Our 2021 award winners from both the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and The American Fine Wine Competition. Each wine featured won a double gold medal. See more results from our 2021 Wine Competions here.
♦ One bottle of 2020 Vermentino, Temecula Valley, a lively and crisp white wine with tropical aromas of guava, green melon, and citrus complemented by a bright acidity and subtle minerality on the finish. Named BEST OF CLASS by the AFWC. (95 Points)
♦ One bottle of 2018 Pinot Noir, Cresta d'Oro Vineyard, an elegant cool-climate Pinot Noir from our estate vineyard in Green Valley of Russian River Valley. Fruit-forward aromas of red-cherries are balanced by savory notes of mushroom and baking spices from aging in French oak barrels. Named a Double Gold Medal byThe San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.
♦ One bottle of 2018 Zingaro, Sonoma County, our 2018 Zingaro is an old vine Zinfandel wine from the cool climate Russian River Valley, this "Gypsy" shows juicy notes of ripe black fruits, sweet tobacco, and white pepper. Made in the style of an Italian Primitivo. A perfect accompaniment to your favorite BBQ dishes. Named a Double Gold Medal by The AFWC. (94 Points)
♦ One bottle of 2017 Spumante Rosé, Napa Valley, a classic Méthode Champenoise sparkling wine and is sure to elevate any occasion to something truly memorable. This elegant Brut Rosé boasts a light shade of coral pink, with refreshing flavors of raspberry, citrus, and melon. It will be sure to impress at your next celebration! Named BEST OF CLASS in 2021 The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.
♦ One bottle of 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, awarded 91 Points by James Suckling "Ripe, rich and powerful with tons of blackberry, cassis and pomegranate aromas, but also some nice, moderately dry tannins and enough blood orange freshness to lift the imposing body at the finish of this well grafted Napa Cabernet. Drink or hold." Named a Double Gold Medal in The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.
♦ One bottle of 2016 Il Barone, Cabernet Sauvignon, our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is sourced from our top vineyards throughout Napa Valley, and shows dense flavors of dark berries, baking spice, and powerful, structured tannins. An exceptional Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon with excellent long-term aging potential. Named a Double Gold Medal by both The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition & The AFWC.