Wines Currently Available for Purchase at the Winery or the On-Line Shop

2016 Barbera - SILVER, San Francisco Chronicle
100% Barbera.
Grapes from San Diego County.
Same vineyard as our 2015 Barbera which won a Double Gold; 89 Points Wine Enthusiast.

Garnet in color; well-balanced acids and tannins; red cherry, plum, notes of vanilla and lavender; a hint of chocolate through a long lingering finish.

Food Pairings:  Grilled and roast pork with fingerling potatoes; Braised lamb dishes such as lamb shanks; Mushroom risotto; Pizza with a sausage topping and cheeses such as Fontina, Grana Padano and Lancashire.



2015 Syrah - GOLD, San Francisco Chronicle
100% Syrah.

Grapes from San Diego County.

Bright garnet in color; balanced acid and tannins, full-bodied; seriously fruit forward with black cherry, black raspberry, black currant, boysenberry, sweet pipe tobacco smoke and oh, the chocolate; vanilla and hints of lavender on a long lingering and mesmerizing finish.

Food Pairings:  Lamb ragout with olives and peppers; Cider-maple pork chops with apple compote; Barbecue spareribs with extra sauce(!) and cheeses such as Rogue Creamery Smoky Blue, Abbaye de Bellco and Goat Gouda.



2016 Zinfandel

100% Zinfandel.

Grapes from San Luis Obispo County.

True red garnet color; fruit forward with strawberry leading the way; raspberry, spices and a hint of rose; nicely balanced throughout with a black pepper finish that delights the palate.

Food Pairings:  Leg of lamb with roasted potatoes; Barbecue pork ribs with extra barbecue sauce; Thanksgiving Day turkey and gravy; as well as cheeses such as Aged Cheddar, Aged Gouda and Asiago.



2015 Craftsman Cuvee III - SILVER, Toast of the Coast
52% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc, 8% Malbec.

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc from Highland Valley Vineyards, San Diego County, Malbec from Paso Robles.

Right-bank, Saint Emillion-style Bordeaux blend Deep ruby color with a hint of blue; balanced fruit, tannin and acid; black cherry, plum, blueberry, blackberry, bell pepper, raspberry, violet, dark chocolate and cedar; full-bodied; a surprising smooth, soft and velvety finish that commands your attention. 

Food Pairing:  Roast pork with roasted potatoes; steak frites (steak with duck fat fries), and cheeses such as White Cheddar, Manchego and Comte.


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 Sauvignon (Estate)
Malbec (Paso Robles)
Malbec (San Diego)
Merlot (Estate)

Merlot (Paso Robles)

Merlot (San Diego)
Petite Sirah (Paso Robles)
Petite Sirah (San Diego)

Petite Sirah (Livermore)

Petit Verdot (San Diego)
Syrah (San Diego)

Tempranillo (San Diego)
Zinfandel (San Diego)
Zinfandel (Paso Robles)

Zinfandel (Lodi)

Nate the Great

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