Federal Wine & Spirits

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Winemaker Byron Kosuge

Winemaker Byron Kosuge 's Pinots, Chardonnay, Syrah, Dornfelder (?!?)
April 19, 2023



2021 Byron Kosuge Chardonnay; bright acidity, very clean and pureVery -Good to Excellent)$43; Case, $36.55



2022 Byron Kosuge Pinot Noir Rose; Color: very light, clean fresh; Aroma: fresh, rounded fresh, a touch of melon; Mouth: clean, bright nice lemony acidity, clean finish long; Very Good Plus $23.99; Case, $20.39



2021 Byron Kosuge Gamay Noir; Color: very dark; Aroma: heady  dense, elderflower, piquant; Mouth: clean fine acidity, fresh juicy, bright, clean  dense, firmly structured, fine tannin, a very bright on the finish; Very Good Plus $32; Case, $27.2

2020 Byron Kosuge Pinot Noir Shop; Aroma:  deep, very dense, thick,  ripe; Mouth: dense sweet, bright full, fat, juicy, fine tannins, clean ripe,  full, dense; Very Good Plus $43; Case, $36.55

2016 Byron Kosuge Pinot Noir Hirsch;  sumptuous and very very rich, heady( Excellent) $65; Case, $55.25

2009 Byron Kosuge Syrah Hudson; Aroma:  heady lifted, aromatic with bacon, richly sweet, tapenade; Mouth: ripe, dense, fine acid, dark, jammy fresh, secondary notes, fine tannins, low toned long; Excellent $45; Case, $38.25

2020 McIntyre Vineyards Dornfelder; Color: very dark black red; Aroma: light, heady fresh, pretty, juicy, and fine; Mouth: clean, light, angular in the back, firm, heady, richly dense fruit, long; with air shows a graphite tinged smokiness Very Good Plus $37; Case, $31.45

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