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Melissa Smith
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Growing from a Redwood City sales position in 2009, to the company sake buyer in 2011, and then to the Head Sommelier in 2013 my love of wine spreads the gamut from mineral laden Sancerres to California Zinfandels aged over 20 years, Urban wines to classic Bordeaux, and 99% of the spirits that we carry. As a CIA trained chef I spent 15 years in some of the top kitchens in the country until my love of wine won out and I transitioned to the wine industry in 2004 where I began utilizing my skills as an instructor, a writer, and a restaurant consultant after passing the introductory level exam of The Court of Master Sommeliers. In 2010, I developed the first iPhone app for wine pronunciation, the Enotria Guide. In 2011, I became one of the few certified Sake Sommeliers in the country through the Sake Education Council. Outside of K&L I run private and corporate wine and spirits events around the Bay Area, consult on private cellars, and attempt to write professionally.


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2009 Senejac, Haut-Médoc
Review Date: 6-4-2014
What Clyde said! Deep, ripe, boysenberry syrup with herbal notes of tarragon. If you are a California Cab lover, looking to try out Bordeaux, this would be a great starting point.

2009 Malescasse, Haut-Médoc
Review Date: 6-4-2014
Solid wine, savory nose, blueberries, and cocoa, with a hint of graham crackers. Not an ideal pairing, but certainly an inspiration for a dessert after a BBQ that this wine will undoubtedly go well with.
Price: $19.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2004 Malescasse, Haut-Médoc
Review Date: 6-4-2014
A decade of age for under $20! Soft, developed, and with great structure.
Price: $19.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2010 Allegrini "Palazzo della Torre" Veronese
Review Date: 6-4-2014
An incredibly seductive nose for a very seductive wine. A concentration of cherries crushed with a touch of menthol, and significant graphite. Even though it is made in the Amarone method, I don't get the raisin qualities up front, but I do get that incredible richness and concentration. There is a freshness to this that makes you understand how easy it would be to finish a bottle of wine, sip after glorious sip. I happened to taste this with a Mexican dish I made the night before, that included braised pork, sauteed mushrooms with oregano, wrapped in a fresh tortilla covered in melted cheese, which lead me to ask the husband to make a risotto for dinner with similar components, but more of an Italian twist. I have no doubt that the dish will be a winner, and that I'll be sad as soon as I realize the bottle is empty.

2007 Fourcas Hosten, Listrac
Review Date: 6-4-2014
Now in its seventh year, this wine is showing really well. Juicy, with grippy tannins, and as bold as the scarves of Hermes (at only 5% the cost!).
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2013 Gaia "14-18h" Rosé Peloponnese
Review Date: 6-3-2014
Always a fun wine and nice alternative to the usual rose suspects. A lot of structure, less dry than previous vintages we've brought in. More of a main course wine.
Price: $14.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2013 Pichard-Jourdan Chinon Rosé
Review Date: 6-3-2014
Crushed strawberries, hints of pepper, and a watermelon Jolly Rancher finish.
Price: $12.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2013 Gunderloch "Fritz's Rosé"
Review Date: 6-3-2014
A solid rose, just a touch off dry, offering peaches and pomegranate. No corkscrew needed.
Price: $12.99 Add To Cart BC 0

Domaine Brazilier "Methode Traditionelle" Brut Rosé
Review Date: 6-3-2014
Ripe juicy fruit, raspberry, white pepper, slightly off dry.
Price: $14.99 Add To Cart BC 0

Hans Resch "Anna Lioba" Blanc de Noirs Sekt Rosé
Review Date: 6-3-2014
Incredible voluptuous rose. A pleasure to drink and will pair nicely with heartier dishes like beef cheek ravioli, or grilled salmon with a spring pea ravioli.
Price: $29.99 Add To Cart BC 0

Domaine de l'Ecu "La Divina" Methode Traditionelle Sparkling
Review Date: 6-3-2014
Layered, soft bubbles, very interesting bubbly you need to try. 100% hand picked, biodynamic, made with native yeast, this wine is a combination of straw, almonds, a touch of smoke, green apples, apricots, and elusive citrus.
Price: $22.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2012 Friedrich Becker Estate Pinot Blanc
Review Date: 6-3-2014
I've long been a fan on the Becker Pinot Noirs, so when a customer alerted me of this bottling it was only a matter of hours before it was in my possession and being chilled for that night's dinner of Thai dishes. While it is an easy drinker (screwcap and all) this is an inspiring wine. The quality of products combined with simplicity and purity result in a wine that is a pleasure to drink. Peach pit, with white blossoms, gravely minerality, and bright but not biting acidity. I would serve this with something that will allow it to shine, a simple arugula salad with slices of ripe nectarine, a crumble of a fresh feta, and maybe a spray of honey vinegar and olive oil.
Price: $15.99 Add To Cart BC 0

1996 Moët & Chandon "Dom Pérignon Oenothéque" Brut Champagne
Review Date: 6-3-2014
I tasted this at a private event that I did recently for a 40th birthday Champagne tasting. The bottle had been brought back directly from the chateau, and had been patiently waiting for this evening when the host surprised not only me, but his guests with this incredibly rare bottle. Having been disgorged in 2008, spending 12 years on the lees, this wine was not lacking in the finesse department. Fine bubbles, incredibly fresh and rich, with a touch of smoke, and an abundance of chalky minerality. This is a champagne to sip and contemplate between nibbles of caviar on fresh from the pan bilinis and creme fraiche.

