Santa Barbara County


Foxen Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir 2014
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "Spice, underbrush, wild herbs and assorted red fruits all emerge from the charming, medium-bodied, supple, forward 2014 Pinot Noir from the Santa Maria Valley. It's geared for drinking over the coming 3-4 years, but offers incredible quality for not much buck. Note, this is a mix
Item Number: 23103
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Sandhi 'Santa Barbara' Chardonnay 2013
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91  International Wine Report 
International Wine Report 91 "The 2013 Santa Barbra County Chardonnay from Sandhi is a blend from some of the top vineyards across the Santa Rita Hills, Santa Maria and Santa Ynez appellations. As this unwinds alluring aromas of green apple, asian pear, fennel, quince and spring flowers come
Item Number: 19279
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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The Dirty Pure Project 'The F Bomb' Red Blend 2013
Tasting notes: "Fresh cracked black pepper, white flowers and cigar box followed by a deep and brooding core of blackberry jam, ripe strawberry and velvety textures with purity, concentration and a long, seamless finish."  Winemaker notes: "The majority of fruit--89% Grenache , 6% Barbera, 5%
Item Number: 21185
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Varner 'El Camino Vyd' Chardonnay 2014
92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92 "Despite its very reasonable price, the 2014 Chardonnay El Camino Vineyard delivers serious intensity, richness and nuance. Broad, ample and phenolic, the 2014 exudes all the classic Varner signatures, structure being the most obvious of these. Yellow orchard fruit, mint, candied
Item Number: 22371
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Foxen Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir 2013
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94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 Delicious aromas of ripe cherry pie and black cardamom are quite sexy. The palate is far more complicated and layered, with the tartness of plum skins, richness of strawberry, balsamic reduction and spiciness of black sage.

Foxen Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir 2012
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90  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 90"Silky and seamless in texture, offering gently sweet raspberry and cherry flavors and a touch of florality. Closes silky and long, with gentle tannins and lingering spiciness."

Foxen 7200 Vogelzang Vyd Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
90  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 90 "Aged for 22 months in French oak, 80% of it new: Opaque ruby. Oak-spiced cherry and cassis on the nose, along with notes of licorice, pipe tobacco and vanilla. Plush and open-knit, offering powerful dark berry compote flavors and a hint of bitter chocolate. Stretches

Sandhi 'Santa Barbara' Chardonnay 2012
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Coming all from the cool, windy Sta. Rita Hills AVA, the 2012 Chardonnay Sta. Rita Hills has lively citrus, white peach and hints of minerality in its medium-bodied, juicy and lively style. As with the Santa Barbara County release, it excels on its purity and freshness, and will

A Tribute to Grace Grenache 2013
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "A striking, nuanced wine, the 2013 Grenache Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard lifts from the glass with compelling aromatics and tons of pure character. Crushed flowers, autumn leaves, herbs and kirsch are all super-expressive. The 2013 was done with 67% whole clusters and aged

A Tribute to Grace Grenache 2014
2014 was the continuation of both abundance and dry conditions in Santa Barbara County, bringing the dark fruit elements to the forefront, whilst restraining the tannins so often associated with this clone. In my long-held dream of making something akin to the Fonsalette from Chateau Rayas, I am

Foxen Ernesto Wickenden Vyd Chenin Blanc 2012
"This 3-acre vineyard in the heart of the Santa Maria Bench was planted 43 years ago, and was named after Dick’s great uncle, Ernesto Wickenden. The wine is bright and lively, and displays notes of citrus, pear and melon, with a long, clean “minerally” finish."

Varner Wines 'El Camino Vyd' Chardonnay 2013
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"Bob and Jim Varner have added another compelling, world-class Chardonnay to their Varner label! This wine has notes of tropical fruit that is framed and lifted by bright acidity that carries into citrus and apple flavors. A tightly coiled Chardonnay that is reflective of the Varner style and a

Wild Horse 'Unbridled' Pinot Noir 2012
"This reserve Pinot Noir from the Arroyo Grande Valley is true to form with high tone spice driven aromatics. Hints of Anise, cherry cola and holiday spices are coupled with rich mouth-feel and soft tannins. Beautifully bright acidity allows this wine to pair with a wide range of fare; from grilled