Blue Dog comes bounding out of the glass with loads of fresh blackberries, black plumbs, and warm strawberry compote. Silky tannins frame the anise and ripe fig complexities on the decadently layered palate, with a black pepper spice on the long finish. From front to back this wine feels luxurious.
Our 2018 Adobe Road Blue Dog will be shipping in mid/late December. Please plan accordingly.
The sunny days and cool nights that Bavarian Lion Vineyard experiences in Knights Valley are perfect for this rarely seen varietal wine grape. This vintage shows beautiful straw color with pretty aromas of honeycomb, pear and apple, accented with the lightest hint of oak...
This Sauvignon Blanc greets you with freshly cut ripe honeydew aromas and meyer lemon zest. The mouthfeel is broad and weighty while retaining a focus on juicy acidity and freshness. Flavors of key lime pie have a floral lift into the long finish detailed with tropical notes.
Opens with inviting aromas of honeysuckle and tropical fruit. Peach, vanilla, honey, and spice flavors dominate in this full-bodied white. Really gains complexity and butterscotch nuances with a bit of air in the glass. Best enjoyed slightly chilled, 59F.
This Viognier has explosive aromatics of honeysuckle and white peach. Vanilla, clove, stone fruit, and a butterscotch finish frame this full-bodied wine. Barrel fermented and aged 10 months before bottling.
This Chardonnay gives fresh aromas of lemon, cream and tropical fruits with medium toasted bread. On the palate, vivid ripe pear, fuji apple, and tropical fruits play center stage, supported by butterscotch and delicious details of crème brulee, all wrapped in a smooth mouthfeel...
Ripe pear and nectarine aromas combine with lightly-toasted bread on the nose. The palate is weighty and packed with tropical fruits, butterscotch, and a line of acidity that keeps the flavors fresh and engaging.
This Chardonnay leads off with butterscotch and pineapple, with notes of wet rocks in the background. The palate is creamy and round with spiced pear and graham cracker crust, lifted and balanced by a fresh acidity. This is a big Chardonnay with lots of pretty details.
The 2019 Rose showcases a vibrant strawberry red color. Aromas of raspberry, fresh picked strawberry, and mango invite you in, and then explode on your palate. Flavors of honeysuckle, violets, ripe melon, and red berries mix with a creamy mouthfeel. All framed with a refreshing, juicy acidity.
This sparkling wine is bursting with fruit! Fresh cut strawberries, yellow peaches, and ripe raspberry leap out in front, while nuances of ginger, cinnamon stick, and vanilla cream make for a complex profile.
Dark cherry and wild fennel aromas come shooting out of the glass. A great combination of earthy, savory, and fruity, this Cabernet showcases smooth and plush mouthfeel from fermentation time in oak barrels. Baking spices like clove and cinnamon fill in details on the complex finish.
92 Points - Sleek and refined, with a rich, polished core of spicy oak, dark berry, loamy earth, licorice and graphite notes, combining power with finesse and grace. Drink now through 2030. 420 cases made. - James Laube, Senior Editor Wine Spectator
Our 2015 Syrah comes from one of our favorite spots in all of Dry Creek Valley - Famighetti Vineyard. Mark and Sheila Farmer, along with their vineyard dog Elsa, farm a small benchtop of these syrah vines almost 1,000 feet high above the valley floor. Syrah is a popular food wine, and you’ll love the versatility of our 2015 vintage.
Deep garnet-purple color. Offers up crème de cassis, baked cherries, menthol and cigar boxes with a waft of dried herbs and dusty earth. The full-bodied palate is rich with firm, chewy tannins, dried berries and spice cake notions, finishing long with some earthy notes coming through.
Pale to medium garnet-purple colored 2016 Grenache Famighetti Vineyard is very spicy on the nose with cinnamon stick, cloves, pepper and aniseed with a core of baked red cherries, raspberries and mulberries with a touch of potpourri...
Pale to medium ruby-purple colored and gives up wonderfully spicy notions of Chinese five spice and Sichuan pepper with a core of baked cherries and black raspberries plus a waft of violets. Medium to full-bodied with a firm backbone of grainy tannins and seamless freshness.
This wine greets you with dark black/purple color. Blueberry pie and meaty, grilled notes mingle with floral violet aromatics. The medium firm tannins frame in cocoa powder, tobacco, and blackberry, all with a broad mouthfeel. This is a deep and powerful wine!
This Beckstoffer Cabernet grabs your attention with inviting aromas of ripe plum, dark chocolate, and cinnamon. Tannins are velvet smooth and firmly frame the densely fruited, plush mouthfeel. The spicy finish lingers with notes of dark chocolate, fresh ground coffee, black fig and licorice.
Medium ruby in color, the aroma pops with dried strawberries, black tea, and licorice root. Big flavors of ripe cherry and melon mingle with grilled wild game and savory dried leaves. Fresh acidity and soft tannins balance the mouthfeel into a smooth finish
This Petaluma Gap Pinot Noir is a full bodied example of the Griffin’s Lair Vineyard. Dried strawberries and dark cherries meld with an earthy core. Details of baking spice and vanilla accentuate the broad mouthfeel and weight of this wine.
Everything from destemming or crushing the fruit to yeast selection to punchdown intervals to fermentation temperature to barrel selection, stirring, and aging time all affects the end result and needs to be in balance to create the most expressive wine possible from our hometown.
This Syrah pours a dark garnetpurple. Smoky ripe plum and grilled steak aromas play center stage, with black licorice, crushed rocks, and fresh ground coffee backing it all up. Creamy mouthfeel with firm tannins and a long finish means this one tastes great now, and is built to age a bit.
This blend shows off the incredible array of flavors that come from Famighetti Vineyards. Opening with deep notes of warm cherry and raspberry, baking spices like cinnamon, vanilla, and fresh nutmeg join together with savory elements of grilled meats and black olive.
Fresh cigar, dark red fruits, and clove all waft out of the glass. Cherry pie elements mix with sauteed sage and olive tapenade on the palate creating a combination that is both fruit forward and savory. Velvety tannins make for a smooth texture and long finish that echoes clove, cigar, and dark fruit.