Wines Currently Available for Purchase at the Winery or the On-Line Shop
2019 Sauvignon Blanc
100% Sauvignon Blanc.
Grapes from Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County.
Straw in color; warm climate; aromas of lemon, white peach and jasmine flowers; medium body and balanced acid; lemon, melon, white peach and a hint of green bell pepper on a smooth and lingering finish that shouts “It’s Summertime”!
Food Pairing: Grilled vegetable, penne pasta with cumin; Maryland-style crab cakes (need I say more!); Roasted chicken breast with herb basting sauce and cheeses such as Goat Cheese, Double Gloucester and Drunken Goat.
2017 Kay Sirah Syrah
60% Petite Sirah, 30% Merlot, 10% Syrah.
Grapes from San Diego County.
Dark ruby in color, with a hint of blue; aromas of black cherry, blackberry and sweet tobacco; full-bodied, big tannins and balanced acid; blackberry, blueberry, cherry and the tobacco continues; a complex and lingering finish with a hint of vanilla bean, but most important, loaded with antioxidants!
Food Pairing: Slow roasted lamb ragout; BBQ pork tenderloin with cherry preserves; Sushi rolls (to die for) and cheeses such as Camembert, Mozzarella or Gouda.
2017 Zinfandel (Amador County)
Grapes from Amador County.
Garnet in color; Bouquet of blackberry, black plum, cinnamon and sweet tobacco; "the gangs all here" - balanced dark fruit, tannins and acid; blackberry, strawberry, barbecue meats and spices; a stand up and take notice finish tht lingers and lingers with strawberry, sweet tobacco adn spices.
Food Pairings: Grilled steak with grilled balsamic glazed brussel sproutes; Pull-pork on brioche with spicy southern-style BBQ sauce; Penne pasta with arrabiata sauce and cheeses such as Asiago, Dry Sonoma Jack and Gouda.
2017 HVV Estate Merlot
100% Estate Merlot.
Grapes from SAn Diego County, Highland Valley Vineyards.
Dark ruby color; aromas of cherry, blackberry and fig; meium-bodied, balanced acid and nice tannins; cherry, blackberry, spices and a hit of chocolate (is ths dessert?); a smooth and lingering finish that keeps going and going and going!
Food Pairings: Roast chicken with sauteed squash medley; Salmon onthe plank with sweet potatoes and brocccolini; Grilled steak with grilled balsamic brussel sprouts and cheeses such as Aged Harvarti, Extra Aged Manchego and Extra Sharp Cheddar.
2017 Super Piedmont
50% Barbera, 50% Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, San Diego County.
You’ve heard of Super Tuscan? Meet her brother Super Piedmont. Deep ruby color; aromas of violets, black cherry, black currant, tobacco and cedar; fruit forward, full-bodied, high acid and so well-balanced; black cherry, black currant, blackberry, baking spices and tobacco smoke; a complex and lingering finish that delights the palate! Decant this wine at least 30 minutes before serving!!!
Food Pairings: Grilled pepper steak with roasted potatoes; Sticky bar-b-que ribs, Grilled lamb chops with mint and cheeses such as Roquefort, Blue and Camembert.
2017 Craftsman Cuvee V
63% Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Petit Verdot, 10% Estate Cabernet Franc, 6% Estate Merlot, 2% Malbec.
Grapes from Highland Valley Vineyarsd and San Diego County.
Deep garnet in color; aromas of black cherry, resberry, bell pepper, leather and smoke; full-bodied, balanced acid and spot-on tannins; black cherry, boysenberry, blueberry, and smoke; a smooth and silky finish that just won't stop! Well, hello Betty!!
Food Pairing: Grilled steak with mango salsa, Grilled lamb chops with mint jelly and roasted potatoes; Grilled mushrooms and balsamic infused Brussel sprouts and cheeses such as Basque, Manchego adn Comte.
2017 Jeannette Port-style late harvest wine
100% Syrah, San Diego County
Smooth as silk, rich adn full-bodied, a lingering finish, notes of black cherry and dark chocolate, this is "Jeannette," our first Port-style desert wine. This late harvest Syrah is a 2017 vintage, aged in French oak for three years. Named to honor Jeannine's mother and hero, Jeannette O'Brien, this treat is as sophisticated and elegant as its namesake. The beautiful, tall 375ml bottle wil command special attention on your table or bar.
Wines In The Barrel
Our production includes wines with 25% of the fruit grown in our estate vineyards,
another 50% with grapes sourced in San Diego County, and the balance from fruit selected
from premier vineyards throughout California. Currently aging are:
Barbera (San Diego)
Cabernet Franc (Estate)
Cabernet Franc (San Diego)
Cabernet Sauvignon (Estate)
Cabernet Sauvignon (Dry Creek)
Malbec (San Diego)
Merlot (San Diego)
Mouvedre (San Diego)
Petite Sirah (San Diego)
Petite Sirah (Livermore)
Petit Verdot (San Diego)
Sauvignon Blanc (Paso Robles)
Syrah (San Diego)
Tannat (Paso Robles)
Tempranillo (San Diego)
Zinfandel (Paso Robles)
Zinfandel (San Diego)
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