Posts tagged: Campesino

2 Barrel Classic Syrah

A real surprise this 50 cases, yes only 2 barrel, production! Really wowed me! If I would not have seen the label, I’d assumed to be drinking a classic Côte Rôtie.  On the nose and palate, I encountered notes of bacon fat a hint of spice, nicely coated by whiffs of apricot and lychee, with […]

Saturday May 12th, 2018 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on 2 Barrel Classic Syrah

Surprise Blind Tasting Winner

  In a recent blind tasting of Syrahs, a little guy became the Big Kahuna! The line-up: Herman Story “Nuts & Bolts” (94 Points) Cattleya “Soberanos” (95 Points) Lucia “Garys” (94 Points) Carlisle “Sierra Mar” (95 Points) Roar “Rosella” (95 Points) DuMOL“Eddie’s Patch” (94 Points) Keplinger “Sumo” (95 Points) Halcon “Alturas” (95 Points) Campesino “Los […]

Monday February 6th, 2017 in , , , , , | Comments Off on Surprise Blind Tasting Winner

Epic 2 Barrel GEM!

Campesino reads like a love story.  A young girl Griselda Ceja (from the infamous Ceja winery) spent her childhood days on this property, she falls in love with a local winemaker and they got married on the vineyard site in 2007.  This five acre vineyard is one of the most ideal vineyard sites in the Valley, […]

Tuesday November 3rd, 2015 in , , , , | Comments Off on Epic 2 Barrel GEM!

Epic Two Barrel Syrah – 6 cases allocated

Campesino reads like a love story.  A young girl Griselda Ceja (from the infamous Ceja winery) spent her childhood days on this property, she falls in love with a local winemaker and they got married on the vineyard site in 2007.  This five acre vineyard is one of the most ideal vineyard sites (for Pinot) in […]

Wednesday October 29th, 2014 in , , , , , | Comments Off on Epic Two Barrel Syrah – 6 cases allocated

Surprise 100 case production

Campesino reads like a love story.  A young girl Griselda Ceja (from the infamous Ceja winery) spent her childhood days on this property, she falls in love with a local winemaker and they got married on the vineyard site in 2007.  This five acre vineyard is one of the most ideal vineyard sites (for Pinot) […]

Monday October 7th, 2013 in , , , , | Comments Off on Surprise 100 case production

Heritage and Value

Campesino is a husband and wife venture with a North American farm twist.  Griselda’s grandfather Pablo Ceja (as in Ceja vineyards and winery) came to the US in 1967 to seek a better life.  Today the Ceja family owns hundreds of acres and various children run wineries and vineyards.  Griselda’s husband Marcario, who grew up […]

Wednesday May 8th, 2013 in , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Heritage and Value