93 points, Jeb Dunnuck93 points, Wine Advocate93 points, James SucklingThe grapes in this blend were grown Biodynamically and organically to create a truly harmonious expression of our estate. The 1 ½ Acre opens with boasting aromas of blueberry and blackberry complimented by subtle oak spice. On the palate, this wine is dense yet balanced with fine tannins and intense flavors of boysenberry, tea leaves and a hint of cinnamon. The finish is long and juicy.
This 2018 Estate Collection Cabernet Sauvignon greets the nose with aromas of ripe black fruits, toasted oak and a touc of cigar box. Concentrated flavors of raspberry, blackberry and plum are layered with notes of bay leaf and bakers chocolate. Full-bodied with structured tannins and a supple mouthfeel, the finish is long and satisfying.
The Merlot grapes for our Estate Collection Napa Valley wine were harvested from two vineyards. The St. Helena fruit brings freshness and vibrancy to the wine while the fruit from Yountville adds texture. The Petit Verdot brings the two Merlot vineyards together to create a nicely balanced wine.A dark purple in the glass with dark fruit aromas and hints of mocha and baking spice. The soft and velvety palate has layers of black cherry, boysenberry, raspberry and a touch of vanilla bean. Balanced with structured and juicy tannins, this is a full-bodied wine with good acidity. The finish is long and lingers.
The grapes for our Estate Collection Napa Valley Chardonnay are grown in a single vineyard in south Napa. They were harvested from three blocks and are a combination of Dijon and Clone 4. The grapes spend afternoons in temperatures warmer than the valley floor, but the mornings and evenings are spent in fog with cool, marine breezes ultimately helping to evenly ripen the grapes. This area is ideal for producing Chardonnay with bright acidity and creamy, citrus flavors.Bright stone fruit flavors with a hint of violet and honeysuckle waft from the glass. Citrus flavors of lemon and lime compliment the peach and apricots notes with a lovely touch of honey and white pepper. The mouthfeel is creamy and nicely balanced and the finish is refreshing.
The grapes for our Estate Collection Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc were grown in our estate vineyard in Jameson Canyon. Two blocks were selected, both on gentle sloping hillsides to maximize sun exposure as this is a cooler climate. Afternoon temperatures are warmer than the valley floor, but the mornings and evenings are spent in fog with cool, marine breezes ultimately help to evenly ripen the grapes.This area is ideal for producing Sauvignon Blanc with crisp, clean mineral flavors with hints of melon.Our 2021 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc envelops you with fresh, bright aromas of lemon zest and orange blossom. The mouthfeel delights in flavors of grapefruit, lime, ripe melon and a hint of toasted almonds. The finish is lwell-integrated, lengthy and exotically refreshing.