RRV Red Wines
This is the first time that winemaker Gio Balistreri has made a single vineyard wine of clone 828, yet this wine is anything but simple. Exquisite aromas of spicy red plum, ripe cherry, big barrel spice, and notes of pine forest flood the nose. Bold flavors of big cherries, curry, and all spice coat your tongue with a beautiful texture.
Strongly aromatic and smoky characteristics from French & American Oak barrels. With strong tannins, this wine pairs wonderfully with hearty meat dishes like braised short ribs or filet mignon. Wedge vineyard sits in one of Sonoma’s newest viticultural regions that gets the optimal advantage of warm summer days & cool nights.
Tip: try it with chocolate truffles.
Emma’s Vineyard lies just 11 miles from the Pacific Ocean on a West-facing hillside. This makes for a beautifully elegant wine, with a bright acidity and rich fruit. It also possesses a delightful minerality, which balances out the acidity.
This tradition rich Zinfandel hails from the same vineyard as the award-winning 2015 and 2016 Landy Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon. On first impression, notes of warm, ripe, and dark fruit such as black cherry, fig, and plum hit the nose. The fruit aromas are contrasted by hints of leather, pepper, and tinges of tobacco. Similar to the aromatic notes, this Zinfandel offers seamlessly balanced flavors of rich, peppery, ripe dark fruit characteristics. Hints of herbaceousness and cloves are integrated with slightly jammy flavors, shaping this wine to pair divinely with a variety of barbecue foods. Conversely, this wine can also pair quite well with blackberry pie or cobbler.
Bright red fruit aromatics with hints of raspberry and strawberry. Thick and rich on the palette, silky smooth in texture. Drink now or cellar for 5 to 7 years. A key feature of the Burke vineyard is careful stressing of the vines by spacing them tightly. The vines react by deepening their roots to increase access to nutrients, and the result is very concentrated, rich flavors and textures in the fruit.
Gold Medal winner, 2019 Sunset International Wine Competition
First and only vintage of this wine. Usually, our winemaker does single-vineyard wines, in this case, two single vineyards had such small production that when blended to get the wine combined to make a really perfect marriage. The lean, bright acidity in the Frati Lane pinot noir, added to the rich lush fruit of the RLR vineyard. So putting these two vineyards together made for a very structured and sound wine.
A blend of our best single vineyard wines that embodies the diverse characteristics and flavor profiles of our Russian River Valley wine region. A spicy, lush, and bright wine with notes of cherry. Gold Medal Winner in 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Competition.
This wine is a part of our Library Collection of wines, which are a select group of our most age-worthy & rare wines.
Rich, concentrated, ripe dark fruit, clove, tobacco and subtle herbaceous aroma
Double Gold Best of Class winner: North of the Gate Wine Competition
This wine is a part of our Library Collection wines, which are a select group of our most age-worthy & rare wines. This Pinot Noir is from the second oldest remaining vintage produced from our Legacy Estate Pinot Noir Vineyard, which was planted in the late 90's, and inherited by us in 2008 and removed in 2017, so this wine among the last remaining vintages from this vineyard.