Ep 183 - Philippe Langner of Hesperian Wines

33:26
 
Share
 

Manage episode 241496511 series 1232493
By Tony and Betty Notto and Betty Notto. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

This week features our interview with viticulturist and winemaker Philippe Langner of Hesperian Wines our of Napa Valley.

Wines from Hesperian Wines - note that these wines were provided as samples to us but the opinions below are our own.

Anatomy No. 1 Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 - priced around $33

  • Bordeaux-style blend of mostly Cab with a little Merlot and Syrah
  • Aromas of black currents, red plum, blackberries, earth and leather
  • it's dry with medium plus acidity and tannins with flavors similar to aromas - dark fruits, leather, with a little vegetal note on the finish
  • This is a big, bold wine with structure bout a lot of juicy, ripe fruit

2015 Hesperian Cabernet Sauvignon - priced around $100.

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Deep purple color with strong aromas of fennel and dark fruits
  • it's dry with medium acid and tannins with flavors of fennel, dark fruits and a herbal quality
  • it's a less fruity cab and more herbal and mellow
  • drink now through 2035

2015 Hesperian Cabernet Sauvignon Kitoko Vineyard - priced around $150

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Aromas of dark fruits, violets and dusty earth
  • it's dry with medium acid and tannins and flavors of dark fruits, leather and a hint of baking spices
  • Bold but refined Cab that is good to drink now or if you're willing to wait will continue to evolve until 2035

201 episodes