California is North America's most important wine region, producing over 90% of the total wine production of the USA. While Napa Valley might be the most recognised name of the country’s various appellations and home to some of the most celebrated wineries in the world, wine lovers are now discovering the beautiful jigsaw of terroirs and offering that constitutes modern California. Many dynamic, niche, premium vineyards producing outstanding individual wines are now firmly part of the landscape of California wines, producing individual, characterful wines.
Bottle 75cl £30.48
The last of the familys grapes to be harvested, usually in mid-October, this site in Bennet Valley is cool and foggy and pushes the boundaries of ripening, giving fruit with delicate flavours and low alcohol. The blend is 97% Roussanne, with just a touch of Viognier for complexity, given a little skin contact and 10 months in neutral oak with...more
Bottle 75cl £37.68
This floral, fragrant and vividly mineral wine offers up enticing notes of fresh tangerine, beeswax and jasmine. The texture is fabulously bright with a sharp, crystalline acidity caressed in creamy mid-palate notes of baked lemon patisserie. This 2015 release from Liquid Farms is the leanest in style of all the wines and will benefit from some time in bottle; if...more
Bottle 75cl £38.68
Healthy deep red. Good energy and nuance to the aromas of plum, currant, tobacco and milk chocolate The palate conveys an old-vines intensity and good lift to the currant and wild mint flavors. The sweetest and lushest of these 2011s to this point, finishing with firm, building tannins and very good balancing acidity.91 Points.more
Bottle 75cl £48.68