Named in honor of our Italian lady friend, who after tasting a sample of this wine exclaimed “Mamma Mia! Que buon vino!”
Light golden in color with delicious aromas and flavors of honeysuckle, orange zest, wildflowers and apricots.
Gold Medal / Best of Class - 2017 Amador County Fair
Bringing back memories of long lazy summer days, this lovely pale gold colored Muscat wine grown in block 19B at our Estate Vineyards, offers lovely aromas and flavors of citrus fruit blossoms, white peaches and ripe apricots with hints of nutmeg on the finish.
Bursting with aromas and flavors of strawberries and watermelon, this wine makes a delicious companion to warm summer days or weekend getaways with family and friends. A seasonal favorite, this wine sells out by summer’s end almost every year.”
Seductively dark garnet in color, this wine offers lovely aromas and flavors of blueberries, ripe raspberries and ripe strawberries with hints of juniper, chocolate cocoa and cinnamon followed by a long lingering finish.
Gold Medal - 2017 Amador County Fair
Gold Medal - 92 pts - 2017 Los Angeles Int'l Wine Competition
This wine offers wonderful, rich aromas of blackberries, currant and black cherries with hints of cassis and loamy earth. Luscious flavors of earthy blackberry and red berries with hints of oak fill the palate followed by a long, lingering finish.
Gold Medal - 2016 San Francisco Int'l Wine Competition
Silver Medal - 2016 California State Fair Wine Competition
“Il Nonno” – Italian for granddaddy … old, wise, loved, temperamental, respected.
Moody, dark purple in color, the nose fills with earthy aromas of blackberries, cherries, mushrooms and a hint of cassis. On the palate it is a powerfully well balanced wine with a lingering, long finish.
4 Star Gold - 2017 Orange County Wine Society / OC Fair
Silver Medal - 2017 Los Angeles Int'l Wine Competition
“Le Grand Pére” - French for Grandfather … head of the family, worldly and elegant, with great taste and a love of life. Seductively dark purple in color, this wine boasted intense aromas of earthy blackberries, black currants and spice. On the palate it is both concentrated and velvety with strong hints of oak and a soft, lingering finish.
“La Bête Noire” – French for the black beast … intense, scary yet seductive and irresistible.
On the nose, this wine explodes with complex aromas of earthy, raspberries, blackberries, mushrooms, smoke and hints of cedar. On the palate it is powerful with flavors of reipe black cherries, leather with hints of cedar and tobacco and a long rich mouth feel.