' Moshin Vineyards - Past wine club selections

Past Club Selections

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WHO-GOT-WHAT IN March 2016


Wine prices are listed as FOLLOWS:  (Retails $ /Wine Club $ / Re-order $ )


The White+Red Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines. 
Total cost before tax & shipping is $212.

2013 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley ($30 / $24 / $22.50)

2013 Pinot Noir, Moshin Estate, Russian River Valley ($40 / $32 / $30)

2014 Pinot Noir, Proprietor’s Select, Russian River Valley ($50 / $40 / $37.50)

2012 Zinfandel, Carreras Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley ($35 / $28 / $26.25)

2013 Perpetual Moshin, Dry Creek Valley ($75 / $60 / $56.25)

2012 Petite Sirah, Dry Creek Valley ($35 / $28 / $26.25)
 

The Reds Only Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines.
Total cost before tax & shipping is $244.

2013 Pinot Noir, Moshin Estate, Russian River Valley ($40 / $32 / $30)

2013 Pinot Noir, Family Reserve, Russian River Valley ($65 / $52 / $48.75)

2014 Pinot Noir, North Coast, Sonoma Coast ($55 / $44 / $41.25)

2012 Zinfandel, Carreras Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley ($35 / $28 / $26.25)

2013 Perpetual Moshin, Dry Creek Valley ($75 / $60 / $56.25)

2012 Petite Sirah, Dry Creek Valley ($35 / $28 / $26.25)

The Pinot Noir Only Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines.
Total cost before tax & shipping is $250.

2013 Pinot Noir, Moshin Estate, Russian River Valley ($40 / $32 / $30)

2013 Pinot Noir, Family Reserve, Russian River Valley ($65 / $52 / $48.75)

2014 Pinot Noir, North Coast, Sonoma Coast ($55 / $44 / $41.25)

2013 Pinot Noir, Morris Ranch, Sonoma Coast ($50 / $40 / $37.50)

2014 Pinot Noir, Emoshin, Russian River Valley ($52 / $41.60 / $39)

2014 Pinot Noir, Proprietor’s Select, Russian River Valley ($50 / $40 / $37.50)

Wine Club Members are welcome to pick up their wine at the winery. We have great ‘Pick-Up’ Parties on the Saturday of Wine Club release weekends! Average cost to the member is $205.00 to $265.00 per offering, plus taxes and shipping when applicable. There is no fee to join. You may cancel your membership any time by written request after receipt of first offering.


TASTING NOTES


2013 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley 

Bright fruit aromas of kiwi and lemon with underlying minerality. Flavors of green apple, pineapple and lemon merengue pie. Delicately balanced vanilla and cream flavors finishing with racy acidity. Drink now through 2018. Aged in 15% new French oak for 9 months. 475 cases produced. 

2013 Pinot Noir, Moshin Estate, Russian River Valley

Classic Russian River aromas of cherry, plum, cola and spice. Hints of bacon fat in the nose deliver a balanced meaty mouthfeel with fruit flavors including tart cranberry and black current. Drink now (and often) through 2020. Aged in approximately 10% new French oak for 11 months. 750 cases produced.

2013 Pinot Noir, Family Reserve, Russian River Valley

Bold savory aromas of smoked bacon and wild cherry. Enjoy the beautiful color while you sniff out the delicate black tea and green herbal qualities. A great food wine sporting a medium mouthfeel and great balance of fruit and spice. Drink now after decanting and through 2025. Aged in approximately 50% new French oak for 11 months.

2013 Pinot Noir, Morris Ranch, Sonoma Coast

Dark ruby color. Very fruit forward leading with dusty cherry and plum blossom accompanied by true to form ‘Petaluma Gap’ smoky, wet clay. You might find an afterthought of bay leaf and menthol. Bracing acidy makes a good match for fatty foods with a lean finish. Drink now and though 2020. Aged in 28% new French oak for 11 months. 296 cases produced.

2014 Pinot Noir, Proprietor’s Select, Russian River Valley

Interesting intertwining of spice, fruit, wet stone and floral notes. Look for nutmeg, raspberry, slate and cheery tree sap. Fine grain tannins across the pallet with pleasantly drying feel at the finish. Drink now after decanting and though 2024. Fermented in a closed tank with native yeast. Aged in 42% new French oak for 11 months.  Only 175 cases produced.

2014 Pinot Noir, Emoshin, Russian River Valley

Rich color invites admiration. Youthful wine with forward aromas of cherry cola, cherry liquor and chai spices. Sweet/savory complexities across the pallet with medium tannin and a soft finish. A wine to curl up with and explore. Drink now and through 2024. Aged in 33% new French oak for 11 months. Only 150 cases produced. 

2014 Pinot Noir, North Coast, Sonoma Coast

Dense, velvety, intense and beautiful. Wild blackberry, laser bright strawberry, high toned cherry.  “The edge of Pinot Noir” meaning- Are you sure this isn’t Syrah? This is a BIG Pinot, surprise!  Treat this beauty like a bigger wine and reap the nuances Pinot can offer in its deeper range. Drinking now and through 2022. Aged in 40% new French oak for 11 months- Martini clone. 250 cases produced.

2012 Zinfandel, Carreras Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley

Red fruit forward with alternating aromas of spice, game, orange peel and blackberry. Big mouthfeel and structure while elegantly balanced. Drink now and through 2019. Aged in inert French oak for 14 months. 328 cases produced.

2013 Perpetual Moshin, Dry Creek Valley

Beautiful delivery of all five of the Bordeaux varietals. Cedar, blackberry, tobacco, dark chocolate and plum in the nose. Flavors deliver all this and toasty oak tannin. A faint memory of salted black licorice. Built to last but can be decanted to enjoy now. Aged 24 months in 80% new French oak, air dried barrels. Cellar until 2025. 

WHO-GOT-WHAT IN November 2015


Wine prices are listed as FOLLOWS:  (Retails $ /Wine Club $ / Re-order $ )



The White+Reds Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines:

2014 Sauvignon Blanc, Larrick Vineyards, Dry Creek Valley ($25 / $20 / $18.75)
2014 Gewurztraminer. Harvest Moon Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($24 / $19.20 / $18)
2013 Chardonnay, Week’s Vineyards Russian River Valley ($40 / $32 / $30)
2012 Pinot Noir, Estate, Russian River Valley ($40 / $32 / $30)
2013 Pinot Noir, Rosalina Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($55 / $44 / $41.25)
2013 Cabernet Franc, Alegria Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($35 / $28 / $26.25)
The cost of the W+R Club offering after your fabulous Club discount and before tax or shipping is approximately $176

The Reds Only Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines:

2012 Pinot Noir, Estate, Russian River Valley ($40 / $32 / $30)
2012 Pinot Noir, Family Reserve, Russian River Valley ($65 / $52 / $48.75)
2013 Pinot Noir, Rosalina Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($55 / $44 / $41.25)
2013 Pinot Noir, Calliope Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($55 / $44 / $41.25)
2011 Zinfandel, Carreras Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley ($35 / $28 / $26.25)
2013 Cabernet Franc, Alegria Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($35 / $28 / $26.25)
The cost of the Reds Only Club offering after your fabulous Club discount and before tax or shipping is $228

The Pinot Noir Only Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines:
2012 Pinot Noir, Estate, Russian River Valley ($40 / $32 / $30)
2012 Pinot Noir, Family Reserve, Russian River Valley ($65 / $52 / $48.75)
2013 Pinot Noir, Rosalina Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($55 / $44 / $41.25)
2013 Pinot Noir, Calliope Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($55 / $44 / $41.25)
2013 Pinot Noir, Whole Cluster, Sonoma County ($50 / $40 / $37.50)
2013 Pinot Noir, Lost Ranch, Sonoma Coast ($50 / $40 / $37.50)
The cost of the Pinot Only Club offering after your fabulous Club discount and before tax or shipping is $252

Wine Club Members are welcome to pick up their wine at the winery. We have great ‘Pick-Up’ Parties on the Saturday of Wine Club release weekends! Average cost to the member is $205.00 to $265.00 per offering, plus taxes and shipping when applicable. There is no fee to join. You may cancel your membership any time by written request after receipt of first offering.


TASTING NOTES

2014 Sauvignon Blanc, Larrick Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley

Aromas of starfruit, honeydew melon, citrus and pineapple. Flavors of apple, green tea and passion fruit. Bright acidity with clean mouthwatering finish. Stainless steel fermented, 5 months in neutral French oak. 325 cases produced. Drink now through 2018. ($25 / $20 / $18.75)

2014 GewürztraminerHarvest Moon Vineyard, Russian River Valley

DRY Gewürtz at its finest! Bursting with aromas of apricot, sassafras, apple blossoms and gardenia. Classic silky mouthfeel, rich entry, long-lingering dry finish. Stainless steel fermented.150 cases produced. Drink now with Thanksgiving dinner and through 2016. ($24 / $19.20 / $18)

2013 Chardonnay, Week’s Vineyard Russian River Valley

Lovely aroma of lemon meringue pie with warm mineral notes. Green apple and butterscotch flavors. Smooth entry, juicy mid-pallet, round mouthfeel, bright acidity. Stainless steel fermented, aged 10 months in 30% new French oak, and 100% malolactic fermentation. 195 cases produced. Drink now through 2018. ($40 / $32 / $30)

2012 Pinot Noir, Estate, Russian River Valley

Forward aromas of dried strawberry, cranberry sauce and candied bacon. Hints of clove, bright cherry, dried orange peel and cola. Full fleshy mouth feel, clean finish. Perfect wine for the holidays! Aged in approximately 30% new French for 11 months.  750 cases produced. Drink now and through 2022. ($40 / $32 / $30)

2013 Pinot Noir, Rosalina Vineyard, Russian River Valley

“Smells like sunshine.” Aromas of cherry, vanilla and rose petals (Think red velvet cake). Surprisingly rich stone fruit flavors with toasted brown spice notes. Clean bright finish. Aged in approximately 30% new French for 11 months.  396 cases produced from 4.5 acres of estate vineyard. Drink now youthfully or cellar through 2023. ($55 / $44 / $41.25)

