Acre Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
The color is a vibrant pomegranate hued, deep garnet. The nose reveals a panoply of aromas, blueberry liquor, dark red fruits, black cherry, with subtle notes of baking spices and cedar. A small percentage of beautifully ripe Malbec and Petite Verdot contribute hints of plum and leather respectively. These abundant fruit characteristics, along with a touch of vanilla, reveal them- selves in the mouth with multiple layers of flavor that coat the mouth and continue to a long finish. The tannins are superfine and silky, carrying the fruit along the palate from entry to finish without ever being obtrusive. Both the Malbec and Petite Verdot further enhance the classical texture.
Adaptation Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
A fusion of fruit flavors that include wild blackberries, mulberries, sweet cherries and cocoa dipped blueberries invade your senses followed by wispy notes of forest floor and bittersweet chocolate. An exuberant, multi-dimensional mouthfeel is complemented by dynamic acidity that forges freshness, energy and length to the palate.
aftermath cabernet sauvignon 2014
This small-production wine offers a classic nose of cedar and clove before introducing itself on the palate as soft, pleasing and plumply ripe. The full-bodied weight offers integrated, fleshy flavors of mocha and plum that linger with ease on a lengthy finish.
Anrtigal UNo malbec 2013
Intense red color with violet tones. Aromas of wild berry and dark plum with a hint of coffee. Berry and plum continue to the palate with smoke and vanilla joining through the persistent finish. Pairs well with red meat entrees, Beef Wellington, roasted leg of lamb, grilled vegetables, and semi-firm cheeses.
Antigal Uno Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Dark ruby black color. Fruity, savory aromas and flavors of roasted berries and root vegetables, chocolate nuts and halva, and marinated olives and beets with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a graceful, interesting, medium-long creme brulee, spiced cherries, nuts, and pencil shavings finish with silky, fine tannins and light oak. A supple, juicy and savory cabernet with lots of versatility.
arbalest bordeaux 2015
Mostly Merlot blended with 14% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Petit Verdot, the 2015 Arbalest was brought up 16 months in tank and 30% new oak. It offers a perfumed, gorgeous bouquet of plums, incense, spice and hints of forest floor. Full-bodied, ripe and rounded, with a sexy, opulent style, lots of mid-palate depth, and a great finish, it's well worth your time and money.
beau joie brut champagne
Floral and yeast notes on the nose give way to crisp Fruit flavors of citrus and apple. Pinot Noir provides the firm body and structure. Great balance between the fruit and acid keeps this zero dosage Champagne from being overly dry. Blend: 60% Pinot Noir/40% Chardonnay
Bennett Valley Chardonnay 2014
Golden-straw color, clear and brilliant, this wine has complex floral nose of honeysuckle, white lilac and citrus zest. Once open, fruity aromas come to the fore, evolving towards toasted coconut and creme brulee. Very lively on the palate, its rich texture is present, but also evident is its structure, clean acidity, and minerality. Versatility with food is a hallmark of all of Bennett Valley Cellars' wines. Enjoy the 2014 Estate Chardonnay with a variety of poultry, beef, pork and game as well as vegetables, cheeses, olives and savory dishes.
2017 Bogle Chardonnay
Apple and pear notes flourish in the incredible aromas and first sips of this wine. The rich, round entry is full of fruit, including touches of tropical pineapple and guava. The elegant and creamy mouthfeel wraps around the fruit and leads to spicy notes of nutmeg and toasty vanilla, left behind by over 8 months of aging in American oak.
Booker - My Favorite Neighbor Red Blend 2016
My Favorite Neighbor opens softly with luscious, dark fruit notes, seamlessly crosses the mid-palate and leaves you with a lengthy finish of blackberry compote and espresso. Blend: 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah, 11% Petit Verdot.
Checker Board - Kings Row Red Red Blend 2015
The 2014 Kings Row remains an expression of the Aurora Vineyard. Charming and appealing, 2014 Kings Row suggests aromas of Bing cherry, raspberry and fresh blackberries entwined with baking spice. These warm fruit notes are layered with toasty chocolate and vanilla bean in a wine that’s full bodied and structured with approachable tannins.
Crespi Ranch pinot noir 2013
Fruit-forward, classic Pinot with flavors of raspberry and cherry on the nose; well-balanced acidity with soft tannins on the palate, followed by a smooth, toasted vanilla oak finish. Pair with grilled chicken or salmon, roasted pork, a classic beef bourguignon, pesto pasta or mushroom risotto.
