Opening with a fragrant nose of rose water, pine duff, star anise and orange peel, this wine opens to entice the palate. A perfect balance of fruit flavors and savory notes, this Pinot Noir spreads across the palate with flavors of ripe cherry, plumb and cocoa. It has medium plus body and high tannins with a long, spreading finish not to be missed.
We are proud to introduce the 2016 Vieilles Vignes Blanc, our newest wine sourced from vines planted between 40 to 100 years ago in the northern reaches of the Russian River Valley. In honor of these old vines, we used the traditional method of fermenting the wine in old wooden barrels of various sizes and origin. Medium-bodied, the wine offers a plush yet structured mouthfeel with flavors of melon, lemongrass and orange blossoms.
Golden colored in the glass, our 2014 Hawk Hill Vineyard Chardonnay opens with concentrated aromas of green apple and vanilla with hints of baked lemons. Creamy flavors of marzipan, caramel and vanilla crème are balanced with bright citrus zest. Creamy and medium-bodied, this well-structured Chardonnay pairs well with mild-cheeses and flakey, white fish.
Dark golden in the glass, our 2012 Ritchie Vineyard Chardonnay opens with a vibrant bouquet of creamy vanilla, ground hazelnuts and a hint of Meyer lemon. Creamy on the palate, the wine retains a nice acidity offering both brightness and a depth of flavor that strikes the perfect balance for relaxing in the late afternoon or enjoying a light dinner with friends.
Enticing aromas of grapefruit and melon open this crisp Chardonnay. Rich flavors of passionfruit, white peach and a hint of white pepper round out this big, full Chardonnay that culminates in a long lasting finish.
Lemon yellow in the glass, our 2013 Heintz Vineyard Chardonnay opens with enticing aromas of ripe peach accented with a touch of dried ginger. Creamy and rich, flavors of Fuji apple and nectarine are complemented by a slightly nutty finish. This full bodied and well balanced Chardonnay is luscious and voluptuous, spreading across the palate with a long, lingering finish.
Our 2013 vintage of the Green Valley Pinot Noir opens with alluring aromas of cola, currant and baking spice. Richly complex flavors of cherry, ripe raspberry, licorice and tobacco coat the palate of this full bodied, well-structured wine that culminates in a long, satisfying finish. Our chef suggests pairing it alongside a spiced seared duck breast.
Bringing together the best fruit from our Marin County growing partners, this captivating Pinot Noir offers aromas of dark plum, black cherry and soft baking spices. Flavors of fresh wild strawberries, rose petal, black cardamom and a touch of caramel spread across the palate with a velvety mouthfeel and well-balanced acidity.
A striking ruby color in the glass, this Vineyard Designate Pinot Noir opens with inviting aromas of sandalwood and lavender accented with a touch of strawberry. Fine-grained tannins and great structure are heightened by ripe red fruit flavors and a hint of shiitake on the back palate.
Our 2013 Pennacchio Vineyard Pinot Noir offers concentrated, dark fruit aromas and rich flavors of cranberry, blueberry, plum and a touch of cocoa. With a silky mouthfeel and long finish, this full-bodied Pinot Noir pairs well with wild game or glazed duck.
A dark ruby red in the glass, the 2013 vintage of Stubbs Vineyard Pinot Noir entices the sense from the first sip. It opens with an earthy nose of shitake mushrooms and notes of dark, ripe fruit. It presents a tight core of fruit with hints of green cardamom and blueberries on the palate. This medium bodied wine is an elegant expression of the unique terroir of Marin County.
This enticing Pinot Noir offers powerful aromas of ripe raspberry, blackberry and sassafras with a touch of pepper. With the first sip, our 2013 Swicegood Vineyard Pinot Noir presents red cherry and a bright acidity balanced with tobacco leaves and hazelnut. With a wide, silky mouthfeel and lingering finish, this wine is made to enjoy now and would make an excellent companion to grilled salmon or a seared duck breast with a blackcurrant glaze.
Delightful aromas of black cherry and currant mingle with hints of clove in our 2014 Forgotten Vines Zinfandel. Flavors of brambleberry, blueberry and dark chocolate are accented with hints of warm baking spices and earthy tobacco notes. This wine envelops the palate with smooth tannins and a bright acidity with a long, satisfying finish.
Garnet in the glass, this big, well-structured Zinfandel opens with aromas of ripe, black fruit and a touch of pepper. Flavors of plum and cherry laced with cocoa powder and a hint of minerality lead to a long, satisfying finish.
Aromas of brambleberry and blueberry jump out of the glass of our 2014 Riebli Valley Vineyard Zinfandel. Concentrated flavors of raspberry and black currant, espresso and licorice coast the palate in this classic Zinfandel. Dense and spreading, this rich Zinfandel's balanced acidity and strong tannins ensure this to be both immediately enjoyable, but also an age-worthy wine.
Our 2013 Rue Vineyard Zinfandel offers aromas of wild red fruit, brambles that are enticingly complemented by expressive perfume notes that linger on the nose. A layered and complex palate with flavors of raspberry, black cherry and a touch of spice. This rich, lingering wine is an excellent expression of the Olivet Bench terroir.