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For the second year in a row, one of our wines has been named to Sonoma Magazine’s 100 Best Wines of Sonoma!

The publication selected our 2013 Malbec as one of the county’s best – an incredible honor, especially when you consider the sheer number of amazing wines coming out of Sonoma today. We’re thrilled to be included among so many distinguished wineries; congratulations to all!

Bottled in July of 2015 and released earlier this year, our 2013 Malbec has received a number of accolades, including:

 

BEST OF CLASS & DOUBLE GOLD
2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

95 POINTS & GOLD MEDAL
2016 Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge

GOLD MEDAL
2015 Grand Harvest Awards

 

Wine writer and reviewer, Linda Murphy, had this to say about the wine:

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Brian and Janice Schmidt (she’s the winemaker) won gold and achieved 95 points at the NCWC with this brawny, dense wine with blackberry, blueberry and mulberry flavors accented by chocolate, vanilla and baking spice.

The tannins are quite firm, suggesting a year or more of bottle age will reward the patient. (LM)

Check out this great article yourself in the online issue of The 2016 100 Best Wines of Sonoma…our review is located on page A109!

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