A very complex wine from start to finish, our 2016 Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon opens with both beautiful fruit and floral notes. Subtle hints of white pepper and spice roots blend perfectly with the bit of sweetness of graham cracker and molasses. With each sip, a stunning story unfolds with this round, intricate Cabernet. This limited-production red wine pairs well with prime rib, eggplant bruschetta with balsamic drizzle, or a spiced chocolate dessert.
On the nose, our 2016 Dry Creek Valley Merlot offers aromas of brown spice, cherry liquor, dark chocolate, and hints of bramble berries. The palate presents baking spices, like nutmeg and cinnamon, vanilla and dusted cocoa. This slightly caramelized tasting wine leaves you with a lifted and even finish on the tongue. Our 2016 Merlot is approachable and very enjoyable now, but will soften with age. Best paired with homemade hamburger, barbeque portobello mushroom with a balsamic drizzle, or a dark chocolate and blackberry dessert.
Petite Sirah is rarely petite and this wine will not disappoint! Overt notes of red plum and fresh grape dominate the aromatics with touches of chocolate and dried red fruits lending to the profile. The weight is medium bodied with a balanced fruit driven profile that ends with a chewy tannins and jammy fruit and black pepper notes.
The taste of our vibrant and bold 2016 Shiraz is just as beautiful and rich as the bright purple colors it shows. On the nose, you're greeted with powerful and tannin-forward notes such as spice and black pepper. With a pleasant softer palate, dense dark cherry and vanilla-maple gently linger. This wine will pair well with any barbeque dish.
Opening with notes of fresh berries, gingerbread, and cinnamon, our 2016 Zinfandel is a charming red wine. With smoothly integrated, velvet tannins, this wine offers flavors of juicy cherry-fruit, boysenberry, light black pepper, and hints of vanilla graham cracker on the palate. Our 2016 Alexander Valley Zinfandel pairs beautifully with fresh grilled burgers with goat cheese and arugula.
Our Rockpile Zinfandel is savory and supple with notes of dried figs, dark chocolate, and black cherry. Flavors of baking spices and plum greet the palate, leaving an intensely satisfying finish. This wine pairs nicely with wild boar & butternut squash stew, shepherd's pie, or wild mushroom lasagna.
Intense fresh currant fruit is dominant right off the bat, with touches of crème de cassis that are accentuated with light fennel seed and bakers chocolate notes. The color is opaque, almost black, and the palate is incredibly rich. The blend is rich with full, sweet, chunky tannins that coat the palate. Robert's Cuvée is a big brooding Bordeaux blend and is now aged perfectly for enjoyment.
Deep violet in the glass, the 2015 Cab/Shiraz blend offers aromas of black fig, black cherry and blueberry with notes of vanilla bean. Enveloping flavors of wild brambleberry and black currant mingle with hints of licorice and toasted caramel on the finish, due to the addition of Petite Sirah. Coating upon the palate, the rich mouthfeel is balanced with bright acidity and good structure leading to an insatiably long finish. Multi-layered with strong tannins, this wine will age well over the next 7 to 8 years.
Our 2015 Russian River Grenache is perfectly balanced with wild and fresh berries and hints of spice. Aromas rosehip jam, hints of rosemary, white pepper, and Mediterranean herbs greet you as you take your first sip of this mid-light bodied Grenache. With its fruit-driven palate, it leaves you with a light and spicy, yet fresh finish. This wine pairs perfectly with spiced dishes, like spicy lamb meatballs or Indian food.
In baseball, triple plays are rare, but winning 3 World Series™ titles in 5 years is even more rare! The Triple Play Red is a luscious blend of Syrah (co-fermented with Viognier) and Petite Sirah from Sonoma’s Alexander Valley. Like the Giants, it’s yet another triumph from Northern California.
This lush red wine comes from the formidable Alexander Valley where warm days allow for ample ripening time and rich flavor development. Opulent flavors of blackberry and cassis with hints of spice lead to velvety tannins and a lavish finish.
Immediately present in this wine are seductive layers of fleshy black cherries, cassis, dark chocolate and fresh raspberries which are complimented with dusty, tobacco leaf aromas; these are classic Cabernet Sauvignon notes. This wine delivers on all its aromatic potential. It is young, fresh and dense, but also has a tremendous richness with tiers of dark berries, dark chocolate, and cassis. This wine is one to enjoy now and one to lie down, it should age beautifully!
Classic Pinot Noir aromas abound in this delightful wine. Wilted rose petals, dried cherries, zesty raspberries and Maraschino cherries fill the glass with a core of rich, pure fruit notes. Subtle notes of minerality and mixed red berries are displayed on the palate. The framework of this wine is delicate. The tannins are supple and have richness without being heavy or tannic in the mouth. Pure fruit notes carry from the aroma through the taste with a long, lingering finish.
This Merlot has a complex aromatic palate with notes of green olives and dried tobacco leaves and a touch of tea leaf. There is an inherent dustiness intermingled with notes of cedar and chocolate. This wine is medium-full bodied with pleasantly chewy tannins. Flavors of dried herbs, cedar and dusty nuances mix with olives and dried black cherries bringing a lot of nuance and depth.