Our Wine Philosophy

We craft our wines through rigorous research and testing to produce wines that we feel represent our terrior and flavors that we love. All grapes are harvested by hand, hand sorted twice and then fermented in specially designed tanks or barrels to achieve our flavor profiles. We taste each barrel every month and treat all wines as a blend; our goal is to make each wine the best it can be.  We only produce wines that meet our standards, as we are not held hostage by distributors or big stores.  We bottle only when the wine is ready, not based on a calendar.

We approach each wine as a blend, aspiring to bring out the best characteristics of each wine.  We have signature blends such as Cinque Gemma, Zafira Zinfandel and Cabochon, but we also treat our Pinot Noir as a complex blend, using 4 clones.  For example, we made 23 blends to finish our Chardonnay and 38 to make Cinque Gemma.  If you are visiting the winery, you may see us blending; one day we used 218 glasses!

We are a small winery with wines available only at the winery or in our favorite restaurants.  We encourage you to call us and we can assist you with your wine selections.  We hope you enjoy the wines as much as we loved making them!

Cheers!     Lisa Mulcahy, Tami Collins, Chris Mulcahy

Wines.

 

We offer these wines at our Tasting room many are poured at our counter or food and wine pairings. Many wines are crafted to specifically match foods that we love.  We hope you enjoy the wines.

 

Rosso Moscato

A Rose style wine with Moscato ad Cinsault finished semi-sweet at 2% residual sugar.  Pear, Pineapple, Strawberry, Raspberry, Cream and Vanilla.  Dubbed our Picnic wine, and recommend serving very cold. Try with Pear and Gorgonzola Salad, pumpkin or spice bread or fruit tarts!  Alc. 13.5% 150 cases $28 

Cinque Blanca

This wine is crisp, clean with orange and lemon zest, floral, and citrus notes.   Stainless steel aged.  This wine is perfect for summer, salads and seafood!  A blend of Viognier, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Blanc, Gewurztraminer and Chardonnay. Alc. 14.5% 100 cases produced.  $28

Dry Gewurztraminer

Blend of Russian River, Dry Creek and Anderson Valley fruit, we finish with just less than 1/2% residual sugar in stainless steel.  Ripe fresh citrus, pineapple and honeysuckle notes make this a great wine for hot summer days, spicy foods, turkey and our signature tomato basil soup and grilled cheese.  Alc. 14.5% 150 cases produced.  $30 

Viognier

A Blend of Alexander Valley and Russian River Valley Viognier, this wine has hints of orange and lemon zest, light cream and floral notes.  Aged in mostly 2 and 4 year old barrels for 6 months, our Viognier is bright, fruit forward with the richness and warmth without too much oak.  The perfect companion to seafood & salads. Alc. 14.5% 150 cases produced $32  

Chardonnay

Our classic Russian River Valley Chardonnay with warm cream, caramel and citrus.  Aged in mostly 2 and 4 year old barrels for 16 months, our Chardonnay is bright, fruit forward with the richness and warmth without too much oak.  The perfect companion to seafood, salads, caramel popcorn and our signature black forest ham and apple butter panini. Alc. 14.5% 180 cases produced $38  

Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley

Blended from 4 clones from the Ketcham Estate in Russian River, this 100% Pinot Noir is elegant and refined.  Aged in French Oak for 19 months.  Bright Cherry, dark Cherry and subtle Vanilla finish.  Alc. 14.5% 250 cases $44

Pinot Noir Reserve

Blended from 4 clones off the Sapphire Hill Vineyard and the Ketcham Estate in Russian River, this 100% Pinot Noir is elegant and refined.  Aged in French Oak for 20 months.  Bright and dark Cherry with subtle Vanilla finish.  Alc. 14.5% 125 cases $53 

Cinque Gemma

Our Signature Master Blend for medium bodied wine.  Cinque Gemma (5 Gems) is Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Nero D;Avola, Barbera and Dolcetto.  We make this wine to pair with Pasta and Lasagna.  We even bring in food to make the wine match the food!.  Aged in French Oak for 22 months.  Alc. 14.5% 280 cases $44, always half off for Club Members  

