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.
The 2017 version of our SuperTuscan blend has aromas of black cherry and plum meet with warm vanilla spice, cinnamon, and cocoa on the nose. On the palate, the delightfully rich & silky tannins and mouth-watering acidity are complemented by the delicious notes of plum candy, cherry pie, and oak toast that leave a lingering finish.
The nose of the 2016 Eros Reserve exhibits a bounty of red fruit flavors, including Bing cherries and raspberries, combined with understated floral and earthy notes. A medley of boysenberry, blueberry, cherry and clove delight the palate while the muscular tannins carry through to the long, smoky finish of this medium-bodied beauty.
The 2018 Sauvignon Blanc features an intensely aromatic nose of grapefruit, pineapple, and guava with underlying herbal notes including the subtle bite of green bell pepper. Lively acidity on the palate is complemented by notes of lemon zest, white peach and bubble gum, leading to a long, chalky finish.
Notes of watermelon, bananas and strawberries dominate the aromatic nose, accented by subtle hints of roses and wet stone. The fruity aromas give way to a creamy mouthfeel featuring underride strawberries, citrus and honeydew that leads to a long, dry finish.
Our 2018 Grenache Rosé features a bright nose of grapefruit, white peach, fresh strawberries and bubble gum with subtle hints of limestone. Slight effervescence and lively acidity on the palate combine with notes of watermelon, cantaloupe and grapefruit to enhance a memorable finish.