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2010 Mendocino County Orange Muscat

by David on May 12, 2011

With just over 200 acres in all of California, Orange Muscat is rarely seen here. It rewards those who seek this specialty wine with its abundantly fruity, yet crisply refreshing characteristics. Breezy Mendocino is an ideal home for this delicate, early ripening variety that is most expressive when allowed to ripen slowly. Flavor profile: Fresh […]

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2010 Napa Valley Chenin Blanc

by David on May 10, 2011

The Chenin Blanc grape is extremely versatile and can be used in making everything from a soft, fruity wine, to dessert, or even sparkling wine. The honeyed fruit and floral character inspired our Winemaker, Geoff Gorsuch, to add it to our portfolio as the perfect picnic wine. Flavor profile: Fresh, fruity, floral and slightly sweet […]

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2008 Napa Valley Estate Chardonnay

by David on April 21, 2011

Flavor profile: Crisp and clean on the palate with green apple, ripe pear, fresh citrus, toasty oak and vanilla. 2008 Vintage: A roller-coaster of a growing season yielding low quantities of high quality fruit Drink now and through: 2013 Chardonnay and food: We’re always saying that a solid acidity makes the wine more food friendly […]

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2009 Napa Valley Chenin Blanc

by David on April 18, 2011

The old vines in the eastern hills of Napa Valley produced low yields of small grapes so packed with honeyed fruit and floral character that Geoff allowed the fermentation to go dry for this exceptional vintage.

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NVWR® 116 – A Day in Yountville

by David on April 11, 2011

Join Sherry Page from Culinary Getaways as she takes us on an audio tour of downtown Yountville here in the heart of Napa Valley. Along the way she visits the Yountville Coffee Caboose, Bouchon Bakery, our Goosecross winey tasting room, Cantinetta Piero, Girard Winery’s tasting room, Napa Style, Bottega Restaurant and more. Sherry also points out […]

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2007 ÆROS® Napa Valley Meritage

by David on April 8, 2011

The long, mild growing season presented nearly textbook harvest conditions, setting the stage for excellence. The best Bordeaux clones, three of Cabernet Sauvignon and two each of Cabernet Franc and Merlot were married with Petit Verdot through repeated tasting trials, over a period of months, maximizing complexity and bringing the four varieties into perfect balance. […]

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NVWR® 115 – Il Forteto

by David on February 15, 2011

In Tuscany, in the region of Mugello, the land of the Medici Family, the making of Cacio is an ancient art form. Cacio is better known as Pecorino. The production of Pecorino cheese in this region is of major cultural significance, blending ancient recipes, traditions and artisan expertise. The Etruscans were devoted shepherds who refined […]

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Vintage 2010 Report

by David on February 10, 2011

3.58 million tons of wine grapes were crushed in California. We never would have believed it based on the various doomsday reports that were running rampant around the Internet in 2010. View the complete report Download the complete report 2010 but came in significantly higher than industry experts had projected but average prices for the […]

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Goosecross Featured on KTVU News At Noon

by David on February 10, 2011

We were happy to welcome a news crew from KTVU in Oakland recently for a nice profile story. Click on the photo below to watch the video on their website featuring our winemaker Geoff Gorsuch:

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Tasting Experiences

by David on February 8, 2011

Enjoy Goosecross wine in our intimate barrel cellar. We take pride in providing one of the most enjoyable, informative and friendly experiences in the wine country.