Each grape variety we grow is carefully selected to accommodate the terroir of our site and produce excellent quality wine.
-- Cabernet Sauvignon --
This variety is among the world's most popular grape for producing wine. Cabernet Sauvignon is a Bordeaux and produces a dense, dark, and tannic wine. This fine grape is used for producing many different blends, and also grown in just about every grape growing region worldwide.
-- Cabernet Franc --
This Bordeaux variety originated in France and is one of the major grape varieties grown worldwide. It is used a lot for blending with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, but also produces an excellent wine by itself. Cabernet Franc is also one of the parent varietals to the ever so popular Cabernet Sauvignon.
-- Merlot --
This Bordeaux variety of grape is commonly used for blending or making its own varietal wine. This dark bleu colored variety originated in France and produces a medium body wine, with hints of berry and plum flavors.
-- Barbera --
Barbera originated in Montferrat Italy and is well known for its deep color, low tannins, and high levels of acidity. This variety produces a bold wine with intense fruit flavors. When aged in a toasted oak barrel, it adds to the complexity and aging potential of the wine, while also leaving a hint of vanilla flavor.
-- Carmine --
This crimson red variety is deeply saturated in color, and was developed in America. It crosses two well-known viniferas, Cabernet Sauvignon and Carignane, though some experts claim Merlot is present as well. Berries produce inky colors contributes to the deep colored wine, leaving aromas of black cherry and pepper after a few swirls. Carmine is great for blending, as it enhances color and flavor in many wines.
The Phrase 'Mystery Grape' refers to the 120 grapevines that unexpectedly ripened as red grapes in our Chardonnay block. After harvesting and aging for 10 months in French Oak, the unknown variety produced an elegant and complex table wine and has quickly become our award winning, top selling wine. The variety of the grapes were later discovered to be Carmine.
-- Pinot Noir --
Cabernet Sauvignon – $35
Cabernet Franc – $24
Merlot – $24
Barbera – $30
Carmine – $40