2017 Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast
Glistening straw yellow with a faint green hue and fragrant aromas of white flower, Asian pear, and wet stone underpin the wine’s expression of its true Sonoma Coast roots. Alluring stone fruit flavors carry the palate along with hints of citrus and honeysuckle that evolve into a creamy mid-palate before ending in a long, clean finish with crisp acidity.
92% stainless, 8% barrel fermented
100% Native malolactic fermentation
5 months sur lie; weekly bâtonnage
Assemblage February 2018
2017 Rosé OF PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COAST
Bright pink with coral highlights, scents reminiscent of oyster shell and salt water brine are met with pronounced aromas of fresh picked strawberry. Balanced acidity plays throughout the core, leading to a juicy mid-palate and a lively, clean finish.
No malolactic fermentation
2015 PINOT NOIR, ANDERSON VALLEY
Deep ruby, yet luminous in the glass, this 2015 Pinot Noir embodies the fog-drenched early mornings and sun-soaked afternoons of its Anderson Valley origins. Wafting aromas of freshly baked tart cherry pie are juxtaposed by, rusted iron, and damp earth. On the palate, mouthwatering briar fruit, wild blueberry, and fresh sage are delivered through a full, velvet-textured mouthfeel, and tethered by fine grain tannins throughout the lengthy finish.
100% Pinot Noir
14-day maceration in open top tanks
9% whole cluster inclusion
Barrel aged for 11 months, 8% new French oak, 5% new American oak
2016 PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COAST
A brilliant ruby shade and lively aromas of red cherry, perfumed violet, and flaky pie crust, reveal this wine’s Sonoma Coast origins from the outset. A full palate of round, sumptuous fruit, along with flavors of earl grey tea and red clay, interact with its finely grained tannins. Balanced and elegant, the wine is playful throughout the long, energetic finish.
100% Pinot Noir
13-day maceration in open top tanks
7% whole clusters
Sur lie for 10 months
Aged 10 months in oak barrels; 10% new
2015 CABERNET FRANC, MOON MOUNTAIN
The Cabernet Franc from the slopes of the Moon Mountain appellation, has a distinctively deep violet hue and opaque core. Dulcet aromas of vanilla bean, ripe Brooks cherry, wild blueberry, thyme, and sage emerge from the glass, setting the stage for the vibrant palate to follow. Polished layers of juicy fraise des bois, raspberry, and red currant are accented by notes of sea salt, sage, and lavender. Firm tannins and vibrant acidity establish structure, evident throughout the wine’s long, silky finish.
100% Cabernet Franc
5-day cold soak, 29-day maceration
Barrel aged for 20 months, 16% new oak
2015 CABERNET SAUVGINON, SONOMA COUNTY
Opaque, pyrope garnet in the glass, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvingon's select Sonoma County vineyard sites bestow balance, and unique savory elements that set this wine apart. Compelling aromas of huckleberry, blackberry, tobacco, anise, and cigar box emerge, giving way to focused flavors of ripe briar fruit, marionberry, charcuterie, dark chocolate, graphite, and wet slate. The supple mouthfeel, laced with fine grain tannins, leads into a long, powerful, and deliciously mouthwatering finish.
91% cabernet sauvignon, 5% cabernet franc, 3% petit verdot, 1% merlot
5-day cold soak, 25-day maceration
Barrel aged for 20 months, 12% new American oak, 3% new French oak
2015 CABERNET SAUVGINON, NAPA VALLEY
An exuberant garnet, this 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon expresses the complexity and diversity of the Napa Valley vineyard sites from which it is sourced. Vivid aromas of ripe blackberry, red currant, cacao and cigar box harmonize with flavors of freshly crushed wild berry, allspice, and sweet tobacco. Layers of red and black cherry emerge alongside marked minerality, framed by fine grain tannins evolving throughout a long, energetic finish.