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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2011 Vintage

Nearly as cool as 2010 but fortunately without the catastrophic heat event of that year. Rain on the North Coast on October 3rd through 6th and then again on October 10th caused botrytis to develop in many vineyards. Careful picking was required. Resulting wines are very fresh, even lithe, and very age worthy thanks to higher than average acidity. Red wines are oriented more towards red fruits as opposed to black. A very unique year.

Zinfandels
 
2011 Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel
 
2011 Mendocino Ridge "DuPratt Vineyard" Zinfandel
 
2011 Napa Valley "Hayne Vineyard" Zinfandel
 
2011 Russian River Valley "Carlisle Vineyard" Zinfandel
 
2011 Russian River Valley "Martinelli Road Vineyard" Zinfandel
 
2011 Russian River Valley "Montafi Ranch" Zinfandel
 
2011 Russian River Valley "Papera Ranch" Zinfandel
 
2011 Russian River Valley "Saitone Ranch" Zinfandel
 
2011 Sonoma County Zinfandel
 
2011 Sonoma Valley "Bedrock Vineyard" Zinfandel
 
2011 Sonoma Valley "Monte Rosso Vineyard" Zinfandel
 
2011 Sonoma Valley "Pagani Ranch" Zinfandel
 
2011 Sonoma Valley "Rossi Ranch" Zinfandel
 
Red Rhone Varieties (and a Grand Noir)
 
2011 Paso Robles "James Berry Vineyard" Syrah
 
2011 Russian River Valley "Dommen Ranch" Grand Noir
 
2011 Russian River Valley "Papa’s Block" Syrah
 
2011 Russian River Valley "Two Acres" Red Wine
 
2011 Santa Lucia Highlands "Rosella’s Vineyard" Syrah
 
2011 Santa Lucia Highlands "Sierra Mar Vineyard" Syrah
 
2011 Sonoma County "Three Birds" Red Wine
 
2011 Sonoma Mountain "Steiner Vineyard" Syrah
 
2011 Sonoma Valley "Bedrock Vineyard" Mourvèdre
 
Whites
 
2011 Sonoma County "The Derivative" White Wine
 
2011 Sonoma Mountain "Steiner Vineyard" Grüner Veltliner
 
2011 Sonoma Valley "Compagni Portis" White Wine
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
   
     
     
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