The nose immediately recalls the grapes from which it is produced with notes of ripe white peach, honey and wild flowers.
FlavorDense and full, perfectly balanced by the acidity typical of this wine. It recalls the hints of ripe grapes and ends with a go
The M. Étain is a blend of 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Malbec, 4% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot. Deep garnet-purple colored, it charges out of the gate with expressive notes of crème de cassis, baked plums, wild blueberries and tilled soil with loads of exoti
This is the wine that everyone loves, our flagship wine and about 80% of production. Aged in French Bordeaux style barrels for 10-12 months. Ripe, bold and full-bodied, fruit forward with hints of cocoa and vanilla.
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Marking the warmest year since 2008, this growing season set a record for early bloom. Drought conditions persisted, and rainfall was erratic, with most of the much-needed rain falling at the end of the previous year and supplemented by only a single sto
98 Points. Fantastic decadence and richness to this, but not overdone, offering intense dried fruit, tar, roasted walnuts and smoked almonds. It’s full-bodied, but remains fresh. The aromas follow through to a flavorful. round and juicy palate. —James Suc
The 2017 growing season saw much needed record-breaking winter rainfall which helped replenish groundwater and the vines. The cool, wet start to the season delayed budbreak and bloom compared to the three previous years. The summer and fall months were wa
The striking golden color of this Carneros Chardonnay wine reflects abundant yellow apple, vanilla, baking spice and brioche aromas. In the mouth, these characteristic scents morph into intense flavors, enhanced with fresh melon and pear. Orange blossom n
Glowing in the glass, the aromatics concentrate with notes of lemongrass, fresh cutgrass and hints of lavender, cream and jasmine. On the palate, the entry is all acidity but with a serious mid-palate—lively flavors of kiwi,lime and intriguing minerality.
“In your glass the wine introduces itself with enticing aromas of red and black fruit, baking spice, dark violets, lavender, wet stone, and cinnamon. The promise of all that delicious complexity is fulfilled with a racy Cabernet Sauvignon full of energy –
Relying on naturally-occurring yeasts, we fermented a portion of the grapes in 900-gallon French oak casks, called foudres, with the remainder in oak barrels. We then aged the wine for six months on its lees (the spent yeast) in neutral barrels.
America's #1 selling Chardonnay for 26 years and counting! It's no wonder Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay is our most popular release. Handcrafted in small vineyard lots throughout the entire winemaking process, our grapes are from California s cool, co
The Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon is deep, purple-ruby in color with aromas of black plum, cherry, and earthy notes. A juicy entry on the mouth delivers plush and fine tannins with great opulence and velvety texture. Densely layered flavors of boysen
Les Côtes de l’Ouest Syrah (The Hills of the West) is our popular entry-level Syrah. It is made from fruit grown (about 60% of the blend) at a superb vineyard site that is planted in the hills just west of the Amador County line, j
The 2017 Pessimist has a powerful and intensely aromatic nose that ascends to greet you with blueberry, boysenberry and black plum fragrance. Evolving layers reveal elderberry and truffle, with cocoa and cardamom spice accent
This lovely Chardonnay is the latest addition to our Grand line. It was barrel fermented and aged in French oak barrels for 12 months. Elegant fruit, medium acidity, and perfectly balanced to drink alone or to complement a meal.