2011 Viognier

2011 Viognier

A beautifully-balanced, superb fruit-forward wine, with tropical, stone citrus fruit flavors complemented by floral elements and light flint. On the palate, this is a crisp, clean, fruit-filled wine ending with a nice, long lingering finish.

96 points, Wine X Magazine

Gold Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Aromatics of apricot, tropical fruits, and melon combine with notes of honeysuckle and minerals on the nose. The palate offers flavors of peach, honeydew, and apricot along with floral highlights. A rich, round wine, fans of full-bodied, floral whites will enjoy this bottle.

89 points, Food & Beverage World

Silver Medal, American Fine Wine Competition

 

2011 Sauvignon Blanc

 

2011 Sauvignon Blanc

Fresh citrus/grapefruit, stone fruit, lemongrass and mango balance nicely with grass/hay and floral notes. Nicely balanced, all components of this wine come together superbly on the palate, leading to a nice lingering finish.

95 points, Wine X Magazine

Notes of lemon-yogurt and lime come together with suggestions of grass on the nose. Flavors of lemon, lime, and gooseberry mingle with hints of custard on the palate. A welcoming acidity and slightly creamy mouthfeel make this a very approachable wine. Fans of fuller-bodied Sauvignon Blanc will enjoy this bottle.

89 points, Food & Beverage World

 

 

2011 Chardonnay

2011 Chardonnay

A nose of peach, pineapple, pear and hints of mango enveloped by vanilla, caramel and oak. Medium-bodied, well-balanced on the palate, this wine offers everything you’d expect in a California chardonnay.

92 points, Wine X Magazine

Silver Medal, American Fine Wine Competition

Bronze Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

 

 

2011 Pinot Noir

2011 Pinot Noir

Beautiful aromas of dried cherries, raspberries, pink grapefruit, red apple and pepper spice wrapped in floral elements and hints of anise and herbs. On the palate, this medium-bodied wine is wonderfully balanced, possesses great spicy mouth-feel and has a long, lingering finish.

97 points, Wine X Magazine

Aromas of raspberries, cherries, and blackberries mingle with hints of cinnamon and thyme on the nose. Flavors of cherry and boysenberry come together with suggestions of minerals, orange spice, and black licorice on the palate. A lighter yet lively Pinot, it’s elegant enough to sip on its own but has the acidity to hold up to a variety of white meat dishes.

89 points, Food & Beverage World

 

2010 Merlot

 

2010 Merlot

Nice deep plum, black cherry, raspberry, strawberry and hints of currant, with light earth notes, spice, vanilla and oak. This is a well-balanced wine, with good mouthfeel, spicy fruit and a nice long, slightly sticky finish.

95 points, Wine X Magazine

Aromatics of bramble fruits and plums mingle with suggestions of smokey herbs and roast coffee on the nose. A sip delivers flavors of blackberry, plum, and black cherry with accents of anise, vanilla, and herbs. A rich, complex red with plush tannins, it’s a Merlot even Cab drinkers can love. Only 250 cases produced.

90 points, Food & Beverage World

Silver Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

 

 

2010 Zinfandel

2010 Zinfandel

Pretty raspberry, blackberry, boysenberry and cherry aromas, with pepper spice, light cola and oak nuances. A little tight on the palate, the fruit flavors battle with the oak on the lingering finish.

93 points, Wine X Magazine

Gold Medal, American Fine Wine Competition

The nose offers aromas of blackberries, plums, and black cherries along with notes of sweet spice and peppercorns. Blackberry and cherry flavors come together with suggestions of clove, pepper, and sassafras root. A rich wine, with a supple mouthfeel and ample depth, it’s a Zin so good Cabernet fans will enjoy the wine.

 

2009 People's Blend

 

2009 People's Blend

Nice nose of black and red fruit aromas, with light blue fruit, spice and tobacco/earth notes. This is a really tasty wine for the price. Great balance and mouthfeel, all the flavors come together in a beautiful round, lingering finish.

96 points, Wine X Magazine

A bouquet of boysenberries, blueberries, and currants greets the senses. The palate delivers flavors of cassis, blackberry, and blueberry accented by hints of spice creamy oak. A smooth, supple blend, fans of lush, dark reds will enjoy this bottle. 1,000 cases produced.

90 points, Food & Beverage World

Silver Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

Top Cabernet Sauvignon under $25 in America

Double Gold Medal, American Fine Wine Competition

Aromas of blackberries and currants are accented by hints of licorice, coffee, and dark chocolate on the nose. Flavors of currant, blackberry, and raspberry meld with notes of fennel seed, spice, and minerals on the palate. A supple red with rich tannins, fans of bold, dry Cabs will enjoy this bottle. 750 cases produced.

90 points, Food & Beverage World

Gold Medal, 2013 Cabernet Shootout


2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Aromatics of blackberries, cassis, and black cherries unfurl into nuances of licorice, oak and all-spice on the nose. A sip reveals flavors of blackberry, currants, and cherry that flow into suggestions of sweet spice, herbs, and oak. Cabernet fans will enjoy this bottle.

91 points, Food & Beverage World

Bronze Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition

 

2008 Winery SF Cabernet Sauvignon, Diamond Mountain District

 

2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Diamond Mountain

You know from the first whiff that this wine is going to be a stunner. Layers of blackberry, black currant, nuts, plum and cherry/black cherry are embraced by blueberry, licorice, chocolate and oak. This is a superbly-crafted, full-bodied wine that just never stops giving on the palate. A bit tight now, a few years will only make it better.

98 points, Wine X Magazine

Double Gold Medal, American Fine Wine Competition

 

2008 Winery SF Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mountain

 

 

2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mountain

2nd Best Cabernet in California & Double Gold Medal, 2013 Cabernet Shootout

Much like the Diamond Mountain, this is a pretty intense wine with layers of blackberry, black currant, nuts, plum and cherry/black cherry are embraced by blueberry, licorice, chocolate and oak. Well-balanced and a mouthful, the finish is a bit sticky, so decant or let it breathe a bit before drinking.

97 points, Wine X Magazine

Gold Medal, American Fine Wine Competition