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2015 Estate-Grown Meritage

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County
  • 93 Points 2018 Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge

Classically styled, our 2013 Meritage is a blend of 34% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Merlot and 32% Malbec. Each variety gives nuance and influence, from the deep crimson color and black cherry fruit of the Cabernet plus soft tannins and savory thyme and cinnamon notes of Merlot along with the juicy, spicy peppercorn notes of Malbec. An elegant wine that begs for a standing rib roast or roasted vegetable tagine. 1200 cases.

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2014 Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County
  • Double Gold Medal 2017 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
  • 90 Points Wine Enthusiast Magazine

A unanimous favorite among judges at the 2017 Sonoma County Harvest Festival, earning a rare and coveted Double Gold Medal. Full-bodied and packed with dense, dark fruit intensity, our Estate-grown Cabernet Sauvignon offers notes of black cherry, cassis, sweet vanilla, cocoa, and a hint of sandalwood spice. It will age beautifully in the cellar—if you can resist the temptation to drink it now! 300 cases.

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2014 Estate-Grown Malbec

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County
  • Silver Medal 2017 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
  • Silver Medal 2016 Sonoma County Harvest Fair

An opulent wine bursting with blueberry, black cherry and sweet pomegranate fruit, our Malbec remains balanced with savory elements on the palate reminiscent of rosemary and toasty vanilla oak spice. Channel your inner gaucho and pair with grilled flank steak and a spicy chimichurri. 400 cases.

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2013 Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County
  • Gold Medal 2017 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
  • 92 Points Gold Medal 2017 Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge
  • Silver Medal 2016 Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Full-bodied and lushly textured, our Cabernet Sauvignon offers notes of black plum, cassis, sweet vanilla, sage and allspice. With the structure to age gracefully in the cellar, it is open and accessible now with velvety tannins and a juicy finish. 300 cases.

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2013 Estate-Grown Meritage

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County
  • Silver Medal 2017 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
  • Gold Medal 2016 Sunset International Wine Competition
  • Silver Medal 2016 Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Classically styled, our 2013 Meritage is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec in equal proportions. Each variety gives nuance and influence from the deep crimson color and black cherry fruit of the Cabernet plus soft tannins and savory thyme and cinnamon notes of Merlot along with the juicy, spicy peppercorn notes of Malbec. An elegant wine that begs for a standing rib roast or roasted vegetable tagine. 1200 cases.

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2010 Reflections Estate-Grown Meritage

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County
  • Gold Medal 2016 Sunset International Wine Competition
  • Silver Medal 2016 Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge
  • Silver Medal 2016 SF Chronicle Wine Competition

From our cellar, the 2010 Reflections is a Dry Creek Valley classic. Deep dark ruby red in color, with a complex aroma of cinnamon, allspice, cassis, dark berry fruit and oak vanilla. Gentle tannins provide a smooth mouthfeel that make the 2010 perfect for drinking now and over the next 4-6 years. 37% Malbec, 34% Cabernet Sauvignon and 29% Merlot. 1195 cases.

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2008 Reflections Estate-Grown Meritage

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County
  • Best of Class 2011 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
  • Gold Medal 2011 Sonoma County Harvest Fair
  • Silver Medal 2016 Sunset International Wine Competition
  • Bronze Medal 2016 Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge

Aged to perfection in the Arbor Bench cellar, our 2008 Reflections is drinking magnificently with 7 years in the bottle. Elegant dinner parties never had it so good! Perfectly youthful and vibrant dark ruby in color, intensely aromatic aromas of black cherry, lavender, strawberry jam and wild sage leap from the glass. On the palate, the tannins are round and supple with a velvety texture and a long, lingering finish. 49% Merlot, 31% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Malbec. 1200 cases.

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