Tantalizing, seductive and fabulous. A wine tasting experience like no other the star of the show. Sit back, embrace creativity, and enjoy the show! Transport yourself to 19th century Paris where the music plays and the entertainers dance, the conversation is punctuated by bursts of spontaneous laughter and the wine flows from bottle, to glass, to lips. This Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is designed to delight all the senses for your tasting enjoyment.This beautiful Cabernet Sauvignon opens with dark fruit aromas of blackberry and dark cherry. Sweet, juicy fruits of raspberry and blackberries grace the palate with notes of dark cocoa and baking spices. This is a well-balanced wine with great structure, soft tannins and a long satisfying finish.
Our Small Lot Collection Malbec grapes come from our Rutherford Estate which is farmed organically and biodynamically. A small portion of Petit Verdot from St. Helena is blended in to provide more density and helps balance out the tannins of the Malbec.
The grapes for this Meritage are grown in the famed Napa Valley appellation across five vineyards. The Cabernet Sauvignon is grown on the hillsides surrounding Rutherford and produces nice, concentrated fruit. The Merlot and Cabernet Franc are from vineyards on the east side of St. Helena while the Malbec and Petit Verdot are both grown within the Rutherford AVA which has heavier soils and provides more structure to the wine.A dark purple in the glass, aromas of cherry, strawberry and mocha greet the nose with a touch of earthiness. This is a full-bodied wine with a weighted palate and raspberry, bakers chocolate, cassis and toasted oak flavors. Juicy tannins and balanced acidity are followed by a long, lingering finish.
Our Small Lot Collection Petite Sirah grapes are from our Biodynamic and organically grown Estate vineyard in Rutherford. The Petit Verdot is also from another grower within Rutherford. The Petite Sirah has intense tannins with a good grip and is blended with the Malbec and Petit Verdot to balance out the wine. After extended maceration, the wine was aged for 18 months in 44% new Seguin Moreau and Ermitage French oak barrels before bottling unfined and unfiltered.
Our Small Lot Collection Syrah grapes come from a single vineyard in the Oak Knoll AVA. The vines are planted to Fagan clay loam formed from shale and sandstone. The vineyard sits at 350 feet on a western facing hillside location which allows the Syrah to become ripe without over ripening.Small Lot Napa Valley Syrah is a beautiful dark ruby red color in the glass. Enticing aromas of dark fruits, hazelnut and a touch of oak waft from the glass. Bold flavors of baked plum, warm blueberry pie and baking spice coat the palate. The rich, well-rounded mouthfeel leads to a lingering finish.
Our 2017 Small Lot Zinfandel opens with aromas of fresh strawberry, raspberry and hints of delicate white flowers. This is a medium bodied wine with juicy flavors of blackberry, rhubarb, orange peel and a touch of nutmeg and cracked pepper. Integrated tannins and balanced acidity round out this well-structured wine. The finish is long and lingering.
The grapes for this Napa Valley Chardonnay come entirely from a single block in our estate vineyard in Jameson Canyon that is planted to the Dijon clone. Winds flow through Jameson Canyon, carrying in the cooling influence of the nearby Pacific Ocean and provide a long, cool growing season that enhances the intensity of the Chardonnay flavors. With no malolactic fermentation, 39% new French oak and 11 months of sur-lie aging, our Napa Valley Chardonnay is made in a style that focuses on the inherent qualities of this varietal.Welcoming aromas of honey, cardamom and jasmine spring from the glass in this 2019 Chardonnay. Flavors of toasted almonds mingle with allspice, white peach and green apple with a nuance of vanilla. This is a beautifully balanced wine with a creamy texture and mouthwatering finish.
The grapes for the 2020 Napa Valley White Meritage come from two distinct vineyards. The Sauvignon Blanc is from a single vineyard in Jameson Canyon while the Semillon is harvested from a vineyard grown in Yountville. The Semillon lends great density and creaminess to the wine.Floral notes of jasmin and orange blossom greet the nose with a touch of citrus zest. Flavors of melon, apricot and peach are complimented by toasted brioche. Crisp and refreshing on the palate, the finish is rounded out by a nice minerality.
Our 2020 Sonoma County Rosé opens with enticing red fruit aromas of watermelon, strawberry and rose water. The palate is nicely textured with bright acidity and lively flavors of pomegranate and raspberry. The finish is refreshing and flavorful.