Our finest wines showcasing single vineyard sites
The 2013 Family Collection Chardonnay begins with aromatics of vanilla, toast, honeycomb, dulce de leche and cinnamon. The wine, as always, is viscous and mouth filling, the bright, luscious fore palate opens up with tropical notes of lychee and grilled pineapple before the beautiful oak notes of butterscotch, caramel, and vanilla round out this wine’s lengthy finish.
As the name suggests, this Carneros vineyard belongs to the family is planted on 2.56 acres in the western hills of Napa. It sits between 50 to 100 feet above sea level and is regularly shaded by the marine layer from the San Francisco Bay. Its coastal influence allows us to craft a beautiful, elegant, and balanced Pinot Noir that doesn’t sacrifice flavor. Aromatics of fresh red cherries and cranberries are complimented by dried flowers and sun baked earth. The refreshing palate is driven by bright pomegranate, red berry, and sandalwood flavors that are held together by lively acidity. It stays fresh and graceful on the palate despite its ripeness. This is a red wine that’ll delight in any season and is a perfect pairing for warmer months!
Now this is a Cabernet Sauvignon that shows off the personality of its Coombsville vineyard site. It opens with aromas of black cherry, sweet cranberry, toasted barrel spices, pencil shavings and flint. Flavors of cherry, red plum, clove, graphite, and smoke glide across the palate in weightless fashion. As the finish goes on and on, the wine’s slightly grippy tannins are finally revealed. It’s a mesmerizing combination of rugged flavor and civilized structure. Drink up!
The nose is velvety with rich notes of cinnamon, anise, molasses, and blackberry jam. There are also hints of clove and just a pinch of black pepper. The palate is equally as silky and opens with delicate notes of cherry and ripe raspberry. The wine grows on the palate showing its breadth and beautiful core which leads into a rich blackberry compote finish, complemented but the soft, fine tannin structure.
This wine pours ruby red with a garnet rim. Intense aromas of chocolate, spring violets, fresh strawberry, and rhubarb pie waft from the glass. The palate opens with a silky texture that's accompanied by ripe plum, espresso, and cherry flavors that trail into a persistent finish of strawberry, vanilla, and cedar. All of the nuance is framed by bright acidity and gentle tannins. The 2014 Father Mathew Cabernet is ready to be enjoyed now, and can also be cellared for an additional 5 to 10 years.
The 2014 CABERNET FRANCis begins with aromas of cassis, star of anise, and ground nutmeg, then moves into notes of mocha, ground cacao powder, and beautiful ripe cherries. The palate starts with rich flavors of cherries jubilee, malted chocolate and barrel notes of crème brûlée and barrel spices.