2014 Bien Nacido Pinot Noir
Elegantly complex with a lovely potpourri of spice and red fruit on the nose offering raspberry, dark cherry, and blood orange. The wine is seamlessly balanced with dusty tannins, great length, and depth of fruit offering an honest sense of place with an earthy, savory nuance. Aged 15 months in 100% French oak, 30% new
2014 John Sebastiano Pinot Noir
A beautifully balanced and plush wine with purity of fruit leaning toward dark cherry and black raspberry, hints of mint, flower, and fennel pollen add complexity. Great structure and concentration from this young site on the eastern edge of the Sta. Rita Hills, AVA, the wine maintains its freshness from partial whole cluster fermentation. Aged 15 months in 100% French oak, 40% new
2014 La Encantada Pinot Noir
Darker and more brooding by nature of its location in the Sta. Rita Hills, the wine offers dark cherry , black raspberry, and earthier undertones of terra cotta and wet clay, alongside hints of smoked paprika. Beautifully balanced with medium body, good concentration and suppleness on the palate with bright acidity and great length. Aged for 15 months in 100% French oak barrels, 30% new
2014 Sanford & Benedict Chardonnay
Enticing depth on the nose offering the complexity of these older vines (planted 1971) with layers of lil lemon blossom, citrus zest, golden delicious apple and pear, mingling with subtle hints of green tea, blanched almond, savory broth, and crushed rock. The palate is seamless with great length and concentration. Aged 15 months on fine lees in 100% French oak barrels, 20% new.
2014 Santa Barabra Pinot Noir
This broad and complex wine brings pure varietal expression from two distinct appellations, layered with the purity of fruit and mid palate concentration from Sta. Rita Hills with a vibrancy and roundness from Santa Maria Valley, all working together with dusty tannins providing structure to complement the wines seamless length and approachability. Aged 15 months in 100% French oak, 2new.
2014 Santa Barbra Chardonnay
Bright and lifted out of the glass with tropical notes of green mango, fresh pineapple, candied ginger, and caramelized lemon peel, alongside hints of toasty oak, vanilla bean, pencil shaving and peanut skin. Our entry level chardonnay, coming from two distinct appellations (Santa Maria Valley and Sta. Rita Hills), offers purity and balance with vibrant acidity, tension, and chalky minerality. Aged for 16 months on fine lees in 100% French oak barrels, 30% new.
2014 Santa Barbra Sonny Boy
This full-bodied, rounded, textured, and layered eﬀort with merlot from the Vogelzang Vineyard and cabernet sauvignon from Dierberg Star Lane Vineyard (both in Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara AVA) oﬀers loads of black currant, plum skin, graphite, and loamy earth-like aromas and spice. There’s an approachable, plush palate presence, and yet built with a rustic edge and plenty of structure. Aged for 22 months in 100% French oak barrels, 40% new.
2014 Solomon Hill Chardonny
Bright, lifted, and very expressive on the nose with citrus blossom, alpine flower, stone fruit, and hints of hazelnut. The palate offers a round, seamless balance, with vibrancy and energy, saline and crushed rock minerality coupled with wonderful depth of fruit and hints of oak. Aged 15 months on fine lees in 100% French oak, 20% new.
2014 Zotovich Family Chardonnay
Very perfumed and seductive, the wine lifts out of the glass with fresh, crisp aromas of pear, kaffir lime leaf, D’Anjou pear, and white flowers with hints of graham and Madagascar vanilla bean. Vibrant, with great depth and concentration, supported by chalky minerality, oyster shell brininess, and roasted peanut skin. Aged 15 months on fine lees in 100% French oak, 2new.
2014 Zotovich Family Pinot Noir
Stunning floral and spice on the nose, a potpourri of rose petal, mixed red berry, and mint, this wine has exquisite aromatics. Layered seamlessly on the palate, the wine offers cranberry, raspberry, and savory flavors of cured ham and white pepper, with delicate hints of black tea. Fermented with 30% whole cluster, then aged 15 months in 100% French oak barrels, 2new