Full-bodied. Concentrated. Opulent. These are some of the descriptors we often hear applied to our wines. However, we also hear the words elegant, balanced, complex. Yes, through hard work in the vineyard and winery, we believe you can have it all, the best of both worlds. Our approach to winemaking is simple, yet difficult. We prefer to intervene in nature’s process as little as possible. We often rely on uninoculated fermentations and use minimal new oak. We rarely fine or filter. However, we are not dogmatic and will intervene if we feel it results in a higher quality wine while still remaining true to the vineyard.

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Current Releases

Vintages:

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2006 Vintage

A schizophrenic year. A cold, wet spring delayed bud break by up to three weeks. Then textbook growing conditions for bloom and set. A record breaking heat wave in the latter half of July caused significant burn in some varieties, especially Petite Sirah. Afterwards, relatively benign weather, leading to a late start on September 22nd. Rain in early October led to some of the highest Botrytis pressure seen in the last 30 years. A beautiful latter half of October (65% of our fruit was picked between October 22nd and October 31st) saved the vintage. In the end, our finest set of wines to date.

Zinfandels
 
2006 Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel
 
2006 Dry Creek Valley "Gold Mine Ranch" Zinfandel
 
2006 Russian River Valley "Bacchi Ranch" Zinfandel
 
2006 Russian River Valley "Carlisle Ranch" Zinfandel
 
2006 Russian River Valley "Carlo's Ranch" Zinfandel
 
2006 Russian River Valley "Montafi Ranch" Zinfandel
 
2006 Russian River Valley "Pietro's Ranch" Zinfandel
 
2006 Sonoma County Zinfandel
 
2006 Sonoma Valley "Rossi Ranch" Zinfandel
 
Red Rhone Varieties
 
2006 Bennett Valley "Cardiac Hill" Syrah
 
2006 Dry Creek Valley Syrah
 
2006 Knights Valley "Pelkan Ranch" Syrah
 
2006 Paso Robles "James Berry Vineyard" Syrah
 
2006 Russian River Valley "Papa's Block" Syrah
 
2006 Russian River Valley Syrah
 
2006 Russian River Valley "Two Acres" Red Wine
 
2006 Santa Lucia Highlands "Rosella's Vineyard" Syrah
 
2006 Sonoma County Syrah
 
2006 Yorkville Highlands Petite Sirah
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
   
     
     
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