Press Reviews

Vintage 2016

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, 2018
Silver Medal

Harvest Challenge, 2017
Silver Medal

Vintage 2015
 
San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, 2017
Silver Medal

2017 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Silver Medal

Harvest Challenge, 2016

Silver Medal

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo: International Wine Competition 2017

Bronze Medal

California State Fair Wine Competition, 2017
Bronze Medal, 87 points

Orange County Wine Society, 2017
Bronze Medal
 
Vintage 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, 2016
Double Gold Medal


Wine Enthusiast, July 2016 Issue
"This is a lusty white buoyed by acidity, swirling in wisps of vanilla cream, cinnamon and a twist of lemon meringue. Ripe in flavor and rich in oak, it's compelling and inviting on the palate, with a suggestion of fennel." - VB
89 rating

TEXSOM International Wine Awards, 2016
Bronze Medal


Houston Livestock and Rodeo Wine Competition, 2016
Silver Medal

Robert Parker, Dec. 2015 Issue
89 points
"The cuvée of 2014 Chardonnay was 53% barrel-fermented that went through malolactic, with the rest generally tank-fermented and aged minimally in French barrels. Effusive white peach, honeysuckle and citrus jump from the glass of this impressive Chardonnay. Very fruity, it has good acidity, a subtle touch of oak, and builds nicely on the mouth to a crisp, zesty finish. Drink it over the next several years." - RP


Robert Parker, Dec 2016 Issue
87 points

"Soft tangerine and orange rind notes along with some subtle background wood are present in the 2014 Chardonnay, which is crisp, zesty, medium-bodied, nicely etched and refreshing. Fruit dominates and the wine has good, tart acids. Drink it over the next 2-3 years."


California State Fair Wine Competition, 2016
Bronze Medal, 86 points


Orange County Fair Wine Competition, 2016
Bronze Medal


Grand Harvest Awards, 2016

Silver Medal


Vintage 2013


Grand Harvest Awards, 2015
Silver Medal

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, 2015
Silver Medal

Houston Livestock and Rodeo Wine Competition, 2015
Silver Medal

San Antonio Stock and Rodeo Wine Competition, 2015
Silver Medal

Orange County Fair Wine Competition, 2014
Silver Medal

California State Fair Wine Competition, 2014
Silver Medal

Grand Harvest Awards, 2014
Bronze Medal

Vintage 2012

Houston Livestock and Rodeo Wine Competition, 2014
Bronze Medal

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, 2014
Silver Medal

Grand Harvest Awards, 2013
Bronze Medal

Orange County Fair Wine Competition, 2013
Bronze Medal

California State Fair Wine Competition, 2013
Silver Medal

Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Dec 2013
85 points

Vintage 2011

Houston Livestock and Rodeo Wine Competition, 2012
Gold Medal

Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Dec 2012
"This tastes sweet and creamy, with buttered toast, buttered popcorn and tropical fruit flavors. It's made in the modern style, and despite its shortcomings, it will appeal to many Chardonnay fans." –S.H.
85 points

Grand Harvest Awards, 2012
Bronze Medal

Riverside International Wine Competition, 2013
Silver Medal

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, 2013
Silver Medal

Vintage 2010

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, 2012
Gold Medal

Orange County Fair, 2012
Bronze Medal

Vintage 2006

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, 2008
Double Gold Medal (unanimous)

Grand Harvest Awards, 2008
Gold Medal, 94 points

Houston Livestock & Rodeo Wine Competition, 2007
Silver Medal

San Diego International Wine Competition, 2008
Silver Medal

New World International Wine Competition, 2008
Silver Medal

California State Fair Wine Competition, 2008
Silver Medal, 90 points

Vintage 2005

Orange County Fair, 2006
Bronze Medal

Wine Enthusiast, December 2006

85 points

Chardonnay, Yountville, Napa Valley

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