2013 Cabernet Franc, Alegria Vineyard, Russian River Valley

Rick’s first Cab Franc- and it’s delicious! Deep red-black plum bouquet, vanilla/maple and a trace of lilac. Smooth entry on the pallet, flavors of cinnamon bread, classic green herbs, all supported by firm tannin and a big finish. Neutral French oak aged for approximately 15 months. 225 cases produced. Drink now and through 2021. ($35 / $28 / $26.25)


2012 Pinot Noir, Family Reserve, Russian River Valley

Rich aromas of cardamom, toasty oak, roses and cola. Mouthwatering juicy dark cherry flavor. Delicious. Fine grain tannin and good structure. Aged in approximately 50% new French for 11 months. 298 cases produced from our estate vines. Drink now after decanting or cellar through 2025. ($65 / $52 / $48.75)

2013 Pinot Noir, Calliope Vineyard, Russian River Valley

Deep aromas of cherry wood, dry earth, caramelized onions and toasted marshmallows. Brooding flavors of dark red fruit, rich brown spices; an animal meatiness. Full pleasing mouth-feel and satisfying finish. Aged in approximately 30% new French for 11 months. 297 cases produced from 2.5 acres of estate vineyard. Drink now and through 2023. ($55 / $44 / $41.25)

2013 Pinot Noir, Whole Cluster Fermented, Sonoma County

Smell those Queen Anne cherries! Bright red fruit and briar patch bouquet. Tart pomegranate fruit flavors, with hints of ground slate and licorice. Firm tannin structure and big finish. Aged in approximately 30% new French for 11 months. 298 cases produced. Drink now after decanting or through 2025. ($50 / $40 / $37.50)

2013 Pinot Noir, Lost Ranch, Sonoma Coast

Intriguing bouquet of dried cranberry, wild mushroom, baking spices and a hint of peat. Big fruity entry, tart raspberry mid-palate and complete fruit finish. Perfectly Sonoma Coast. Aged in approximately 30% new French for 11 months. 300 cases produced. Drink now and through 2021. ($50 / $40 / $37.50)

2011 Zinfandel, Carreras Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley 

Red fruit, cigar box, licorice and cocoa powder. Black fruit with a mineral core and savory herbs across the palate. 275 cases produced. Neutral French oak aged for approximately 15 months. Drink now and through 2019. ($35 / $28 / $26.25)


WHO-GOT-WHAT IN MARCH 2015

Wine prices are listed as (Retail $ / Wine Club $ / Re-order)

The White+Red Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines:

2012 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley ($30 / $24 / $22.50)

2013 Pinot Noir, Halo’s Hill, Russian River Valley ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)

2013 Pinot Noir, North Coast, Sonoma Coast ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)

2013 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast ($42 / $33.60 / $31.50)

2012 Syrah, Morris Ranch, Sonoma Coast ($35 / $28 / $26.25)

2012 Perpetual Moshin, Dry Creek Valley ($75 / $60 / $56.25)

The cost of the W+R Club offering after your fabulous Club discount and before tax or shipping is approximately $224

The Reds Only Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines:

2013 Pinot Noir, Halo’s Hill, Russian River Valley ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)

2013 Pinot Noir, North Coast, Sonoma Coast ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)

2013 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast ($42 / $33.60 / $31.50)

2012 Syrah, Morris Ranch, Sonoma Coast ($35 / $28 / $26.25)

2012 Perpetual Moshin, Dry Creek Valley ($75 / $60 / $56.25)

2010 Petite Sirah, Foppiano Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($40 / $32 / $30)

The cost of the Reds Club offering after your fabulous Club discount and before tax or shipping is approximately $232

The Pinot Noir Only Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines

2013 Pinot Noir, Halo’s Hill, Russian River Valley ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)

2013 Pinot Noir, Emoshin, Russian River Valley ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)

2013 Pinot Noir, Proprietor’s Select, Russian River Valley ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)

2012 Pinot Noir, Lost Ranch, Sonoma Coast ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)

2013 Pinot Noir, North Coast, Sonoma Coast ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)

2013 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast ($42 / $33.60 / $31.50)

The cost of the Pinot Noir Only Club offering after your fabulous Club discount and before tax or shipping is approximately $230

March 2015 wine notes

2012 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley 

Tropical fruit and apple nose, flavors of lemon peel, minerals and a hint of toast. Crisp and light on the entry, medium body with a clean finish. Drink now through 2018. ($30 / $24 / $22.50)


2013 Pinot Noir, Halo’s Hill, Russian River Valley 

Beautiful ruby color. Pretty aromas of red fruit, brown spices, cola and vanilla tones. Round, silky entry, dense almost meaty mid-palate followed by a tangy fresh finish. Drink now through 2025. ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)


2013 Pinot Noir, North Coast, Sonoma Coast 

Dark fruit, strawberry jam, earth and pine sap aromas. Savory herbs and blackberry flavors.  Medium body and a full clean finish.  Drink now through 2025. ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)


2013 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 

Inviting aromas and distinct flavors of warm earth, black cherry, brown spices & plum. Nicely developed mouthfeel, viscous, a sure crowd pleaser. Drink now and through 2021. 

($42 / $33.60 / $31.50)


2012 Syrah, Morris Ranch, Sonoma Coast 

Deep purple color. Toasty oak, Bing cherry, dark plum, cracked pepper aromas. Robust mouth feel, nice acid-tannin balance, generous finish. Drink now and often. ($35 / $28 / $26.25)


2012 Perpetual Moshin, Dry Creek Valley 

Inviting aromas of complex black fruit, cigar box, plum and dusty cocoa. Rich fruit forward mouthfeel, fine grain coffee tannin. Great balance of grace and strength. Drink now and through 2027. 

($75 / $60 / $56.25)


2013 Pinot Noir, Emoshin, Russian River Valley 

Dense purple-red color. Bouquet of cherry/red fruit and muted earthy spices. Trends of candied fruit, cola and vanilla flavors.  Acid still settling down. Drink late 2015 through 2025.

($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)


2013 Pinot Noir, Proprietor’s Select, Russian River Valley

Bright cinnamon spice, cherry candy aroma with notes of orange peel and five-spice. Layered black and red fruit flavors. Silky round palate, tangy acidity will soften with time. Drink late 2015 and through 2025. ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)


2012 Pinot Noir, Lost Ranch, Sonoma Coast 

Light garnet color. Herbal pinot-funk then red fruit on the nose. Flavors of stewed rhubarb, blackberry and a rich mouthfeel full of plum. Brisk acidity softening into a long finish. Drink late 2015 through 2021. ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)


2010 Petite Sirah, Foppiano Vineyard, Russian River Valley 

Black as ink. Aromas of blueberry cobbler, cocoa powder, hints of white and black pepper. Rich fruit forward flavors of blackberry fruit leather, vanilla crème, cherry cordial. Show stopping balance, chewy and juicy. Drink now and often. ($40 / $32 / $30)

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WHO-G-WHAT IN NOVEMBER 2014

Wine prices are listed as FOLLOWS:  (Retails $ /Wine Club $ / Re-order $ by December 30th, 2014)

Who-Gets-What in November 2014
Wine prices are listed as (Retail $ / Wine Club $ / Re-order by December 31st 2014 $)

The White+Red Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines:
2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Larrick Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley ($24 / $19.20 / $18)
2012 Chardonnay, Foppoli Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($38 / $30.40 / $28.50)
2012 Pinot Noir, Rosalina Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($54 / $43.20 / $40.50)
2012 Pinot Noir, Whole Cluster, Sonoma County ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
2012 Pinot Noir, North Coast, Sonoma Coast ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
2009 Merlot, Molinari Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley ($30 / $24 / $22.50)
The cost of the W+R Club offering after your fabulous Wine Club discount and before tax and shipping is approximately $196
 
The Reds Only Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines:
2012 Pinot Noir, Whole Cluster, Sonoma County ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
2012 Pinot Noir, North Coast, Sonoma Coast ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
2012 Pinot Noir, Rosalina Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($54 / $43.20 / $40.50)
2012 Pinot Noir, Morris Ranch Vineyard, Sonoma Coast ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
2012 Pinot Noir, Proprietors Select, Russian River Valley ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
2009 Merlot, Molinari Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley ($30 / $24 / $22.50)
The cost of the Reds Only Club offering after your fabulous Wine Club discount and before tax and shipping is approximately $224
 
The Pinot Noir Only Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines
2011 Pinot Noir, Lost Ranch, Sonoma Coast ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
2012 Pinot Noir, Rosalina Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($54 / $43.20 / $40.50)
2012 Pinot Noir, Morris Ranch Vineyard, Sonoma Coast ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
2012 Pinot Noir, North Coast, Sonoma Coast ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
2012 Pinot Noir, Whole Cluster, Sonoma County ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
2012 Pinot Noir, Proprietors Select, Russian River Valley ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)

The cost of the Pinot Noir Only Club offering after your fabulous Wine Club discount and before tax and shipping is approximately $240

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November 2014 wine notes:

2011 Pinot Noir, Lost Ranch, Sonoma Coast
Shy aromas of red fruit, sandalwood, ripe blackberry and Mission fig. Lean mid-palate, hints of clove, ripe strawberry and black pepper. Drink now and through 2022. ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75) 

2012 Pinot Noir, Rosalina Vineyard, Russian River Valley
Surprisingly deep garnet color, delicate aromas of cherry blossoms. Big supple entry, full mouthfeel, rich cherry-spice and earth textures. Great acid balance. Age worthy- drink through 2027. ($54 / $43.20 / $40.50)

 
2012 Pinot Noir, Whole Cluster, Sonoma County
‘Masculine’. Big aggressive red fruit bouquet, gamey, cherry, cola, rhubarb and something floral we can’t quite decide. Verbena? Lavender? Cocoa powder tannins, smooth entry and vanilla cream finish. Drink now and through 2024. ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)  

2012 Pinot Noir, North Coast, Sonoma Coast
Lean. Dried Strawberry, faint floral notes, clove, menthol and a pinch of brown sugar. Fruit leather, palate coating tangy generous finish. Drink now and through 2022. ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
 
