Daniel and Sam choose to work with Chardonnay 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.
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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. …
Lance Risko had jumped bail and it was my job to get him in cuffs and in front of a judge… again. My name is Stephanie Peach and I’m a bond control officer in Hoboken, New Jersey. That’s right, a bounty hunter. The only problem with this assignment was that I needed to find him…
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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