Bright and rich with sweet notes of brioche. The nose shows aromas
of yellow apple, floral and citrus fruits that mingle with a slight
buttery accent reminiscent of Chardonnay. The wine is clean and
fresh with scintillating acidity with small but consistent fine bubbles.
Citrus and green fruit lead on the palate, underpinned by pleasant
minerality. This wine offers great length as well as being appreciated
now. This cuvee will be reaching its peak in three to five years.
La Grande Sofi is absolutely committed to only creating vintage
wines! The cuvee is named after winemaker/co-owner and
Champagne lover Sofia Fedotova. It is the perfect embodiment of
an act of creation that elevates the mind and enlightens the world
Fresh and crisp, some doughy components, some citrus notes with
lots of creamy texture. Very elegant nose with hints of apple and
warm bread with a lush and velvety mouth feel which exhibits
minerality and vanilla. A refreshing style, truly elegant sparkling
with a pale salmon color yet made in a traditional French style from
one of the most iconic coastal vineyards of the Central Coast
located in Pismo Beach.
This delicate Pinot Noir, with aromas of rose petal notes, tart plum flesh and earthy notes. The palate is full of red cherry, blending notes of sagebrush raspberry and hint of strawberry. The vineyard located in Santa Cruz Mountains withy coastal influence, surrounded by ancient redwoods
Monterey Intl-Platinum 95San Francisco Chronicles Gold
This elegant, seductive wine entices with aromas of red cherry, raspberry, and dried mushrooms. As you swirl the glass, the wine opens up with additional layers of cloves and candied cranberry. The mouthfeel is lush and velvety, and its racing acidity will inspire you to enjoy another sip. Spanish Springs Vineyard: The Spanish Springs Vineyard is located two miles east of Pismo Beach. This 85 acre vineyard was planted approximately 12 years ago and is nestled behind a small mountain that shields it from the ocean winds.
Lushly fruity and full-bodied blend of Syrah and Grenache. Strawberry, notes of raspberry, Dark fruit, fruit, spices, flowering notes of lavender and minerality, with hints of blueberry, black pepper and a refreshing acidity. The Wine that delicious now and with the structure and tannin to age.
2021 May Wine Enthusiast 912021 Winemaker Challenge 91
The 2018 was a slow and cool ripening vintage. Grenache generally
offers a medium color red with a concentrated nose of black and
red cherry fruit jam, black pepper and minty spice. On the palate
presents sweet black cherry balanced with dark plum skin, dark
berries and delicate but rich tannins of sweet tobacco notes with a
touch of pepper on the finish. Concentrated tannins and full midpalate bestow this youthful Grenache blend to be a long cellaring
potential and age worthiness for over a decade.
2018 Pinot Noir Ferrari This wine has a deep ruby color with notes of black cherry, violets, raspberry, rose petal, and forest floor. On the palate, powerful flavors of concentrated red and black fruit, spice, subtle tannins, and balanced acidity makes it hard to resists this bottle be opened now for enjoyment. If you can manage it, it can be cellared for a decade or more to explore another dimension of this exquisite wine.
2018 Pinot Noir Spanish Springs This wine has a shimmering ruby red color, with enticing aromas of red cherry, forest floor, earth, candied cranberry, and dried mushrooms. The mouthfeel is lush and velvety with balanced tannins, delivering gorgeous texture and an elongated harmonized finish. Truly impressive product of its coastal vineyard.
2018 Chardonnay Russian River Valley Sensual Chardonnay with aromas of citus blossom and passion fruit springing from the glass. The rich texture combined with a balanced mineraility begs you to take another sip.
2017 Chardonnay Edna Valley Our distinctive and lush Chardonnay has a rich golden color and a nice balanced palate. This wine exudes power and complexity with aromas of ripe stone fruit, apple, apricot, and exotic spices, followed by a refreshing acidity.
2017 Edna Valley Chardonnay Our distinctive and lush Chardonnay has a rich golden color and a nice balanced palate. This wine exudes power and complexity with aromas of ripe stone fruit, apple, apricot, and exotic spices, followed by a refreshing acidity.
2019 New Orleans International Wine Competition Gold Medal; 2020 Monterey International Wine Competition Gold Medal, 91 points
2019 Pinot Noir Santa Cruz - Saveria Vineyards - A hidden vineyard near the town of Aptos, a mere 4.5 miles from the Pacific makes the soil a deep Colluvial fan of sand & calcareous marine deposits with excellent drainage. Exchange of fog/sun ensures proper wine respiration & very even ripening. Maritime climate necessitates extended hang time. Aroma is simply divine of mulberry, violet liqueur and crushed seashell. Flavors of Italian plum, black tea and dried porcini which makes this wine so concentrated and ready to be enjoyed.
