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

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

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

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: $215.70

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 '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

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

Bogle Vineyards Pinot Noir 2013
"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

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

Limerick Lane 'Rocky Knoll' Zinfandel 2012
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "This balances a briary intensity with style and polish. Floral aromas of wild berry and underbrush pair with deep, flavors of jammy raspberry, smoky spice and licorice. Ripe tannins sneak in on the finish. Drink now through 2021. 150 cases made."  "Limerick Lane is a 30 acre
Item Number: 18000

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

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

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

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

Joseph Swan 'Kent the Younger' Chardonnay 2011
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "With only 12.5% alcohol by volume, this young-vine Chardonnay is one of the lightest, most delicate Chardonnays the winery has ever produced. But it’s not shy on flavor, delivering waves of tropical fruits, peaches, vanilla and buttered toast. Long and sweet in honey, it
Item Number: 14570

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 Chardonnay 2013
"The 2013 J Russian River Valley Chardonnay is a fresh, stunningly elegant wine. Citrus aromas of pineapple and lemon are punctuated by a zesty spice reminiscent of a tropical island breeze. Vibrant flavors of ripe pear, kiwi and peaches with a creamy yet tart finish and bright acidity make this
Item Number: 17573

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

Bedrock Wine 'Papera Ranch Heritage' Red 2012
93  Antonio Galloni 
Antonio Galloni 93 "The 2012 Papera Ranch Heritage, a Zinfandel-based field blend red, is another drop-dead gorgeous beauty. Dark cherries, plums, tobacco, licorice and new leather all burst from the glass. The style is rich, intense and voluptuous, but all the elements are in the right place.
Item Number: 16466

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

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

Deloach Vineyards 'O.F.S.' Pinot Noir 2009
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93 "A very fine Pinot Noir, dry and elegantly constructed, but it needs a little time in the cellar. That’s due to the tannins, which are thick and noticeable in the way they create an astringency through the finish. The flavors are exceptionally rich, suggesting cherries,
Item Number: 17149

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