Aromas of white peach, lemons, Asian pears and fresh cut pineapple are framed by underlying minerality, stone character and a hint of cotton candy. On the palate, flavors of honeysuckle, canned peaches, and white pepper are brought together by crisp acidity and a lingering floral finish.
A bright nose of Bing cherries, plum, cranberry and wild raspberries with a touch of clove. Fruit forward and spicy on the palate with notes of black pepper, anise, and jasmine complementing plum, rhubarb and Allspice. Plenty of acidity on the long finish balances the rich fruit flavors.
Inviting aromas of black cherry, boysenberry jam, vanilla and cinnamon spices abound on the nose. On the palate, round, sensual tannins lead into flavors of blackberry fruit compote complemented by notes of oak toast and dried figs.
Dark fruit aromas of baked fig and candied plums meet with fresh berries and notes of cocoa powder, cinnamon, tobacco leaf, and baking spices. Firm tannins and juicy acidity are well-integrated into a palate featuring sour cherries, tart black plums, cigar box, coffee beans, and spice.
A spicy, weighty nose of black pepper, nutmeg and graphite is complemented by underlying notes of chocolate-covered cherries and ripe strawberries. Subdued acidity and chalky tannins on the palate give way to an interesting mix of clove, under-ripe blackberries and raspberry tart.
Inviting tropical and stone fruit aromas, including white peach, nectarine, ripe pineapple and mangoes, accented by limestone notes and a kiss of fresh gardenias. Lively acidity on the palate combines with baked peach and lemon before finishing with lime zest and white pepper flavors.
Named for our visionary matriarch, Linda Rice, this estate bottling opens with a medley of citrus and stone fruit notes, including orange peel, grapefruit pulp, tangerines, peach and apricots with hints of honeysuckle on the nose. The creamy mouthfeel is accentuated by the warmth of baked peach, apple pie, clove, vanilla and honey flavors.
The 2017 version of our Rhone-style GSM blend has aromas of candied cherries, raspberry jam, dark fruit and floral notes on the nose are complemented by a bouquet of baking spices, nutmeg and clove. A subtle earthy character underlies the brisk acidity while flavors of plum skin, fresh strawberries, and black cherry tease the palate before culminating in a peppery finish.
Filled with luscious dark fruit flavor on the nose, our Estate Syrah delivers aromas of blueberry compote, ripe blackberries, and milk chocolate, with undertones of spice and black peppercorn. Subdued acidity and fine-grained tannins highlight the palate that bursts with a mélange of dark cherries, blackberry, and oregano with a touch of smokiness and dark roasted coffee.
Fresh blueberries, black cherry and potting soil are complemented by cinnamon and nutmeg on the dusty nose of this Sta. Rita Hills standout. The light body and rounded tannins provide the perfect platform to showcase its dried fruit flavors, including cherry and cranberries, as well as its baking spice character and earthiness.