Wines

 

2017 Petite Sirah

100 % LaMar Vineyard. Geneseo District · 14.5% alcohol
Aged in 100% New French oak for 27 months · 60 cases made

TASTING NOTES: Rich and ripe, it opens with notes of dried black plum, Medjool date, Mission fig, brown sugar, and blackberry preserves. Aromatic notes of peppered meat drippings, slightly smoky oak, maple syrup and bay leaf round out the profile. Thick and dense, its shows blackberry syrup, and cordial notes. Concentrated and mouth coating, its full bodied profile sticks to mid-palate. The long finish resonates of dense berries, melted fruits, dark chocolate, dates, and teriyaki. Full bodied and concentrated, it shows a surprising brightness and fresh acidity to the finish, showing spicy berry fruit, prominent oak, and a smoky, meaty, and chocolatey note that lift the wine up beautifully.

PAIRINGS: Enjoy with grilled beef or buffalo, minted rack of lamb or a spicey black bean chili.

$45/bottle


2017 Grenache

Edna Valley · Righetti Vineyard ∙ 14.5% alcohol
Aged in 100% New French oak for 27 months · 30 cases made

TASTING NOTES: Leaping from the glass with ripe, pure aromatics of dark cherry skin, wild berries, rhubarb, and dust, it also brings more savory notes of walnut, orange peel, cinnamon stick, and potpourri.Burst of cranberry, cherry, and strawberry hard candy move into subtle notes of white pepper and soy. Juicy and red-fruited, it shows a delicious profile that offers strawberry and cherry elements as it flows into a medium+ bodied palate that also shows notes of cocoa powder, grated nutmeg, and hoisin. The finish is long but bright, with gently firm, youthful tannins and sweet oak. A joy to drink.

PAIRINGS: Enjoy with, roast chicken, cassoulet, carmelized root vegetables or a dessert-course cheese plate with Parmigiano Reggiano.

$45/bottle

2017 Viognier

50% Plum Orchard Vineyard, 50% Windrock Vineyard ∙ 14% alcohol
Aged in 100% New French oak for 18 months ∙ 40 cases made

TASTING NOTES:  This Viognier offers rich, intense notes of jasmine, honeysuckle, nectarine, peach preserves, orange blossom honey, toasted oak, and fresh baked sourdough. Bright but rich, showing a profile of fresh fig, white peach cobbler, hazelnut, almond, sweet cream, puff pastry, ripe lemon, and toasty notes. Medium bodied with lovely acidity, the floral and stone fruit flavors are echoed by tropical notes of ripe pineapple, mandarin, and light honey. The long, creamy finish has shades of sweet oak and a hint of honey-glazed apple.

PAIRINGS: This rich, full bodied yet well balanced Viognier pairs well with seafood, sushi, white meats, spicy foods and rich sauces.

$35/bottle

2017 Tempranillo

100 % LaMar Vineyard. Geneseo District · 14.5% alcohol
Aged in 100% New French oak for 27 months · 60 cases made

TASTING NOTES: Densely packed on the nose, oak and chocolate-covered black cherry notes, along with savory leather, sweet tobacco, earth, and umami notes compliment the ripe fruit. With air, an eucalyptus/tea tree note emerges. Concentrated flavors of dried black cherries, oak dust, black plum, and maraschino cherries are framed by hints of black licorice, soy-glazed meat, and cocoa powder. Full bodied, with packed fruit on the mid-palate, the finish showcases youthful tannins, oak shavings, dark chocolate, and medium roast coffee. As the tannins firm up in the finish, they frame a rich note of cherry cola. Along the way are aromas of eucalyptus, menthol, and aromatic dried herbs.

PAIRINGS: Enjoy with grilled beef or buffalo, minted rack of lamb or a spicy black bean chili.

$45/bottl

2016 CABERNET SAUVIGNON

75% Eastside Cabernet Sauvignon | 25% Petit Verdot Westside
Aged in 100% New French oak for 30 months ∙ 70 cases made

TASTING NOTES: Deep and rich, it opens with bright blackberry, cassis, and ripe cherry notes, along with a lavish oak profile that shows mocha, smoked dark chocolate, sweet tobacco, and grilled meat notes. A bright, fruit driven entry shows red currant and chocolate-covered cherry notes on a round frame that is rich but soft, with well integrated tannins and great balance. Notes of cedar, sarsaparilla, round out the profile, with a long, sweet finish framed by oak notes of mocha, milk chocolate, and toast. Balanced acidity fills in the juicy finish, where the red fruit echoes through the sweeter oak tones.

PAIRINGS: Pairs well with red meats, pastas in red sauce, hamburgers/cheeseburgers and pizza.

$35/bottle