Grown organically in the Mendocino County region of California, this wine displays good characteristics common to the Mendocino Appellation. It brings fruity and spicy elements to a pleasing, velvety palate.
With complex soils, and outstanding climate, this offering from Hawkstone was well on it's way to being great. Combine those elements with the careful handling of this limited release, and you see how this Cabernet Sauvignon reveals many complex and satisfying results.
The grapes for this selection were picked at a near ideal range of ripeness. As a result, the blend is very well balanced with a great deal of complexity. The fruit forward wine is barrel fermented (French, Hungarian and American oak) for 8 months.
This J Vineyards Pinot Noir is fantastically complex and delicious. They are able to achieve such complexity with a great winemaker and good resources. Their resources are comprised of plots of land in varying micro-climates with several different soil makeups in the Russian River Valley.
This offering from Kenwood Vineyards contains grapes from five different appellations of the Sonoma County area. They use sauvignon grapes from these different areas to create a wine with a unique palate, showcasing the different characteristic of these selected grapes.
This wine is 100% estate produced. With the concentrated effort, the Kunde Family is able to control and enhance their wines quality and flavor. This 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon does reflect this quality with a good depth of palate.
Laetitia Winery's Estate selections are guaranteed to have the highest level of quality. This is because they growing their own fruit for these wines, enabling them to control the quality through out the wine making process. This 2008 Chardonnay reflects this high standard.
This fruit forward Cabernet Sauvignon can be described as ripe, with lots of red cherry and cassis flavors to titillate your taste buds. It is an overall good wine to pair with grilled meats and spicy tomato sauces because of this strength.