La Crema

Since 1979, La Crema Winery has been a pioneer in producing Burgundian varietals from the cool Sonoma coast. They handcraft their wine, one barrel at a time, at their family-owned estate located in the Russian River Valley. Balance, finesse and great fruit intensity come through in every glass of La Crema wine.
La Crema's location in the Russian River Valley is ideal for producing wines of uncompromising elegance and balance. To achieve this goal, several unique steps take place in getting fruit from the vineyards to the bottle. It begins in the vineyard, where careful canopy management and hand harvesting assure fully ripe, undamaged grapes are brought to the winery. At the winery, Winemaker Melissa Stackhouse uses artisan winemaking techniques to handcraft wines of distinctive flavor, elegance and balance.

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La Crema 'Russian River' Chardonnay 2016
Item Number: 30281
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $149.70
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La Crema 'Monterey' Pinot Gris 2017
" Nectarine, citrus blossom, honeysuckle and wet river stone aromas. Anjou pear, Braeburn apple and Meyer lemon flavors. Lively acidity with a lengthy, but refined finish. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 30265
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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La Crema 'Willamette Valley' Pinot Noir 2015
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91“Sleek and gracefully built, offering vibrant cherry, green peppercorn and tea flavors that finish with refined tannins. Drink now through 2021.”
Item Number: 30261
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $131.70
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La Crema 'Monterey' Pinot Noir 2016
“Aromas of black plum, cherry, rhubarb and hints of earth and loam. Flavors of red plum, raspberryand blood orange are underpinned by distinctive riverstone minerality and savory umami character. Plush and richly textured with juicy yet balanced acidity and integrated toasty barrel spice.” ~Winery
Item Number: 30142
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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La Crema 'Sonoma' Pinot Noir 2016
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90Dried cherry, allspice and poached plum flavors show plenty of hot stone and brick notes, with cardamom and sandalwood details on the creamy finish. Drink now through 2021.
Item Number: 29457
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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La Crema 'Sonoma' Chardonnay 2016
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 “Offers complex fruit from the get-go, with tangerine, nectarine and white peach notes at the core. Lively acidity keeps the flavors moving. Drink now through 2022.”  “APRICOT, lemon, GALA APPLE, subtle oak and SPICE aromas. Lemon drop, white stone fruit, yellow plum and GALIA
Item Number: 27880
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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La Crema 'Monterey' Chardonnay 2016
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"On the nose, the 2016 La Crema Monterey Chardonnay shows Meyer lemon, passionfruit, grilled pineapple and pie crust. On the palate, nectarine, papaya and crisp lemon-tangerine notes are complemented by a touch of spice and complex minerality." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 27559
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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La Crema 'Monterey' Pinot Gris 2016
“Nectarine, Bosc pear, honeysuckle and wet river stone aromas. Melon, yellow apple and Meyer lemon flavors. Lively acidity with a lengthy, but refined finish. This wine is great alongside light salads, especially with vinaigrette dressings, and light pastas, especially with seafood or lemon. Try a

La Crema 'Sonoma' Pinot Noir 2015
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"Aromas of red cherry, raspberry, pomegranate and sweet tobacco. Multi-layered flavors of red, blue and black berry fruit, plums, cherries and a hint of blood orange underpin subtle layers of exotic spice and toast. Fine tannins and balanced acidity drive a long finish." ~Winery Notes

La Crema 'Monterey' Pinot Noir 2015
" On the nose, red plum, tea leaves and coffee bean. On the palate, red cherry, orange zest and classic Monterey minerality. A lingering finish of sweet spice.  Try pairing with Italian sausage with peppers and onions, mushroom risotto, or anything with gruyere. A simple grilled chicken or fish is

La Crema 'Sonoma' Chardonnay 2015
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"Floral, lemon, green apple, subtle oak and spice aromas. Lemon drop, white stone fruit, yellow plum and honeydew melon flavors. Richly textured and concentrated, with balanced acidity that drives a lingering finish. " ~ Winery notes

La Crema 'Russian River' Chardonnay 2015
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"Pure and lively, with flavors of lemon meringue, green apple, honeydew and spice. Though rich and dense, this is also elegant. The vibrancy keeps the flavors dancing. Drink now through 2021."

