Inviting cherry–berry aromas hit the nose. On the palate are flavors of rhubarb and cranberry. Pair with well-seasoned vegetable stews centered around carrots, peas, and potatoes. Remember the chewy artisan bread!
This full bodied, off-dry blend has aromas and flavors of ripe summer apple, peach and light citrus notes. Mouthfeel possessing layers upon layers. Very complex in a good way. Superb companion with shellfish or poultry entrees. Especially those served in cream sauces. 574 cases produced. Serve now through 2025.
This unoaked Chardonnay has aromas and flavors of ripe apple, pear and pie crust notes. Superb match with shellfish, smoked fish/salmon or poultry entrees. Salads finished with citrus juices, salt-pepper and olive oils also make for fine fare. Should the fare be somewhat simpler, a handsome smoked chicken breast sandwich on sourdough bread complete with ripe tomatoes, greens, shaved onions and mayo will do the trick. Enjoy now through 2022.
This full bodied semi-dry wine has aromas and flavors that contain lovely nectarine and citrus notes. Smooth, richly layered mouthfeel, tempered somewhat by a slight citrus-acid note. Great match with Chinese or other Pan Asian entrees. Enjoy now through 2022.
A meduim to full bodied dry sparkling wine. Aromas and flavors of Bartlett pears, Golden Delicious apples and warm brioche. Finished as a Brut sparkling wine with crisp acidity. Serve at cold temperatures with either blue cheeses, a bucket of steamed mussels or a generous platter of charcuterie. 40 cases produced, enjoy now through 2030
The ever-famous blend from our estate, the 2016 Bellissima Rossa opens on the nose with aromas of dried cranberry and raspberry, with undertones of cocoa and rosemary. Its smooth profile on the palate provides elegant flavors of dark chocolate covered fruits, Bing cherry, and subtle tones of earth that lead beautifully into its lingering finish. The complex attributes and medium body structure of this wine make it very versatile in the realm of equally complex food pairings. From braised lamb, shepherds pie, to herb seasoned roasted root vegetables. Serve now till 2028 with proper aging.
Barrel Regimen (20 Months): 35% New French and American Oak. 56% Once Used Oak. 9% Neutral Oak. pH: 3.67
Well integrated aromas and flavors of black cherry, strawberry, light red plum and toasty oak. A perfect match with meals centered around rabbit and game birds (pheasant, quail etc.). Pasta served with toppings made of fresh garden veggies served in a red sauce are an excellent alternative. 388 cases produced, enjoy now through 2026.
The 2016 Barbera is an elegant wine possessing a lovely deep red color. Dried black cherries and currants couple with rose petal and light toasty oak nuances to complete the flavor – aroma profile. A slight earthy note shows itself on the nose which adds a touch more complexity to this fine wine. The acid – tannin presentation is firm yet civil which makes for an excellent wine when paired with food. A good seven to nine years of cellar potential exists should one store this wine properly. 398 cases produced.
With Syrah possessing such a grand reputation on our estate, the crafting of this wine to possess the title of Reserve falls nothing short of expectation. Aromas of ripe Raspberry, Lapin Cherry, and subtleties of clove and vanilla introduces the complex structure of this wine in the nose. The silky-smooth tannic profile integrates beautifully with flavors of blackberry, chocolate, baking spice and blueberry preserves on the palate, providing a plush enveloping mouthfeel that lingers deep into the finish. A perfect companion to pairings such as honey-glazed ham and scalloped potatoes, grilled veggie skewers, or ribeye steak and sautéed mushrooms.
Barrel Regimen: Barrel Regimen: 100% New French Oak
This take on the classic Rhone varietal brings fourth a multifaceted nature known so well with Syrah. Expressive aromas of caramel, blackberry, and vanilla immediately envelope the nose, showcasing the expressive character of the new American oak integrated into the blend. On the palate warm, robust flavors of boysenberry, dark cherry, and plums round the mouthfeel that leads beautifully into a lingering finish of berry cobbler and spice. The stout and dynamic personality of this wine creates for wonderful food pairing capabilities. From BBQ pulled pork and coleslaw, roasted butternut squash, to the famous Monte Cristo Sandwich dipped in blackberry preserves
Barrel Regimen: 71% New French and American Oak, 29% Neutral Oak.