2014. There are so many accolades for this wine that there are too many to name. I picked up a bottle for New Year’s Eve, but instead enjoyed it on January 1st throughout the […]

Pompette Notes: Antech RĂ©serve Brut Blanquette De Limoux

After one sip of this crĂ©mant, I fell in love. It’s that good. Made with Mauzac grapes, mainly grown in the Limoux and Gaillac regions in the southwest part of France. Winemaker’s notes: All grapes are hand picked, carried to the fermenting room in cases of at most 300 kilograms, and then immediately pressed pneumatically. The juices selected are then […]

Pompette Notes: MAN Chenin Blanc

The Free-run Steen Chenin Blanc by MAN Vintners from South Africa is nice and crisp with citrus and green apple notes.  If you like white wine, make sure you taste this Chenin Blanc from this region. Winemaker’s notes: The Agter-Paarl area is the ideal region for growing Chenin Blanc and our farmers have the largest collection of old vine Chenin […]

Pompette Notes: Be Bordo Le Crisp White

Be BordĂ´ is an accessible Sauvignon Blanc wine from Bordeaux that is modern and chic. This crisp wine is crafted by traditional white Bordeaux grape varieties. The grape blend is 85% Sauvignon Blanc and 15% Semillon Winemaker’s notes: Be BordĂ´ Sauvignon Blanc is the result of the winemaking tradition from the famous Port de La Lune, birthplace of the Bordeaux […]

Pompette Notes: Mercer Estates Sharp Sisters Red Blend 2013

A wonderful juicy red wine from  is Washington State by Mercer Estates produced on their Horse Heaven Hills Estate. This handcrafted wine is a tribute to Carma Sharp-Mercer and her sisters. The grapes in this wine are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, Sangiovese, and Petit Verdot. On the nose will be blackberries, plums, cherries, vanilla, and black pepper. The wine […]

Pompette Notes: Mercer Spice Cabinet Horse Heaven Hills Rosé, 2015

A very lovely RosĂ© from Washington State by Mercer Wines made with 100% Grenache grapes. On the tongue it’s dry. The aromas that get you going are strawberries, white tea, citrus, and pomegranate. It’s a swirl of tasty flavors. Winemaker’s notes: This pretty pink RosĂ© begins with aromas of grapefruit peel, fresh strawberries, pomegranate, and white tea. The fruit is […]