Justin Vineyards

At JUSTIN®, we combine traditional Old World methods--like hand-harvesting and small-barrel aging in French oak--with New World technology. For example: the "Air Knife," an ingenious process invented by our winemakers, boosts grape quality and efficiency.

Once the grapes are harvested, our winemakers-some of the best in the business-gather to sort, select, age, taste, blend and decide what goes into every bottle.

Justin Vineyards Isosceles 2015
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 “Snappy aromas of boysenberry and black raspberry mark a somewhat lighter, brighter spin on this classic blend of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Cabernet Franc and 11% Merlot. Smashed plums and berries run into tobacco and herbs on the palate, where bright acidity pushes into the
Item Number: 31375
Bottle:$65.95
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Justin Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
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“Dark purple ruby core, slightly lighter at the rim showing light staining on the glass. Aromatic with bright ripe black cherry and blackcurrant fruit, baking spice, savory dried autumn leaves, subtle violet floral notes with a hint of caramelized barrel sweetness. Dry, moderate plus bodied, with
Item Number: 28870
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Justin Vineyards 'Justification' Red 2015
“Twenty-five years ago, Justin realized that the elegance, structure, and superb flavors of the winery's Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes justified a wine that showcased those qualities. Thus was born JUSTIFICATION, a blend inspired by the celebrated "Right Bank" wines of France. Vibrant ruby in
Item Number: 27935
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $239.70
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Justin Vineyards Isosceles 2014
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 “Shows a measure of finesse and restraint given the size, which is big and expressive, offering notes of plum, blackberry, baking spices and cedary oak. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Best from 2020 through 2032.”-WS  "Appearance: Bright, dense ruby purple core
Item Number: 25762
Bottle:$65.95
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Justin Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
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"Dark purple ruby core, slightly lighter at the rim showing light staining on the glass. Aromatic with bright ripe black cherry and blackcurrant fruit, baking spice, savory dried autumn leaves, subtle violet floral notes with a hint of caramelized barrel sweetness. Dry, moderate plus bodied, with

Justin Vineyards 'Justification' Red 2014
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94 WS TOP 100 2017 Rank 24 "Smooth-textured, graceful and refined, with a tenderness to the texture and tannins. Features a warm, inviting mix of red and dark berry flavors and subtle shades of licorice, light mocha and savory herbs, revealing floral scents and a long, persistent

Justin Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
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"Dark ruby purple core lightening to medium intensity at the rim with moderate staining on the glass. Aromatic black fruit of cherry and blackcurrant jam, baking spice, dried leaf and sweet tobacco. Full bodied with bright black cherry, blackcurrant and berry fruit with an underpinning of oak barrel

Justin Vineyards Isosceles 2013
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"Bright, nearly opaque, ruby purple core with a narrow, moderate intensity rim and slow forming slightly stained tears. Intense and complex with aromas of ripe black fruit, baking spice, sweet tobacco, leather, cocoa, oak barrel elements with subtle smoky eucalyptus accents. Dry and full-bodied with

Justin Vineyards 'Justification' Red 2013
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94   "Deep ruby purplish core lightening to medium intensity at the rim with moderate tearing and slight staining on the glass. Aromatic with ripe red cherry, blackcurrant and just-ripe blackberry, withrich vanilla and cinnamon spice and an attractive savory and herbal character

Justin Vineyards Isosceles 2012
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94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 "The Paso pioneer’s annual bottling of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc does not disappoint, offering aromas of plump, dark blueberry, tart Bing cherry and bay leaf. The palate offers crushed herbs—from oregano and thyme to rosemary and dill—alongside more blueberry

Justin Vineyards 'Justification' Red 2012
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93 "Blackberry, black cherry and blueberry aromas are cut by complex hints of dark chocolate and nutmeg on this Cabernet Franc and Merlot blend. The tannins are quite firm on the palate, framing black plums, vanilla, caramel, dill and dried mint flavors. Drinking 2018–2030 will

Justin Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
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COLOR: Clear with a dark ruby purple core lightening at the rim. AROMA: Aromatic with ripe black cherry, blackcurrant and berry fruit with vanilla, cinnamon and subtle dried fall leaf accents. PALATE: Classic cabernet with moderate plus blackcurrant and cherry fruit and baking spice flavors on the

Justin Vineyards Obtuse Port 2011 375ml
"Sweet, full-bodied with clean berry and cherry jam predominating on entry. Blackcurrant jam, chocolate, coffee, and mild sweet tobacco accents on the mid-palate. A long smooth finish framed with soft, pillowy tannins."~Winery Notes

Justin Vineyards Isosceles 2011
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 " Made from 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot and 7% Cabernet Franc that spent 24 months in new French oak, the 2011 Isosceles offers classic lead pencil, cedar, hints of herbs and both cassis and currant-styled fruit in its approachable, full-bodied and elegant profile. It's

Justin Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
"Medium-plus body with dark fruit of cassis and black cherry on the entry. Barrel notes of vanilla and cedar with savory black tea and herbal notes come through on the mid-palate. The finish is long and clean with lingering bright cherry and spice of sassafras and licorice, surrounded by smooth firm

Justin Vineyards 'Justification' Red 2011
89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89 "A blend of 59% Cabernet Franc and 41% Merlot, the 2011 Justification offers classic Cabernet Franc character with its cedar, underbrush, wild herbs and spice-tinged currant fruit. Aged 18 months in 44% new French oak, enjoy this medium-bodied, forward, moderately concentrated, yet

Justin Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
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"Deep ruby red in the glass with a youthful violet rim. Black currant fruit amplified by sweet vanilla fills the nose. The palate is dry and full with layers of blackberry and raspberry fruit and very soft, rounded tannins on the long finish."~Winery Notes

Justin Vineyards Isosceles 2010
95  Anthony Dias Blue 
Anthony Dias Blue 95 "Fragrant purple flowers hold up a reservoir of grape and blueberrry. This is juicy to its very core, ripe, sweet and toasted cinnamon sprinkled with a flash of cranberry. Earthy, gripping tannins are held in check, nestled in a soft cloth. Sturday but palate-stroking." 

Justin Vineyards 'Obtuse' Port 2010 375ml
" Color: Deep ruby with a garnet rim. Aroma: Sweet, ripe black cherry, dried plum, and fig.Palate: Dark berries, cocoa, plum, and sweet raspberry jam with soft tannins and a medium-long, slightly raisiny finish. Consistent every vintage!" ~ Winery notes

Justin Vineyards Isosceles 2009
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93"Offers a tight, generous mix of raspberry, wild berry and pomegranate. This is pure and focused, gaining depth and velocity, ending with a long, persistent finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, CabernetFranc and Merlot. Drink now through 2022."~JL

Justin Vineyards Justification 2010
International Wine Cellar 90 "(64% cabernet franc and 36% merlot): Opaque ruby. Spicy redcurrant, raspberry, licorice and pipe tobacco on the nose. Lively, precise and juicy on the palate, with flavors of red fruits, peppery spices and herbs. Gains weight and sweetness with air while

Justin Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
88  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 88 "(raised in small American oak barrels, 28% of them new): Inky ruby. Ripe cherry and plum aromas are complemented by notes of licorice and vanilla. Lush and seamless on the palate, offering pliant dark fruit flavors and showing a slight warmth on the back end. Finishes sweet



Justin Vineyards Isosceles 2008
94  James Suckling 
Robert Parker 91-93 "Far more showy was a barrel sample of the 2008 Isosceles Reserve, composed of 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc, and the rest Petit Verdot. It exhibits sweeter tannins along with dense black fruits intermixed with charcoal, creme de cassis, roasted herbs,