Wente Vineyards

Wente Vineyards is California's oldest family owned and continuously operated winery. Founded in 1883 by C. H. Wente, the winery is now managed by the fourth and fifth generations of the Wente family. The winery farms nearly 3,000 acres of estate vineyards in the Livermore Valley, San Francisco Bay, and Arroyo Seco, Monterey appellations, two premier Central Coast winegrowing regions. Family owned and operated for over 120 years, the fourth and fifth generations are committed to producing wines of distinguished character and excellence at an affordable price.

Wente Nth Degree Chardonnay 2014
Nth degree Chardonnay has a beautiful toast aromatic, reminiscent of reminiscent of crème brûlée or toasted marshmallow, rounded by the acidity of ripe lemon. This wine is decadent with a creamy mouthfeel and nice acidity.
Item Number: 33247
Bottle:$59.99
Case: $359.94
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Wente Vineyards Nth Degree Cabernet 2015
“Dark and concentrated in color, this wine is full-bodied with lush tannins. Aromas of ripe plum, mint, cedar, coffee and cocoa are followed by flavors of black currant, crushed ripe raspberries, dark chocolate, and a hint of fig and white pepper.”~ Winery Notes
Item Number: 32913
Bottle:$130.95
Case: $785.70
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Wente Nth Degree Chardonnay 2016
2016 was an exceptional vintage in the Livermore Valley. While it was still a fairly dry year due to drought, we experienced more rainfall in the winter than previous years. The higher amount of rainfall allowed for larger yields while still maintaining smaller berry sizes, resulting in pure, high
Item Number: 32903
Bottle:$59.99
Case: $359.94
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Wente Vineyards 'Riverbank' Riesling 2017
Harvested from our estate grown vineyards in Arroyo Seco Monterey, our Riverbank Riesling gracefully walks the line between the old-world Germanic style and the supple, fruit forward styles of the New World. Balancing the slight sweetness with ample acidity is the key to each vintage. We cold
Item Number: 32862
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Wente Vineyards 'Morning Fog' Chardonnay 2017
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91  Citrus rind, green apples, bread crust and fresh herbs. Medium bodied with crunchy acidity and a bright finish. Drink now.   2017 morning fog Chardonnay is a beautiful expression of the Living Word family with aromatic front creamy lemon curd, gram and a touch of floral and
Item Number: 31036
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Wente Vineyards Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
“With fruit sourced from our estate vineyards, our Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon is expressive of the Livermore Valley. The fruit comes from the valley floor and southern hills of Livermore Valley with its gravelly alluvial fans. Our soil and climate help to give us a Cabernet that is rich in
Item Number: 30448
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Wente Vineyards 'Sandstone' Merlot 2015
“Our Sandstone Merlot is a great display of Bordeaux grapes from hillside and valley floor vineyards, each of which gives distinct aromatics and structure to the wine. The estate grown and certified sustainable vineyards that make up this wine are harvested, fermented and aged separately in barrel for
Item Number: 28853
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Wente Vineyards 'Riva Ranch' Reserve Chardonnay 2016
" The 2016 Single Vineyard Riva Ranch Chardonnay has lovely notes of citrus and tropical fruit, such as pineapple and mango. The rich mouthfeel gives a taste of lemon-curd or a baked apple tart, graham and toasty vanilla from barrel aging. This opulent Chardonnay has balanced acidity and a long,
Item Number: 27985
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Wente Vineyards 'Riverbank' Riesling 2016
" Our 2017 Riverbank Riesling has aromatics of fresh Jasmine, Mandarin and Asian pear. This wine has bright lingering acidity, making it a great summer pairing wine. " ~ Winery notes

Wente Vineyards Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
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With fruit sourced from our estate vineyards, our Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon inexpressive of the Livermore Valley. The fruit comes from the valley floor and southern hills of Livermore Valley with its gravelly alluvial fans. Our soil and climate help to give us a Cabernet that is rich in

Wente Vineyards 'Sandstone' Merlot 2014
" Our Sandstone Merlot is a great display of Bordeaux grapes from hillside and valley floor vineyards, each of which gives distinct aromatics and structure of the wine. The estate grown and certified sustainable vineyards that make up this wine are harvested, fermented and aged separately in barrel