2018 Pinot Noir Ferrari Reserve Our celebrated and delicious Pinot Noir from a dry-farmed vineyard in Santa Cruz Mountains. The sun and fog-kissed fruit creates an exquisite, noble wine. Best in Show Platinum medal and 95 points; San Diego International Wine Competition (May 2020) and 94 points; Wine Review Online (Jan 2020); Gold medal & 91 points; 2020 Monterey International Wine Competition; Gold medal & 90 points; 2020 Winemaker’s Challenge International Wine Competition 92 points & recommended as Cellar Selection by Wine Enthusiast
2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles RESERVE 2021 Breathe in the aromatic ripeness of black cherry, cassis and boysenberry. This full-bodied wine integrates an ample amount of ripe black fruit with vanilla, cinnamon spice, sweet tobacco and savory notes of leather with hints of cedar. The 2018 Cabernet Reserve is rich and complex wine supported by velvety soft smooth tannins, making this wine easy to drink upon release but will offer even more rewards after a few years in your cellar. San Francisco Chronicles Wine Competition (over 1000+wineries, over 5500+ wine entries) - prestigious Sweepstake Award (Best Cabernet Sauvignon); 2021 San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge Platinum Award. 94 Rich Cook Feb 2, 2021
Elegant texture with lots of almost briny minerality, with a crisp palate comprising of Asian pear, green apple and citrus.
Only 264 cases produced. WE 93p, Gold Medal San Diego Intl Competition & 93p, Gold Monterey Intl, Gold Winemaker’s Challenge Intl
Sensual Chardonnay with aromas of citrus blossom and passion fruit springing from the glass. The rich texture combined with a balanced mineraility begs you to take another sip. (Dan Berger Wine Competition- Triple Gold, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Double Gold, San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge Gold, WE 92p)
Our distinctive and lush Chardonnay has a rich golden color and a nice balanced palate. This wine exudes power and complexity with aromas of ripe stone fruit, apple, apricot, and exotic spices, followed by a refreshing acidity.
Gold: 2019 New Orleans International Wine Competition.
Gold medal & 91 points: 2020 Monterey International Wine Competition
020 San Diego Intl Wine 93p2019 Sommelier's Challen Gold
This smooth, rich, and delicious Chardonnay made in the European style is a great expression of this varietal, with fresh mineral notes, as well as aromas of grapefruit, tangerine, passion fruit, ripe apricot, lemon zest and apple.
Gold 93 points: 2020 San Diego Intl Wine Competition
Gold 91 points: 2019 Sommelier's Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition.
New Orleans Internationa SilvConnoisseurs’ Guide To C Puff
European style, with mineral fresh notes. Aromas of grapefruit, tangerine, passion fruit, apricot, lemon zest and apple.
Only 123 cases produced. New Orleans International Wine Awards, Silver, 90p and 1 puff from Connoisseurs’ Guide To Ca wine
Velvety texture & mouth-filling flavors, with warm aromatics of rose petals, a hint of strawberry, plums and traces of red candy. On the palate, delicate entry of seamless tannin, the wine continues with flavors of fresh yellow peach.
San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge Gold medal & 90 points
This rich, voluptuous wine is full of fruit, with a dark garnet color and violet and herbal notes, accented by spiciness and savoriness. Gold medal Sommelier Challenge Best of Class winner, 92 points, Gold medal San Diego Intl, Gold Monterey Intl Competition
Flavors of rich cherry, raspberry, black olive, green tea, hints of tobacco and vanilla accented by a soft finish.
Only 97 cases produced. Gold: Winemaker’s Challenge International, Silver New Orleans International Wine Awards
Ripe blackberries with a hint of cracked black pepper, vanilla, cinnamon and clove with savory undertones. Lots of dark berries and plenty of new French toasted oak. Only 106 cases produced. Sommelier Challenge, 91 points, Gold medal.
Breathe in the aromatic ripeness of black cherry, cassis and boysenberry. This full-bodied wine integrates an ample amount of ripe black fruit with vanilla, cinnamon spice, sweet tobacco and savory notes of leather with hints of cedar. The 2018 Cabernet Reserve is rich and complex wine supported by velvety soft smooth tannins, making this wine easy to drink upon release but will offer even more rewards after a few years in your cellar.
This Pinot Noir (Ferrari Vineyard) from a single dry-farmed vineyard in Santa Cruz Mountains is opulent and luscious, expressing ripe fruit, black cherry, silky black current, cracked pepper on the nose, floral notes. It’s a powerful wine, ready to be indulged in pursuit of pleasure.
Best of Show, Platinum Medal & 95p: San Diego International Wine Competition (May 2020), 94p: Wine Review Online (Jan 2020), Gold medal: 2020 Monterey International Wine Competition, Gold medal: 2020 Winemaker’s Challenge Intl Wine Competition
powerful yet finessed wine with layered aromas and flavors of black cherry, rhubarb, and earth notes riding on a structured frame. Surely a winner!
Best of Show, Platinum Medal and 95 points: San Diego International Wine Competition (May 2020)
94 points: Wine Review Online (Jan 2020).
Gold medal & 91 points: 2020 Monterey International Wine Competition
Gold medal & 90 points: 2020 Winemaker’s Challenge International Wine Competition
92 points & recommended as Cellar Selection by Wine Enthusiast
This smooth elegant wine exhibits full spectrum of ripe berry fruit with earthy notes, spiciness, notes of black cherry and coffee. Its fine complexity is worthy for celebration of life, appreciating every moment of it in every sip . (WE 92P, Best of Show Platinum medal San Diego Intl, Gold medal San Francisco Chronicle Intl Competition
This wine engages all parts of the senses, from the shimmering color, to the enticing aromatics, to the lush and velvety mouthfeel. Kiss of oak joining cherry, strawberry, dry earth minerality and lively spice in a medium bodied, full flavored style. (Wine Review Online 96p, Gold: 2019 San Francisco Wine Competition, Gold Monterey Intl Wine Competition, WE93)