D66 Grenache 2014
The nose brims with an impeccable oak profile with shaded oak tree accents. A mineral cast of alluvial soil can be detected as well, which frames a vibrant perfume of red berry fruits, cassis, cardamom, and exotic spices. The entry bursts with a vibrant blueberry and cassis concentrate that is rounded out with the richness of a creme brulee, or crema catalana. The mid palate has vibrant acidity with distinctive mineral notes of garrigue, stone, and schist. Closing with purpose, the wine boasts silky tannins and a lengthy finish of sublime richness.
Dancing Crow Cabernet 2016
Good varietal character comes through as this full-bodied wine moves from black-olive and light herb aromas through ripe black-cherry flavors and a rich velvety moderately tannic texture.
Dancing Crow Sauvignon Blanc 2016
This light-bodied wine is quite dry and refreshing with lean fruit flavors and a good crisp texture. It's low in alcohol, too, and will be a crowd-pleaser, especially in hot weather.
Dancing Crow Zin 2017
Vivacious bright tart cherry and strawberry fruit. Compelling notes of leather cedar blueberry and lavender. Fresh delicate and exceptionally aramatically compelling. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Decoy Merlot 2014
This straightforward wine delivers a lot of flavor for the price. The juicy, rounded layering of dark cherry, dried herb and cedar works within a light-bodied, mellowed context of balanced acidity and fruit
Decoy Sauvignon blanc 2016
This enticing wine offers vivid flavors of grapefruit and apricot, as well as lovely notes of honeydew and lemongrass. On the palate, refreshing acidity mingles with a subtle sweetness that carries through to a fresh, lively finish.
Devil Proof Malbec 2015
From the oldest block of a dry-farmed, hillside site, this bold, beautiful red is a celebratory expression of crushed rock, dusty soil and floral teases of rose and lavender. Hearty, thick and rich in its youth, it offers a wealth of blue fruit, leather and brown sugar. The oak is integrated and the tannins are grippy yet beginning to show polish.
de loach pinot noir 2016
Bright ruby in the glass, this California Pinot Noir opens with aromas of dark cherry and strawberry with a touch of delicate baking spice. Bright and lifted flavors of strawberry pie and a hint of brown sugar lead to a soft, round mouthfeel with medium body and a long, juicy finish.
Deranged Red blend 2015
The most concentrated and delicious lots of each variety were selected from select vineyards. After lot selection, all barrels destined for Dérangé were hand-selected by tasting each and every one. This red blend is full of black cherry, clove spice, blackberry cobbler, and vanilla toast. The mouthfeel is full on the entry and the soft tannins and balanced acidity are a delicious combo.
Eberle Cabernet 2015
Eberle’s Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon displays 100% varietal characteristics blended from several distinguished Paso Robles vineyards, including the Eberle Estate Vineyard. This well-balanced Cabernet has a silky mouthfeel with flavors and aromas of blackberry jam, ripe plums, and toasty oak, with a dry lingering finish. The Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon is so approachable that can you enjoy it by the glass or with hearty fare.
Ehlers Cabernet 2014
Aromas of cherry, blackberry and dark raspberry. Starts with blackberry and finishes with firm tannins and light chocolate. Hints of spice and black licorice. Raspberry component gets stronger as the wine breathes.
Delicate aromas of strawberry pot de crème, rose water, and Van cherry intermix initially on the nose, followed by deeper tones of dark chocolate and fresh plums, with hints of sweet anise to round out the bouquet. The palate is fresh and lively, with nice structure and a solid backbone. The body is medium weight with a solid middle carrying onto a nice long finish. Flavors match the aromas with a bend towards more earthy and forest tones. Overall the wine is nicely layered which is indicative of the multiple pedigree sights the fruit is sourced from.
Faire La Fete
Light golden in color, with vibrant aromas and flavors of baked apple, white cherry and lemon meringue, Faire la Fête—meaning to create a party— encourages the celebration of lives explored with sense of discovery, simplicity, appreciation and zeal.
Hoopla - The Mutt red blend 2014
Generous Napa red blend. Quality fruit, without residual sugar, with judicious use of oak, and delivered for a sensible price. Just how I like my Cali reds. 87% Merlot, 7% Malbec, 4% Petite Verdot and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon. Spends 18 months in used French oak. Plum, blueberry and raspberry nose, which has promising depth and traces of vanilla and cinnamon. The rich palate is ripe and friendly without straying in to being sweet. Ripe cherry and spice, smooth and rich, all balanced by nice acidity.
