Posts tagged: Bien Nacido

20% OFF 3 time 95 Pointer & French Laundry’s FAVORITE Syrah! ONLY 125 CASES PRODUCED!!

“Site” is a new venture from  Jeremy Weintraub (longtime Seavey winemaker).  He sources from the best “Sites” in California.  This latest Grenache is just a good example.  The 2015 Site is sourced from the Larner Vineyard.  The Larner Vineyard would be considered a “Grand Cru” if it was located in France. Accolades: “Top Grand Cru Vineyards in California by Wine […]

Saturday May 16th, 2020 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on 20% OFF 3 time 95 Pointer & French Laundry’s FAVORITE Syrah! ONLY 125 CASES PRODUCED!!

98 Point, Paul Lato’s “Rhone” Selections JUST ARRIVED – THEY ARE STUNNING & LIMITED!

The much-anticipated releases of Paul Lato’s fall “Rhone” releases (Syrah & Grenache) have arrived. As always, this is the smallest part of Paul’s Portfolio and sell out even faster than his “Burgundy” offering (a.k.a. Chardonnay & Pinot Noir) Paul Lato 2017 “Il Padrino” Syrah, Bien Nacido, Santa Maria Valley GGWC 94.99 FREE SHIPPING on 6 […]

Saturday October 5th, 2019 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 98 Point, Paul Lato’s “Rhone” Selections JUST ARRIVED – THEY ARE STUNNING & LIMITED!

97 Point LIMITED production Pinot Gem! Edit Subject

The history of Bien Nacido can be traced back to the year 1837, when a Spanish land grant of some two square leagues was secured by Tomas Olivera from Juan Bautista Alvarado, then Gobernador (Governor) of Alta California. In 1969, the Millers, a fifth-generation California farming family purchased a stretch of land in California’s then-nascent […]

Friday June 8th, 2018 in , , , , , | Comments Off on 97 Point LIMITED production Pinot Gem! Edit Subject

Scary but true, Pommard meets California

Scar of the Sea wines is a shared vision between long-time friends and colleagues, Mikey Giugni and Michael Brughelli. The mission for Scar of the sea wines is to produce wine and cider that are unique to a place, balanced, complex, and most importantly are fun and delicious to drink.Scar of the Sea 2015 Pinot Noir “Q Block” Bien […]

Tuesday October 31st, 2017 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Scary but true, Pommard meets California

Wine Wake up Call… 96 Point MUST HAVE Wine

Justin Willett started out as an assistant winemaker and worked his way up owning his own label, which he created in 2005 producing 190 cases. His meticulous attention to detail has elevated him to “Must Have” status among many Chardonnay and Pinot Noir lovers. Working with some of the best vineyards in the Santa Rita […]

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Blind Tasting (95 Point Rated) Chardonnay Winner

We don’t do a lot of (enough) blind tastings, especially Chardonnays.  So I am excited to share the results of my latest tasting group endeavor. The lineup included some well-known and highly-regarded and high-scoring wines. Our group of 14  tasted and reviewed the wines twice, with almost identical results. The lineup: DuMOL Chloe (95 RP) […]

Thursday July 27th, 2017 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Blind Tasting (95 Point Rated) Chardonnay Winner

What is a Microclimate?

Microclimate is a word English teachers love: the definition is self-explanatory. But while it seems easy to understand, the wine jargon that often accompanies wine tastings and tours makes microclimates seem complex and confusing. In truth, microclimates are easy to see and even easier to feel. Unlike “malolactic fermentation” and other mysteries of winemaking, microclimates […]

Saturday October 29th, 2016 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on What is a Microclimate?

A 94 Point Chardonnay Gem!

  Gavin Chanin, who was named one of FORBES’ “30 under 30” in Food and Wine, and the “Winemaker to Watch” by San Francisco Chronicle, began his winemaking career as a harvest intern at Au Bon Climat and Qupé, under the tutelage of winemakers Jim Clendenen and Bob Lindquist, working his way up to assistant […]

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95 Point Must Have Pinot Gem

Life has come full circle for Dick Doré. Born and raised on the family-owned Rancho Tinaquaic, this sixth generation Santa Barbara resident returned to his roots in 1985 by establishing Foxen with long-time friend, Bill Wathen. After working as a banker in the 60 & 70’s he gave up his nine-to-five job and moved his […]

Friday September 18th, 2015 in , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 95 Point Must Have Pinot Gem