Our award winning wines are small lot vintage varietals carefully selected from multilple appellations and blended by our winemaker, Derek Irwin. Our Sierra Foothill wines start from select grapes harvested from premiere Sierra Foothills vineyards that Derek then crafts into outstanding wines at our Napa winery. We plan our first harvest from our Loomis Mount Saint Joseph vineyard in 2020.
Limited Production - 47 cases
This terrific dessert wine was made from Alicante Bouschet grapes. The fermentation was interrupted with the addition of fortified alcohol at 8 Brix. The result is a wine with a lovely velvet texture and sweetness.
Silver Medal - 2019 SF Chronicle Wine Competition
The 2016 Marello is even better than the original 2014. This Tuscan style blend of 6 varietals is a winner!
Limited Production - 99 Cases
Riper and bigger tannins for this Tempranillo - it has pomegranate flavors along with the black cherry and black berry fruit. You'll also not hints of blond tobacco, cinnamon and vanilla.
Limited Production - 110 cases
This wine has lots cherries and strawberries with a bit of sun dried tomatoes and slight balsamic. It has vanilla and an earthiness in the nose. Nice bright acidity. The 2016 Sangiovese will pair with most Tuscan dishes including osso buco, pizza and even better, a nice ribollita (flavorful bread soup-awesome).
Silver Medal - 2019 California State Fair
Limited Production - 93 Cases
This highly rated Cabernet Franc has notes of strawberry, juniper, blueberries and light bell pepper.
Silver Medal - 2020 SF Chronicle Wine Competition
Production - 131 Cases
Confluence is a fitting name for this non-traditional red blend of our award winning Cabernet Franc and Mourvedre varietals. Like the American River confluence just a few miles away from us, these two wines came together to create an amazing blend.
Limited Production - 115 Cases
Blended a with touches of Petit Vedot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah, this approachalbe Cab has nice black cherry and curants with some cedar, spices and tobacco from the French oak.
Production - 148 Cases
The 2016 Confession blend is the follow on to the highly popular 2015 Zuppa blend. Nicely balanced of red and dark fruit, nice acidity and moderate tannin. If you liked Zuppa, you'll love Confession!
Production - 120 Cases
The 2016 Zinfandel has been blended with small amounts of Cabernet Franc and Syrah. A hint of citrus zest adds to the nice blackberry and strawberry fruits.
Double Gold Medal - 2020 SF Chronicle Wine Competition
Limited Production - 85 Cases
The 2017 Malbec is loaded with black cherries, blackberry, mocha and a sweet tobacco. Pair with an assortment of fatty grilled meats, right off the plancha!
Limited Production - 125 Cases
This 2017 Muscat offers up a traditional Muscat nose. It has a soft, pleasant mouthfeel with the sugar nicely balanced with the acidity. It was blended with a small amount of Viognier for a bit of "sparkle".
Production - 325 Cases
The 2017 Sauvignon Blanc offers up notes of gooseberry and toasted nuts. It has a medium, grassy palate with a medium finish - more complex than your typical Sauvignon Blanc.