Wines
Previous Vintages/Cellar Information
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Massively concentrated, built for the cellar
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon - Grand Vin
Finest Estate Cuvee since the brilliant 2008
2013 Estate Cuvee
A towering achievement for a Cabernet Franc-based blend.
2013 Rapszodia
1st triple-100 point American Merlot in history (Robert Parker, Antonio Galloni, James Suckling)
2013 Roberta's Reserve
3rd vintage of our Grand Vin to receive 100 pts. from Robert Parker (2007, 2008 previous)
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon - Grand Vin
Final vintage for ENDRE. As the vineyard nears 16 years of age, our earlier ripening fruit is at a quality-level deserving inclusion into our Estate Cuvee.
2012 Endre
Currently available through U.S. distribution
2012 Estate Cuvée
Our signature Rosé, aged on it's lees for 14 months in 2nd-fill barrels (seasoned with 2010 Grand Vin)
2012 Grand Vin Rosé
3rd vintage for this cuvée. Exclusive to club members only.
2012 Rapszodia
The vanguard of a new chapter in American Merlot
2012 Roberta's Reserve
"Sweet, perfumed and utterly impeccable throughout, the 2011 Grand Vin simply superb. With time in the glass, it fleshes out beautifully, showing remarkable depth for the year." - Antonio Galloni
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon - Grand Vin
Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon-dominate blend. Shows excellent depth and refinement for the vintage.
2011 Estate Cuvée
Sweet tobacco, herbs, mint, licorice, new leather, smoke and incense are some of the many notes that flesh out in the 2011 Rapszodia
2011 Rapszodia
Sweet herbs, wild flowers, mint and new leather are all layered together on the finish. The 2011 is all about purity, finesse and balance.
2011 Roberta's Reserve
Dark black cherry, plum, smoke, licorice, menthol, tobacco and new leather wrap around the palate as this majestic, breathtaking wine shows off its personality, class and pure pedigree.
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon - Grand Vin
The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Cuvee covers every inch of the palate with layers of dark, mineral-infused fruit, crushed rocks, violets and tar.
2010 Estate Cuvée - Cabernet Sauvignon
Debut vintage for Rapszodia, our flagship Cabernet Franc-blend.
2010 Rapszodia
Top Ten 2010 Napa Valley wines by Steven Tanzer (reviewed 2013)
2010 Roberta's Reserve
Port-style dessert wine (fortified), with an emphasis on juicy fruit and bright acidity. Less oxidized than a typical Porto.
"A model of total finesse and elegance" - Antonio Galloni
2009 Cabernet Sauvignon - Grand Vin
"It possesses striking aromatics and fabulous overall balance.  A burst of dark red berries informs the finish... a totally refined sweet Kapcsandy wine."  - Antonio Galloni
2009 Vino del Sol
Representing a mere 7% of the vintage.  According to Robert Parker, Jr., “there is no better Merlot-based wine being made in California.”
2008 Roberta’s Reserve
100 cs. produced.  Our signature Port-style dessert wine (17.6% abv.), exhibits intense aromas of roasted figs, salt plum, fennel, black raspberries and freshly baked bread.  The mouth-feel is dominated by black plum, cherry and apricot flavors with cocoa and sweet spice...
2008 Vino del Sol
Debut vintage for this wine, 775 cases produced.  Aromas of dark citrus, dried herbs, lavender and cedar box.  The mouthfeel is elegant and fruit-forward with a hint of sweet spice.  A wine to be enjoyed with an array of dishes ranging from grilled chicken, pork...
2007 Endre
Exhibiting bold aromas of ripe black and red fruits, dark chocolate, citrus and dried herbs, the mouth feel is rich and clean, with complex flavors and a solid core of ripe tannins. The 2007 can accentuate most cuisine, even those eloquently spiced. It will evolve for 20-25 years....
2007 Estate Cuvée
"A wine that may turn out to be pure perfection in a few years..." Robert Parker (December 2009)
2007 Roberta’s Reserve
This debut release is produced from 100% Merlot. It possesses intense aromas of roasted figs, violets, fennel, rasberries and freshly baked bread, leading to a sumptuous mouthfeel dominated by red and black fruits, chocolate and a hint of sweet spice.
2007 Vino del Sol
97 pts. Robert Parker "A candidate for 'wine of the vintage'."
2006 Cabernet Sauvignon – Grand Vin
2nd vintage produced (debut 2005)
2006 Roberta’s Reserve
The wine is fragant, with great intensity, a full-bodied mouthfeel, and almost a Mouton-Rothschild-like creme de cassis element.
2005 Cabernet Sauvignon
The wine comes across as very Pauillac-like, with notes of cedar wood, creme de cassis, licorice and graphite. It is still opaque purple, full-bodied, pure, richly textured and impressive.
2005 Estate Cuvée
A tiny cuvee of only 240 cases, with the Merlot coming from a vein of heavy clay on their vineyard.
2005 Roberta’s Reserve
Debut commercial release, vinified by Helen Turley
2004 State Lane Vineyard Proprietary Red