The 2018 vintage is the cuvée most reminiscent of Provence to date. On the
nose, the wine has a purity of fruit with notes of white peach, citrus and
wet stones. The wine blooms on the palate with flavors of ripe stone fruit,
cantaloupe, and tangy citrus. The wine's texture declares its California
origins with opulence, plenty of mid-palate texture and an elegant finish.
Blackberry, raspberry and other brambly fruit characteristic of Alexander Valley. "Graham crust" undertones typical of the Home Ranch terroir. Subtle hints of oak, briary acidity and soft, ripe fruit tannins..
Intense and opulent notes of red cherry and spiced red plum mingle with hints of Mission fig and rose petal, showcasing the distinctive Chamisal spice. The pallet is rich and luscious with suggestions of cherry pie, strawberry preserves, and hints of anise, backed by fine and focused tannins that bring balance and length to the finish.
99 points, Double Gold, Best of Show Pink - CA State Fair 91 points, Editors’ Choice - Wine Enthusiast
2017 began with a good amount of winter rain followed by a mild Spring, leading
to an early bud break and a much needed boost in early vine growth. Summer
was consistently warm and dry with a heat wave in early September, but these
varietals handled it well, as they are used to the warm temperatures of the
In the tradition of the classic French rosés, ours is delicate and refreshing, pale in color, and bone-dry. This wine exhibits flavors of peach, grapefruit, and papaya along with fresh herbs and minerality.