2012 Pinot Noir, Morris Ranch Vineyard, Sonoma Coast
Deep ruby color, candied red fruits, currant jam and wild berries. Faint mushroom and leather in the mid-palate full mouthfeel. Drink now through 2022. ($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
 
2012 Pinot Noir, Proprietors Select, Russian River Valley
Classic RRV: tart cherry, dark fruit, red licorice, generous floral notes. Medium mid-palate. Hints of sage and mint. Drink now through 2022.
($49 / $39.20 / $36.75)
 
2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Larrick Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley
Crisp apple floral notes with aromas of cantaloupe and honeydew. Flavors of lemon drops and Asian pears. Refreshing mouthfeel and bright finish. Drink now and through 2016. ($24 / $19.20 / $18)

2012 Chardonnay, Foppoli Vineyard, Russian River Valley
Baked pear & apple tart fresh from the oven. Soft vanilla and brown baking spices. Medium body with a bright finish, beautiful honey color. Drink now and through 2017.
($38 / $30.40 / $28.50)

2009 Merlot, Molinari Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley
Rich, briary, cherry nose, wild game with plum sauce. Lively bouquet a joy to smell! Big mouthfeel, pleasantly bristling tannins- lengthy, satisfying finish. Great structure makes this age worthy- drink now and through 2027.
($30 / $24 / $22.50)

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WHO-GOT-WHAT IN MARCH 2014

Wine prices are listed as FOLLOWS:  (Retails $ /Wine Club $ / Re-order $ )
 
The White+Red Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines:
2013 Pinot Gris, Morris Ranch, Sonoma Coast ($22 / $17.60 / $$16.50)
2011 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley ($30 / $24 / $22.50)
2012 Pinot Noir, Halo’s Hill, Russian River Valley ($47 / $37.60 / $35.25)
2012 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast ($42 / $33.60 / $31.50)
2010 Zinfandel, Bowman Vineyard, Shenandoah Valley ($28 / $22.40 / $21)
2011 Perpetual Moshin, Dry Creek Valley ($75 / $60 / $56.25)
The cost of the W+R Club offering after your fabulous Wine Club discount and before tax is approximately $196
The Reds Only Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines:
2012 Pinot Noir, Calliope Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($52 / $41.60 / $39)
2012 Pinot Noir, Emoshin, Russian River Valley ($47 / $37.60 / $35.25)
2012 Pinot Noir, Halo’s Hill, Russian River Valley ($47 / $37.60 / $35.25)
2012 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast  ($42 / $33.60 / $31.50)
2010 Zinfandel, Bowman Vineyard, Shenandoah Valley ($28 / $22.40 / $21)
2011 Perpetual Moshin, Dry Creek Valley ($75 / $60 / $56.25)
The cost of the Reds Club offering after your fabulous Wine Club discount and before tax is approximately $233
The Pinot Noir Only Club will receive Five different wines:
2011 Pinot Noir, Proprietor’s Select, Russian River Valley ($47 / $37.60 / $35.25)
2012 Pinot Noir, Calliope Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($52 / $41.60 / $39)
2012 Pinot Noir, Emoshin, Russian River Valley ($47 / $37.60 / $35.25)
2012 Pinot Noir, Halo’s Hill, Russian River Valley ($47 / $37.60 / $35.25)
2012 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast [2 bottles] ($42 / $33.60 / $31.50) 
The cost of the Pinot Noir Club offering after your fabulous Wine Club discount and before tax is approximately $222
MARCH 2014 wine notes:
2013 Pinot Gris, Morris Ranch, Sonoma Coast
Floral greeting. Subtle, delicate aromas of Bartlett pears, white peaches and key limes with juicy flavors of the same. Clean and crisp! 225 cases produced. Drink now through 2016.   ($22 / $17.60 / $16.50)
2011 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley
This wine is ripe with tropical flavors and aromas of fresh pineapple, green apples, pear, minerals and hint of lilac. A bright Chardonnay with just a touch of creaminess. 300 cases produced. Drink now through 2016 ($30 / $24 / $22.50)

2012 Pinot Noir, Halo’s Hill, Russian River Valley
Aromas and flavors of Queen Anne cherries, fresh plums, wet slate and a hint of spice, full and rich on the palate with great balance. Only 396 cases produced. Drink now through 2019. ($47 / $37.60 / $35.25) 

2012 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
Our Sonoma Coast bottling is always the first to express silky voluptuous texture. The nose exhibits an attractive earthiness with a bit of floral nuance. Black fruits and baking spices fill out the plush, round fruit flavors. 1150 cases produced. Drink now through 2019. ($42 / $33.60 / $31.50)

2010 Zinfandel, Bowman Vineyard, Shenandoah Valley, CA
Amador County old vine Zinfandel – rich and spicy with aromas and flavors of blackberry, cocoa, dried plums, pepper and a bit of anise. Soft tannins and good, long chewy finish. 325 cased produced. Drink now through 2016. ($28 / $22.40 / $21)

2011 Perpetual Moshin, Dry Creek Valley
A brooding wine exhibiting black fruits, green pepper, a hint of sassafras, cedar, dried coconut and earthy mineral components and oak - reminiscent of an underground wine cellar. 198 cases produced. Drink now through 2024. ($75 / $60 / $56.25)

2012 Pinot Noir, Calliope Vineyard, Russian River Valley  
Attractive yet delicate aromatics and flavors of red currants rose petal, strawberry and a touch of cola. Soft yet full flavored and well structured. 297 cases produced. Drink now through 2020. ($52 / $41.60 / $39)

2012 Pinot Noir, Emoshin, Russian River Valley
Silky in texture – round and full flavors of bright cherries, cola, cranberry and a wisp of vanilla. Excellent juicy mouthfeel. 300 cases produced. Drink now through 2018.
 ($47 / $37.60 / $35.25)

2011 Pinot Noir, Proprietor’s Select, Russian River Valley

Wine Club releases November 2013


2011 Chardonnay, Foppoli Vineyard, Russian River Valley

Golden in the glass, aromas of toast, vanilla, pineapple and sesame oil with round flavors of apple and citrus with creamy texture. Pair with Moroccan Chicken or fresh pasta with Chanterelle mushrooms. 0.63% residual sugar. 206 cases produced. Drink now through 2015.
 ($38 / $30.40 / $28.50)

2011 Pinot Noir, Estate, Russian River Valley

A lively wine with aromas of cherries, vanilla, rose petal, fresh tobacco, wet slate, a hint of forest floor and baking spice.  Medium textured on the palate with abundant red fruits and a hint of minerality, lingering finish. Pair with duck eggrolls, grilled pork chops with cherry chutney or mushroom lasagna. 425 cases produced. Drink now thru 2018. 

($40 / $32 / $30)

2011 Pinot Noir, Morris Ranch, Sonoma Coast

Very approachable texture, aromas and flavors of dried tart cherries, brown spices, toasted cereal, sage and earth, silky finish yet good clean acidity. Pair with mushroom gruyere tart or roasted chicken with root vegetables. 300 cases produced. Drink now thru 2016.  ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)

2011 Pinot Noir, Family Reserve, Russian River Valley

A very multi-layered wine that opens up beautifully. Aromas of dark fruits, savory spices, vanilla, earth and floral notes. Rich in the mouth, fleshy with flavors of ripe plums, spice and dried cherry, an attractive oak element cloaked in velvet frames this beauty of a wine. Pair with grilled lamb chops or osso buco.  Only 98 cases produced. Drink now thru 2019.
($65 / $52 / $48.75) 

2011 Grenache, Dry Creek Valley

 A bright wine with slightly perfumed aromas of bright red fruits, black peppercorns, anise, fresh herbs and cherry cola. Lean in texture with flavors of tart plums, strawberry and clove. Pair with cedar plank salmon or baby back ribs. 175 cases produced. Drink now thru 2016.  ($30, $24 / $22.50)

2010 Zinfandel, Carreras Vineyard, Dry Creek Vineyard

Attractive aromatics jump from the glass, ramble through the bramble in this briary elixir of blackberry, framboise, baked plum pie and spices. Juicy and full on the palate with flavors of dark fruits and vanilla, rich and round. Classic Carreras character! Drink all on its own or pair with hoisin glazed ribs,

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Who-GOT-What in March 2013

Wine prices are listed as (Retails $ /Wine Club $ / Re-order $ )

The White+Red Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines:
2012 Pinot Gris, Morris Ranch Sonoma Coast ($22 / $17.60 / $16.50)
2011 Chardonnay, Week’s Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($38 / $30.40 / $28.50)
2011 Pinot Noir, Halo’s Hill, Russian River Valley ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 Pinot Noir, Morris Ranch, Sonoma Coast ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2009 Zinfandel, Carreras Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley ($35 / $28 / $26.25)
2010 Perpetual Moshin, red blend ($75 / $60 / $56.25)
The cost of the W+R Club offering after your fabulous Wine Club discount and before tax is approximately $210

The Reds Only Club will receive ONE bottle each of the following wines:
2010 Pinot Noir, Moshin Estate, Russian River Valley ($40 / $32 / $30)
2011 Pinot Noir, Emoshin, Russian River Valley ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2011 Pinot Noir, Halo’s Hill, Russian River Valley ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 Pinot Noir, Morris Ranch, Sonoma Coast ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2009 Zinfandel, Carreras Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley ($35 / $28 / $26.25)
2010 Perpetual Moshin, red blend ($75 / $60 / $56.25)
The cost of the Reds Club offering after your fabulous Wine Club discount and before tax is approximately $230

The Pinot Noir Only Club will receive the following Pinots:
2010 Pinot Noir, Moshin Estate, Russian River Valley ($40 / $32 / $30) [2 bottles]
2011 Pinot Noir, Rosalina Vineyard, Russian River Valley ($52 / $41.60 / $39)
2011 Pinot Noir, Emoshin, Russian River Valley ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2011 Pinot Noir, Halo’s Hill, Russian River Valley ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 Pinot Noir, Morris Ranch, Sonoma Coast ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
WHO-Got-WHAT IN NOVEMBER 2012

