2015 Albini Family Vineyards Merlot $40
Our 2015 Russian River Valley Merlot offers up inviting aromas of mixed berries, cherry, and brioche toast. The palate presents a rich mix of raspberry and black plum tempered by balanced acid and nuances of French oak. 150 cases produced 90 pts.
2015 Albini Family Vineyards Zinfandel $35
Our 2015 Russian River Valley Zin presents beautiful crimson red colors in the glass. The nose is bright and filled with inviting aromas of crushed red summer fruit, hints of cherry, rhubarb, and plums. The finish suggests a long future for this 100% Zinfandel wine. 125 cases produced. 90 pts.
Our 2016 wines will be released Fall of 2018
Library Reserve Releases
2014 Albini Family Vineyards Merlot $40
Medium garnet with a slight purple tint, the 2014 Merlot gives notes of ripe blackberries, warm plums and raspberry leaves with hints of dried berry notes emerging, framed by velvety tannins and plenty of freshness, finishing with spice layers. 200 cases produced. 88pts.
2014 Albini Family Vineyards Zinfandel $40
Medium garnet in color with a hint of purple, displaying glimpses of black raspberry and cherry notes with touches of garrigue and bay leaves. The full-bodied, richly fruited palate offers tons of dried berry and herbal flavors with velvety tannins and excellent persistence.
200 cases produced 90 pts.
2013 Albini Family Vineyards Merlot
Medium to deep garnet in color, the 2013 Merlot Library Release reveals a maturing baked plum, sautéed herbs
dried mulberries and beef dripping notes with a waft of fertile loam. The medium-bodied palate offers plenty of evolving black fruit preserves and savory flavors with chewy backbone and a long, herb-laced finish. 91 pts.
2013 Albini Family Vineyards Zinfandel $40
Medium garnet colored, the 2013 Zinfandel Library Release has notes of raspberry preserves and raspberry jam with hints of dried cherries and herbs. Full, rich, soft, and plush in the mouth, it has oodles of decadently spiced berry preserves on offer and a long, spicy finish. Anticipated maturity, 2017-2019. 90 pts.
2012 Russian River Valley Merlot $40
Our 2012 Merlot is med-dark ruby, exhibiting enticing aromas of spice, red/black fruit and subtle hints of toasted oak. Rich complex flavors of berry/plum fruit, spices and herbs come together on the palate. This full-bodied, concentrated Merlot is well balanced with a refreshingly smooth finish and will continue to improve with age. Made with 100% Russian River Valley fruit. 212 cases produced.
2011 Russian River Valley Merlot $40
Our 2011 Merlot is a dense and aromatic exhibiting enticing aromas of spice, ripe black fruits and subtle hints of vanilla. Rich complex flavors of dark cherry fruit, spices and herbs come together on the palate. This fruit forward Merlot is well balanced, pleasantly smooth and will continue to improve with age. $30, 208 cases produced. 4 Bottle Limit