The color is a lovely strawberry with aromas of ripe strawberries, cranberries and blood orange. The palate is bright with notes of strawberry and a touch of cranberry. Excellent sugar-acid balance and finishes off-dry, edging towards semi-sweet. Serve with a slight chill to compliment most anything involving pork. Baked ham, a bacon-lettuce-tomato sandwich or pork fried rice should pair nicely.
Pale lemon in color, this phenomenal oaked Chardonnay opens with the aromas of vanilla oak upfront and dominant, honeysuckle, rich butter and birthday cake. The flavor unfolds with notes of toasty oak, ripe pear and lemon. Medium-plus body, this wine has very pleasant acidity-tannin balance. Pair with clams, Bacon Florentine pizza, Chicken Marsala and homemade baked Mac & Cheese!
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.
Pale straw in color with aromas of pineapple, pear, green apple and Meyer lemon. The flavor presents notes of light peach, clementine and lychee. This wine is medium bodied with crisp acidity giving a dry finish. Pair with pan seared scallops, calamari, Bacon Florentine pizza, crab melt, linguine pescatore and finish with Butterscotch Budino for dessert!
Pale straw in color, this white blend boasts aromas of apple blossom, honeysuckle, and fresh linens. Flavors include ripe Anjou pears, as well as kiwi fruits. This sweet wine is kept in balance with acidity that firms up the pallet. Pair with fresh spring greens, roasted walnuts, and blue cheese.
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
Dark ruby in color, this lovely Cab opens with aromas of bell pepper, herbs, roasted coffee, red plum and marzipan. On the palate are notes of red plum, blackberry and elderberry pie with a slight toasty oak note. The body is medium-plus, which presents bold and powerful and lingers into the finish. Tannins are upfront and somewhat assertive with nice acidity. Pair with a New York steak, bacon burger and roasted mushrooms.
Deep ruby in color leading into aromas of black pepper, herb and tobacco, purple plum, black cherry, graham cracker and caramel. On the palate are notes of red plum, cherry cola, herb and black licorice. This full-bodied wine has upfront tannins that are well balanced with the acidity. Pair with filet mignon, ribeye, gorgonzola burger and dark chocolate cake for dessert.
Plum in color, it opens on the nose with mixed-berry compote and rhubarb. The flavor presents notes of rose petal, red cherry and baking spices. The wine is quite smooth showing well integrated tannins and moderate acidity. The body is medium-plus with a finish possessing very good length. This wine pairs wonderfully with Trish’s ground lamb meatballs served with a red sauce over pasta, is a great match for this wine.
Dark ruby red in color, edging towards purple. The aromas and flavors consist of rose petal, red cherry, red berries, graham cracker, almonds and herbs. Tannins are present yet fine grained. Acidity is moderate and in balance. Pairs well with any fish or red meat dish finished with a plum or berry-based sauce. Also, pork dishes, specifically sausage stuffed portobello mushrooms will pair wonderfully.
Tsillan Cellars estate Syrah is known for full bodied, earthy, deep purple-red color with rich plum, blackberry, and violet flavors. The soft low acidity of Grenache compliments the more robust Syrah by bringing notes of strawberry, raspberry and cherry helping create a beautiful medley of aromas and tastes. This combination brings a delicate feminine profile to this graceful and approachable red wine.
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
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.