Kingston Family

Kingston Family Vineyards specializes in small production Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Sauvignon Blanc from hillside vineyards located in the far western reaches of the Casablanca Valley. First planted in 1998, the vineyards occupy 200 acres on a northern facing hillside within the greater Kingston Family estate. The soil is predominately red clay loam with decomposed granite, and it has excellent drainage and low fertility; several of the most promising selections of Pinot Noir and Syrah are planted on their own roots. Kingston Family Vineyards combines Californian knowledge of modern vineyard design and winemaking with a traditional, artisanal approach in order to produce the finest wine possible, with Byron Kosuge as head winemaker.

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Kingston Family 'Lucero' Syrah 2014
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "A pretty red with blackberry and licorice character. Crushed black pepper. Full to medium body, peppery finish and a flavorful finish. Drink now."  The Wine “I’ve been working with Syrah at Kingston since 2003. Since that first vintage, I have been impressed with the potential
Item Number: 32733

Kingston Family 'Tobiano' Pinot Noir 2016
93  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 93 "The Kingstons farm vines on the clay and granite hills of Las Dichas, in southwestern Casablanca, close to the sea. That marine influence is clear in this pinot, with saline notes and shades of red fruits and flowers. The acidity is crunchy, the tannins firm and elegant. Easy to
Item Number: 28846
Case: $215.40
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Kingston Family 'Tobiano' Pinot Noir 2015
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A subtle and refined pinot here from this American-owned winery. Medium body, shows freshness and tension. Pretty fruit and spice character. Pure. Drink now. Publish Date: Friday, May 13, 2016"  The Wine arietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir Vine Age: 20 years Production:

Kingston Family 'Cariblanco' Sauvignon Blanc 2015
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 Editor's Choice " One of Chile's go-to producers of Sauvignon Blanc has bottled a winner. This deals classic aromas of citrus, nettle and sea brine. The palate is slightly oily and creamy but lively with acidity. Flavors of persimmon, melon and ocean brine finish slightly salty,

Kingston Family 'Alazan' Pinot Noir 2015
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "A pure and fruit-forward pinot that shows balance and finesse with a fine and almost oily texture. Medium to full body, fine-grained and ripe tannin mouth feel. Persistent finish. Drink now."  About the wine: Alazan is our top Pinot Noir and a sommelier favorite for its

Kingston Family 'Cariblanco' Sauvignon Blanc 2014
92  Wine & Spirits 
Descorchados 93 "We ferment our Cariblanco Sauvignon Blanc in small stainless steel barrels with a touch of French oak to bring together the best of the Old and New Worlds. Cariblanco offers bright, fresh citrus flavors on the nose with a seductively silky palate. The 2014 Cariblanco is probably

Kingston Family 'Tobiano' Pinot Noir 2013
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A wine with spice and pepper. Full-bodied and a cool funky style. So much going on here. Delicious wholesome red. Drink now."  Wine Spectator 90 "This fresh and open-textured red has an engaging minerality to bright cherry and crushed red plum flavors. Hints of tangerine

Kingston Family 'Lucero' Syrah 2013
93  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 93 "Las Dichas is in the westernmost part of Casablanca, about eight miles off the coast. Kingston farms 345 acres of vineyards on rolling hills, mostly producing grapes for other wineries. They keep a selection of the best plots of syrah for this wine, a creamy red that shows the

Kingston Family 'Cariblanco' Sauvignon Blanc 2013
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Shows fine depth and structure to the flavors of white cherry, ripe melon and Key lime pie. Accents of green herbs and spice flood the crisp, pure-tasting finish. Drink now. 606 cases made.–KM"  Wine Information:  Cariblanco Sauvignon Blanc is fermented in small stainless

Kingston Family 'Cariblanco' Sauvignon Blanc 2012
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 Editor's Choice "This small-production Sauvignon Blanc (700 cases) overdelivers on its price by a factor of two or three times. It gets going with crisp, crystalline aromas of passion fruit and briny grapefruit. A pure, juicy, ripped palate offers lime, grapefruit, tangerine and

Kingston Family 'Lucero' Syrah 2010
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A solid syrah with blackberry, black pepper and sliced grilled meat. Full body, with soft tannins and a long and flavorful finish. It gives you lots of spice at the end. Drink now.” –James Suckling"  Stephen Tanzer 90 "Inky ruby. Smoky dark berries, black pepper and licorice

Kingston Family 'Tobiano' Pinot Noir 2009
90  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 90 "Ruby-red. Spiced dark berries, cherry, minerals and mocha on the nose. Sweet, lush and nicely concentrated, exuding round, seamless flavors of raspberry and cherry compote, lifted by a floral element. Offers good energy and shows more depth and open-knit character than the

Kingston Family 'Lucero' Syrah 2009
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Dark but lively, with blackberry and melted licorice notes laced with briar, tobacco and roasted mesquite. The juicy finish offsets the toast nicely. Drink now through 2012. 990 cases made. ?JM"  "Five years ago, when we were first coming up with names for our wines, I floated

Kingston Family Vineyards Tobiano Pinot Noir 2008
88  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 88 "Bright and juicy, with a nice racy beam of raspberry and red cherry fruit lace" ?J.M.  "The 2008 Tobiano is definitely a little serious, with loads of ripe raspberry, strawberry and cherry pie flavors and aromas as well as the usual 'gout de Casablanca' which I often call a