Ilaria Cabernet 2015
Checking in as a blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Cabernet Franc and the rest Merlot, from a mix of Atlas Peak, Howell Mountain and St. Helena, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley from Anna Monticelli is a rich, full-bodied, opulent 2015 that shows the sexy, ripe, sweet character of the vintage beautifully. Cassis, tobacco leaf, graphite, and hints of minerality all emerge from this beauty and it’s balanced, pure, and long.
Jayson Cabernet 2015
Jayson Cabernet Sauvignon reveals its classic expression with deep, elegant black, and red fruit aromas accented by notes of dried herbs. The mid-palate is focused, and a firm structure supports the concentrated fruit. Notes of oak, cacao, and pencil shavings add intriguing complexity to this intense, powerful wine.
Joel Gott Pinot Noir 2016
The 2016 Joel Gott California Pinot Noir has aromas of black raspberries, milk chocolate and cola with a hint of cinnamon. On the palate, dark berry flavors lead to soft, velvety tannins on the mid-palate and notes of spice on the long, elegant finish.
Joel Gott Sauvignon Blanc 2016
The 2016 Joel Gott California Sauvignon Blanc has aromas of mango, pineapple and melon with soft floral notes. On the palate, the wine opens with bright, tropical flavors, followed by crisp, refreshing acidity and a long, clean, balanced finish.
La Playa Cabernet 2015
A rich maroon color. One the nose, ripe strawberry with hints of black pepper. It has great balance between structure and flavor with a light approachable palate.
La Playa Unoaked Chardonnay
From the Colchagua Valley in Chile, this rich golden, yellow Chardonnay offers fresh tropical fruit aromas of papaya, pineapple and mango combined with floral and honeyed notes with ripe citrus fruits. It is a fresh, medium-bodied wine with a good structure, balanced by a pleasant and crisp acidity.
Liparita - V BlockLiparita - V Block Cabernet 2013
A blend of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot Appearance: dark ruby with violets hues Bouquet: expressive nose with beautiful aromas of blackberry, blueberries, liquorice, sweet oak, clove and vanilla Palate: rich and velvety on the palate showing a good acidity and strong tannin structure; a young wine in the fruity stage with dominant ripe black fruits flavors.
Louis M Martini Cabernet 2015
The Louis M. Martini 2015 Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon wine reflects the best of the warm, narrow Dry Creek Valley and the hot yet wind-cooled Alexander Valley. Together, these unique features create a rich, superbly balanced Cabernet Sauvignon with copious yet supple tannins. Those tannins make the young wine approachable but will still give it enough texture to age gracefully. This wine features concentrated flavors including wild berries, plum, licorice, and mocha. The full-bodied and mouth-coating texture on the palate leads to a long and graceful finish.
Machete - Orin Swift Red Blend 2016
Violet ink in the glass, a nose of black plums, cassis, and cacao engage. The robust entry consists of a progressing palate of blackberry and boysenberry compote, a reduction of dark plum and ripe figs, and pure Amarena cherry. Flashes of vanilla and traces of minerality evolve into chalky tannins and a smooth lingering finish.
McPrice Myers - Bull by the Horns Cabernet 2015
Tastes of blueberry ,black cherry cardamom, leather, and cedar with a juicy, lifted and structured finish. Bull by the Horns continues to be our only Bordeaux centric wine. We blend Syrah into the wine in our attempt to tame the structured varietal of Cabernet Sauvignon.
Nickel Nickel CC Ranch cabernet 2015
The 2015 C.C. Ranch pushes the edge of ripeness yet retains the juiciness one expects from the Rutherford AVA. Concentrated red raspberry and cherry flavors blend beautifully with subtle notes of baking spice and dust. The oak is in harmony with the fruit, adding yet another dimension, while a balanced acidity livens the wine. Resolved but present tannins will allow this elegant Cabernet to cellar beautifully for many years to come.
