2013 Chardonnay

2013 Chardonnay

CA - Santa Barbara County (Central Coast)

$15.00 / 750ml

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Our balanced 2013 Chardonnay from Santa Barbara County marries tropical notes with a touch of minerality, resulting in a elegant texture with a refreshing finish.

This wine is an equal blend of grapes from two vineyards, one located in the Sta. Rita Hills, and one in nearby Los Alamos. One-half of the grapes were whole cluster pressed and fermented in stainless steel at cool temperatures. The other 50% were also whole cluster pressed, but then fermented in neutral 500 liter puncheons. This 50% did complete malolactic fermentation.

This Chardonnay is a fine complement to a menu of seafood, pastas, or bread and robust cheeses.

2013 Pinot Noir

2013 Pinot Noir

CA - Santa Barbara County - Santa Maria Valley

$20.00 / 750ml

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Our delightful Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir reflects the superb quality of the 2013 harvest. Rich, lively aromatics yield to flavors of dark cherries and notes of allspice. The soft, velvety texture lingers on the palate.

This Pinot Noir is a blend of the grapes of 5 clones grown primarily in sandy loam in the Santa Maria Valley of Santa Barbara County. It was fermented in stainless steel and then aged in new and used French and American oak barrels for 6 months.

Styled like classic Pinot Noir, rather than new-world versions, it does not try to overpower with raw muscle, but instead captivates with a beautiful balance and nuanced flavors.

2012 Pinot Noir

2012 Pinot Noir

CA - San Luis Obispo County - Edna Valley

$20.00 / 750ml

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Our 2012 Pinot Noir from San Luis Obispo County will be a special treat for many Pinot lovers.

Bright fruit aromas and a bouquet of brown spice with floral/rose and faint tobacco notes progress to flavors of ripe Bing and dried red cherries, with touches of cranberry and nutmeg.

Lively on the tongue yet rich, with a round mid-palate and a silky finish, this wine pairs with a wide range of foods and brings life to almost any meal it accompanies.

It is elegant and balanced, firm but gentle. It is styled more like classic Pinot Noirs than “new world” Pinot Noirs that overpower with raw muscle rather than seduce with sensuous finesse.

2013 Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir

2013 Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir

CA - Santa Barbara County - Sta. Rita Hills

$30.00 / 750ml

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Santa Rita Hills is a world-renowned appellation at the western end of the Santa Ynez Valley in Santa Barbara County that has earned acclaim for its Pinot Noir. Warm days and cool, foggy nights provide ideal growing conditions for this varietal. This complex wine reflects the rich, concentrated 2013 harvest.

A blend of 5 clones from the Lafond Vineyard (Pommard, 115, 777, 828, and 667), the juice was 100% de-stemmed and fermented in open top tanks. The wine was aged in neutral 500 liter puncheons for 10 months and completed malolactic fermentation in the barrel.

It exhibits classic blackberry fruit aromatics that blend with a bit of brown spice and a hint of smoke and minerality. Flavors showcase an excellent dark berry character with hints of earth tones. A full-bodied palate with a long, savory finish makes it the perfect complement to hearty meat and game dishes.

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