Dried Currants dominate the nose with dashes of cinnamon and light toast. Perky ripe red fruit in the mouth is elevated by balanced acidity. On the finish is revealed darker pie cherry, spicy cola, and soft plum skin.
The 2012 Viognier reveals a stunning light bronze hue wrapped in a pale straw edge. Upon further examination, the terpenic qualities of this wine deliver aromas of nectarine, honeysuckle, and ginger. Aged for six months in neutral oak barrel, the wine’s flavors were allowed to integrate without the heavy-handed influence of new oak. On the palate,
Light straw in color, with aromas of fragrant nectarine, elder flower, and Honey Dew melon, this Riesling is a show stopper. Juicy white peach greets one on the first sip, followed by spicy ground ginger, and ripe Meyer lemon. 0.05% residual sugar adds length to the fruit on the palate balanced by substantial acidity. The
This unique white wine is a blend of 37% Riesling, 28% Chardonnay, 28% Sauvignon Blanc, and 7% Viognier. Light straw color, the 2012 Quartette beguiles one with aromas of melon, vanilla, and bread crust. Satiating pear on the first sip gives away to balanced acidity mid palate. It finishes with exotic notes of quince jelly
International Sauvignon Blanc Day may have just passed but the party continues. This brilliant white wine presents itself with subtle aromas of lime zest, orange blossom, and wet stone. It shines brightly on the palate with acidity but also reveals notes of pomelo and meringue.
The Chardonnay was aged six months in 50% new french oak and 50% stainless steel tank. This wine is golden blonde in appearance. It offers aromas of lemon zest, fresh white peach, light toast and marshmallow. On the palate one is treated to flavors of juicy, tangy citrus. It finishes with rich meringue juxtaposed with
The 2010 Syrah Reserve is a time capsule waiting to be opened. It is a snapshot of the cooler 2010 vintage. While not a fruit driven wine, there is a definite fruit component. Deep opaque purple in color, this wine is an exercise in grace and subtlety. Classic notes of black olive and smoked meats
The 2009 Syrah Estate represents our 10th vintage of this Rhone-style red. Predominant, dark berry notes like boysenberry and blackberry blend seamlessly with vegetal and earthy characteristics of fresh white pepper, anise and leather. It pairs very nicely with traditional French game, like pheasant or wild boar in a cream and Dijon mustard sauce.
2010 Sangiovese is composed of two clones grown in separate blocks. The first is a “Brunello” clone noted for its lean, high toned cherry notes, bright acid, and firm tannic backbone. The second clone is “New World” in its fruit forward styling with ripe raspberries and softer tannins. The violet edged, dark ruby wine yields spicy
This isn’t your typical blend. Forty-five year old Cabernet Sauvignon and twenty year old Syrah vines provide the fruit for this 60/40 blend. Licorice whip and sun dried cherry dominate the nose. Mouth-watering hard candy and chocolate covered coffee bean are reminiscent on the palate.