The Honest Pour with John Lenart

Taking you beyond the bottle.


May 2016

Episode 002, Olivier Souvelain, Chateau Gassier


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Olivier Souvelain, Directeur Général, Chateau Gassier


GS 15 Esprit Gassier Bottle

Chateau Gassier, 2015 Esprit Gassier

Peach, mandarin. and lime pith nose with a layer of white flowers. Flavors of citrus, apricot, pear and peach with good limestone minerality and a creamy texture. Medium long finish

SRP $23 (Found at Binny’s for $16)



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Chateau Gassier, 2015 Le Pas du Moine

Nose of flowers and tropical fruit. Bright and lush texture with flavors of grapefruit, apricot, fresh herbs and peach pit. Great acidity. Long finish.

SRP $29





Chateau Gassier, 2015 946

Nose of watermelon, lemon rind and lily. Creamy texture. Delicious flavors of Jolly Rancher candy, papaya, citrus. Good acidity, long silky finish. This wine is well worth the price tag and search to get some.

SRP $59

Episode 001 Mari Jones Emeritus Vineyards

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Mari Jones, President of Fun, Emeritus Vineyards



Emeritus Vineyards 2013 Hallberg Ranch, Pinot Noir

This ruby colored wine starts with a bit of a shy nose of under ripe cherry.
Fresh strawberry and herb flavors are backed up by a medium bodied yet velvety texture.
Good acidity with a hint of vanilla on the long finish

$42 SRP


Emeritus Vineyards 2013 Pinot Hill Pinot Noir

This brick red wine starts with aromas of fresh strawberry and red cherry, tea, with hot stone minerality. Flavors of light strawberry jam, fig, and earthy notes of truffle and thyme are balanced by good acid and silky tannin. Medium body.

$55 SPR

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