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Previous Vintages

To view our current vintages, please visit Our Wine page

 

 

2012 Estate2012 “Estate" Cabernet Sauvignon
BRONZE MEDAL - SF CHRON. WINE COMPETITION

Full-bodied with flavors of currant, fig, blueberry, strawberry, pomegranate, anise, chocolate, plums, truffle, caramel, pepper, cedar, with supple tannins and bright acids.
Production: 200 cases, 13% alc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 Syrah2012 “Syrah" Estate
BRONZE MEDAL - SF CHRON. WINE COMPETITION

Flavors of pomegranate, strawberry, eucalyptus, cherry, leather, cedar, cigar box, hickory smoke, white pepper, with a rich body, supple tannins, and bright acids.

Production: 200 cases, 13% alc.

 

 

 

2011 Jolie2011 “Jolie" Bordeaux Red Wine
cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, and petit verdot

Full-bodied with rich flavors of currant, chocolate, blueberry, fig, anise, cherry, violets, plums, black pepper, cigar box, minerality, with supple tannins and bright acids.
Production: 250 cases, 13% alc.

 

 

 

 

 

2011 Black Ruby2011 “Black Ruby" Cabernet Sauvignon

100% estate cabernet sauvingon
BRONZE MEDAL - 2015 SF CHRON WINE COMP.

Fully immersed grape skins throughout fermentation produced this multifaceted deep red cab with brilliant flavors of black currants, blackberry, black pepper, black tea, black olives, fig, chocolate, Italian roast coffee, cigar box, and juicy tannins.

Production: 100 cases, 13% alc.

    

 

 

 

2011 Estate2011 “Estate" Cabernet Sauvignon

Full-bodied with flavors of currant, fig, blueberry, licorice, chocolate, strawberry, plums, truffle, caramel, pepper, cigar box, with supple tannins and bright acids.

Production: 350 cases, 13% alc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011 Syrah2011 “Syrah" Estate
SILVER MEDAL - 2015 SF CHRON WINE COMPETITION

Flavors of cinnamon, pomegranate, eucalyptus, hickory smoke, coffee, chocolate, and pepper, with a rich body, supple tannins, and bright acids.

Production: 100 cases, 13% alc.

 

 

 

2010 Jolie2010 “Jolie" Bordeaux Red Wine
a cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, and petit verdot blend
SILVER MEDAL - 2015 SF CHRON WINE COMPETITION

Full-bodied with rich flavors of currant, chocolate, blueberry, fig, licorice, cherry, violets, strawberry, pepper, cigar box, with supple tannins and bright acids.

Production: 500 cases, 13% alc.

 

2010 Freedom from the Press2010 “Freedom from the Press"
100% free-run estate cabernet sauvingon
label artwork "Veiled #12" by Elisa Carozza

BRONZE MEDAL - 2014 SF CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION

Soft structured with violets, blueberry, vanilla, chocolate, currant, chocolate, raspberry, fig, truffle, hazelnut, supple tannins, and bright acids.

Production: 200 cases, 13% alc.

 

     

        

 

2010 Syrah2010 “Syrah" Estate

Nicknamed "The Sacrificial Syrah", these grapes ripen first so the birds usually get more fruit than we do. But not in 2010. Flavors of cinnamon, pomegranate, eucalyptus, hickory smoke, coffee, chocolate, and pepper, with a rich body, supple tannins, and bright acids

Production: 20 cases, 13% alc.

 

 

2010 Estate2010 “Estate" Cabernet Sauvignon

GOLD MEDAL - 2014 SF CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION

Full-bodied with flavors of currant, chocolate, fig, blueberry, licorice, ripe strawberry, red plum, vanilla, caramel, pepper, and cigar box, with supple tannins and bright acids.

Production: 350 cases, 13% alc.

 

 

 

2009 Jolie label2009 “Jolie" Bordeaux Style Red Wine
BRONZE MEDAL - 2014 SF CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION

Medium-bodied with delicate chocolate, currants, blueberry, strawberry, vanilla, cedar, violet, and truffle, ''Jolie'' (the French word for ''pretty'') always sparkles. This Bordeaux style blend of cabernet sauvignon, petit verdot, and cabernet franc is approachable with soft tannins, making it a perfect accompaniment with any meal.

Production: 500 cases, 13% alc.