Others grenache 2014
Chosen for their unique signature, these vineyards are stylistically meant to be drunk earlier, thus resulting in a powerful yet approachable wine. As is the case with D66, small yields are the norm because of extremely rocky hillside sites with scarce water reserves. This dynamic creates small berried fruit with intense color and concentration. Situated in the foothills of the Pyrénées-Orientales, Others is made at the Department 66 winery.The wine has a ruby, purple opaque hue with aromas of licorice, spring flowers, campfire, toast and sweet vanilla. On the palette there are abundant flavors of blackberry, wild berry, pepper and spice. Intense and concentrated with a persistent finish, the wine is ready to drink now and enjoy over the next 5 years. A blend of Grenache, Syrah, and Carignan
Pacific Heights Chardonnay 2015
Aromas of Meyer lemon, honeydew melon, and roasted coconut. The mouthfeel is full and viscous with integrated toasted oak flavors. The bright, crisp finish cleanses the palate.
Robert Mondavi Cabernet 2014
Dark fruits of black cherry, plum and blackberry are layered seamlessly with sweet spice, herbal, dark earth and a touch of sweet tobacco in the 2014 vintage, and accompany the rich concentration, silky tannins and long finish that the winery looks forward to in their Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon each year. Blend: 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot, 1% Cabernet Franc, 0.5% Malbec, 0.5% Syrah
Scarlett Cabernet 2016
Crafted a dark and robust valley floor Cab, offering scents of dark chocolate, crème de cassis and that trademark loamy dustiness for which Rutherford is so well known. The tannins are firm and solidly integrated, so ideally a lengthy decant will reward your taste-buds, in our humble opinion.
Shafer Vineyards Relentless Syrah 2015
The first pour offers an endlessly rich density of meaty, smoky, black fruit aromas while the wine saturates the mouth with deep flavors of black licorice, bramble fruit, black pepper, allspice, bacon, and char. All of this opulence is energized with underlying acidity and bound together with structured, ripe tannins built for very long term ageability.
Smith & Hook Cabernet 2016
Vibrant aromas of dark fruit and black currant with hints of sweet spice and toasty oak. Full bodied and full of flavor with a round viscous mouthfeel backed with concentrated tannic structure carry through to a smooth finish. The robust flavors of this wine are a great complement to roasted duck breast, beef tenderloin or short ribs.
Stewart Cabernet 2014
This Cabernet Sauvignon has ripe aromas of plum, cherry and a hint of white pepper. Flavors of blackcurrant, blackberry, and toasty, French oak are exactly what you would anticipate in this classic Napa Valley Cabernet. The wine’s smooth body and structure are evident, with the acidity acting as a building block in unison with the tannins giving a full and bold palate.
Sullivan Cabernet 2014
Now this is an American Cab! Big, bold, a cab all the way, with A classic cab. Very smooth, no tannins. Dark cherry flavors.
Trefethen - Oak Knoll Cabernet 2014
The beautiful nose features aromas of blackberry, red currant and dried fruit. The palate is round and luxurious with herbal tones and well integrated oak. The elegant finish has complex flavors of cassis, cocoa and black pepper. Bring out the flavors in the wine with the addition of thyme or black pepper over a prime cut of beef, pork or duck. Our favorites are wine braised short ribs or grilled beef tenderloin with a mushroom sauce.
Villa Solais Chardonnay 2017
Brilliant straw yellow, with green and golden hues; very fresh nose with appealing minerality, confirmed on the palate, also attractively floral, fruity & mineral.
Vinum Cabernet 2014
This Cabernet Sauvignon is from a dry farmed, low yielding, hillside vineyard riddled with granite deposits. Each year this vineyard produces small-berried clusters of fully mature grapes from which we make wines of maximum concentration while preserving the varietal distinction.
Vinum - The Scrapper Cabernet 2013
This heavily extracted Cabernet Franc is from mountain fruit and has a deep dark plum color showcasing the intense color capacity from grapes of low yielding vines. Intense blueberry, cassis and huckleberry aromas jump out of the glass and are framed by subtle cinnamon notes. On the palate the wine is silky in texture and then rolls into the varietal "franc" spice which is best described as fresh picked wild currants. The wine then displays it's silky and elegant tannins in the form of bittersweet chocolate, dark roast coffee and black cherry with integrated vanilla which was achieved by 26 months of French oak aging. This is considered a somewhat esoteric grape varietal which on truth is one of the parents of Cabernet Sauvignon. This is a very special wine with limited production and is from a single vineyard at elevation 1,600 feet within the Sierra Mountains in El Dorado. It drinks well on it's youth while sturdy, but will mature gracefully for 20+ years.