Granny Smith Apples, lemon curd, pineapple, and warm vanilla leap out of the glass. The palate is full bodied with sweet citrus notes, butterscotch, green melon, and light oak toast. Glossy mouthfeel and a long lingering finish make this Chardonnay incredibly elegant and well balanced.
Aromas of mixed berry jam, baking spices, and sage are complemented by black currants, plum, dried figs and sturdy tannins on the palate. This year’s Milestone blend is complex yet sophisticated enough to pair with classic French cuisine or an afternoon in the courtyard.
Fresh plum, black and blueberries, and wild raspberries with a touch of smoke on the nose. The Syrah provides a touch of black pepper, leather, and smoked meat. The wine finishes long and has accents of dried violets, French oak, and medium + acidity to balance the rich fruit flavors.
White pepper, strawberry and cigar ash jump out of the glass. The garnet color belies the delicacy of this Rhône grape variety. On the palate, freshness, rhubarb and strawberry notes mingle with white pepper and asian spice in this classically proportioned Grenache wine. Lingering fruit and acid on the palate beckon for another sip.
The 2017 Sauvignon Blanc displays aromas of fresh pineapple, lime, gooseberry, fresh cut grass, and guava with subtle hints of flintiness which are accented by kiwi and nectarine. Bright acidity is complimented by a medium viscosity and finishes with apricots and white peaches.
100% Syrah, Sunstone Estate Vineyard, SYV
Oak toast, meat & spice, bacon, pastrami, black pepper, blueberries, cherry, maple and Applewood smoke on the nose. Ripe red plum, blueberry fruited on the palate married with oak toast, bacon fat, and silk. You can’t mistake this as Syrah, and the reason why this variety is so intriguing.
100% Viognier, Santa Ynez Valley
Vanilla, cotton candy, honeysuckle, white peach and pear aromas dominate on the nose. This wine is crisp and vibrant on the palate. Round mouthfeel finishes with bitter pith and stone fruit notes lingering on the palate.
Bing cherry compote, blackberries, blueberries, baking spices and black tea leaf aromas evolve into a rich, yet velvety mouthfeel. Plush tannins and medium acidity give way to nuances of mixed berry cobbler, warm cocoa and vanilla undertones. This rich, full bodied wine displays plenty of dense, dark fruit in full balance with a long, exquisite finish.
Oak toast, char, nutmeg and spice in the nose. Viscous and weighty mouthfeel, honey and apricot, vibrant acidity and length, caramel toast and long finish.
Mincemeat, clove and cinnamon mingle with cherry compote, loganberry, and fresh sage. The mouthfeel is soft and broad on the palate with flavors of strawberry, plum candy, cherry pie, currants, cigar box, leather, and pie crust. Lingering chewiness on the palate carries the fruit through a pleasing finish.