The Calling

When Jim Nantz and Peter Deutsch met, they discovered they had both found success by pursuing a calling in life. For Jim, that calling was to unlock the voice within, eventually calling the greatest sporting events of his generation. For Peter, it was transforming a small family business into one of the most prestigious wine companies in the world. Inspired by their mentor fathers and guided by their common values, the two found a new calling: a partnership to produce hand-crafted wines that bear the standard of excellence and style that are the hallmarks of these two men.

The Calling 'Dutton Ranch' Chardonnay 2017
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "One of the fresher 2017s tasted, this has a ripe core of melon and pears with attractive oak spice and subtly toasty notes on the finish."  Intensely aromatic with notes of lemon curd, honeysuckle and white rose petals. Crisp acidity is balanced with subtle French oak on the
Item Number: 32258
Case: $298.20

The Calling Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
“This full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon presents blackberry and plum aromatics typical of the Alexander Valley. On the palate, the rich fruit is complemented by accents of sweet tobacco, vanilla, chocolate and mocha. The elegant tannins, oak structure and balanced acidity will age this wine for 10-12
Item Number: 30126
Case: $323.40

The Calling 'Dutton Ranch' Chardonnay 2016
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 “Luxurious in green olive, peach and lemon, this is a complex compelling vineyard-designate, well made and in balance. Sophisticated, it offers a lingering length of toasted oak spice that complements the fruit and adds a spark to the whole.”   Wine Spectator 92 “Rich and

The Calling Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
“Sourced from the famous Alexander Valley, this full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon presents black currant, coffee and French oak notes of hazel-nut on the nose. On the palette black currant and black cherry lead to flavors of sweet tobacco, vanilla and a long lingering finish. Big tannins and oak

The Calling 'Dutton Ranch' Chardonnay 2015
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 WS TOP 100 2017 Rank 67 " Ultrarich and extracted, offering a firm core of pear, apple, melon and spice flavors. A truly impressive effort, with depth and dimension. Drink now through 2022. "   "Intensely aromatic with notes of lemon curd, honeysuckle and white rose petals.

The Calling Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 "This straightforward wine shows an exuberance of toasted oak and grip at first before relaxing into its more mannered self, a twist of cedar and sage giving it a classic sensibility. Cassis and black cherry take on more power on the full-bodied palate, exhibiting the soft

The Calling 'Dutton Ranch' Chardonnay 2014
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91"Exuberantly fruit-forward and richly layered, this medium- to full-bodied white is tangy with rocky minerality and bursts of citrus in between ginger and nutmeg spice over apple crisp. It lingers luxuriously on the palate."

The Calling 'Dutton Ranch' Chardonnay 2013
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 " Tropical, thick and decidedly rich, this wine is both balanced and luxuriously fleshy, with highlights of peach, pineapple, Gravenstein apple and vanilla-kissed caramel. Full bodied, it’ll still sing at the table. " ~ VB  " This classic Chardonnay was blended from select

The Calling Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
"Deep burgundy in color and full-bodied, this impressive Cabernet Sauvignon presents blackberry and dark plum aromatics typical of Alexander Valley, along with accents of coffee and toasted nut. Full and elegant tannins provide structure for the rich fruit on the palate, which lingers on the finish.

The Calling 'Rio Lago Vyd' Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
"Deep burgundy in color and full-bodied, this impressive Cabernet Sauvignon presents black well-integrated tannins and a velvety texture combine with delicious flavors of black cherry, ripe raspberry, and a hint of clove for a powerful palate and a lingering finish. Balanced acidity makes this wine

The Calling 'Dutton Ranch' Pinot Noir 2012
"Dutton Ranch is composed of 1,100 acres of premium Sonoma County appellation vineyards. Fruit for this vintage was sourced  om three locations within Dutton Ranch’s Russian River Valley appellation, each vineyard contributing critical, unique aspects of the complexity of the resulting wine. Gail

The Calling 'Dutton Ranch' Chardonnay 2012
88  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 88"Intense and vibrant, with pure, ripe scents of apple, melon and pear. Firm and tight, this should continue to gain, ending with a dash of toasty oak. Drink now through 2020. 7,500 cases made." –JL