Posts Categorized: Wine

La Storia


$22.49 The 2009 harvest was my 20th in California! Time definitely flies and I can say with full confidence that I enjoy making wine more than ever. For most of those vintages, the California climate was ideal for grape growing and at times was too good, with a few exceptions. The 2009 harvest was one… Read more »

The Rule Cabernet Sauvignon


$19.99 There are expectations of Napa Valley Cabernet. A specific set of “rules” must be followed. The grapes must be picked at a certain sugar range, fermented at the exact temperature for a certain amount of time, and rest several months in the perfect combination of oak barrels. We follow all of the rules, except… Read more »

2010 Pride Merlot


$59.99 In 2010, harvest ranged from October 18th for our earliest block of Merlot to November 6th for the latest, with the majority picked during the last eight days of October. The final blend incorporates 10% cabernet sauvignon from our Rock Arch and Carolyn’s vineyard blocks. This wine is not shy: heady notes of bright… Read more »

Ghost Block Napa Cabernet


$58.79 GHOST BLOCK NAPA CABERNET 2010 Winemaker Notes from Rob Lawson: 2010 was a late, challenging and wet vintage (depending on when you picked). A lot of qualitative decisions were made throughout harvest resulting in excellent quality. Tasting Notes: The 2010 exhibits the typical distinctive flavors of Ghost Block and the Rock Cairn vineyard. Finesse… Read more »

Breca Garnacha 2010


Breca Garnacha 2010, Grenache Wine $15.19 Origin: Spain – Spain Characteristics: Oh lord! This is a dark horse of a black red wine –I might mistake this beast as an elegant Port for its cavalcade of deep, dark, ripe fruit plum and cherry fruit, brown spices, floral fragrance, and then the palate. Ripe and round… Read more »

Tortoise Creek Wines


Tortoise Creek is a range of very fine varietal wines from the Languedoc district of the South of France and California.  Tortoise Creek was created by a British couple, Mel and Janie Master who lived much of their lives in the wine business in the South of France as well as California. During their time… Read more »