Jul
19

Sandhi Wines

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SANDHI WINES

This is a VERY happening, new brand, a collaboration between noted superstar sommelier Rajat Parr (Mina Restaurants); superstar winemaker Sashi Moorman & Charles Banks (of Screaming Eagle fame).  The wines are sleek, elegant, have GREAT purity, intricacy, finesse, superb texture & balance.  If you know Raj….he is really promoting “In Pursuit of Balance”…..& these wines show it.

2010 Chardonnay “Bien Nacido Vineyard”–produced from the famed W Block (own rooted, planted in 1973).  This is the block I would buy if I made wine.   Wild yeast fermented in concrete & old oak….ML  & lees contact BUT NO stirring……20% new oak.

2010 Pinot Noir “Santa Rita Hills”–a blend of 40 year old vine Sanford & Benedict & Rita’s Crown.  100% whole cluster & roughly 20% new oak.  Dark, sinister, intriguing nuances yet very elegant, suave & provocative.  Gorgeous!

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