 

 

 

2008 Estate

2009 “Estate" Cabernet Sauvignon

100% estate cabernet sauvingon

Late frosts, below average rains, and 110° summer days created potent grapes. Dynamic and complex, full-bodied and silky, this small production vintage showcases the maturity of our vines with flavors of chocolate, hazelnut, currants, blueberry, strawberry, vanilla, cedar, pipe tobacco, black pepper, violet, and truffle. This vintage aged for 28 months in French oak barrels.

Production: 350 cases, 13% alc.

 

2008 Jolie bottle shot

2009 “Cat5 Melor" Zinfandel & Petite Sirah
DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL WINNER -
SF CHRON. WINE COMP.

Named after the category 5 typhoon that deluged California during harvest 2009, this wine is a blend of old vine zinfandel from Alexander Valley and petite sirah from Paso Robles. Medium-bodied with river stone minerality and bright flavors of raspberry, cranberry, cedar, spice box, bay leaf, eucalyptus, and vanilla. Aged in French oak barrels for 19 months, "Cat5" pairs well with grilled meats and spicy dishes

Production: 150 cases, 14% alc.

 

 

 

2008 Jolie bottle shot 2008 “Jolie" Bordeaux Style Red Wine
BRONZE medal - 2012 SF CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION

Medium-bodied with delicate blueberry, chocolate, English roses, thyme, coffee, star anise, crimini mushrooms, and granite minerality, "Jolie" (the French word for “pretty”) always sparkles. This Bordeaux style blend of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, and petit verdot is approachable with soft tannins, making it a perfect accompaniment with any meal.

 

Production: 490 cases

 

 

2007 Reserve2007 "Reserve" Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Only 500 bottles produced, our 2007 ''Reserve'' is comprised of our two favorite barrels from our 2007 estate cabernet sauvignon vintage. Concept Artist Terryl Whitlatch (Star Wars, Beowulf, and Jumanji) created a beautiful wine label for our best barrels. Called "Sapphire Phoenix", Terryl found inspiration by our vineyard's famous fire history.

Production: 500 bottles

 

 

 

2008 Presente bottle shot 2008 "Presente" Dessert Wine
a blend of late harvest cab. sauvignon and cab. franc
SILVER MEDAL -2012 SF CHRON. WINE COMPETITION

“Presente” (the Portuguese word for "gift") barrel-aged for 3 years, creating flavors of chocolate, blueberry, tangelo, lemon curd, caramel, cranberry, mint, cashew, tobacco and honeysuckle.

 

Production: 170 cases

 

 

 

2007 Jolie label 2007 “Jolie" Bordeaux Style Red Wine

Garnet-jeweled tones with blueberry, chocolate, and spice notes... this
beauty has earned her name. Jolie (the French word for "pretty") is a Bordeaux style blend of 85% estate cabernet sauvignon, 10% merlot, 4% petit verdot, 1% cabernet franc. Soft tannins, medium-bodied, and approachable, Jolie is wonderful company for any dinner. Drink now or age for 5+ years.

Production: 600 cases

 


2006 Jolie labelNon-Vintage “suerte" red wine

“Suerte” means “luck” in many countries, and for us, it represents our “luck in a bottle”. Bottled in 2010, this non-vintage red wine is a blend of our estate cabernet, syrah, and old vine zinfandel. Medium bodied with flavors cassis, raspberry, blackberry, anise, bell peppers, and bay leaves, “Suerte” is easy to drink and pair with meat dishes, curries, and even salads.

Production: 150 cases

 

 

2006 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon2007 “Creston” Zinfandel

"Creston" is brambly, jammed with dark plums, blackberries, pepper, and boysenberries. Drink solo or pair with barbecue, steak, or turkey holiday dinners.

 

 

 

 

2007 "Estate" Cab2007 “Estate" Cabernet Sauvignon

BRONZE MEDAL - 2011 SF CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION

The 2007 “Estate” Cabernet Sauvignon is an auspicious vintage. The growing season produced the thickest and most flavorful skins we’d ever grown. Potent and complex, her raven complexion reveals a feminine style, medium body, and dense flavors of fresh blueberries, chocolate, currant, cinnamon, violets, and cloves. This vintage aged for 24 months in French oak barrels.

Production: 425 cases

 

 

 

2006 Jolie label2006 “Jolie" Bordeaux Style Red Wine

Ruby tones with blueberry, chocolate, and cassis notes... this
beauty has earned her name. Jolie (the French word for "pretty") is a Bordeaux style blend of 85% estate cabernet sauvignon and 15% merlot. Soft tannins, medium-bodied, and approachable, Jolie is wonderful company for any dinner. Drink now or age for 5+ years.

