California is North America's most important wine region, producing over 90% of the total wine production of USA. Loosely divided into North Coast, South Coast, Central Coast and the Central Valley, which also comprises the Sierra Foothills, the best known quality regions are Napa and Sonoma. Although the big brands haven't gone away, there are today many other very small, niche, premium vineyards producing outstanding individual wines.
Bottle 75cl £35.10
A beautiful, floral core of violets and roses creates a very perfumed, elegant, classic and gentle aroma. Immediately appealing, the wine opens up on the palate to reveal spicy notes alongside delicate and attractive crunchy redcurrant and raspberry. The texture is silken and wild with broad, expansive and juicy density supported by fine tannins which leads to an earthy and...more
Bottle 75cl £41.00
Bottle 75cl £20.10
Roasted beef, chipped asphalt and black currant conspire for a very deep and brooding but not overly powerful nose on this bottling from winemaker Trey Fletcher. The palate pops with thyme, rosemary, dried flowers and pepper, with the tangy black plum fruit only emerging with patience. Built to last.more
Bottle 75cl £25.00