Wente Vineyards 'Riverbank' Riesling 2015
" “Harvested from our estate grown vineyards in Arroyo Seco Monterey, our Riverbank Riesling gracefully walks the line between the old-world Germanic style and the supple, fruit forward styles of the New World. Balancing the slight sweetness with ample acidity is the key to each vintage. We cold

Wente 'Charles Wetmore' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
“Deep, bold and concentrated with beautifully layered aromatics of rose pedals, raspberry and blackberry complemented by intense flavors of ripe plums, red and black fruit with a touch of spice and black tea. This full-bodied, supple wine has a long, lingering finish with robust tannins and

Wente Vineyards Nth Degree Cabernet 2013
“Dark and concentrated in color, this wine is full-bodied with lush tannins. Aromas of ripe plum, mint, cedar, coffee and cocoa are followed by flavors of black currant, crushed ripe raspberries, dark chocolate, and a hint of fig and white pepper.”~ Winery Notes

Wente Vineyards 'Morning Fog' Chardonnay 2016
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“Morning Fog Chardonnay is an great expression of Livermore Valley Chardonnay, with diverse alluvial fans of soil consistently creating Chardonnay with beautiful and lingering minerality, which coupled with the natural acidity from the long and cool growing season, creates a beautiful wine” ~Winery

Wente Vineyards 'Riva Ranch' Reserve Chardonnay 2015
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"With lovely aromas of tropical fruit, citrus and banana, this wine displays flavors of pears, lemons, baked apples, stone fruit and creamy notes of butter, amoretto, creme brulee and toasty vanilla from barrel aging. This opulent Chardonnay has a deep, full mouthfeel, balanced acidity and a long,

Wente Vineyards 'Morning Fog' Chardonnay 2015
"Crisp flavors of green apple and tropical fruit, balanced by vanilla and a touch of toasty oak from barrel aging. With a mouth-filling body and balanced acidity, this wine delivers a medium-long, refreshing finish." ~Winery Notes

Wente Vineyards Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
"This Cabernet Sauvignon is brilliantly focused with aromas and flavors of bing cherry, black cherry, raspberry, and blackberry with notes of herbs, bay leaf, roasted coffee and subtle dark chocolate. The wine has excellent concentration and a full mouthfeel with gripping tannins and balanced

Wente Vineyards 'Sandstone' Merlot 2013
"This Merlot exhibits beautiful aromas and flavors of strawberry, cherry, blackberry and fig with hints of toast, brown sugar, and spice. A smooth mouthfeel, bright acidity and inviting tannins lead to a long, luscious finish." ~Winery Notes

Wente Vineyards 'Riverbank' Riesling 2014
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"This Riesling exhibits aromas of honeysuckle, lychee and fresh cut red apple, with a hint of nutmeg. The taste is crisp and fresh, delivering full, classic Riesling flavors of red apple and spice. The acid and the semi-sweetness are perfectly balanced for an excellent mouth feel." ~Winery Notes

Wente Vineyards Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
“With fruit sourced from our estate vineyards, our Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon is expressive of the Livermore Valley. The fruit comes from the valley floor and southern hills of Livermore Valley with its gravelly alluvial fans. Our soil and climate help to give us a Cabernet that is rich in

Wente Vineyards 'Riva Ranch' Reserve Chardonnay 2014
Tasting Panel 90"Smoothand lush with bright citrus and racy acidity; juicy and balanced with depth and stylish finish." ~Anthony Dias Blue

Wente Vineyards 'Morning Fog' Chardonnay 2014
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"Enjoy aromas and flavors of green apple and tropical fruits, balanced by subtle oak, cinnamon and vanilla from barrel aging. With a mouth-filling body and balanced acidity, this wine delivers a medium-long, refreshing finish." ~Winery Notes

Wente Vineyards 'Sandstone' Merlot 2012
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"This Merlot exhibits aromas and flavors of black cherry, blackberry and plum with hints of toasted oak. A smooth mouth feel and inviting tannins lead to a long, fruity finish." ~Winery Notes

Wente Vineyards 'Louis Mel' Sauv Blanc 2013
"Our Louis Mel Sauvignon Blanc is harvested when the acidity in the grapes reaches the level we desire for our finished wine. The grapes are picked in the pre-dawn hours of the morning and brought to the winery where they are gently pressed, cold settled, and then cold fermented. We take these steps