Sauvignon Blanc    2015     64

Vineyard: Cakebread Cellars

Location: Napa Valley, California

Varietals: 90% Sauvignon Blanc, 6% Sémillion, 4% Sauvignon Musqué

Tasting Notes: Bright, super-fresh aromas of sweet citrus, melon, guava and white flowers introduce pure, vibrant flavors with a refreshing minerality invigorating the wine’s long, crisp finish. Arguably one of Cakebread Cellars’ best ever Sauvignon Blancs

Chardonnay   2013     60

Vineyard: Jordan

Location: Russian River Valley, Sonoma, California

Varietals: 100% Chardonnay

Tasting Notes: Often mistaken for a white Burgundy, Jordan Chardonnay charms wine lovers with its subtle nuances and characteristics. A combination of night-harvested Russian River Valley grapes, French oak aging and old-world winemaking techniques create a balanced white wine defined by purity of stone fruit flavors, vibrant acidity and a succulent finish.

Viogner    2015    52

Vineyard: Stag’s Leap

Location: Napa Valley, California

Varietals: Viognier grape

Tasting Notes: Stag’s Leap captures this variety’s rich stone fruit and citrus blossom expression and preserves the wine’s delicate freshness and crisp acidity. Perfect with grilled fish, seafood, light meats.

Chenin Blanc, Arroyo Seco    2008     63

Vineyard: Peggy Ryan Vineyards

Location: Monterey County, California

Varietals: Chenin Blanc

Tasting Notes: The nose is full of creamy-zesty contrasts, with piquant red apple skin, peach and mineral notes in counterpoint to richer pear, stone fruit, lemon, and honey. There are also textural contrasts on the palate, and through a notably food-worthy, lingering finish, pair with fish or poultry

 

Syrah, Pharaoh Moans    2005     232

Vineyard: Guillaume Fabre

Location: West-side of Paso Robles, California

Varietals: Syrah, 2% Grenache

Tasting Notes: Dense wine with a pronounced nose of creme de cassis, white chocolate, melted licorice and sweet spice to go with a decadent, concentrated and voluptuous style on the palate. Despite its wealth of fruit and texture, it never seems over the top, stays lively and balanced and has a great finish.

 

Pinot Noir    2013     51

Vineyard: Simi    

Location: Sonoma, California

Varietals: Pinot Noir

Tasting Notes: Ruby hue in color with a bright edge, dark, sweet spices of pepper and nutmeg mingle with lifted hints of ginger and smoke. Deep fruit notes of spiced poached pears, dark cherry, plum, and cranberry interlace with savory notes of gingerbread, sage, and toasted oak. Pair with pastas, lamb, tuna.

Merlot, “Signature”   2013   100

Vineyard: Darioush

Location:   Southern Napa Valley, California

Varietals: 100% Merlot

Tasting Notes: Depth of flavor and aromatic complexity define Darioush Signature Merlot. Predominantly sourced from Oak Knoll estate, the soils and microclimates naturally restrict, concentrate and ripen this vigorous Bordeaux varietal. It is complex with aromas of red currant, spice and black cherry flavors. Firm finish.

Zinfandel, “Teldeschi”   2012    60

Vineyard: Ravenswood

Location: Dry Creek Valley, California

Varietals: 75% Zinfandel, Petite Syrah, Carignane

Tasting Notes: Powerful aromas of black cherries, coffee, caramel, and vanilla as well as other sweet dark fruit scents, combine to create the classic character of a great Dry Creek Zinfandel. Rich flavors of sweet cherry liqueur, vanilla, and smoke lead to a ripe, dense, long, and bright fruit finish.