2016 Kylie’s Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc –A beautiful pale straw color with bright hues, tropical scents of passion fruit lime and lemon tree blossoms jump from the glass. The bouquet of aromas are so pleasing, swirling the glass for sensing more is inevidable. Lively notes of citrus, strawberry, peach and raspberry, erupt on the palate and the flavors go wild on the taste buds. A soft texture gives way to passion fruits with the beautiful and sublte minerality inherent to the Musquet clone. The inaugural release of Kylie's Cuvée was in 2004. Kylie Dutton is the second born daughter.
2015 Kyndall’s Reserve Chardonnay – Aromas of citrus fruit, honey and clove swirl from the glass while adding with fruity flavors of sliced apple, white peach and hints of cream as the flavors burst on the palate. The texture is smooth and seamless from start to finish, with a creaminess on the mid-palate. Ending with a buttery finish and brightness, this chardonnay if inherently balanced with the crisp acidity known from Russian River Valley. Kyndall Dutton is the oldest daughter and the inaugural vintage of Kyndall's Reserve Chardonnay was is 2004.
2014 Karmen Isabella Pinot Noir – A ruby red color, aromas of raspberry, cherry and cranberry layer over a foundation of earth and leather with hints of rose petals. Bright flavors with red currants and berries are complex with tannic qualities. Silky sweetness intertwines bright acidity for a delightful mouthfeel. A long powerful finish of tart plum and pomegranate flavors adds to superb complexity. Our first vintage of Karmen Isabella Pinot Noir was made in 2004. Karmen Isabella Dutton is the youngest daughter.
The Sisters Collection Plus includes Blushing Sisters Rosé of Pinot Noir (750ml) and Sweet Sisters Late Harvest Syrah (375ml).
This particular vintage of Blushing Sisters Rosé of Pinot Noir is made from Saignée method or "bleed" of juice from our Thomas Road vineyard, which is one of our boldest Pinot Noir vineyards. Respectfully, this wine is aromatic with melon, strawberry and peach. The taste then gives way to even more intense flavors, including fresh raspberry and cherry.
Our dessert wine, Sweet Sisters Late Harvest Syrah offers the fruit flavors inherent to a cool climate Syrah that can only be extracted and intensified by allowing the grapes to hang longer on the vine. With baking spices and raisined aromas filling the glass, hints of sweet boysenberry and blackberry flavors fill your palate, while lending a memory of Grandmas old-fashioned berry pie.
The Patriarchs, the bold and respected personalities from the Family Tree Collection: My Father's Vineyard Syrah, Warren's Collection Chardonnay and La Familía Pinot Noir.
My Father's Vineyard Syrah - This wine speaks to the cool climate of Green Valley from the nose, all the way through to the finish. Erupting with aromas of smoked meats, black pepper and violets, My Father's Vineyard elegantly transitions to having wonderful blueberry and blackberry flavors with a hint of tobacco.
Warren's Collection Chardonnay is innovatively bottled with a screw cap. Fermented in 35% new French Oak barrels, a vibrant straw color fills the glass. Aromas of baking spices, orange zest, and lime blossom erupt from the glass. A delicate mouth-feel intensifies with flavors of peach, Bosc pear, pineapple, a hint of cinnamon with toasted hazelnut, and sugar cane. The finish concludes with subtle coconut, perfectly ripe mango and a buttery finish.
La Familía Pinot Noir, the color of a beautiful red ruby, is well integrated and focused. Blueberry, blackberry and cherry cola aromas permeate from the glass. With a minerality upon the first sip, you are guided to a rounded mouthful of dark berry, licorice, savory cherry and a finish, which lingers. There are few words to describe this flawless pinot noir.
The Family Gems Collection are the exlusive crown jewels from our family vineyards: Jewell Block Pinot Noir, Thomas Road Pinot Noir, Manzana Vineyard Pinot Noir, Cherry Ridge Vineyard Syrah and Dutton Palms Vineyard Chardonnay.
Jewell Block Pinot Noir is a beautiful red gem stone color opening with complex aromas of cherry and strawberry preserves intertwined with delicate hints of spice and smoke. This wines has a rich introduction onto the palate with flavors of dried black bherry, crushed pomegranate and blueberry reduction. It is framed by nutty, rich tannin with bright citurs and finishes with a touch of root beer hard candy and rhubarb. This is a special and unique example of two selected rows of grapes from the pinnacle Jewell Vineyard.
This mouth filling wine is royaly integrated. Thomas Road Pinot Noir is a forward wine with massive fruit, floral notes and an earthy complexity. On the palate, notes of dried plums, baking snicker doodle, black cherry, cola, black berry jam, grilled meat and even sweet smoked ham blend perfectly. The lingering long finish entices another sip. With strong tannins, Thomas Road follows through with great structure and boldness. - 91 Points Wine Advocate
A deep, rich dark red color,s ubtle hints of violet help to accentuate the beauty in Manzana Vineyard Pinot Noir. Aromas of warm baked pie crust and freshly sliced apples are interwoven with earthy tones of forest floor and pine needles. Robust cherry and baked apple pave the way for the warm floavors of molasses, cinnamon and vanilla that follow. Big and round on the palate, this wine expands to a powerfully and complex on the mid-palate and finishes with fresh sliced apple while maintaining a well-structured body and integrated, sikly tannins. - 91 Points Wine Advocate
Dutton Palms Vineyard Chardonnay With a medium golden hue, this wine has excellent clarity. Honey, nougat, char and spice hit your nose with hints of eucalyptus and ginger. With a seamless introduction on the palate sliced green apple, fresh crème, tangerine and grapefruit rind are complex and end with a smooth, silky finish of fine oak, integrated with ginger and marzipan. 91 Point Wine Advocate
Swirling Cherry Ridge Vineyard Syrah in the glass offers fragrant aromas of freshly picked blackberries and blueberries, along with scents of pepper, tobacco and bacon. Subtle nuances of vanilla toasted chestnuts and smoked meats are indicators of time aged in French oak. These flavors come alive on the palate with a velvety texture followed by flavorful blackberry pie and cherry pie. Refined tannins are balanced well with the acidity from the vineyards location. A finale of mixed berries and crispy bacon on the taste buds are keenly noted. Pairing well with grilled meats and old-fashioned stews this wine serves favorably with any season.