WINE PRICES ARE LISTED AS FOLLOWS:  (RETAILS $ /WINE CLUB $ / RE-ORDER $)

THE WHITE+RED CLUB WILL RECEIVE ONE BOTTLE EACH OF THE FOLLOWING WINES:
2010 CHARDONNAY, FOPPOLI VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($38 / $30.40 / $28.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COAST ($40 / $32 / $30)
2010 PINOT NOIR, LOST RANCH, SONOMA COAST ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, PROPRIETOR’S SELECT, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($46 / 36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, RIDGEWAY VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2009 PETITE SIRAH, FOPPIANO VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($38 / $30.40 / $28.50)
THE REDS ONLY CLUB WILL RECEIVE ONE BOTTLE EACH OF THE FOLLOWING WINES:
2010 PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COAST ($40 / $32 / $30)
2010 PINOT NOIR, LOST RANCH, SONOMA COAST ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, PROPRIETOR’S SELECT, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, RIDGEWAY VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, FAMILY RESERVE, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($65 / $52 / $48.75)
2009 PETITE SIRAH, FOPPIANO VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($38 / $30.40 / $28.50)
THE PINOT NOIR ONLY CLUB WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING PINOTS:
2010 PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COAST [2 BOTTLES] ($40 / $32 / $30)
2010 PINOT NOIR, LOST RANCH, SONOMA COAST ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, PROPRIETOR’S SELECT, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, RIDGEWAY VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, FAMILY RESERVE, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($65 / $52 / $48.75)
NOVEMBER 2012 WINE NOTES
2011 CHARDONNAY, FOPPOLI VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
BRIGHT HAY COLOR. AROMAS OF APRICOT, PEACH COBBLER, LEMON OIL AND MARMALADE. GRAVENSTEIN APPLE TANG, VANILLA CRÈME BRULEE MOUTHFEEL AND A CLEAN FINISH. BEAUTIFUL ALONGSIDE SHELLFISH STEW WITH WHITE WINE SAFFRON CREAM SAUCE. 1.3% RESIDUAL SUGAR. 225 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2015.
($38 / $30.40 / $28.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COAST
TRUTH IN TERROIR; DARK FRUIT SCENTS OF CHERRY AND PLUM, RHUBARB AND BERRIES. MUSHROOM/EARTH/MOSS, HINTS OF CEDAR AND COLA. RICH MOUTH-FEEL WITH BRIGHT JUICY FINISH. PAIR WITH PAN SEARED HALIBUT WITH GREEK OLIVE, TOMATO, RED WINE REDUCTION SAUCE, TOPPED WITH FETA & CAPERS. 596 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2015. ($40 / $32 / $30)
2010 PINOT NOIR, LOST RANCH, SONOMA COAST
TOASTY BAKING SPICES AND BRIGHT CHERRY FRAGRANCE. FLAVORS OF CRANBERRY, PLUM; A FULL MOUTHFEEL WITH A HINT OF PAPRIKA AND PINE. PAIR WITH SEARED DUCK BREAST WITH CHERRY-APRICOT CHUTNEY. 275 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2018.
($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, PROPRIETOR’S SELECT, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
PEEK-A-BOO SCENTS INCLUDING CANDLE WAX, CHERRY STEM, BLACK TEA, CURED MEATS AND SPICY OAK. RED FLAVORS OF RIPE SAPPY FRUIT, BERRIES, RED APPLE. NATIVE YEAST FERMENTATION. MATCH WITH SAVORY MUSHROOM RISOTTO TOPPED WITH SHREDDED KALE & TRUFFLE OIL. 225 CASES PRODUCED. DECANT NOW AND DRINK THROUGH 2018.
($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, RIDGEWAY VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
UNABASHED BRIGHTNESS; CHERRY, VANILLA, SAVORY RHUBARB AND BAY LEAF. FLESHY MOUTHFEEL, SLEEK OVER THE PALATE WITH A DEEP FINISH. ENJOY WITH PORK TENDERLOIN ROULADE WITH PROSCIUTTO, SWISS CHARD, PINE NUTS & PARMESAN DRIZZLED WITH PINOT REDUCTION SAUCE. 150 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW AND THROUGH 2017.
($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, FAMILY RESERVE, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
QUITE THE ARRAY OF FUN SMELLS AND FLAVORS; STRAWBERRY, CHERRY COLA, NUTMEG, LEMON VERBENA, FRESH PEPPERY FRUIT AND FINE GREEN TEA TANNINS. SERVE WITH GRILLED SALMON MARINATED IN MAPLE SYRUP AND DIJON MUSTARD. 150 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2017. ($65 / $52 / $48.75)
2009 PETITE SIRAH, FOPPIANO VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
BEAUTIFUL BLACK AS NIGHT COLOR, THICK AS MOTOR OIL. LUSTY AROMAS OF DRIED PLUM, BLACK PEPPER-CHERRY REDUCTION SAUCE, GRAPE POPSICLE AND GRILLED SAUSAGE. RICH FLAVORS OF LICORICE, BLUEBERRY AND WARM LEATHER. THIS WINE CRIES OUT FOR BRAISED LAMB SHANK WITH POLENTA, GREMOLATA SPRINKLED ON TOP. 335 FABULOUS CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW AND THROUGH 2020.($38 / $30.40 / $28.50)

MARCH 2012 WINE CLUB RELEASES

WINE PRICES ARE LISTED AS: (RETAIL $ /  WINE CLUB  $/  RE-ORDER $/ BY APRIL 30, 2012

2011 PINOT GRIS, MORRIS RANCH, SONOMA COAST
THE SMELL OF SUNSHINE, APPLE BLOSSOMS AND SPRING GRASS. TASTES LIKE BITING INTO A FRESHLY PICKED JONATHAN APPLE, WIPE YOUR CHIN! A LIGHT AND REFRESHING SIPPER PERFECT AS AN APERITIF OR WITH BRUNCH. 135 CASES PRODUCED.
DRINK THROUGHOUT 2012. ($21 / $16.80 / $15.75)
2010 PINOT NOIR, EMOSHIN, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
TRUE TO OUR HISTORY OF EMOSHIN, THIS 2010 SPORTS THE BRIGHT CHERRY AND POMEGRANATE FRAGRANCE WE LOVE! FLAVORS OF RED FRUIT, BROWN SPICE AND RICH EARTH COMPLIMENTED BY A JUICY ROUND MOUTH FEEL. 270 CASES PRODUCED.
DRINK NOW THROUGH 2018. ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 GRENACHE, DRY CREEK VALLEY
BEAUTIFUL DEEP RUBY COLOR, LASER PURE RED FRUIT. LOOK FOR PLUM, PRICKLY PEARS, RASPBERRIES, BLACK CHERRY AND CINNAMON. LIGHT CHOCOLATE TANNIN, BALANCED AND SO DRINKABLE. 175 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2015 ($30 / $24 / $22.50)
2009 ZINFANDEL, BOWMAN VINEYARD, SHENANDOAH VALLEY
TRUE TO THE SIERRA FOOTHILLS WITH AROMAS OF BLACKBERRY, PLUM, DRIED FRUIT, ANISE AND A DASH OF WHITE PEPPER. WARM MOUTHFEEL WITH PLEASINGLY DRY TANNINS. 324 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK THIS SUMMER WITH BBQ AND THROUGH 2015. ($28 / $22.40 / $21)
2008 MERLOT, MOLINARI VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY
NO MISTAKING, THIS COULD ONLY BE OUR GLORIOUS 1 ACRE! BLACK CURRANT, COCOA POWDER, WILD FENNEL AND ROSEMARY. GREAT STRUCTURE AND VELVETY TANNINS PROMISE MANY YEARS OF ENJOYMENT. 247 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2018.
($28 / $22.40 / $21)
2009 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, NAPA VALLEY
CLASSIC CAB NOSE COMPRISED OF CASSIS, JALAPEÑO AND DUST. THINK BERRY/BRIAR PATCH MEETS HERB GARDEN. GREAT TEXTURE AND CLEAN FINISH. 320 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK THIS FALL AND THROUGH 2017. ($35 / $28 / $26.25)
2010 PINOT NOIR, NORTH COAST, SONOMA COUNTY
FROM A WINDSWEPT VINEYARD IN THE NORTHERN REACHES OF THE COAST NEAR ANNAPOLIS. FLORAL RHUBARB, CRANBERRY, SWEET PAPRIKA AND LAVENDER AROMAS. A DELICATE, PRETTY WINE WITH A PLEASING FINISH. 197 CASES PRODUCED.
DRINK NOW THROUGH 2016. ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, HALO’S HILL, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
RIPE SUMMER STRAWBERRIES, RICH CHERRY, CANDIED APPLE AND CINNAMON TOAST. BALANCED FRUIT TO GREEN TEA-LIKE TANNINS, FULL AND LAYERED FINISH. LINGER OVER THIS GENEROUS AND WELL EQUIPPED WINE. 296 CASES PRODUCED.
DRINK NOW THROUGH 2018. ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2009 PINOT NOIR, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
SPICE, EARTH AND FRUIT- WINTER COMFORT SMELLS LIKE CRANBERRY SAUCE, PUMPKIN PIE SPICES AND A DEEP MEATY/MUSHROOM CHARACTER. WELL INTEGRATED CLASSIC RRV. 796 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2016. ($38 / $30.40 / $28.50)
WINE PRICES ARE LISTED AS: (RETAIL $ /  WINE CLUB  $/  RE-ORDER $/ BY APRIL 30, 2012)
THE WHITE+RED CLUB WILL RECEIVE ONE BOTTLE EACH OF THE FOLLOWING WINES:
2011 PINOT GRIS, MORRIS RANCH, SONOMA COAST ($21 / $16.80 / $15.75)
2010 PINOT NOIR, EMOSHIN, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 GRENACHE, DRY CREEK VALLEY ($30 / $24 / $22.50)
2009 ZINFANDEL, BOWMAN VINEYARD, SHENANDOAH VALLEY ($28 / $22.40 / $21)
2008 MERLOT, MOLINARI VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY ($28 / $22.40 / $21)
2009 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, NAPA VALLEY ($35 / $28 / $26.25)
THE REDS ONLY CLUB WILL RECEIVE ONE BOTTLE EACH OF THE FOLLOWING WINES:
2010 PINOT NOIR, NORTH COAST, SONOMA COUNTY ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 PINOT NOIR, HALO’S HILL, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)
2010 GRENACHE, DRY CREEK VALLEY ($30 / $24 / $22.50)
2009 ZINFANDEL, BOWMAN VINEYARD, SHENANDOAH VALLEY ($28 / $22.40 / $21)
2008 MERLOT, MOLINARI VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY ($28 / $22.40 / $21)
2009 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, NAPA VALLEY ($35 / $28 / $26.25)
THE PINOT NOIR ONLY CLUB WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING PINOTS:
2010 PINOT NOIR, NORTH COAST, SONOMA COUNTY ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50) [2 BOTTLES]
2010 PINOT NOIR, HALO’S HILL, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50) [1 BOTTLE]
2010 PINOT NOIR, EMOSHIN, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50) [1 BOTTLE]
2009 PINOT NOIR, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY ($38 / $30.40 / $28.50) [2 BOTTLES]

