This intense and concentrated single vineyard Chardonnay begins with vivid aromas of acacia, pineapple and citrus blossom. Then the vibrancy of the wines’ aroma is matched by its opulent texture and layered flavors of candied grapefruit, dried apricot with a mineral laden finish. Indigenous yeast fermentation in French oak barrels and extended aging of 16 months on lees has produced a wine with exceptional complexity.
This 2011 Russian River Valley Chardonnay is bursting with aromas of lemon custard, white peach and Crane melon. The lively aromatics are followed by equally intense flavors and an elegant finish. Barrel fermentation and oak aging for 14 months have added hints of vanilla bean, roasted hazelnut and baking spice to this complex and intriguing wine.
Cracked white pepper and Provencal herbs aromas give into flavors of red cassis and red plum. The lifted aromas are followed by flavor of red currant and baking spices. Oak aging in neutral barrel for 15 months have added hints of savory herbs, grilled meats and licorice to this complex and delicious wine.
This vintage of Bella Una balances rich and seductive aromas of clove, sandalwood with bright red fruits. On the palate the wines juicy mouthfeel is supported by ample acidity building with wild berry fruit through the mid-palate to the fine grain tannins on the finish.
This flagship wine from our oldest estate vineyard produced a painfully low yield of about one ton per acre. A medium ruby color is followed by gorgeously intense aromas of spring flowers, Queen Anne cherries, with Santa Rosa plum and mineral notes. Year after year this site has a hallmark of an ethereally-floral aromatic quality, with sensual texture and an impressive length.
This extraordinary single vineyard Pinot Noir gives an immediate impression of depth and concentration in the glass, with remarkably explosive aromas of boysenberry and vine ripened black raspberry. The palate is viscous and rich, yet light on its feet, with fine-polished tannins and an exceptionally balanced acidity.
This low yielding vintage provided the raw materials to produce a truly outstanding Russian River Valley Pinot Noir. Aromas are clearly dominated by bright red fruit tones of Bing cherry and red raspberry, while black fruits dominate on the palette. The bright aromas expand and give way to candied orange peel and East Asian spice notes.
This alluring and hedonistic wine has amazing extract and purity of fruit focus. Vibrant fruit aromas of wild strawberry, cranberry and raspberry soufflé harmonize with floral and East-Indian spice notes. Heady aromas lead into equally vibrant flavors of Bing cherry, black raspberry and white pepper.
Planted in 1970, this hillside vineyard is planted on a steep and rocky slope on our estate at the northern end of Russian River Valley. We dry-farm these gnarled vines to produce small and compact clusters with incredible fruit intensity with bright acidity. After cluster sorting, destemming and berry sorting this wine was fermented utilizing open-top fermentation and the wine is aged in French oak barrels for 16 months.
$38.00 / Bottle
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