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 are harvested from a vineyard in Oak Knoll while the Petit Verdot is from a vineyard in Coombsville. The cooler climate brings out the textural side of the wine and the rocky soils add density and good weight to the mid-palate.This 2017 Estate Collection Merlot opens with a classic bouquet of black cherry, ripe plum and black pepper. Decadent flavors of mulling spices, blueberries and blackberries are layered with notes of cocoa and a touch of earthiness. This is a well-balanced wine with structured tannins and a seamless and elegant finish.
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.
Our 2020 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc opens with bright aromas of grapefruit, lemon zest and orange blossom. The crisp mouthfeel showcases flavors of key lime, sweet melon and a touch of toasted almonds. The finish is long and refreshing.