Featured Wines We Are Loving Right Now

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Washington Wines!

We just brought in some great Washington Wines from Owen Roe/Corvidae Wine Co. The ‘Lenore’ Syrah is on the menu by the glass and we have the ‘Mirth’ Chardonnay and Sharecroppers Cabernet Sauvignon in the retail area to open up here or take home with you!


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Rafael Palacios BOLO ‘Mountain Wine’

We are absolutely loving the Bolo from Rafael Palacios. The grape is Godello and it hails from the granitic, terraced soils of Valdeorras. Refreshing and full bodied with a light effervescence, it is a wine we are very happy to have in the retail area!


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THE OJAI VINEYARD

Adam Tomlach, winemaker and owner at The Ojai Vineyard, worked at many great wineries such as Zaca Mesa, and starting Au Bon Climat until finally opening up his own winery. His first vines were planted in 1983, and he consistently challenges himself to make wines with nuance and elegance.


Merry Edwards Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012

TASTING/WINEMAKER NOTES

On first impression, the aroma is pure fruit — fresh blackberry, dark plum, black raspberry and huckleberry. Add to this currants, strawberry jam, cassis and cherry pie. Sarsaparilla, Lapsang Souchong tea, cocoa, roasted-toasty oak and a bit of vanilla bean round out this Pinot’s complex persona.


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May Membership Wines – Anne Amie Vineyards Amrita & Pinot Noir from Willamette Valley, OR.

TASTING/WINEMAKER NOTES

2014 Cuvée A Amrita White BlendAroma  – quince, elderflower, starfruit, golden delicious apple, kaffir lime, cherimoya, honey. Flavor –kumquat, golden raspberry, elderflower liqueur, key lime, honey, summertime. Finish – spicy, off-dry, mineral.

2011 Winemaker’s Series Pinot Noir – Aroma – dark cherry, dusty road, orange peel, kirsch, cardamom, sweet tobacco, dried rose petal. Flavor – sweet dark cherries, forest floor, anise, dark chocolate nibs, chai. Finish – long with rich, smooth tannins and acidity.

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D.A Ranch Red Barn Syrah – Cornville Estate Fruit

Syrah  |  Estate grown

TASTING/WINEMAKER NOTES
This vintage of Red Barn Red is packed with bright red fruits that taste of luscious plums, black cherries and blackberries. Its structured acidity has a long lingering finish with hints of anise and tobacco. Only 260 cases produced!


 

The Best of Paso Robles – Broadside Wines + Giornata

Cabernet Sauvignon and Wild Ferment Chardonnay

TASTING/WINEMAKER NOTES

We are HUGE fans of the Broadside Wines, winemaker Brian Terrizzi and his wife Stephy Terrizzi, who is the viticulture specialist, started Broadside and Giornata Wine labels out of their small wine-making facility in the heart of Paso Robles. They are the king and queen of high quality Paso Robles wines for the best price, these wines are amazing and priced for everyday drinking. Broadside gets all its fruit from right there in Paso, and lets most of the wine making happen in the vineyard!


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Lieu Dit Rosé of Pinot Noir 2014

TASTING/WINEMAKER NOTES

A saignée of Pinot Noir from various sites around the Valley. Tank fermented and then left in neutral barrels for 5 months before being racked back out to tank and bottled.

Lieu Dit Sauvignon Blanc 2013

TASTING/WINEMAKER NOTES

A grassy, perfumed and slightly exotic effort, this Sauvignon Blanc offers up plenty of lime peel, mineral and exotic flowers to go with more richness and texture on the palate. Tank and barrel-fermented and then aged in neutral wood, it’s delicious and a perfect hot summer day white that won’t disappoint. Drink now!


 

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2013 LOLA Russian River Pinot Noir

100% French Oak Barrels for 6 months
Cases Produced – 1,154
Alcohol – 13.4%

TASTING NOTES

2013 LOLA Russian River Valley Pinot Noir is a blend of two different clones, from our best Russian River Valley vineyards, chosen for their flavors of spice and fruit. Deep garnet color, this wine has the aromas of fresh wild strawberry, cherry, red currant, flowers, hint of vanilla bean, and notes of cedar and cinnamon are added from the French Oak aging. It is rich on the pallette, full with flavors echoing the fruity aromas. Refreshing acidity and very fine tannins reveal themselves in the wineʼs long finish.


 

Favorite Sparkler: Val de Mer French Sparkling Brut Nature Rosé

WINEMAKER’S NOTES

Val de Mer is the latest project of Chablis’ newest star, Patrick Piuze. After more than a decade making wine in Chablis for the likes of Olivier Leflaive, Verget, and Jean-Marc Brocard, Patrick Piuze began his own label in 2008, sourcing top quality fruit by using the many connections he had made in the region over the years. The wines were immediately praised by critics and a new star was born.


 

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WINE of Ancient Regions – Chateau Musar 2005

TASTING NOTES

An amazing aromatic, warm nose of spices, black cherry, tar and herbs with a fine earthy note. Lovely perfume. The palate is warm, smooth and seamless with spice and hints of animal, as well as some earthiness. Silky and textured with fine-grained tannins. Really elegant and fresh, a classic Musar. Drinking beautifully right now!

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