Walker Station 2013 Chardonnay “Original” Sonoma Coast
Retail 75.00 – GGWC 69.99
FREE SHIPPING ON 6+, Use code WALKER upon check out
OK to mix and match with other Walker Station wines
Sourced from Harry Walker’s “Walker Station” estate this wine offers up amazing aromatics and flavors. Lively aromas of lemon custard, quince, citrus blossom and peaches jump out of the glass. The wine is very complex, yet extremely elegant. Full in body with subtle richness and the right touch of acidity. The wine finishes long with a slight nuttiness. I’d say enjoy this youngster between 2015-2022.
Robert Kamen purchased his 280 acre property in 1980 with the proceeds of his first screenplay, and the rest is history. The certified biodynamic vineyards were planted by another vineyard entrepreneur, Phillip Coturri. Mark Herold (Merus, Kobalt, Herold etc.) has been his winemaker since 2001. Robert Kamen and I go back to the very first vintage, so I am proud to be a part of this great run!
Kamen 2012 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County
Retail 95.00 – GGWC 89.99
FREE SHIPPING on 6 or more
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The 2012 vintage is a blockbuster wine, the best Kamen Cabernet EVER! Gorgeous aromas of black and red stone fruit. Dense and full in body this stunning 2012 Cabernet is laced with lush fruit, a touch of chocolate and anise with hints of Mayacamas (back of Spring Mountain) soil. The wine is gorgeously textured with silky grained tannins filling out a long finish. This wine will age well for a good 10-15 years if not longer.
Robert Parker 96 Points: “Another outrageous effort is the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (100% Cabernet Sauvignon). Its opaque purple color is followed by aromas of pen ink, graphite, blackberry and blueberry liqueur, charcoal and flowers. Dense, full-bodied, multidimensional, long, silky and opulent, this stunning Cabernet can be drunk now or cellared for 15-20 years.”
- Ramey (94 Galloni)
- Hudson (93+ Galloni)
- Kamen (93 Galloni)
- Crocker Starr (92 Galloni)
- Hourglass (94 Galloni)
- Lang & Reed
- Robert Keenan (93 Points)
- Oakville Ranch “Roberts’ (93+ Galloni)
- Constant (93 Galloni)
- Del Dotto
- Walla Walla Vintners (92 Parker )
- Pride Mountain
- Chappellet (92 Galloni)
- Wolf Family
Wolf 2012 “Estate” Cabernet Franc, Napa Valley
Retail 80.00 – GGWC 74.99
FREE SHIPPING on 6, use code WOLF upon checkout
Can mix & match with other Wolf wines
The 2012 vintage was textbook Napa Valley and counts itself along with the stellar vintages of the 2009 and 2010 wines. The 2012 Cabernet Franc has a rich texture and mid palate because of the fully mature and meaty tannins. The aromas are anise, blueberry, vanilla, and tobacco. The palate has the distinct oily mid texture characteristic of great Cab Franc. This wine exudes softness on the mid palate and extracted tannins on the finish, which is a luxury only found in Cabernet Franc. 95% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 101 cases produced.
Also check out the WOLF 2012 PHAEDRUS CABERNET SAUVINGON, NAPA VALLEY
Tyler 2013 Pinot Noir “La Encantada” Santa Rita Hill
Retail 60.00 – GGWC 54.99
FREE SHIPPING on 6
Use code TYL13PNLE upon checkout
Can mix & match with other Tyler wines
Stunning aromas of crushed red fruit, raspberry and ripe strawberries jump out of the glass on impact.The wine is full in body laced with beautifully balanced flavors of red fruits with a touch of cinnamon and earthiness (from the darker clonal selections). Lush, refreshing, energetic mouthfeel with a long, graceful silky finish that screams of stunning Pinot fruit with a touch a spiciness. This wine will be a good ager! Only 170 cases produced!
Parker 94 Points: ”Coming from a west-facing slope in the cool Sta. Rita Hills AVA, the Tyler Pinot Noir La Encantada Sta. Rita Hills starts out dark and earthy, with plenty of mushroom, forest floor and decaying leaves, yet continues to show more and more bright berry fruit with time in the glass. Possessing medium-bodied richness on the palate, with fantastic purity and a great finish, enjoy this superb Pinot Noir over the coming 4-6 years.“
Also check out:
TYLER 2012 PINOT NOIR, SANTA BARBARA – PARKER 94 POINTS
TYLER 2012 PINOT NOIR “OLD VINE BIEN NACIDO” SANTA BARBARA – 94 PT PARKER
TYLER 2012 CHARDONNAY “BIEN NACIDO” SANTA BARBARA (95 PT PARKER)
(96+ Points Parker)
Retail 170.00 – GGWC 164.99 ~ FREE SHIPPING on 4 or more
Use code SPOTT12 upon checkout.
