Aromas of black pepper, violet, black tea, pipe tobacco, graham cracker cacao, raspberry and herbs jump to the top of the glass followed by sultry flavors of black cherry, plum, rose petal, anise, cardamom with a balanced and smoky finish.
This elegant sparkling Zinfandel saw two patient years of barrel aging. Aromas of blackberry, sarsaparilla and sage lead the pack, followed by charming flavors of blueberry, strawberry rhubarb pie and rose petal with a cranberry finish.
Aromas of dark chocolate, black tea, allspice, blueberry, and blackberry give way to flavors of boysenberry, and black pepper. This wine is big and tightly wound with a firm tannin structure, which gives this wine great aging potential. This wine could lay down for 5-10 years with no problem.
Low Inventory. This Cabernet is everything. Sensational pyrazine aromas of green bell pepper, jalapeño and kalamata olive greet one’s nose followed by intense flavors of blueberry, blackberry, black tea and a vanilla mocha finish.
This wine has a lovely tannin structure and a juicy mouthfeel. Aromas of tart black cherry, red plum, fig, thyme, tomato, and leather followed by flavors of minerality, tobacco, strawberry, thyme, black truffle, and dried rose petal.
Skiing is a treasured pastime for my family. My dad and his friend Craig were the ultimate ski buddies. At the top of the mountain, Craig would shout, “Is you ready Ski King?!” My dad would holler, “Let it happ’n Cap’n!” Then we would launch down the mountain.
We love old school field blends like this! This particular one includes more esoteric grape varieties like Alicante Bouschet, Carignane, Tannat, Palomino, Peloursin, Dolcetto, Muscat Noir, and the list goes on.
The Alexander Valley terroir boasts aromas of chocolate-covered espresso beans, cola, cinnamon, graham cracker, and blueberries followed by structured tannins and notes of blackberry, dusty cocoa, marshmallow, cherry, plum and a lengthy finish.
Wine nerd alert: this is a super geeky wine! Hard to find grapes, low alcohol and bright acidity maked this wine fun. Present acidity gives way to flavors of black cherry, plum, raspberry, violet and boysenberry.
I’m grateful to have a family ‘hook-up’ on this fruit because it is good stuff. The 2017 is a vibrant version of this wine with beautiful aromas of minerality, caramel cream, and butterscotch followed by juicy fruit flavors of mango, apple, and angel food cake.
This expression of Santa Lucia Highlands is what I love about the appellation. There is an aroma of corn in this wine that I absolutely love, accompanied by aromas of French vanilla ice cream, pear eau de vie, and apple pie followed by flavors of Fuji apple, Asian pear, a hint of spiced eggnog, and caramel.
This is the type of wine that my dad loved me to make. Thus, this wine is a tribute to my dad and to Sven and Ole, who personify my dad’s fun and easy-going personality and the joie de vivre he shared with everyone he met. Cheers to Kent, the best dad to ever walk planet Earth.
This unique blend boasts aromas of blackberry, cherry, sage, and red plum, with a bouquet of graham cracker, cocoa puffs, pipe tobacco, and flavors that confirm the aromas and bouquet. Please enjoy this wine with someone you love.
I am thrilled that this wine finally came to fruition, albeit bittersweet that my dad never got to taste it. My dad and I shared a passion for Champagne and sparkling wine and a sparkling wine made from the grapes we grew is extra special.
The 2019 Fiano reminds me of Italian Fiano more than any other vintage. I would attribute this difference to the growing season in 2019 and the fact that I picked the fruit just shy of 22 brix which gave us a lovely 12.9% alcohol. This charming Fiano leads with aromas of orange
Tropical aromas of guava, grapefruit, nectarine, and honeysuckle guide
the aromatics followed by a great mid-palate viscosity and flavors of boxwood, kiwi, passion fruit, and a lengthy pink grapefruit finish.
A portion of this lovely wine was aged in a bourbon barrel, so the vanilla whiskey lactones are really fun to try and pick up. Aromas of black cherry, maple, and rocky road fudge lead the way followed by flavors of strawberry, sarsaparilla, and a caramel finish. 375ml Bottle.