The bouquet is delicate yet rich displaying delicious toasted marshmallows, vanilla bean, and the classic Trinitas signature Butterscotch. The mouthfeel on the Chardonnay is full and broad. The creamy texture coats your mouth and leads to a lengthy finish.
JAMES SUCKLING: 92 POINTS
The wine opens with aromas dominated by dried cranberry, forest floor, and cinnamon spice. The palate offers a lovely core of cherry, cranberry, balanced acidity and “classic” spice associated with Zinfandel. The finish is supple with just enough tannin structure.
WINE ENTHUSIAST: 92 POINTS
Our 2010 Meritage is a blend of noble Bordeaux style varieties that consistently deliver lush tannins and intense blue fruit flavors. Blueberries intermingle with hickory and licorice & black cherry plums. This Meritage is full bodied with rich chunky tannins with a lengthy finish that will beckon to open up another bottle.
SF CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION: DOUBLE GOLD
The nose starts with surprising hints of BBQ notes like mesquite and a pinch of pepper. This evolves into beautiful notes of big black cherry, dark chocolate, and essences of raspberry. The palate is dominated by chocolate and coffee notes, the mid palate has hints of cola berry and currant which leads to the long lingering finish.
JAMES SUCKLING: 93 POINTS; ROBERT PARKER: 91 POINTS
The nose starts out with a distinct smell of chocolate covered maraschino cherries, which leads into notes of strawberry preserves, vanilla extract, and caramel. The cherry from the nose translates to the broad palate and exhibits a beautiful and rich note of cherries jubilee. This wine exhibits a solid and wide core on the palate that continues through the lingering finish.
WINE ENTHUSIAST: 93 POINTS
Rich red cherries are abundant on the nose accompanied by notes of plum, blackberry compote, muddled blueberries, cocoa, and a hint of baking spices. The Cabernet is incredibly rich in flavor but surprisingly elegant and velvety in structure. Chocolate covered black cherries and beautiful blackberries are present throughout the core.
JAMES SUCKLING: 91 POINTS; SF CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION: DOUBLE GOLD
The nose offers dense aromatics of fruitcake, brier, vanilla, baking spices, and strawberry. The palate is dominated by jammy blackberry, with notes of espresso and spice. The palate is structured with complex layers of uber ripe dark fruit, dried cherry, persistent oak and a vanilla tinged finish.
WINE ENTHUSIAST: 91 POINTS & CELLAR SELECTION
The nose starts out with hints of cinnamon, leading into the rich red currant preserves, baking spices, and plum notes. The fore palate is full with red licorice dancing into the mid palate which is dominated by cherry cola flavors. The finish of this wine is long and will remind you of a delicious Italian espresso with a pinch of nutmeg.
JAMES SUCKLING: 91 POINTS
The beautiful French oak notes of cola berry, toast, and barrel spice kick off the nose on the Father Mathew Cabernet Sauvignon. The classic ripe red cherry that we always look forward to on this wine sweetens the core of the nose with a hint of blueberry on the backend.
JAMES SUCKLING: 93 POINTS
Raw cocoa bean dominates the aromatics of this wine. Hints of baking spices, turmeric, and plum also linger in the nose. The palate is well balanced with bright acid and bountiful mouthwatering tannins. This wine is all about dark chocolate with beautiful blue fruit notes on the finish.
ROBERT PARKER: 92 POINTS; JAMES SUCKLING: 91
There are aromas of maple cured bacon, cocoa powder, currant preserves, and a hint of dried tobacco leaf. The palate is well balanced with bright acid and bountiful mouthwatering tannins. This wine is all about dark chocolate with bright red fruit notes on the finish.
JAMES SUCKLING: 91 POINTS