Qupe

Here at Qupé, our wines focus on quality, character, and balance. We specialize in Rhône-style wines from the Bien Nacido Vineyard in Santa Maria, that is farmed sustainable, the Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard in the Edna Valley, farmed biodynamically, and the Ibarra-Young Vineyard in Los Olivos, farmed organically. Bob Lindquist's exacting standards and never-resting-on-laurels attitude, allows Qupé to continually be cutting edge and a benchmark other wineries aspire to.
Qupé (pronounced kyoo-pay') is the Chumash Indian word for California poppy. The Chumash are native to California's Central Coast and Channel Islands; the California poppy is our state flower. Bob Lindquist added the accent to the word Qupé and gave it the pronunciation.

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Qupe Modern White Blend 2014
"With over 35 years of winemaking experience producing premium, cool-climate wines from the Central Coast, Qupé Winemaker Bob Lindquist wanted to make his wines and signature winemaking style accessible to a new audience. A Modern Red and A Modern White were born of this mission – wines that are fun
Item Number: 21489
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Qupe Syrah 2013
"The cooler climate grapes lend a savory, spicy character with refreshing acidity and balanced alcohol. The warmer climate grapes give the wine a more forward fruit character and add suppleness and earlier drinkability."~Winemakers Notes  "Qupe was founded in 1982 by Bob Lindquist. Located at the

Qupe Syrah 2012
91  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 91"The 2012 is pretty great...offering the full range of syrah fruit, from smoky depths to clean blue fruit to lifted floral and peppercorn aromas. It's lively and gripping. "

Qupe 'Bien Nacido' Cuvee White 2010
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90"An unusual blend of Viognier and Chardonnay, the wine is brilliantly dry and crisp. It’s rich and spicy in citrus, tropical fruit and spice flavors, brightened with bracing acidity. Opulent, yet crisp and refreshing."

Qupe Roussanne 2004
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90 "The outstanding 2004 Roussanne Bien Nacido Vineyard Hillside Estate exhibits a distinctive rose petal-scented perfume displaying notions of pears, orange blossoms, citrus oil, and other tropical fruits. Medium-bodied and complex, ripe, and substantial in both flavor and texture,

Qupe 'Bien Nacido' Cuvee White 2009
 "This wine is 50% and 50% Viognier. The chardonnay comes from our first pick at Bien Nacido Block. Most of the viognier is from Bien Nacido, with a small percentage of viognier coming from the Vogelzang vineyard in Santa Ynez. We pick the viognier ultra-ripe (around 25.6 brix), which on its own

Qupe Marsanne 2005
- "This 2005 reminds we a lot of some of our cooler vintage Marsanne like ?91, ?98, and ?99. Lots of minerality with classic peach pit, citrus, hazelnut and a trace of honey. This is a lighter more elegant expression of the grape than our great 2004 Marsanne with a bit lower alcohol (12.7%) and a

Qupe Syrah 2009
91  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 91 "It runs on cool spice, a peppery spark against a quiet rumble of chocolate. The texture is light, striking a balance that will work with braised pork."  International Wine Cellar 88+ "Bright ruby. Tightly wound, focused aromas of red- and blackcurrant and licorice, with a hint