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

 

2020 Sauvignon Blanc

100% Sauvignon Blanc.

Grapes from San Diego County.

Medium yellow in color.  Aromas of green bell peppers, white peach and lemon.  Fruit forward with “spot-on” acidity.  Softens on the palette with flavors of white peach, lemon zest and a bit of slate.  Fresh and sultry – what a lady!  A long and lingering finish that reminds you of a long summer day and has you asking “may I have more”!

Food Pairings:  Cornish game hens with sautéed asparagus; Grilled salmon salad (Ray’s favorite!); Steamed manila clams with angel hair pasta in light olive oil, garlic and cilantro sauce and cheeses such as Brie, Feta and Parmesan.

ALC. 12.5%

$34

 

2019 Barbera

100% Barbera.

2022 Silver Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Grapes from San Diego County.

Deep ruby in color.  Aromas of cherry, blackberry, plum and dried herbs.  Full body, intense black fruit and “spot on” acidity.  Black cherry, blackberry, spices and tobacco blend in a big way!  A lingering and sultry finish that keeps going and going, but wait - chocolate! Best surprise ever!

Food Pairings:  Tajarin pasta with truffles; Grilled pork chops with mushroom risotto; Lamb stew with root vegetables and cheeses such as Blue Cheese, Fontina and Pecorino.

ALC. 13.9%

$40

 

2019 Tempranillo

100% Tempranillo.

2022 Silver Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Grapes from San Diego County.

Medium ruby in color.  Aromas of cherry, dried blackberry, vanilla, cedar and cinnamon.  Nice, balanced acid followed by complex tannins.  An explosion of cherry, dried blackberry, cedar, tobacco and leather on the palette.  Definitely a foot tapping wine - did someone say “Flamenco”?  A long and lingering finish that transcends you to Old Madrid and the Plaza Mayor! Ole’!!

Food Pairings:  Grilled lamb chops with sautéed mushrooms and red peppers; Paella with shrimp and chorizo; bison burger with sweet potato fries; and cheeses such as Pecorino, Roncal and Manchego.

ALC. 14.4%

$40

 

2019 Syrah

100% Syrah.

2022 Gold Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Grapes from Highland Valley.

Medium purple in color with nice long legs!  Aromas of black cherry, blackberry, boysenberry, sweet tobacco, smoke and vanilla.  Fruit forward, full body with “spot-on” acidity.  Black cherry, blackberry, vanilla, black pepper and sweet tobacco smoke.  An absolute delight for the senses!  Sultry and complex.  A smooth and lingering finish that evolves throughout – this is one fine Lady!

Food Pairings:  Braised short ribs with roasted root vegetables; Cassoulet made with chicken; Slow-roasted pork sliders with extra barbeque sauce and cheeses such as Gouda, Camembert and Gruyere.

ALC. 13.9%

$42

 

2019 Zinfandel

100% Zinfandel.

Grapes from Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County.

Deep ruby red with long legs!  Aromas of boysenberry, strawberry, raspberry and sweet tobacco.  Full body, fruit forward with big, smooth and complex tannins.  Blackberry, boysenberry, jam, cinnamon and sweet tobacco – constantly evolving on the palette.  A finish that lingers and lingers and excites with a hint butterscotch!  Wow! No need for dessert, this is dessert!

Food Pairing:  Barbecued pork ribs with sweet barbecue sauce; Eggplant parmesan; Liver and onions (Yes, I love it!  Ray, not so much!) and cheeses such as Cheddar, Manchego and Aged Gruyere.

ALC. 14.4%

$39

 

2019 Craftsman Cuvée VI

55% Estate Merlot, 25% Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Malbec, 10% Cabernet Franc

2022 Silver Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Grapes from San Diego County.

Dark purple in color, with a red tint.  Aromas of black cherry, blackberry, raspberry, violet and sweet tobacco.  Full-bodied, balanced tannins and acid.  Big and bold, yet sultry and elegant - every bit a lady on a mission!  An explosion on the palette of black cherry, blackberry, raspberry, baking spices and cedar.  A long, lingering finish that tantalizes you throughout!

Food Pairings:  Roasted leg of lamb with Dauphinoise potatoes and asparagus (our Christmas dinner!); Beef Bourguignon (French beef stew!); Spaghetti and meatballs topped with fresh crushed tomatoes and cheeses such as Gouda, Pecorino and Cheddar.

ALC. 13.7%

$48

 

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