Russian River Valley

Ramey 'Russian River Valley' Chardonnay 2012
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93 Online Exclusive "Decadent aromas of golden pear and Tahitian vanilla rise to the top of this incredibly well-crafted wine, a blend of multiple vineyard sources, most of them single-vineyard designated in other wines. Steely minerality buoys the overall experience, with a touch
Item Number: 17284
Case: $371.40

Bogle Vineyards Pinot Noir 2013
90  Wine Enthusiast 
"Bright berry and cola follows on the well-balanced palate, surrounded by soft suggestions of tea leaves and lavender. From the mellow French oak, toasty vanilla winds itself throughout, creating a long, lingering and elegant finish."~ Winery notes
Item Number: 3251
Case: $119.40

Belle Glos 'Dairyman' Pinot Noir 2013
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Exhibits a rich array of flavor and personality. Spicy, toasty anise and black licorice notes join cedary oak details, lending this a distinctive edge. Drink now through 2023."~JL  "The aromas are abundant with bright cherry, cranberry and brown spice, reminiscent of warm
Item Number: 16423
Case: $431.40

Raeburn Winery Chardonnay 2013
" The Raeburn Russian River Valley chardonnay shows an array of complex fruit tones ranging from white pear and apple to nectarine. The fruit is beautifully complemented with toasted oak vanilla and a hint of warn Crème Brulee with a balanced and elegant finish. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 17744
Case: $167.40

Paul Hobbs 'Ross Station' Chardonnay 2012
96  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 96 "The 2012 Chardonnay Ross Station Estate (their first vintage of this cuvée) comes from the Mt. Eden clone planted in a cool area of the Green Valley section of Russian River, next to the Reuling Vineyard that Mark Aubert made famous. It offers up notes of lemon blossom, white
Item Number: 17549

Picket Fence Chardonnay 2013
"This is a richly textured wine, but it still has the backbone and balance one associates with Russian River Chardonnays. Flavors of Meyer lemon and Bosc pear mingle with the toasted oak components of carmalized brown spices, resulting in a rich, sensuous wine that coats the mouth with a long, silky
Item Number: 8385
Case: $131.40

Paul Hobbs 'Russian River' Chardonnay 2012
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-93 "The 2012 Chardonnay Russian River (3,900 cases produced) will be a big-time winner. It exhibits copious aromas of tropical fruit and buttery citrus, medium to full body and a flamboyant personality. It should drink nicely for 3-4 years." ~ RP  Stephen Tanzer 90 "Bright gold.
Item Number: 16224

Au Contraire Pinot Noir 2012
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91"Light and spicy, this hails from cool-climate sites. It is exhilarating in cinnamon and clove, with a structured core of wild strawberry and a finish of fennel. The aromas of violet that waft forward on the nose are incredibly inviting, as is the wine?s silky texture."
Item Number: 17159
Case: $251.40

DeLoach 'Russian River Valley' Chardonnay 2012
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 "Chard freaks will love this California-style version of the variety. It’s wonderfully fruity, with ripe pineapples, tangerines and papayas, and a rich, sweet taste, like bananas sautéed in butter and drizzled with honey. The acidity is perfect. Great job for the price, and easy
Item Number: 17494
Case: $179.40

Martinelli 'Bondi Home Ranch' Pinot Noir 2012
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94  "The largest production (620 cases) cuvée is the 2012 Pinot Noir Bondi Home Ranch. This sees about 85% new oak and comes from Dijon clones 667, 777, 115 as well as the Calera selection, which is believed to have been taken from one of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti vineyards many
Item Number: 17337

Paul Hobbs 'Russian River' Pinot Noir 2012
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 WE TOP 100 2014 Rank 86 "Powerful and lush, this is a velvety, classically styled Russian River Valley Pinot, weighty and lip smacking in black cherry and touch of earth buoyed by finely hued acidity. Perfectly enjoyable right now, it’ll age, too, the spicy undertones coaxed to
Item Number: 15654

Limerick Lane 'Russian River' Syrah Grenache 2012
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "The 2012 Syrah/Grenache (66% and 34% respectively) sees some new French oak. It offers up copious aromas of blackcurrants, cherries, strawberries, licorice, asphalt and roasted herbs. Good acidity, beautiful density, a full-bodied opulence, and 14.1% alcohol suggest it will drink
Item Number: 18109
Case: $395.40

