Daniel and Sam choose to work with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon because they feel they have something unique to say with these mainstay California wines. “We believe that with the correct selection of vineyards and the judicious use of artisanal techniques and barrel aging, wines of moderate alcohol, finesse, and terroir expression can be produced in California” explains Daniel.
They have proven this repeatedly with the wines they have created since 2017, wines that combine vibrancy, depth and elegance and that seamlessly express time, place and the cultivated vine, the “complant.” These wines are not throwbacks to California’s past; they are the wines of California’s future.
Winemaking is about storytelling.
Read Daniel’s vignettes about each wine.
2018 Cabernet Sauvignon
“I don’t trust them Claudette,” Didier whispered. “Captain Jack seems unfriendly and his friend Stephen is strange. Is he English, Irish, Spanish or what? I am afraid they will sell us out. The only good omen is that the boat name is French.” “I am so glad we picked up our Complant allocation from your cousin in Dover. …
2018 Pinot Noir
It was later than he planned when Doc rolled into Monterey from his collecting trip up the coast; in fact, it was past midnight. That’s why he was surprised to see the lights blazing as he approached his lab/residence on Cannery Row and the front door ajar. As he entered the lab he was beyond surprised……
It had been a good day. Stephanie Peach, a bond enforcement agent in Hoboken, New Jersey, had finally gotten cuffs on mob boss Lance Risko. After depositing him at police headquarters, she collected her “body receipt” – that meant she could pay rent this month. And this was the fourth day in a row she hadn’t…
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