Over the coming months, you’ll note that we’re adding new photography to goosecross.com due to the excellent work provided by our friend Keith Reuter. His goal is to bring a connection to the people and place of our winery. This is no easy task since “people” includes our visitors, friends, family, and employees and “place” refers [...]
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The 2010 Lake County Sauvignon Blanc is our 12th flight for this variety continuing the crisp and bright style that has made this wine a favorite in our tasting room. Flavor Profile: This wine is pale straw in color with aromas of lime, pineapple and lemon grass. In the mouth, fresh grapefruit and green apple [...]
This vintage proudly marks our 4th AEROS Meritage release in our 26-year history – a remarkably opulent, complex blend from two vintage years.
Some of the greatest and most cellar-worthy wines in the world are grown in very poor soils, and our Howell Mountain Cabernet is a classic example. Struggling in the shallow, compressed volcanic ash on our rugged slope, the vines send their roots deep into the earth in search of water and nutrients. Flavor profile: Full-bodied [...]
Our Estate vineyard, with its well-drained, rocky soil, abundance of sunshine, and breezy afternoons, is the perfect place to grow Merlot grapes. Merlot produces a soft, fruity, and fairly rich wine, making it instantly popular and one of the most commonly planted wine grapes. Winemaker Notes Overall, the season was a cool one, allowing for [...]
These grapes are grown on the sustainably farmed Nord Family property located in the cooler climate of Southern Napa. Pinot Gris is typically admired for its weight and relatively low acidity. Winemaker, Geoff Gorsuch employed a cold fermentation process, which also assisted in producing a dry wine with nice acidic balance. Flavor profile: Stone fruit, [...]
At Goosecross, we make the best wine we can make with great pride, and we hold back no expense in the doing so. Having said that, given todays technology, superb grape resources, and excellent winemaking skill sets, we sincerely believe that if you can’t make a great bottle of wine, don’t quit your day job. [...]
This double-clone blend of 100% Cabernet Franc is grown on our Yountville Estate. Winemaker Geoff Gorsuch comments that he utilizes vertical trellising, “which helps create optimum sunlight for even-ripening and the Estate fruit brings ripe, rich flavors to the blend giving it character & elegance.” Flavor profile: Ripe cherry, raspberry, and blackcurrant with black licorice, [...]