Posts tagged: Rockpile

A Zin for Cabernet lovers

Named after Jack Ireland, one of the area’s earliest (and rumor has it, most rebellious) settlers. Now only the tattered remnants of Jack’s house remain on the Mauritson family’s property, along with a myriad of urban legends surrounding its history. The vineyard is planted at nearly 950 ft in elevation, the Jack’s Cabin Vineyard is […]

Tuesday October 12th, 2021 in , , , , , | Comments Off on A Zin for Cabernet lovers


A Jeff Cohn and French Winemaker Yves Cuilleron Collaboration… Two venerable winemakers with a history of high-quality, highly rated wines collaborated on this limited release (8 barrels – 4 went to France, 4 being sold in CA)Chapoutier Selection 100% Syrah from the famed Rockpile Vineyard.  The oldest vines at Rockpile produces a wine that is […]

Wednesday August 2nd, 2017 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on 95 Point KILLER SYRAH (CALI/FRANCE WINEMAKER VENTURE)

Astonishing Syrah (94 Points)

Jeff Cohn got his start at a Maryland winery of all places, not Napa not the Rhone Valley. He moved to California in 1993 as he really got the “wine bug”  and he wanted to learn from the best.  While getting his Master’s Degree in Agriculture Chemistry, with an emphasis on Enology he developed a […]

Wednesday February 27th, 2013 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Astonishing Syrah (94 Points)

This Zinfandel “Rocks”!

Carol’s career got an early and unusual start at only six years old. Her mom developed an “identify the scent” game using household herbs and spices that was the beginning of Carol’s path into the wine industry. It quickly became apparent that Carol not only had a great sense of smell, but she was remarkably […]

Friday October 5th, 2012 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on This Zinfandel “Rocks”!

Remridg Rockpile Zin – 95 point Rocker!

Remridg is a small family-owned operation with some great vineyards of their own and some amazing sources to select from. The 2009 Rockpile is one of the most-sought-after vineyards in the state.  Their winemaker does not need an intro – Jay Buoncristiani (Buoncristiani, Penche, etal).  As for Zinfandel, it is one of the quintessential wine […]

Sunday November 20th, 2011 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Remridg Rockpile Zin – 95 point Rocker!