Posts tagged: Sauvignon Blanc

Stunning Sauvignon Blanc by Mike Smith

  Scarlett Wines is a family operation owned by the McGah family, who are most notably known for co-founding the Oakland Raiders. Representing over four generations of wine growers, the family’s personal touch can be felt from the soil to the glass. The winery previously operated under the name McGah Family Cellars and rebranded in 2015 […]

French Laundry & Meadowood’s Favorite Sauv Blanc

After decades of cultivating the Napa Valley’s most celebrated industry, the Belli and Cybulski families created Agnitio Wines to pay tribute to the land and honor their devoted farming team.  With the help of a great winemaker they have been crafting some amazing wines, including the Agnito Sauvigon Blanc. Agnito Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Napa Valley Retail 32.00 – […]

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A Specatcular White by the Scarecrow Winemaker

  The Kelly Fleming Estate is located next door to Napa collectible Araujo on Pickett Road in Calistoga. The estate might be 300 acres, but only 12 acres are planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, while the other 288 acres are its own natural wildlife preserve.  Planted in 2002, this winery is slowly but surely turning into a “who […]

French Laundry’s Favorite White

When Sommeliers recommend and drink Sauvignon Blanc they often prefer, the dry, earthy, mineral, floral whites of Sancerre, Pouilly-Fume and Graves. This is the inspiration for Somm Blanc, a blend of Old Vines Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon “Remixed” in California.  When a great Master sommelier friend of mine, Will Sherrer, got the opportunity to use […]

Exquisite Napa White under $24

Kenefick Ranch Vineyards is owned by retired San Francisco neurosurgeon Dr. Thomas P. Kenefick, and his two children Caitlin and Chris Kenefick. In 1978 Dr. Kenefick acquired a 125-acre vineyard property next door to the Eisele Estate (Araujo). This vineyard was head pruned and dry farmed with old Italian varietals. Over the next 20 years these were […]

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The best Sauvignon Blanc ever from California! (includes shipping)

Shared Notes is the winemaking joint-venture between wife and husband, Bibiana Gonzalez Rave and Jeff Pisoni. Both had early desires of making wine, and spent most of their lives doing so. The year 2012, however, marked the first vintage that they produced a wine together. Previously, during the grape harvest, Bibiana and Jeff were like the […]

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A spectacular 3 Barrel (80 case) white takes us by a Storm

Storm 2012 Sauvignon Blanc – “Presqu’ile Vineyard” Santa Maria Valley Retail 38.00 – GGWC 34.99 FREE SHIPPING on 12 or more Use discount code STORM12SB upon checkout The Story: It all started in South Africa where the family had been making wine for some time, but it was not until Ernst Storm decided to move […]

Scarecrow Winemaker’s latest concoction stuns!

The Kelly Fleming Estate is located next door to Napa collectible Araujo on Pickett Road in Calistoga. The estate might be 300 acres, but only 12 acres are planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, while the other 288 acres are its own natural wildlife preserve.  Planted in 2002, this winery is slowly but surely turning into a […]

Impressive Napa Sauvignon Blanc under $24

It feels like Spring in California and that calls for nothing better than sipping on a nice Sauvignon Blanc.  This latest release of Ten Seventy Green will please both palate and wallet!   Mike Smith (Myriad, 12C, Scarlett, etc.) crafted yet another amazing wine. Ten Seventy Green 2012 Sauvignon Blanc Retail 26.00 – GGWC 23.99 FREE […]

Hidden Surprise – Red blend gem

When David Ramey is your consulting winemaker, the chances of success are huge!  That said, the 2011 Old Soul Red (a blend of Zinfandel,  Petite Sirah, Syrah and Malbec) is probably one of the best value non-mainstream red blends currently on the market.  Sourced from their 100% organic, and bio-dynamic vineyard the OSR pleases both […]