NOVEMBER 2011 WINE CLUB RELEASES

WINE PRICES ARE LISTED AS: (RETAIL $ /  WINE CLUB  $/  RE-ORDER $/ BY DECEMBER 31, 2011)

2010 SAUVIGNON BLANC, LARRICK VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY
ROUND, BRIGHT MELON- SUMMER IN A GLASS AT ANY TIME OF YEAR. ENJOY AS AN APERITIF OR WITH A CRANBERRY AND WINTER PEAR SALAD. 198 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW OR THROUGH 2012. ($22 / $17.60 /$ 16.50)

2010 CHARDONNAY, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
LUSH TROPICAL AROMAS, APPLE, BARTLETT PEAR, A HINT OF BROWN BUTTER AND A DASH OF NUTMEG. GREAT ACIDITY FOR A FOOD FRIENDLY MATCH. GO FOR CRAB CAKES (!), DELICATELY SEARED SCALLOPS OR CHICKEN PARMESAN. 545 CASES PRODUCED. CRACK THIS FOR CRAB SEASON NOW OR CELLAR THROUGH 2013. ($28 / $22.40 / $21)

2009 PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COAST
TRUE TO THE PETALUMA WIND GAP THIS PINOT OFFERS EARTHY FRUIT CHARACTERS OF DARK RASPBERRY AND PLUM. SMOKY-SPICE, FLORAL MUSK AND ROSES; REMEMBER TO TASTE EVEN THOUGHT IT SMELLS SO GOOD. 597 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2014.
($40 / $32 /$30)

2009 PINOT NOIR, RIDGEWAY VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
CLASSIC RRV PINOT CHARACTERS OF COLA, SPICE, BLACK CHERRY, MULBERRY AND CINNAMON. ENJOY NOW IN A BIG GLASS OR CELLAR FOR A FEW YEARS TO ENJOY THE RELAXED VERSION. PAIR WITH SLOW SIMMERED PORK STEW, A PEPPERED PORK CHOP OR GRILLED EGGPLANT. 225 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2017. ($45 / $36 / $33.75)

2009 PINOT NOIR, PROPRIETOR’S SELECT, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
SILKY, FOREST FLOOR, JUICY BRIAR PATCH, MINT AND GRAHAM CRACKER. DARE I SAY GRAPEY? WOW- TASTES EVEN BETTER. PORK TENDERLOIN OR JUST SKIP DINNER AND ENJOY! 248 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK THIS NOW. ($46 / $36.80 / $34.50)

2009 PINOT NOIR, MORRIS RANCH, SONOMA COAST
NICE PINOT FUNK- EARTH, DUST, STRAWBERRY AND A BRIGHT FINISH. WILL SETTLE NICELY IN YOUR CELLAR AND COME OUT SINGING IN ABOUT 2 YEARS, OR DECANT NOW AND ENJOY WITH LAMB OR A PECAN CRUSTED WHITE FISH. 175 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2014. ($45 / $36 / $33.75)

2009 PINOT NOIR, LOST RANCH, SONOMA COAST
BLACK FRUIT, LICORICE AND VANILLA. RIPE RED FRUIT CHARACTER AND PERFECTLY TOASTED MARSHMALLOW. YUM… HAVE SAUSAGE AND PARMESAN STUFFED MUSHROOMS OR A TIDY RACK OF LAMB WITH CRACKED PEPPER AND FRESH MINT. 193 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2013. ($45 / $36 / $33.75)

2009 PINOT NOIR, FAMILY RESERVE, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
LUSH, LINGERING AND PRETTY. WELL INTEGRATED WITH DENSE FRUIT, FULL MOUTHFEEL AND STURDY ACID. STRAWBERRY, ANISE, CHERRY COLA. YOU WANT THIS NOW…AND LATER. MAKE ROSEMARY & LEMON ROAST CHICKEN OR SMOKED SALMON TO BRING OUT THE SUBTLE FLAVORS. ONLY 97 CASES PRODUCED. ($65 /$52 / $48.75)

2009 PERPETUAL MOSHIN ‘BORDEAUX’ STYLE RED BLEND, DRY CREEK VALLEY
MY GOSH, THIS ‘PINOT GUY’ MAKES GREAT CAB! BLACK FRUIT CHARACTER, CASSIS, CURRANT AND BROWN SPICE. HINTS OF BAY, TOBACCO AND FRESHLY BAKED CAKE. COMPLETE WITH A SMOOTH MOUTH FEEL & LINGERING TANNIN. ENJOY WITH POT ROAST & YORKSHIRE PUDDING OR GRILLED CARIBOU T-BONE STEAKS. ONLY 98 CASES PRODUCED. DECANT NOW OR AGE THROUGH 2017. ($75 / $60/ $56.25)

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WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: MARCH 2011

2010 PINOT GRIS, MORRIS RANCH, SONOMA COAST
AROMAS OF GREEN APPLE, ORANGE BLOSSOM AND SOFT JUICY MELON. BRISK FLAVORS OF LEMON ZEST AND SWEET-TART APPLE THAT BLOOM INTO A LOVELY CRISP FINISH. ENJOY THIS SPRING THROUGH NEXT SUMMER. 216 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $21, WINE CLUB $16.80

2009 CHARDONNAY, FOPPOLI VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
BARTLETT PEAR, WARM BRIOCHE AND A WHIFF OF FRESH GARDENIA. FLAVORS OF GRILLED PINEAPPLE, GREEN APPLES, TROPICAL TOASTY VANILLA. A CARAMEL LIKE MOUTH FEEL WITH A SURPRISINGLY CRISP-JUICY FINISH. BARREL FERMENTED BY NATIVE YEAST. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2012. 298 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $38, WINE CLUB $30.40

2009 PINOT NOIR, HALO’S HILL, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
FRUIT LEATHER, EARTH AND WARM STRAW. MADAGASCAR VANILLA WITH A HINT OF TOASTY OAK BALANCED WITH BRIGHT RED FRUIT. PINOT NOIR WITH SATISFYING FOCUS. DRINK NOW AND THROUGH 2016. 325 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $45, WINE CLUB $36

2009 PINOT NOIR, EMOSHIN, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
CHERRY CREAM SODA/CHERRY CORDIAL/CHERRY PIE. (YOU GET THE GIST, WOW!) AROMAS OF BAKING SPICE, BLACK TEA AND BROWN BUTTER. SMOOTH TANNIN AND A SUBTLE TURKISH COFFEE FINISH. DRINK NOW AND THROUGH 2016. 248 CASES PRODUCED.
RETAIL $45, WINE CLUB $36

2009 PINOT NOIR, BACIGALUPI VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
EARTHY CINNAMON AND DRIED ROSE PETALS= GOOD PINOT FUNK. DISTINCT FLAVORS OF JUICY DRIED CRANBERRY AND BLACK CHERRY. LUSH FINISH WITH FINE SANDY TANNINS. DRINK NOW AND THROUGH 2015. 325 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $45, WINE CLUB $36

2008 ZINFANDEL, CARRERAS VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY
SMELL THE BLACKBERRY JAM, LUSH RASPBERRY AND VANILLA. RICH SMOOTH FLAVORS OF DARK PLUM, BERRIES AND PLEASANTLY FLORAL EARL GREY. THE LONG FINISH ENCOURAGES ANOTHER SIP. DRINK NOW AND THROUGH 2016.
193 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $35, WINE CLUB $28

2008 PETITE SIRAH, FOPPIANO VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
EXQUISITE COLOR INVITES STARING, BUT GET CLOSER. IMAGINE LAYING IN A SUNNY FIELD HAVING A PICNIC ON A SUMMER DAY. THIS IS IT; WARM EARTH, BUDDING NATURE AND BLUEBERRY PIE. LIVELY TANNIN AND THE BRIGHT FINISH BRING YOU HOME. 397 CASES PRODUCED. DRINK NOW AND THROUGH 2018. RETAIL $38, WINE CLUB $30.40

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WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 13TH 2010

2008 PINOT NOIR, MORRIS RANCH, SONOMA COAST
THE DECEIVINGLY LIGHT GARNET COLOR DOESN'T PREPARE YOU FOR THE STRAPPING MOUTHFEEL AND SAVORY DARK SPICE. WE FOUND LAYERS OF STRAWBERRY PIE, CHERRY JUBILEE AND FLORAL NOTES WITH A LONG GRAIN FINISH. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2015. 147 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $44, WINE CLUB $35.20, RE-ORDER BY DECEMBER 31ST $33