Juicy primary fruit flavors predominate this inviting wine. Penetrating blackberry and blueberry essence with some creamy yogurt, cassis liqueur, plum, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Malted chocolate and a hint of black pepper on the nose. There is a density along with focus and a pristine delineation. Great structure and concentration, with ripe, refined tannins and good acidity. This remarkable wine has immense potential.
Robert Parker 96+ Points: “The opaque purple-hued 2012 Cabernet Sauvignonexhibits a glorious bouquet of crème de cassis, spring flowers, a Pauillac-like lead pencil note, and background new oak. The overall impression is one of restraint combined with richness. This full-bodied effort possesses good acidity and ripe tannin. It has been crafted for the long-term. The hallmarks of great Spottswoode wines are their purity and elegance combined with serious power. The 2012 has that in abundance. This youthful, reserved Cabernet will benefit from 3-5 years of cellaring, and will keep for two decades or more.”
Also available in Magnums!
Check out their stunning Spottswoode 2014 Sauvignon Blanc
Want to save some money? The 2011 vintage is 25% OFF (750 ml and Magnums)
Retail 60.00 – GGWC 56.99
FREE SHIPPING on SIX
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This very intense Memorious Pinot Noir is a single parcel at the Domaine de la Cote estate. The wine gushes out amazing amounts of concentrated fruit from the get go! Gobs of black stone fruit, anise, sweet spices, minerals and flowers jumps out of the glass. The flavors mirror the aromas with a touch of crushed berries and wild herbs coating the silky palate. This great wine is full in body, yet extremely balanced, rich, clean and concentrated without being overpowering. This is a wine with a future. Young and intense, and it will age gracefully. My taste test showed that after 24 hours it had not lost any of its luster and was still kicking strong! Only 270 cases produced!
Zepaltas 2013 Cabernet Franc “Pickberry” Sonoma Valley
Retail 33.00 – GGWC 29.99
FREE SHIPPING on 12
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This wine offers up amazing aromas and flavors from start to finish. On the nose you’ll encounter lavender, strawberry, anise and black pepper. On the lush, silky palate you are greeted by flavors of blueberry, raspberry and of course the hallmark of Cabernet Franc falvors, a touch of spice. The 2013 Pickberry is slightly more fruit driven than the 2012. It is bright and plush up front and finishes with silky tannins. This wine will need a year of cellaring to get to its sweet spot, so decanting will be necessary for early drinking. Only 145 cases produced!
Caldwell 2012 “Rocket Science” Red Blend, Estate Napa Valley
Retail 62.00 – GGWC 57.99 ~ FREE SHIPPING on 6
Use code ROCKET upon checkout
This is real wine – real Rocket Science. It is a blend of 33% Syrah, 33% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot, 1% Tannat, all sourced from John Caldwell’s estate vineyard at 1200 feet elevation in the Coombsville area of Southern Napa Valley. A delicious, full bodied, mouth filling and layered that’s got great fruit and structure without being overly intense or extracted. Laden with flavors of plum, cranberry, currant, coffee and chocolate with a few little hits of black pepper, cinnamon and earthy goodness. The gorgeous dusty tannins and pretty acid make this a serious wine by any yardstick. This full bodied wine will pair very well with the likes of a rib-eye, rack of lamb or hardy dish. Limited production!
SP Drummer 2012 Red Blend, Rutherford, Napa Valley
Retail 54.00 – GGWC 49.99 ~ FREE SHIPPING on 6
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Swirling up and out of your glass is an intensity of classic California, ripe black stone-fruit aromatics, specifically plums. Texturally on the palate, this Rutherford wine is all-consuming first with rich fruit. Incredible toast that soon blankets the palate comes from our use of multi-forested French Oak. A trophy wine, to stand alone; our Marilyn Merlot of bottles, full of soft tannins, but voluptuous. With tremendous flavor and velvet from nose to palate, she lingers beyond your senses control. The blend of ripe grape-tannins and Oak tannins are seamless, and the marriage is forever smooth until your sadly tipping the bottle for the very last drop. Only 280 cases produced.