Retail Wine Club
2018 Viognier ~ Dalton Vineyards $26 $22.10
A delicate floral bouquet graces the nose and leads to flavors of grapefruit and lemongrass that will entice flavors of Thailand. The nuances of pears and a crisp green apple wets your palate for richly flavored cheeses.
2017 Barbera ~ Amador County $32 $27.20
This wine starts with subtle fruits of dark berry and black cherry on the nose. with the first sip, the fruit awakens the palate, followed by a bright acidity that has long been associated with the true character of this classic Italian variety. The flavor doesn't stop there, however, as the long smooth finish is filled with hints of cedar and allspice making this well-balanced wine
the perfect pairing with just about any food.
2016 Merlot ~ Dragone Vineyards $30 $25.50
This Bordeaux Varietal is one of the grapes that we use to make our fan favorite Noble Cuvee. This wine offers subtle notes of stewed strawberries on the nose (think strawberry rhubarb pie). Dark cherries dance on your palate, finishing off with a medium plus tannin and a hint of warm vanilla. Finally a stand-alone Merlot!
Cabernet Sauvignon ~ Broll Mountain Vineyard $35 $29.75
Two years in French Oak barrels, then 2 years in the bottle. Well worth the wait. A dark, full bodied wine. Intense fruit aromas of black current and tart blueberries are supported with notes of cassis and a hint of vanilla. The rich palate is layered with red and black fruits, a plush texture and smooth tannins that extend to a long flavorful finish.
2016 Noble Cuvee ~ Calaveras County $32 $27.20
This is our always popular Bordeaux Blend, made with the Noble Grapes of the Bordeaux Region. This year's blend (Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc) is medium bodied with with prominent tannins. Dark fruit splashes on the palate with notes of vanilla on the finish. Just what a Bordeaux should taste like!
2016 Petite Sirah ~ El Portal Estate Vineyards $35 $29.75
Petite Sirah is known for its personality: a dense and muscular red that stands out with chewy tannins and bold flavors. The color alone is saturated black-ruby. This vintage has dense blackberry fruit character, mixed with black pepper and licorice notes. The blackberry and blueberry aromas are perked up by warm spices, violet and a flinty minerality; finishing with a smoky element adding to its complexity.