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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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2009 Lake County Sauvignon Blanc

by David on August 25, 2010

Crisp, clean and bright with fresh citrus, green apple, freshly-mown grass and kiwi fruit with a tangy, refreshing finish. Pairings: You can’t go wrong serving our citrusy Sauvignon Blanc with most any sort of seafood. It’s a lively partner for a variety of cheeses and a cleansing contrast for cream-based dishes. Try it with Colleen’s […]

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New release ~ Not so familiar with Viognier? Well, given that as recently as 1980 there were only 85 acres planted on the entire planet, it’s not too surprising. But, one whiff of our 2009 Vio and you’ll know why there’s been a small explosion in acreage devoted to this “hedonist’s white grape variety” (thank […]

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2008 Muscat Canelli

by David on September 28, 2009

New Release: You’re in for something deliciously sweet – our 2008 Muscat Canelli is dessert in a glass! Light as air, but intensely flavorful it’s loaded with apricot, peach, lychee and orange blossom. What could be better on a warm afternoon? And, do notice our stunning new label (if we do say so ourselves). Muscat […]

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2008 Napa Valley Chenin Blanc

by David on September 8, 2009

Beautiful aromatics and soft, sweet flavors from old vines in the Napa hills – fresh pear, honeysuckle and a mouthwatering touch of citrus. Pairings: Duck, pork, shellfish, mild cheeses, slightly sweet fruit desserts. LISTEN (MP3) Download Winemaker Notes

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2008 Napa Valley “Oak Knoll” Viognier

by David on September 8, 2009

Abundantly fruity, a burst of fresh peach, juicy pear and sweet honeysuckle anticipates lush flavors of nectarine, ripe melon and pineapple with a clean, bright grapefruit finish. LISTEN (MP3) Download Winemaker Notes

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2007 Napa Valley Estate Chardonnay

by David on September 8, 2009

Our signature style is a food-friendly Chardonnay that’s loaded with fruit, crisp and clean on the palate with a smooth, creamy texture. Bright and fragrant with the lively flavors of green apple, Asian pear, vanilla and pineapple, that lends to a lingering creamy finish. Pairings: Shellfish, salmon, poultry, game birds and pasta sauced with cream […]

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2008 Lake County Sauvignon Blanc

by David on September 8, 2009

Bright citrus, pear, straw and lemongrass character with a pineapple kick and crisp, bracing acidity. Pairings: a wide range of sea food, fresh salads and vegetable dishes, herbed chicken or pasta. LISTEN (MP3) Download Winemaker Notes

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2007 Napa Valley Chenin Blanc

by David on August 27, 2008

Fresh and fragrant in style, a touch of sweetness enhances the ripe pear, honeysuckle, crisp grapefruit, melon and spice. Pairings: Duck or pork, medium-soft cheeses, slightly sweet fruit desserts. LISTEN (MP3) Download Winemaker Notes

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