Dry Creek Zinfandel

70 year old vine Zinfandel blended with Petite Sirah makes this a full bodied and complex Zin. Notes of subtle pepper, blackberries and smooth finish makes this the ultimate BBQ wine. Aged in American Oak for 18 months.  Alc. 15%  240 cases produced.$40

Zafira, Rockpile Zinfandel Blend

We blended vineyards from Rockpile, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys to make our signature Zinfandel called Zafira.  Big bold chocolate fruit from Rockpile coupled with peppers and earthiness from Dry Creek and smooth vanilla notes from Russian River combine to make our most versatile wine.  Alc. 15% 240 cases  $44  

 

Casa Rossa

Our House Red is a bold blend of Cabernet, Merlot, Alicante Bouchet and Syrah.  Rich cofee, mocha and chewy tannins make this a versatile wine.  Alc. 14.5% 100 cases $36.

Rubineaux

Our version of a Bordeaux Blend, we used Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, Old Vine Merlot from Dry Creek, Malbec from Alexander Valley and Nero D'Avola.  Warm,, rich, and inviting, this wine has bold dark cherries, with hints of blackberry, raspberry amd smoked meat.  A favorite for Steak and rich hearty dishes.  Aged in French Oak for 24 months.  Alc. 14.5% 200 cases $55

Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley

A blend from Alexander Valley hillside and valley floor vineyards and 8% Cab Franc, this wine is quintessential Cabernet.  Rich chewy tannins, dark and warm cherries and hints of loam and raspberries. Aged in French Oak for 28 months.  Alc. 14.5% 125 cases $72 

Porky's 2.0

We let old vine Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Alicante Bouchet hang on the vine 3 extra weeks and harvested very ripe and robust fruit.  This wine has over 3% residual sugar and was made for spicy or smokey BBQ, blue cheese, mayan chocolate and cheesecake. Aged in American Oak for 12 months.  Alc. 15% 260 cases $31

Samocha

Our Dessert Wine, tastes like melted Dove bars, or Chocolate heaven.  A truly unique wine that is not a port, has about 2% residual sugar and balanced fruit and alcohol.  Aged in French oak for 55 months.  500ML Bottle.  Alc. 15% 350 cases $33

 

 

Pinot Noir & Library Wines

 

We offer very special blends , library wines and Magnums that we call our Signature Wines.  We especially love Magnums as the wine is always better and the bottles are made for sharing with friends!

 

 

 

Pinot Noir Magnum

Blended from 4 clones from the Ketcham Estate in Russian River, this 100% Pinot Noir is elegant and refined.  Aged in French Oak for 19 months.  Bright Cherry and subtle Vanilla finish.  Alc. 14.5% 44 cases $95

 

Cabochon

Named for the famous cut of Sapphire gemstones worn by monarchs and celebrities, Cabochon is our Master Blend for Big Red Wines.  We blended Alexander Valley Cabernet and Cab Franc, Syrah and Petite Sirah to make this rich and warm wine.  A favorite for Steak and rich hearty dishes.  Aged in French Oak for 24 months.  Alc. 14.5% 150 cases $60 

 

Smokey Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Magnum

This wine is quintessential Cabernet.  Rich chewy tannins, dark and warm cherries and hints of loam and raspberries.  Aged in French Oak for 28 months.  Alc. 14.5% 40 cases $125 

 

 

Exclusive Wines for Club Members

 

We offer our best wines to Club Members and make very special wines exclusively for our Club Members. 

 

D'Argento Chardonnay 

Rich warm cream and green apples, vanilla and honeysuckle notes make this a great food wine.  Aged in French Oak for 16 months and bottled unfiltered. Pairs with Shrimp, Scallops, Lobster and Chicken.  Alc 14.5% 100 cases $38

Montrachet Clone Chardonnay

Our Signature White Wine, bright ripe fruit with hints of tropical fruit,  cream, stone fruit and citrus. Aged in French Oak for 16 months and bottled unfiltered. Pairs with White Fish, Cerviche, Chicken and Crab. Alc. 14.5% 125 cases $44

