Latest News

This grape, which is widely planted in California, is a winner here at Koehler Winery. Surrounded by Syrah and Viognier vines, our little Cabernet Vineyard produces a wonderful wine every year. Layers of chocolate, and blackberry jam on the nose, that lead into a slight oak finish on the palate. This wine is a pleasure to enjoy now or to cellar a few more years.

Continue Reading →

At first glance one can observe the dark garnet tone with a sharp violet edge.  Aromas of faint baking spice, cherry cola and alluring violet blooms engulf one’s senses.  The fore and mid-palate are dominated by flavors of strawberry jam, floral tea, and savory freshness.  The wine finishes with lively plum skin notes and exuberant

Continue Reading →

Despite a history of traditionally “Tuscan” style blends, we chose a different path for the 2011 Magia Nera.  A blend of 50% Sangiovese, 42% Syrah, and 8% Cabernet Franc, this wine, which forsook Cabernet Sauvignon for our rare supply of Cabernet Franc, won our hearts when making blends.  Medium dark garnet with a brickish edge,

Continue Reading →
2009 Les Trois Cepages

The 2010 Les Trois Cépages, as crafted by the winemaker, is a traditional blend of 40% Syrah, 35% Grenache, and 25% Mourvédre.  While not fruit driven, this lean and focused wine has a definitive fruit component.  The Grenache provides its characteristic strawberry aromas and flavors; the Syrah adds the black pepper tannin, while the Mourvédre

Continue Reading →

Light ruby in color with a garnet edge, the 2011 Koehler Grenache entices one with a rich bouquet of fresh strawberries, cedar box, and white pepper.  Further inspection reveals ripe pomegranate on the palate punctuated by moderate acidity.  One finds length to the mid-palate and the wine finishes with notes of cherry cobbler, cinnamon stick and

Continue Reading →

Our Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve has a dark, opaque, ruby color and a slightly rusty edge.  It draws one closer with its aromas of coffee, toast, and dried cherry.  The first sip reveals a combination of red and blue fruit kept bright by moderate acid.  The broad mid palate is punctuated with hints of jam.  The

Continue Reading →

The estate grown Mourvédre is the dark horse on the property.  Often thought of as a blending variety, the Mourvédre of Casa Blanca Vineyard shows its stand-alone quality year after year.  Dark and smoky, this wine is less fruit driven but retains a fruit component.  Notes of savory baked goods mingle with hints of fruit

Continue Reading →

A blend of 62% Syrah and 38% Grenache, this youthful Southern Rhone styles blend is a delight.  Hints of ripe raspberries, lavender, and cedar aromas transport one back to the South of France.  This wine exhibits layers of high tone pie cherry, rich fruit leather, and exotic Chinese five spice.  The 2010 Accomplice was aged

Continue Reading →

100% Cabernet Sauvignon this wine is rich, with flavors of Dark Chocolate Our 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon has a slight earthy character, coupled with hints of oak. In the background, ripe red fruit shines through. The palate is initially dry but develops into dark cherry and raspberry. Dark chocolate with oak nuances help round out the

Continue Reading →

100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Nuances of Blackberry Jam with full bodied flavors Our 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon has a slight earthy character, coupled with hints of oak. In the background, ripe red fruit shines through. The palate is initially dry but develops into dark cherry and raspberry. Dark chocolate with oak nuances help round out the flavors.

Continue Reading →

News

  • We are open for wine tasting
  • Our temporary hours are Wednesday-Monday, 10am to 5pm. Walk-ins, families, and pets are welcome. Reservations are required for groups of eight or more. Enjoy our spacious grounds with wines by the glass or bottle. Bring a picnic and say hello to our resident emus! Picnic boxes from The Baker’s Table artisan bakery in Santa Ynez

    Learn More >

Featured Wine

Wine Tasting