2009 Domaine du Pégaü "Cuvée Laurence" Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Review Date: 5-29-2014
Classic Pegau. Balanced and layered, and at five years old, drinking exceptionally well. Dried cherries, tack room, a touch of smoke, and black olives. A perfect match for roasted meats, or coal baked root vegetables a la Ubuntu.

2009 Mount Eden Estate Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon
Review Date: 5-29-2014
A stunning wine. Mount Eden continues to put out some of the best wines of the Santa Cruz Mountains,and I love including them in my private tastings because of their continued excellence year after year. There is no doubt that this wine will continue to age for another 20 years beautifully, but is drinking very well after time in the decanter. Concentrated black fruit with well integrated oak, showing notes of vanilla, sandalwood, and pipe tobacco. If there is any left this will definitely be making an appearance in some of the Personal Sommelier subscriptions.

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2012 Bernhard Ott "Am Berg" Grüner Veltliner Wagram ($17.99)

2011 Jean Max Roger "Cuveé C.M." Sancerre ($24.99)

2010 Haut Prieur Côtes de Bordeaux "Vielles Vignes" ($12.99)

2013 Hubert Veneau Côteaux du Giennois Rosé ($12.99)

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2012 Felton Road "Cornish Point" Pinot Noir Central Otago (Biodynamic) ($49.99)

2012 Felton Road "Bannockburn" Pinot Noir Central Otago (Biodynamic) ($39.99)

2012 Felton Road "Block 2" Chardonnay Central Otago ($39.99)

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2012 Domaine Paul Pernot Puligny-Montrachet ($49.99)

2011 Domaine Champy Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru "En Caradeux" Blanc ($38.99)

2011 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau St-Aubin 1er Cru "Bas de Vermarain à l'Est" ($33.99)

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2005 Domaine Moillard Vosne Romanée 1er Cru "Malconsorts" ($69.95)

2011 Domaine Jessiaume Santenay Rouge ($29.99)

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2011 Domaine Faiveley Mercurey "Clos Rond" ($24.99)

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2013 Hermanuspietersfontein (HPF) "Nr.7" Sauvignon Blanc Sondagskloof ($14.99)

2010 Domaine Michel Caillot Bourgogne Pinot Noir ($18.99)

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2010 Canon-La-Gaffelière, St-Emilion ($139.99)

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2009 Potensac, Médoc ($29.99)

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2010 Fourcas Hosten, Listrac ($19.99)

2011 Clarke (Baronne Nadine de Rothschild), Listrac ($24.99)

2009 Belpoggio Brunello di Montalcino ($39.99)

2013 Züm Pinot Noir Rosé ($9.99)

2000 Daniel Ginsburg "Cuvée Sous Bois" Brut Champagne ($49.99)

2012 Rieflé "Bonheur Convival" Pinot Blanc ($15.99)

2011 Domaine la Collière "La Fontaine" Rasteau ($29.99)

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2011 Trim California Cabernet Sauvignon ($12.99)

2010 Cameron Hughes "Lot 354" Crozes-Hermitage ($14.99)

2010 Beringer "Blanc" Knights Valley White Blend ($12.99)

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2009 Pyramid Valley "Riverbrook" Riesling Marlborough ($22.99)

2011 Pyramid Valley Vineyards Pinot Blanc Marlborough (Biodynamic) ($22.99)

2013 TWR (Te Whare Ra) Riesling "D" Marlborough ($19.99)

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2011 Vina Robles "Red 4" Paso Robles Rhône Blend ($14.99)

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2011 Kenneth Volk "Santa Maria Cuvee" Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir ($24.99)

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2012 Kenneth Volk "Jaybird" Santa Maria Valley Chardonnay ($14.99)

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2011 Zind Humbrecht Clos Hauserer Riesling ($50.99)

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2012 Zind Humbrecht Muscat ($24.99)

2011 Zind Humbrecht "Clos Windsbuhl" Riesling ($79.99)

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2012 Domaine Weinbach Altenbourg Gewurztraminer ($36.99)

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2011 Eyrie Vineyards "Estate" Dundee Hills Chardonnay ($23.99)

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2011 Hirsch Lamm Grüner Veltliner Kamptal ($54.99)

2011 Hirsch Heiligenstein Grüner Veltliner Kamptal ($23.99)

2011 Umathum Zweigelt Burgenland ($19.99)

2010 Moorooduc "Devil Bend Creek" Chardonnay Mornington Peninsula Victoria ($17.99)

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2011 La Gatta Moscato d'Asti ($10.99)

Pierre Paillard Grand Cru Brut Champagne ($39.99)

Bruno Michel Premier Cru Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne ($44.99)

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1999 Fugue de Nenin, Pomerol ($29.99)

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2000 Charles Heidsieck Brut Champagne ($89.99)

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2004 Billecart-Salmon Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne ($169.99)

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2010 Amici "Reserve" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($59.99)

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