D'Argento Pinot Noir

D'Argento (Silver) was crafted for our 25th Anniversary and uses 4 clones from the fabled Ketcham Estate in Russian River Valley.  Bright and Dark Cherries with hints of vanilla and spice.  Pairs with all things Pork, Figs, Goat Cheese, Eggplant, Lamb and Mushrooms.  Aged in French Oak for 19 months.  Alc. 14.5%  100 cases $53

 

Cinque Gemma

Our Signature Master Blend for medium bodied wine.  Cinque Gemma (5 Gems) is Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Nero D'Avola, Barbera, and Dolcetto.  We make this wine to pair with Pasta and Lasagna.  We even bring in food to make the wine match the food!.  Aged in French Oak for 22 months.  Alc. 14.5% 280 cases $44, always half off for Club Members

The Saint, Zinfandel

This robust Zinfandel is made from two small vineyards in Dry Creek 85% and Alexander Valley 15%. Dark and Rich Berries and a great finish.  Aged in American Oak for 18 months.  Alc. 15% 100 cases $44

The Apostle, Zinfandel 

This robust Zinfandel is made from two small vineyards in Alexander Valley 85% and Dry Creek Valley 15%.  Dark and Rich Berries with hints of toffee and Mocha and a great finish.  Aged in American Oak for 18 months.  Alc. 15% 100 cases $44

Old Vines Zinfandel, Alexander Valley

Two vineyards aged 70 and 86 years old from the

southern tip of Alexander Valley make this a very special wine.  Ripe flavors of spice, cacao, toasted oak and loam.  A great food wine, from Italian to BBQ to Steak.  Aged in American Oak for 19 months.  Alc. 16% 200 cases $70  

HK Zinfandel, Alexander Valley

A field blend of Zinfandel and small amounts of Carignane and Petite Sirah combine to make this bold ripe expression of Zinfandel.  Almost spicy and almost jammy, HK is a crowd favorite.  Aged in American Oak for 17 months.  Alc. 16% 200 cases $44  

The Disciple (Petite Sirah Blend)

The Disciple completes the Saint and Apostle trilogy!  We blended 90% Dry Creek Valley Petite Sirah with Dry Creek Zinfandel and Alicante Bouchet to produce a rich, lush fruit driven wine, Aged in French Oak for 20 months.  Alc. 15% 100 cases produced $44

Y (Barbera Blend) 

Y is our Barbera blend from Dry Creek with Petite Sirah and Carignane blended in for depth and flavors.  Bold, Rich, and Acidic, this is an amazing food wine! Alc. 14.5% 100 cases $44 

M

M is our Malbec blend from Rockpile and Dry Creek Valley.  Warm chocolate, berries and hints of vanilla highlight this wine.  Alc. 15% 100 cases $45 

Marquis

We stumbled upon this combination of Malbec, Alicante Bouchet and Carignane by accident and loved it so much we bottled it up.  Medium bodied and elegant nuances of cacao, vanilla, spice and tea. Alc. 14.5% 75 cases $48

Masq Alexander Valley Cabernet  

Rich and Layered, Masq is a great expression of Alexander Valley half valley floor and half hillside.  Hints of dark cherry, currant, blackberry and smoke this wine excites the senses.  Aged in French Oak for 28 months.  Alc 14.5% 250 cases $44 

Smokey Ridge Cabernet  

Made from a tiny vineyard at the top of Mill Creek in Dry Creek, this Cabernet is rich and lush with dark cherry, raspberry, and tobacco notes.  Aged in French Oak for 28 months.  Alc 14.5% 100 cases $49

Roya Alexander Valley Cabernet  

Rich, lush and elegant, Roya is a great expression of Alexander Valley.  Hints of toffee, dark cherry, blackberry and smoke this wine excites the senses.  Aged in French Oak for 28 months.  Alc 14.5% 150 cases $85 

Cabernet Franc

Alexander Valley Cab Franc with 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, barrel aged for 28 months.  Notes of dark currant, spice, wild berry, raspberry and cherry.  Alc. 14.5% 100 cases $80 

Q

Every 5 years or so we find barrels that are special.  We blended two special vineyards into our finest wine, simply called Q.  Bursts of ripe fruit and finish like liquid red velvet cake.  Blend of Zinfandel from Dry Creek and Alexander Valley that looks and tastes similar to a Cabernet.

Alc. 16% 120 cases $124

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