Spring is here and the vineyards are alive with the bright yellow blooms of seasonal mustard.  A drive through the wine country is a perfect way to combat the winter doldrums. You’ll also see the first signs of the spring wildflower season with swathes of orange, white and purple on our Sonoma County hillsides. Bud break has begun on our Chardonnay vines and we expect to see it throughout all of the vineyards in the next few weeks!

We are launching the 2021 season with a fabulous Spring Sale. This is a great opportunity  to enjoy many of our GOLD MEDAL wines. Enjoy!

These wines are automatically discounted in our Estate 1856 Online Store…up to $300 the order is discounted 35%…and over $300 the order is discounted 45%. Shipping is reduced to $10 within California or $20 outside of California if the order is less than $300…if the order is over $300 shipiping is ONE CENT!

2015 Duvall’s Prospect Bordeaux Blend – 2 Double Gold Medals and 2 Gold Medals

Rich, enticing aromatics of toasty vanillin oak mingle with vine-ripened blackberries and a kiss of coconut. A silken entry exposes the luscious blend of currant, blackberry, and dark cherry with hints of raspberry and blueberry. Cedary oak notes caress the layers of fruit as the long finish exposes traces of cocoa and espresso..

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon – Barrel Reserve – 2 Double Gold Medals and 2 Gold Medals

As the wine opens, richly concentrated, dark aromatics fill the nose with vine-ripened wild blackberry, blueberry and mocha-laced oak. The mouth reflects the opulence found on the nose. Intense ripe boysenberry, dark plum and black cherry are layered with luscious notes oak, vanilla and chocolate

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon – 1 Double Gold Medal and 2 Gold Medals

Enticing deep-set aromas of cassis and juicy boysenberry weave through notes of forest floor. The first sip reveals an opulent, balanced Cabernet with round, rich edges. A concentrated core offers seductive flavors of blackberry, black currant, and black cherry mingled with hints of black pepper, eucalyptus, and cedar.

2014 Duvall’s Prospect Bordeaux Blend – 1 Double Gold Medal and 1 Gold Medal

Focused aromatics of layered ripe dark berries laced with traces of cedar deliver an inviting entry. The lush round mouthfeel reveals an opulent blend of red and black berries with a touch of blueberry. Dark cherry, creamy mocha, Valrhona cocoa and subtle forest floor appear and seamlessly integrate with the rich berry essence as the wine lingers on the palate.


2014 Cabernet Sauvignon – 1 Double Gold Medal and 2 Gold Medals

Fragrant dark aromas fill the nose with ripe blackberry, currant, chocolate, and toasty oak. The silken entry showcases the juicy core of dark cherry and black currant against a backdrop of Dutch cocoa and toasted vanillin oak with hints of fine herbs, loamy earth, and eucalyptus.

From our home to yours, may Spring bring you laughter and love.