Walter Hansel 'The Meadows' Chardonnay 2012
92  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 92 "The least expensive Chardonnay (and it’s a heck of a value) is the 2012 Chardonnay The Meadows. Made entirely from the Hanzell clone of Chardonnay planted in sandy Goldridge soils, it sees about 40% new oak, goes through full malolactic, and is stirred on its lees. A
Item Number: 17848
Case: $359.40

Ramey 'Ritchie' Chardonnay 2011
94  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 94 "The 2011 Chardonnay Ritchie Vineyard is wonderfully intense and saline from start to finish. Bright floral notes meld into orchard fruit, spices and slate. This is one of the brightest, most focused Chardonnays in the range. All the elements are simply in the right place for the
Item Number: 17559
Case: $599.40

Clos Du Bois 'Reserve' Chardonnay 2013
"Brilliant silver straw in color, the Russian River Valley Reserve Chardonnay exudes rich aromatics reminiscent of ripe apples and pears with hints of stone fruit and citrus. The intense fruit-forward flavors are bright and juicy with ripe apples, pears and fig, highlighted by nuances of toffee and
Item Number: 3825
Case: $155.40

Jordan Winery Chardonnay 2012
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 "The winery is making new strides by finding the best sites for its wines rather than trying to grow everything on its estate. This Chardonnay is a case in point. High in acidity and low in oak influence, it offers restrained layers of tropical mango, lemon and ginger snap."~VB 
Item Number: 16761
Case: $323.40

Hayman & Hill 'Reserve' Meritage 2012
"Ripe cherry, milk chocolate, blackberry leaf flavors with silky smooth mouth with a long and very full finish. The thick body and acidic feel in the mouth is the perfect piece to add tannic backbone to this blend." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 5560
Case: $143.40

Martin Ray Pinot Noir 2013
87  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 87 " This is a classic Russian River Valley Pinot Noir with bright acidity and fresh fruit balance. Mouthwatering aromas of strawberry, black cherry, toffee and Asian spices give way to a silky, juicy mouthful of cherry, cranberry and spice flavors. Long delicious finish. December
Item Number: 14437
Case: $203.40

Frei Brothers 'Reserve' Chardonnay 2013
" Rich golden color. Aromas and complex varietal characters of bright pear, peach and citrus fruit, with hints of vanilla and spice typical of premium Russian River Valley Chardonnay. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 17617
Case: $167.40

J Vineyards Pinot Gris 2013
87  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 87"It’s rich and fruity in lemons, limes, oranges, honeysuckle flowers and vanilla bean. As sweet as it feels midpalate, it finishes dry and zesty in acidity. The acidity will cut right through prosciutto, eggrolls, chicken tamales or a Sunday brunch ham and cheese soufflé."~SH
Item Number: 5290
Case: $155.40

J Vineyards 'Russian River' Pinot Noir 2012
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "It’s hard to imagine a better Pinot for drinking right now. It’s so rich and spicy, offering tiers of raspberry and cherry preserves, ripe Christmas persimmons and pomegranates, and a delicious coating of smoky new oak. The tannin-acid balance is perfect."~SH  Anthony Dias
Item Number: 15348

DuMol 'Eddie's Patch' Syrah 2011
93  Antonio Galloni 
Antonio Galloni 93 "An exotic melange of dark red/black fruit, black pepper, orange peel and savory herbs lift from the glass in the 2012 Syrah Eddie's Patch Hoppe-Kelly Vineyard. Vivid, nuanced and wonderfully alive in the glass, the 2011 is firing on all cylinders today. Even with all of the
Item Number: 15772

Martin Ray Chardonnay 2013
"Perfectly balanced aromas of baked apple, creamy vanilla yogurt, citrus, tropical toasted coconut and floral notes delight the nose and continue as flavors in the juicy, round mouth. ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 14438
Case: $167.40

Hook & Ladder 'The Tillerman' Red 2011
"The Tillerman steers the back of the Hook & Ladder truck, a position our founder, Cecil, held for many years in San Francisco. Tillerman, the wine, is deep red-violet in color, possessing complex aromas of black stone fruit with hints of cinnamon and dry herbs. On the palate flavors of cherries and
Item Number: 15302
Case: $167.40

Martinelli 'Vellutini Ranch' Zinfandel 2011
92  Stephen Tanzer 
Vinous Media 92 "A massive, brooding wine, the 2011 Zinfandel Vellutini Ranch is also one of the darker wines in this range. Dark red/black stone fruit, tobacco, new leather, menthol and spices burst from the glass as this resonant, layered Zinfandel blossoms with air. The style is built on power
Item Number: 17245