Honors

The SF Chronicle Wine Competition - 2009 Bronze Medal

Production: 825 cases

 

2006 Estate label2006 "Estate" Cabernet sauvignon


2006 was a hot year with 116 degree heat. The weather produced our full-bodied Estate cab that has soft tannins and flavors of dark chocolate, blueberry, pepper, black cherry, plum, cassis, sweet tobacco, vanilla, and licorice. This vintage aged for 24 months in American, French, and Hungarian oak barrels and is unfiltered, leaving some sediment. Drink now or age through 2016.

Honors

The SF Chronicle Wine Competition - 2009 Silver Medal

Production: 525 cases, 100% Estate Fruit

 

2005 Presente Late Harvest Cabernet Sauvignon2005 “Presente” Late Harvest Cabernet Sauvignon

"Presente" means "gift" in Portuguese, and it was a gift to be able to make this dessert wine. The optimal growing and harvest season produced flavors of chocolate, strawberries, blueberries, plums, fig, and vanilla.

Honors

The SF Chronicle Wine Competition - 2009 Silver Medal

Production: 150 cases

 

 

2005 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon2005 “Reserve” Cabernet Sauvignon

Our First Reserve Wine

In 2005, we enjoyed an ideal growing and harvest season. The combination produced a beautiful yield of chocolate and strawberry flavors, so we decided to make our first "Reserve" wine. This unfiltered cab aged for 21 months in 100% new French Allier, Troncais, and Centre oak barrels.

Honors

The SF Chronicle Wine Competition - 2009 Silver Medal

Production: 200 cases, 100% estate Cabernet Sauvignon

 

 

2005 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon2005 “Estate” Cabernet Sauvignon

"The Chocolate Vintage"

This vintage aged for 21 months in American, French, and Hungarian oak. Medium body, softer tannins, chocolate, strawberry, black cherry, plum, fig, cassis, tobacco, vanilla, and licorice flavors. It’s unfiltered, leaving some sedimentation.

Honors

The SF Chronicle Wine Competition - 2008 Bronze Medal

Production: 550 cases, 100% estate Cabernet Sauvignon

 

2005 Jolie2005 "Jolie" Bordeaux style blend

“Jolie” (the French word for “pretty”)

Ruby tones with blueberry, chocolate, and cassis notes... this beauty has earned her name. "Jolie" is our first Bordeaux style blend comprised of 88% estate Cabernet Sauvignon and 12% Petit Verdot.

Production: 825 cases

 




2004 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon2004 "Estate" Cabernet Sauvignon

Our 2004 chapter began with an early bud break producing intense fruit. This vintage aged for 21 months in French, American, and Hungarian oak, revealing black cherry, plum, fig, cassis, and chocolate characters.

Honors

The SF Chronicle Wine Competition - 2007 Silver Medal

Production: 600 cases, 100% Estate Fruit

 

 


 

Suerte NV"Suerte" NV Red Table Wine

"Suerte" means "luck" in many countries, and for us, it represents our "luck in a bottle". This non-vintage red wine blend is a concoction of all the varietals we've ever vinted- cabernet sauvignon, syrah, and old vine zinfandel.

Production: 150 cases, Limited Release

 

 



 


2003 Estate Cabernet2003 "Estate" Cabernet Sauvignon

Our First Estate Vintage

Our story continues with out first estate wine. This vintage comes in a twilight purple cover and a sweet plum nose. It begins with flavors of strawberries, nutmeg, blueberries, black currant, caramel, sandstone, and ends with smooth tannins bittersweet chocolate, and butterscotch.

Honors

— The SF Chronicle Wine Competition - 2005 Silver Medal
— "Best Value Wine 2006" by Master Sommelier Luis de Santos and Beverage Media, February 2006
— Selected for the "MIX 94.1 Wine Tasting with Lisa Marie Presley"
— 88 points rating by Wine Enthusiast Magazine Read full view
— 91 points rating by Wilfred Wong, (Vineyard & Winery Management Magazine) Read full review

Production: 475 cases, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon


 

2002 Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon2002 "Paso Robles" Cabernet Sauvignon

Our First Vintage

There’s a story in every bottle of wine. This first vintage speaks of bright berries, black currant, vanilla, tobacco, sandstone, and a touch of spark.

Honors

— The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition – 2005 Bronze Medal
— Selected for the 47th Grammy's Award Presenter's and Performer's
Gift Basket
— 91 points rating by Wilfred Wong, (Wine Columnist, Vineyard &
Winery Management Magazine) Read full review

Production: 400 cases, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

 

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