Wines of clarity and balance that showcase the high quality of fruit from Napa Valley, Sonoma Coast, Mendocino County and Santa Cruz Mountains.
The Proprietary Red captures a true expression of California’s finest appellations. A blend of predominately Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. This wine shows lively and enticing aromatics of blackberry, pomegranate, and violet. On the palate, structured flavors of black and red cherry, raspberry and cassis intermingle with focused tannins and smooth acidity. Aged in French oak barrels for 24 months. 25% new barrels.
90 points - Wine & Spirits
Only Magnums available. Less than 6 remaining.
The Proprietary Red captures a true expression of California’s finest appellations. A blend of predominately Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petite Sirah from acclaimed AVA’s including Rutherford and Howell Mountain in Napa Valley. Medium-dark ruby color. Enticing and complex perfume of ripe red and blueberries, plums, fine oak, and herbs. The medium-to-full bodied palate is juicy, showing fine ripe tannins, and a silky and pure texture. Stunning. Aged for 20 months in 20% new French oak.
89 points - Wine Enthusiast
89 points - Jeb Dunnuck
100% Pinot Noir. Very pure and fine aromatics of strawberries, raspberries, red cherries and spice. Delicate, mineral and fresh on the palate.
Silver - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Aromas of sweet wildflowers, raspberry and bay leaf fill the glass. Delicate flavors of dried cranberry lightly coat the mouth with a hint of pink peppercorn and pomegranate. Flavors of wild strawberry, early season plum and white tea linger in the mouth through a precise, silky finish.
92 Points - James Suckling
Light red ruby color. Lifted perfume of dark cherries, fine herbs, spices, and wild flowers. The palate is dry, seamless, savory, fresh, salivating, with a long finish.
100% Pinot Noir. Seductive fine notes of red berries, cherries and asian spice. Velvety, vibrant and pure on the palate with beautiful minerality and fresh berries.
88 points - Wine Enthusiast
Less than 4 cases available
100% Pinot Noir. Aromas of pure red and dark cherries, raspberries, white pepper and spices. Vibrant, silky, mineral and expansive on the palate. Showcases excellent cut and finesse.
88 points -Wine Enthusiast
This vibrant Pinot Noir displays captivating aromatics of dark cherry, raspberry and shaved truffle. Layer after layer unfolds flavors of red berry tart, wild strawberry and cranberry while nuances of white pepper and sweet spice linger on the finish.
91 Points - Wine & Spirits Magazine
Aromas of wild strawberry, cranberry, herbs and supple spices. Enchanting flavors of bright red cherry, raspberry, exotic flowers, mint, and sweet spices are perfectly woven together on the palate. Pure, elegant and in complete balance.
89 points - Wine Enthusiast
SILVER MEDAL - Sunset Magazine
SILVER MEDAL - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Bright red and black fruits, earth, spice, and some leafy herbs. Sourced from old vines, medium to full-bodied, ripe yet focused and vibrant Pinot Noir.
93 points - Jeb Dunnuck