Swirl around a glass of this wine and immediately notice the wonderful aromas of ripe strawberries, watermelon, and guava. This dry, balanced Merlot Rosé has fruit-forward flavors on the palate, with a clean, crisp finish. Will pair nicely with many foods such as grilled meats, charcuterie and cheese platters, seafood, or simply enjoy by itself. (205 cases produced) This lovely Sauvignon Blanc has aromas and flavors of grapefruit, green apple, and lemongrass with a crisp, lingering finish. (81% Sauvignon Blanc, 19% Sauvignon Musque. 100% Stainless Steel. 217 cases produced) This Chardonnay displays aromatic characteristics of caramel apple, honeysuckle, nutmeg, crème brulee, and toasted hazelnuts. Balanced and fruit-forward on the palate, with light oak notes and a crisp, lingering finish. Pairs especially well with goat cheese, seafood, and poultry. Swirl around a glass of this wine and immediately notice the wonderful aromas of ripe cherries, strawberries and watermelon. Take a sip and taste a very pleasant fruitiness throughout the palate followed by a crisp finish. This dry Merlot Rose will pair nicely with many foods such as chicken, turkey, duck, pasta, cold meats, light appetizers and desserts, or simply by itself. This well-balanced Chardonnay displays aromas and flavors of caramel apple, vanilla, nectarines, and nutmeg, with a long, creamy finish. Delicious and unique, this Chardonnay is designed to please! (50% French Oak, 50% Stainless Steel. (210 cases produced) Rich garnet in color, this velvety Zinfandel has aromas of black cherries, plums, sandalwood, dark chocolate, and a hint of spice. Balanced, firm tannins and nice acidity allow this bold wine to pair well with many different foods including grilled steak, duck breast, lamb, and desserts. (228 cases produced) This Chardonnay has subtle aromas of caramel apple, honeycomb, toasted almonds, vanilla, and allspice. This smooth, well-balanced chardonnay would pair particularly well with Humboldt-Fog blue cheese and seafood dishes, or can simply be enjoyed on its own. (174 cases produced) Coming from our own estate vineyard, this Cabernet Sauvignon was aged for 32 months in French oak barrels after pressing. Aromas of plum, crème brulee, and brown sugar. Flavors of black cherry and dark chocolate, finishing with a crisp acidity and firm tannins. Big, inky wine with mounds of fruit, accompanied by substantial yet smooth tannins. Aromas of blackberry, plum, dark chocolate, and sandalwood. Balanced and velvety structure allows this wine to pair nicely with grilled steak, lamb, and roast duck. Our Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon has firm, supple tannins with nice acidity which allows it to pair well with food; most notably filet mignon, braised duck, and chocolate soufflé. Aromas and flavors of dark chocolate, black cherry, and blueberry. (95% Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon, 2.5% Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, 2.5% Estate Merlot. 336 cases produced) Aged for two years in French Oak barrels, this bold and fruit forward Merlot has hints of plum, cherry, crème brulee, and cocoa. Finishing with a crisp acidity and soft powdery tannins, it pairs especially well with roast chicken, pork, and dark chocolate. (450 cases produced) Rich and earthy, this medium-bodied Cabernet has hints of cassis, blackberry, coffee, and dark chocolate. With its balanced tannins and nice acidity, this wine pairs especially well with grilled steak, pot roast, and aged cheeses. Bold Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, with aromas of plum, blueberry, apple, and chocolate. Finishing with a crisp acidity and soft tannins, this wine pairs especially well with grilled steaks, cheeses, and charcuterie platters. (250 cases produced) Aromas of plum, crème brulee and sandalwood. Flavors of plum, apple and cocoa, finishing with a crisp acidity and soft powdery tannins. (450 cases produced) Medium-body, balanced tannins, fruit, and acidity makes this Petit Verdot a surprisingly good food-pairing wine. Subtle notes of pomegranate, wild berries, and violet.

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2009 Merlot Rosé

Swirl around a glass of this wine and immediately notice the wonderful aromas of ripe strawberries, watermelon, and guava. This dry, balanced Merlot Rosé has fruit-forward flavors on the palate, with a clean, crisp finish. Will pair nicely with many foods such as grilled meats, charcuterie and cheese platters, seafood, or simply enjoy by itself. (205 cases produced)

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