2008 PINOT NOIR, MOSHIN ESTATE, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
TRUE TO OUR LITTLE PATCH OF HEAVEN, THE ESTATE HAS GIVEN US A DELICATE RUBY COLORED PINOT NOIR WITH SIGNATURE DUSTY CHERRY COLA AROMAS. SEARCH OUT A BIT OF WHITE PEPPER, SANDALWOOD SPICE, VANILLA AND WARM CARAMEL. BRIGHT ACIDITY MAKES THIS A CELLAR-WORTHY WINE. DRINKING WELL 2011 THROUGH 2020. 123 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $65, WINE CLUB $52, RE-ORDER BY DECEMBER 31ST $48.75
2008 PINOT NOIR, LOST RANCH, SONOMA COAST
DEEP COLOR THAT ENTRANCES THE EYE AND FRUIT THAT SPRINGS FROM THE GLASS COULD MAKE YOU BLUSH AT THE THOUGHT OF ANOTHER SIP. BEAUTIFUL TOASTY FRENCH OAK MINGLES WITH WARM CINNAMON FRUIT COMPOTE; LOOK FOR APPLE, APRICOT AND PLUM. THE ROUND CHERRY MOUTHFEEL IS JUST LOVELY. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2015. 148 CASE PRODUCED. RETAIL $44, WINE CLUB $35.20, RE-ORDER BY DECEMBER 31ST $33.
2008 CHARDONNAY, BACIGALUPI VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
OUR FIRST CHARDONNAY FROM THIS RENOWNED GROWER IS BARREL FERMENTED BY THE NATIVE YEAST, WHICH PRODUCED A BRIGHT WHITE FLORAL NOSE AND VERY SMOOTH MOUTHFEEL. LOOK FOR TOASTED SESAME SEEDS AND BRIOCHE, AN HINT OF LEMON PEEL AND FRESH BAKED PEAR GALLETTE. THE PERFECT BALANCE OF FRUIT FLAVORS, ACIDITY AND ROUND TEXTURE. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2013. 145 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $38, WINE CLUB $30.40, RE-ORDER BY DECEMBER 31ST $28.50
2008 PERPETUAL MOSHIN, DRY CREEK VALLEY (BORDEAUX BLEND)
THIS CO-FERMENTED RED BLEND SPORTS A JAMMY BLUEBERRY AND AUTUMN SPICE NOSE, LOVE IT!  WE TASTED A HINT OF LICORICE, WELL INTEGRATED OAK AND JUST A BIT OF EARTHINESS WITH MEDIUM-FINE TANNINS. RASPBERRY, RED CURRANT, AND PLUM, OH MY! DRINK NOW AND THROUGH 2016. 97 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $75, WINE CLUB $60, RE-ORDER BY DECEMBER 31ST $56.25

WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: MAY 2010

2008 CHARDONNAY, FOPPOLI VINEYARD, RR VALLEY

RICH TROPICAL NOTES, PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE AND JUST ENOUGH OAK TO BE SURE IT’S CHARDONNAY. VERY TRUE TO TERRIOR, THIS VINEYARD HAS CONSISTENTLY PRODUCED BALANCED FRUIT, ACID AND MOUTHFEEL THAT KEEPS US COMING BACK FOR MORE. 146 CASES PRODUCED. 
RETAIL $38, WINE CLUB $30.40, REORDER BY JUNE 1ST $28.50.
2008 PINOT NOIR, EMOSHIN, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
THIS UNFINED AND UNFILTERED PINOT WITH A CLEVER NAME HAS GREAT SPICE QUALITY AND BROAD CHERRY IN THE NOSE. THE MOUTH FEEL IS HUGE, WITH BLACK TEA-LIKE TANNINS, A TART CINNAMON PRICKLE AND A WARM FINISH. GIVE IT AN EXTRA SWIRL IN YOUR GLASS AND LOOK FOR CHERRY PIE. 342 CASES PRODUCED. 
RETAIL $ 44, WINE CLUB $35.20, REORDER BY JUNE 1ST $33.
2007 MERLOT, MOLINARI VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY
OUR ONE ACRE OF DELICIOUS 190 CLONE MERLOT DELIVERS AGAIN. WE LOVE THE RED & BLACK FRUIT NOSE WITH THE TINY HINT OF DARK CHOCOLATE AND WARM DRY CREEK DUST. THE MEDIUM-FULL TANNINS SUPPORT A VELVETY MOUTHFEEL WITH A LITTLE OAK AND TOBACCO. SEARCH FOR THE ANISE AND VIOLET NOTES. 625 CASES PRODUCED. 
RETAIL $25, WINE CLUB $20, REORDER BY JUNE 1ST $18.75.
THE ADDITIONAL CLUB OFFERING FOR MAY 2010 IS: 
2008 PINOT NOIR, O’NEEL VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
OUR SECOND RELEASE FROM THIS LITTLE VINEYARD HAS A VERY EXPRESSIVE, FRAGRANT NOSE. WE FOUND BRANDIED RED FRUIT, RED APPLE AND TUBER ROSE. A “NEW ENGLAND FALL AFTERNOON” IN A GLASS. A BRIGHT FINISH THAT LEAVES YOU REFRESHED FOR THE NEXT SIP. ONLY 97 CASES PRODUCED. 
RETAIL $45, WINE CLUB $36, REORDER BY JUNE 1ST $33.75.
2008 PINOT NOIR, HALO’S HILL, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
ANOTHER UNFINED AND UNFILTERED OFFERING, VERY TRUE TO ITS LITTLE PATCH OF HEAVEN. DUSTY CRANBERRY AND TART CHERRY FOLLOWED BY BIG MOUTH FEEL OF SPICY OAK AND LEATHER. THINK OF THE TOP OF A CRÈME BRULEE, THEN ADD CHERRY SAUCE. YUM! ONLY 246 CASES PRODUCED. 
RETAIL $44, WINE CLUB $35.20, REORDER BY JUNE 1ST $33.
THE SUMMER SIPPERS FOR 2010: 
2009 SAUVIGNON BLANC, LARRICK VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY
BRIGHT CITRUS REMINISCENT OF SUNNY MEYER LEMON. MORE FRUITY THAN FLORAL MORE TART THAN MINERAL; MADE FOR OYSTERS AND WARM SOCIAL EVENTS. 
RETAIL $22, WINE CLUB $17.60.
2009 DRY ROSÉ OF PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COUNTY
FLAMINGO PINK AND PERFECT! TOTALLY DRY AND LIGHT, FABULOUS WITH FRIENDS AND FUN WITH FOOD TOO. STRAWBERRY, WATERMELON AND COTTON CANDY- BUT WITHOUT THE SUGAR. ONLY 100 CASES PRODUCED. 
RETAIL $18, WINE CLUB $14.40.
2009 PINOT GRIS, MORRIS RANCH, SONOMA COAST
LIGHT FLORAL NOTES, SMOOTH CANTALOUPE AND LEMON SAGE. GREAT ACIDITY MAKES THIS PERFECT WITH A STARTING COURSE OR JUST ENJOY ALL DAY. (MODEST 13.4% ALCOHOL TO BOOT!) ONLY 152 CASES PRODUCED. 
RETAIL $18, WINE CLUB $14.40. 
WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: MARCH 2010
2008 CHARDONNAY, SONOMA COAST
SOURCED FROM THE CHILLY, BREEZY PETALUMA GAP THIS CHARDONNAY IS BARREL FERMENTED IN 23% NEW FRENCH OAK THEN AGED TO PERFECTION. THE NOSE IS BRIGHT WITH CINNAMON SPICE AND SESAME SEEDS. THE FLAVORS ARE ROUND AND FILLED WITH APPLE PIE, COMPLETE WITH A TOASTED BUTTERY CRUST. DRINKING WELL NOW AND THROUGH 2012. ONLY 247 CASES PRODUCED.
RETAIL $28, WINE CLUB $22.40, RE-ORDER BY APRIL 3RD $21.
2008 PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COAST
ALSO HAILING FROM THE PETALUMA GAP, THIS PINOT NOIR DISPLAYS A SMOKY, EARTHY NOSE FOLLOWED BY A BIG MOUTHFEEL OF DARK CHERRIES AND DEEP TOASTED BROWN SPICE WITH A WARM SMOOTH FINISH. GREAT TO ENJOY NOW OR CELLAR THROUGH 2015. 1343 CASES PRODUCED.
RETAIL $40, WINE CLUB $32, REORDER BY APRIL 3RD $30.
2007 ZINFANDEL, BOWMAN VINEYARD, SHENANDOAH VALLEY
THIS BRIGHT RED, PEPPERY ZIN COMES FROM FURTHER AFIELD IN CALIFORNIA. LOOK FOR THE GRAPE/PLUM JAM, SASSAFRAS, LEATHER AND WOOD SPICE- WITH AN INKLING OF MOLE’. THE TANNINS ARE FINE AND LIVELY WITH A PERSISTENT FINISH. DRINKING POWERFULLY NOW AND THROUGH 2015. ONLY 250 CASES PRODUCED.
RETAIL $ 28, WINE CLUB $22.40, REORDER BY APRIL 3RD $21.
THE ADDITIONAL CLUB OFFERING THIS MARCH IS:
2008 PINOT NOIR, BACIGALUPI VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VLY
A NEW VINEYARD TO US, LOCATED JUST UP THE ROAD 6 MILES, BRINGS US A LIGHT RED, DELICATE PINOT CHARACTER. GREAT ACIDITY HARKENS TO BURGUNDY WHILE THE HEADY FRUIT AND EARTHY STRAWBERRY IS ALL RUSSIAN RIVER. SMELLS DEEP, FEELS LIGHT, BIG FINISH. ONLY 193 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $44, WINE CLUB $35.20, REORDER BY APRIL 3RD $33.

WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 2009

2008 CHARDONNAY, LA CRUZ VINEYARD, SONOMA COAST

TWINKLING GOLD IN THE GLASS. RICH AROMAS OF SPICED OAK, APPLE, LEES, CINNAMON SPICE AND BUTTERED TOAST. THICK ROUND MOUTHFEEL WITH A RACY FINISH. THIS DRY CHARD WAS BARREL FERMENTED BY ITS OWN NATIVE YEAST. THOUGH THE LABEL SAYS 147 CASES, WE REALLY MADE ONLY 72. RETAIL $38, WINE CLUB $30.40, $28.50.
2007 PINOT NOIR LOT 4, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
DEEP RUBY COLOR CONJURES THOUGHTS OF VELVET, THE MOUTHFEEL DELIVERS. SMOOTH ENTRY, GOOD MID-PALATE TEXTURE AND WARM LONG FINISH. AROMAS OF WOOD SPICE, CHERRY, EARTH, COLA AND BRIGHT WILD BERRY. SHOWING GRACE AND BALANCE ALREADY. 450 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $44, WINE CLUB 35.20, $33.
2007 ZINFANDEL, CARRERAS VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY
RASPBERRY BRAMBLES, BLACK CURRANT, LAYERS AND LAYERS OF BERRY AND SPICE WITH JUST ENOUGH DUSTINESS TO REMEMBER THE HOT SUMMER. BALANCED TANNINS, SILKY MOUTHFEEL; GREAT JAMMY EXTRACTION WITHOUT BEING SYRUPY. BIG ZIN, TRUE TO DRY CREEK VALLEY. 188 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $35, WINE CLUB $28, $26.25.
2007 PERPETUAL MOSHIN, DRY CREEK VALLEY
THIS BIG BORDEAUX BLEND REMINDS US SO MUCH OF THE 2005 VINTAGE. CO-FERMENTED CAB SAUV, CAB FRANC, MERLOT AND PETITE VERDOT BRING YOU SAVORY FRUIT CHUTNEY, TURKISH COFFEE AND EXOTIC SPICES. FRAGRANT OAK, VANILLA AND EARTH TONES OPEN UP INTO JUICY, RIPE RED FRUIT. CLEAN BRIGHT FINISH, YOU’LL WANT MORE! ONLY 72 CASES (REALLY) PRODUCED. RETAIL $75, WINE CLUB $60, $56.25.
2007 PINOT NOIR, MOSHIN ESTATE, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
BEAUTIFUL DEEP GARNET. LOTS OF LAYERED RED FRUIT, SPICED BROWN SUGAR. BROODING FRUIT, WEIGHTY FLAVORS LIKE A FLESHY PLUM. JUICY, MEATY, BRIGHT FLORAL NOTES- IS THIS REALLY PINOT?! EVERY SIP SHOWS A DIFFERENT SIDE OF THE BEAUTIFUL FACE THAT IS PINOT NOIR. THE LINGERING FINISH TEASES THE PALATE WITH BRIGHT ACIDITY AND SURPRISING SPICE. 142 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $65, WINE CLUB $52, $48.75.

WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: MAY 2009

2008 SAUVIGNON BLANC, LARRICK VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY

CRISP GREEN APPLE, BRIGHT LIME AND STAR FRUIT; ROUND MELON AND SOFT CITRUS FILL YOUR MOUTH. HAVE A REFRESHING GLASS ON ANY SUMMER DAY, PAIR WITH CHILLED CUCUMBER SOUP OR A PLATE OF RAW OYSTERS. JUST 300 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $22.00, WINE CLUB $17.60, REORDER BY MAY 30TH $16.50.
2007 FOPPOLI CHARDONNAY, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
TOASTED SESAME SEED, PINEAPPLE AND HEADY TROPICAL FRUITS GREET YOU. ROUND FLAVORS OF APPLE, PEAR AND BUTTERED BREAD FILL YOUR MOUTH. WELL INTEGRATED OAK BRIGHTEN THIS VISCOUS YET BALANCED CHARD. DRINK NOW AND OFTEN THROUGH 2012. TINY WINE CLUB PRODUCTION OF ONLY 93 CASES. RETAIL $38.00, WINE CLUB $30.40, REORDER BY MAY 30TH $28.50.
2007 PINOT NOIR, RIDGEWAY VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
BRIGHT RED FRUIT UP FRONT: STRAWBERRY, CHERRY AND RHUBARB. EARTH AND COLA JOIN WITH BLACK CHERRY AND JUST A TRACE OF ANISE. DECANT AND DRINK NOW OR CELLAR UNTIL 2017. TINY WINE CLUB PRODUCTION OF ONLY 96 CASES. RETAIL $44.00, WINE CLUB $35.20, REORDER BY MAY 30TH $33.00.
2007 HALO’S HILL PINOT NOIR, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
CINNAMON SPICE, DRIED CHERRY AND THE SWEET EARTHINESS OF ROASTED PUMPKIN. GINGER BRIGHTNESS, TEA LEAF AND EXOTIC RED FRUIT. GREAT ACIDITY WITH A PERSISTENT FINISH. 2005 EMOSHIN LOVERS, THIS IS FOR YOU! DRINKING WELL NOW AND THROUGH 2016. ONLY 200 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $44.00, WINE CLUB $35.20, REORDER BY MAY 30TH $33.00.
2007 ZINFANDEL, DRY CREEK VALLEY
IT REALLY SMELLS RED! DEEP, RICH RASPBERRY, STRAWBERRY AND CHERRY ON THE NOSE. CANDIED APPLE, CHINESE FIVE SPICE AND SATSUMA PLUMB IN THE MOUTH. TANNINS, YES, THIS IS DRY, YOU’RE MOUTH WILL WATER FOR MORE. (KA-BOOM!) DRINK NOW AND THROUGH 2012. 475 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $30.00, WINE CLUB $24.00, REORDER BY MAY 30TH $22.50.



2007 O’NEEL VINEYARD PINOT NOIR, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY

TOASTY BRIOCHE, WHITE CLOVE AND FRAGRANT ASIAN PEAR. LOVELY FLAVORS OF QUENCHING MELON, IMAGINE FRESH APPLE CRISP OH SO SLIGHTLY SPICED, AND FIRM ACIDITY TO CLEANSE THE PALATE. DRINK NOW OR BY 2011. 400 CASES PRODUCED.RETAIL $28, WINE CLUB $22.40, REORDER BY APRIL 4TH $21

WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 2008

2006 FAMILY RESERVE PINOT NOIR, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
BRIGHT FLORAL AND BING CHERRIES GET YOUR TASTE BUDS READY FOR LIGHT VANILLA, WARM EARTH, CINNAMON SPICE AND DARK CHERRY FLAVORS. THE GENEROUS FINISH REMINDS US OF COLA AND FLOWERS. LET THIS WINE BREATH FOR A FEW HOURS TO OPEN UP THE MORE DELICATE SCENTS. DRINK IN THE NEAR FUTURE OR BY 2014. ONLY 200 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $58, WINE CLUB $46.40, REORDER BY NOVEMBER 29TH $43.50.

2006 PERPETUAL MOSHIN, DRY CREEK VALLEY
THE PERPETUAL IS A BEAUTIFUL, FRUIT FORWARD CO-FERMENTED, BORDEAUX RED BLEND. THE NOSE IS LUSCIOUS, WITH DARK BERRY, PLUM AND SPICE FIRST OFF. WOW! A DARK CHOCOLATE MOCHA NOTE COMES OUT ALONG WITH VANILLA AND DRIED CHERRY. THE FLAVORS ALL FOLLOW SUITE WITH FINE COFFEE–LIKE TANNINS AND A HUGE FRUIT EXPLOSION. WOW AGAIN! THE AFTER GLOW IS AMAZING. DRINKING SO WELL NOW AND WILL CELLAR WELL FOR YEARS TO COME. A WINE CLUB EXCLUSIVE PRODUCTION OF ONLY 98 CASES.
RETAIL $75, WINE CLUB $60, REORDER BY NOVEMBER 29TH $56.25.
2006 CARRERAS VINEYARD ZINFANDEL, DRY CREEK VALLEY
BLACK CURRANT, JAMMY RED FRUIT, ALLSPICE AND LICORICE ON THE NOSE. SASSPARILLA ANYONE? THE BIG BERRY/PLUM MOUTH FEEL AND FULFILLING TANNINS ARE SO WELL BALANCED BY THE FRUITY BEGINNINGS AND SILKY FINISH. DRINK NOW OR BY 2011. ONLY 150 CASES PRODUCED. RETAIL $35, WINE CLUB $28, REORDER BY NOVEMBER 29TH $26.25.
2007 PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COAST
TRUE TO FORM WITH FLORAL, EXTRACTED CHERRY AND SMOKE ON THE NOSE. A “SWEET” AROMA COMES ACROSS- SOMEWHERE BETWEEN FUJI APPLES AND MAPLE SYRUP. THE FLAVORS ARE ALL PINOT; RED FRUIT, EARTH AND SPICE. GREAT STRUCTURE THAT BREATHS AND EVOLVES IN YOUR GLASS, BRINGING ABOUT A DELICATE DUSTY FINISH. 600 CASES PRODUCED. (FABULOUS THANKSGIVING WINE!) RETAIL $40, WINE CLUB $32, REORDER BY NOVEMBER 29TH $30.
WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: MARCH 2008
2006 PINOT NOIR LOST RANCH, SONOMA COAST
IMMENSELY FRAGRANT, BEAUTIFUL FRUITY-FLORAL NOSE, WOW! HEADY ORANGE BLOSSOM AROMA, BLACK CHERRY AND TOASTY EARTH. THIS PINOT DELIVERS ALL THAT THE NOSE PROMISES. PLUSH DARK FRUIT, SWEET LYCHEE, WELL INTEGRATED TANNINS FOLLOWED BY PERSISTENT SPICE. FAINT LINGERING VIOLETS ON THE FINISH. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2011. EXCLUSIVELY SMALL PRODUCTION OF 150 CASES.
2006 PINOT NOIR LOT 4, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
SHY AT FIRST BUT OPENS INTO TART CHERRY, SMOKED TEA AND FOREST FLOOR WITH A CLASSIC MUSHROOM NOSE AND CANDIED OVERTONES. HINTS OF BLACK FRUIT FOLLOWED BY JUICY DARK FRUIT FLAVORS AND FIRM TANNINS. VIBRANT, LIVELY ACIDITY BALANCES THE TANNIN AND WILL SUPPORT LONG TERM CELLARING OF THIS PROMISING PINOT. DECANT WITH PATIENCE TO ENJOY NOW. CELLAR THROUGH 2018. 425 CASES PRODUCED.
2006 ZINFANDEL BOWMAN VINEYARD, SHENANDOAH VALLEY
WHITE PEPPER AND SPICE. BREATHE IN THE SUNNY, GOLDEN, DUSTY HILLS. SWEET VANILLA AND BLUEBERRY FLAVORS WITH THE PERFECT BALANCE OF CIGAR BOX AND FRUIT POWER. DELICIOUSLY COMPLEX AND WELL INTEGRATED. DRINK NOW THOUGH 2012. ONLY 350 CASES PRODUCED.

WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: MAY 2008

2006 PINOT NOIR, RIDGEWAY VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
LIGHT POMEGRANATE, WARM BROWN SPICE, CHERRY COLA AND SANDY EARTH SPRING TO MIND. SEARCH FOR THE NOSE AND YOU MAY FIND HOT STONE MINERALITY, RHUBARB, CUMIN, OR VIOLETS. LIGHT ACROSS THE PALATE, PLEASING WEIGHT OF MOUTH FEEL. THOUGHTFUL. GREAT FOR DELICATE FOOD PAIRINGS. DRINKING WELL NOW AND THROUGH 2014. TINY PRODUCTION OF ONLY 100 CASES.

2006 PINOT NOIR, EMOSHIN, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
RICH CHERRY, AUTUMN SPICE, EARTHY CINNAMON, TOASTY BROWN SUGAR, WOW! THE NOSE MAKES YOUR MOUTH WATER; THE DELICATE MOUTHFEEL MAKES YOU WANT MORE. GREAT ACID BALANCE FOR FOOD PAIRING, LIGHT TANNINS FOR QUAFFING. DRINKING WELL NOW AND THROUGH 2013. BOTTLED UNFINED AND UNFILTERED. 150 CASES PRODUCED.
2006 ZINFANDEL, DRY CREEK VALLEY
JAMMY FRUIT, BLACKBERRY SPICE, CARAMELIZED FRUIT PIE FILLING. NOTES OF LEATHER, LICORICE AND A BIT OF WOODINESS. GREAT TANNIN STRUCTURE, PLUSH MOUTHFEEL, LONG PLEASING FINISH. TAKE SOME EXTRA TIME WITH THIS ONE IN YOUR GLASS TO GET TO ALL THE FRUIT CHARACTER. DRINKING WELL NOW THOUGH 2012. 475 CASES PRODUCED.
2007 SAUVIGNON BLANC, LARRICK VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY
DELIGHTFULLY FRAGRANT: MELONS, GRAPEFRUIT, KEY LIME, AND SOFT SMOOTH VANILLA WITH A HINT OF SPICE ON THE NOSE. BRIGHT ACIDITY AND CREAMY FULL BODY MAKE THIS A SERIOUS SAVORING SAUV BLANC. DRINK NOW AND FOR THE NEXT FEW SUMMERS TO COME. 275 CASES PRODUCED.

WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 2007

2006 CHARDONNAY FOPPOLI VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
FLORAL AND CITRUS NOSE WITH LIGHT CINNAMON SPICE. CREAMY MOUTH FEEL WITH A BIG MID-PALATE, VANILLA, CANDIED PINEAPPLE AND GREAT ACIDITY. CHARDONNAY LOVERS, AND OTHERS, WILL VERY MUCH ENJOY THIS ONE. WILD YEAST FERMENTATION, 50% ML. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2010. ONLY 100 CASES PRODUCED.

2006 PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COAST
SPICED RED FRUIT AND A ROMANTIC SEA BREEZE WAFT FROM THE GLASS. THIS PINOT IS LIVELY, SPICY, FRUITY, FLORAL AND SOFT. A SLIGHT SMOKY NOTE AND A BIT OF TRUFFLE OIL COMPLETE THE COMPOSITION. LIGHT TANNINS MAKE THE TEXTURE PERFECT FOR ANY OCCASION; BE IT LOUNGING ON THE BEACH OR A DINNER PARTY WITH FRIENDS. (THANKSGIVING DINNER ANYONE?) DRINK NOW THOUGH 2012. 350 DELIGHTFUL CASES PRODUCED.
2005 PERPETUAL MOSHIN
(CAB SAUV 76%, MERLOT 19%, PETITE VERDOT 4%, CAB FRANC 1%)
TOASTY OAK AND RIPE RED CHERRIES UP FRONT, SLIGHT PEPPERY AND DUSTY NOSE. THE MOUTH FEEL IS HUGE AND WELL SUPPORTED BY TANNIN AND BERRIES THROUGHOUT. A DELICATE HERBAL QUALITY MINGLES WITH MINERALS JUST BEFORE THE BIG FINISH. DECANT THIS IF DRINKING SOON OR AGE HAPPILY UNTIL 2015. EXCLUSIVELY SMALL PRODUCTION OF 98 CASES.
2006 PINOT NOIR, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
VERY SPICE FORWARD WITH HEAVY DARK FRUIT FLAVORS. BLACK CURRENT, CRANBERRY, SPICY WHITE CLOVE ESSENCES WITH A VERY PLEASING SMOOTH FEEL ACROSS THE WHOLE PALATE. GREAT FINISH. FOOD FRIENDLY AND VERY VERSATILE. DRINK NOW AFTER A FEW HOURS OF ‘BREATHING’ OR WELL INTO 2015. 750 CASES PRODUCED.
MOSHIN POTION #6
FRESH NECTARINE AND INTOXICATING HONEYSUCKLE ARE IRRESISTIBLE. CRISP APPLE ACIDITY HOLDS THE LUSH VISCOUS SWEETNESS THROUGH AND THROUGH. GOLDEN SWEET AND THE PERFECT FINISH TO ANY DINNER PARTY OR FOR DRIZZLING ON A LOVELY FRUIT SALAD ANY TIME.  BOTTLED IN 375 ML FORMAT AT 22% RS. 148 CASES PRODUCED.
WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: MARCH 2007
2005 FAMILY RESERVE PINOT NOIR, ESTATE, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
DEEP BLACK CHEERY, FRAGRANT GARDENIA WITH A HINT OF SPICE AND LIGHT OAK ON THE NOSE. COLA, WARM VANILLA, SOUR CHERRY AND BRIGHT CRANBERRY ON THE PALATE. LONG SMOOTH FINISH WITH A YOUTHFUL TANG OF ACIDITY. PAIRS BEAUTIFULLY WITH SMOKED SALMON, BRAZED LAMB LION OR GRILLED PORTABELLA MUSHROOMS. DRINK NOW THOUGH 2015. ONLY 192 CASES PRODUCED.
2005 SYRAH, DORCICH VINEYARD, SANTA CLARA COUNTY
AROMA OF CONCENTRATED JAMMY FRUIT, SPICE AND VISCOUS MOLASSES. BACON, WOOD SMOKE AND A TOUCH OF TOBACCO ON THE FINISH MAKES THIS WINE PERFECT FOR AN EVENING BBQ WITH FRIENDS OR A ROMANTIC FILET MIGNON FOR TWO. PAIRS FASHIONABLY WELL WITH BLUEBERRY AND BLACK PEPPER COMPOTE, WITH OR WITHOUT THE VANILLA ICE CREAM. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2013. ONLY 292 CASES PRODUCED.
2006 SAUVIGNON BLANC, LARRICK VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY
CRISP, FRESH AND JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER. TROPICAL FRUIT AND GOOSEBERRY WITH A BIT OF GRASSY-NESS. BRIGHT, GREEN APPLE TARTNESS PERFECT FOR CLEANSING THE PALATE AND PAIRING WITH SPRING GREENS, SPICY SNACKS OR A SUNNY FRONT PORCH. DRINK WELL CHILLED THOUGH THE WARMER MONTHS AND ON THROUGH 2010. 460 CASES PRODUCED.
2005 MERLOT, MOLINARI VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY
ALL HAIL MERLOT! BERRIES AND EARTH ON THE NOSE WITH A SLIGHT HINT OF MENTHOL. BIG MOUTH FULL OF BRIGHT RASPBERRIES AND RIPE PLUMS MAKE A PERFECT MATCH FOR ALL KINDS OF MEDIUM TO HEAVY FOODS. IMAGINE GRILLED SHISH-KA-BAB OR HONEY DIJON MUSTARD AND SMOKED SAUSAGE, YUM.  DRINKING WELL NOW THROUGH 2010. 685 CASES PRODUCED.

WINE CLUB RELEASE DATE: MAY 2007

2005 FAMILY RESERVE PINOT NOIR, ESTATE, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
DEEP BLACK CHEERY, FRAGRANT GARDENIA WITH A HINT OF SPICE AND LIGHT OAK ON THE NOSE. COLA, WARM VANILLA, SOUR CHERRY AND BRIGHT CRANBERRY ON THE PALATE. LONG SMOOTH FINISH WITH A YOUTHFUL TANG OF ACIDITY. PAIRS BEAUTIFULLY WITH SMOKED SALMON, BRAZED LAMB LION OR GRILLED PORTABELLA MUSHROOMS. DRINK NOW THOUGH 2015. ONLY 192 CASES PRODUCED.

2005 SYRAH, DORCICH VINEYARD, SANTA CLARA COUNTY
AROMA OF CONCENTRATED JAMMY FRUIT, SPICE AND VISCOUS MOLASSES. BACON, WOOD SMOKE AND A TOUCH OF TOBACCO ON THE FINISH MAKES THIS WINE PERFECT FOR AN EVENING BBQ WITH FRIENDS OR A ROMANTIC FILET MIGNON FOR TWO. PAIRS FASHIONABLY WELL WITH BLUEBERRY AND BLACK PEPPER COMPOTE, WITH OR WITHOUT THE VANILLA ICE CREAM. DRINK NOW THROUGH 2013. ONLY 292 CASES PRODUCED.
2006 SAUVIGNON BLANC, LARRICK VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY
CRISP, FRESH AND JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER. TROPICAL FRUIT AND GOOSEBERRY WITH A BIT OF GRASSY-NESS. BRIGHT, GREEN APPLE TARTNESS PERFECT FOR CLEANSING THE PALATE AND PAIRING WITH SPRING GREENS, SPICY SNACKS OR A SUNNY FRONT PORCH. DRINK WELL CHILLED THOUGH THE WARMER MONTHS AND ON THROUGH 2010. 460 CASES PRODUCED.
2005 MERLOT, MOLINARI VINEYARD, DRY CREEK VALLEY