La Crema 'Monterey' Chardonnay 2015
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90“Balanced and fruity, with juicy apricot, pear and guava flavors, accented by spice hints. Creamy notes linger onthe pastry-filled finish.”

La Crema 'Monterey' Pinot Gris 2015
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"Juicy, fresh and enticing. Nectarine, bosc pear, honeysuckle and wet river stone aromas. Melon, yellow apple and Meyer lemon flavors. Lively acidity with a lengthy, but refined finish." ~Winery Notes

La Crema 'Sonoma' Pinot Noir 2014
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90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 “This lush wine offers true value, deeply flavored in strawberry and cherry. A tannic foundation supports the fruit beside black tea, clove and a twist of orange and cranberry, with a soft and smooth texture.” —V.B  "On the nose, red plum, tea leaves and coffee bean. On the

La Crema 'Monterey' Pinot Noir 2014
"On the nose, red plum, tea leaves and coffee bean. On the palate, red cherry, orange zest and classic Monterey minerality. A lingering finish of sweet spice." ~Winery Notes

La Crema 'Willamette Valley' Pinot Noir 2013
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91  "This lush offering opens with appealing aromas of rose petals and fresh strawberries, then glides into a smooth-as-silk midpalate. The berry/cherry fruit is nicely adorned with toasty barrel flavors, and it’s as satiny as new sheets. You’ll find it hard to keep from gulping

La Crema 'Sonoma' Chardonnay 2014
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"This wine opens with layered aromas of fresh Meyer lemon, shortbread and ripe pear. On the palate are flavors of baked, locally grown, Gravenstein apple framed by hints of sweet spice and white peach. The end result is a broad, juicy, and beautifully balanced mouthfeel." ~Winery Notes

La Crema 'Russian River' Chardonnay 2014
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" This wine is a true regional blend sourced from vineyards throughout the Russian River Valley. To achieve layers of complexity from entry to finish from this excellent vintage, grapes are sourced from a variety of sites. The result is a wine with great concentration, a rich mouthfeel and a

La Crema 'Monterey' Chardonnay 2014
"Bright citrus, apricot and honeydew scents. Yellow plum,tropical fruit, crisp apple, and baking spice flavors. A rich mouth feel plus juicy acidity." ~Winery Notes

La Crema 'Monterey' Pinot Gris 2014
"The 2014 Pinot Gris has aromas of white peach, ripe pear and jasmine notes. On the palate, Meyer lemon, yellow apple, and honeycomb flavors. Freshness, juicy acidity and a long, delicate finish." ~Winery Notes

La Crema 'Monterey' Pinot Noir 2013
(1)
"On the nose, red plum, tea leaves and coffee bean. On the palate, red cherry, orange zest and classic Monterey minerality. A lingering finish of sweet spice." ~Winery Notes

La Crema 'Monterey' Pinot Gris 2013
" Bright and balanced, this wine opens with aromas of fresh white peach, Meyer lemon and subtle floral hints. The lush palate is layered with flavors of ripe pear, yellow plum, baking spice and exotic tropical notes. Mineral undertones are evident in the lengthy finish, further defining this wine as

La Crema 'Russian River' Chardonnay 2013
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2013 Chardonnay Russian River is 100% barrel-fermented with 100% malolactic, aged eight months in 31% new French oak prior to being bottled. It’s an excellent value, especially at discounters, where I’m sure it’s probably priced as low as $25. White peach and a touch of

La Crema 'Sonoma' Pinot Noir 2013
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"This special release offers up lively pie cherry aromas that mingle with alluring cocoa, allspice and black tea notes. Flavors of pomegranate combine with red plum and orange zest to deliver a well-balanced Sonoma Coast blend. Fine tannins and good concentration create a broad, supple mouthfeel