Wine Tasting, Medal Points

2013 Theopolis Vineyards Estate Grown Petite Sirah

 

Varietal: 100% Petite Sirah

Harvest Date: October 13, 2013

Bottling Date: September 22, 2015

Vinification: Refined and aged in neutral 100% French Oak Barrels (25% new oak) for 23 months, and then bottled unfiltered.

Alcohol: 14.8% Alcohol

Color: Black-Purple

 

Tasting Note: This Estate Grown Petite Sirah has a bouquet of delicious and ripe dark red fruit with hints of chocolate, balanced by suggestions of black cherries, anise, and ripe plums.  The wine is rich and flavorful on the palate, lingering to a pure and long finish. This vintage will stand up now and age beautifully.  

Food Pairing Suggestions:  Petite Sirah pairs well with barbecue, stews, braised and grilled beef or wild game, charcuterie, lamb or sausage.

Production: 285 Cases

MFSR: $38.00/bottle Wholesale: $288.00/case Wholesale 5+:  $240.00/case

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2016 Theopolis Vineyards Estate Grown Rosé of Petite Sirah

Varietal: 100% Petite Sirah

 

Harvest Date: October 11, 2016

 

Bottling Date: July 17, 2017

 

Vinification: Direct press, fermented and aged in 100% neutral French oak barrels for 9 months.

 

Alcohol: 13.2%

 

Color: Garnet Gem

 

Tasting Note: This 2016 vintage of our Estate Grown Dry Rosé of Petite Sirah has fabulous aromas of rose petals, cranberries and fresh cherries.  Stunning fruit flavors burst on the palate, balanced by nice acidity, and lingering to a clean, mouthwatering and long finish for a Rosé.

 

Food Pairing Suggestions:  Served chilled, this rosé is the perfect picnic wine and will wake up the palate as an appetizer. It pairs well with grilled meats, crab cakes, flavorful vegetarian fare, ceviche, turkey, barbeque chicken, spicy foods and tomato laden Italian cuisine.

 

Production: 95 Cases

 

MFSR: $25.00/bottle

Wholesale: $180.00/case

Wholesale 5+: $144.00/case

 

Scores and Awards: 90 Points GRAPELIVE

 

Bronze Medal, 2018 International Women’s Wine Competition

2015 Yorkville Highlands Symphony

 

Varietal:   The Symphony grape is a California crossing of Muscat of Alexandria and Grenache Gris

Harvest Date:  September 28, 2015

Bottling Date: September 22, 2016

Vinification: This vintage was fermented in stainless steel.

Alcohol: 12.8%

Color: White Diamonds

 

Tasting Note: Tropical floral nose, with flavors of peaches and mango, which harmonize to create a refreshing and delicious wine, with a crisp and clean finish.  Indeed, it strikes the right note!

Food Pairing Suggestions: It is well suited to pair with seafood, spicy food, Southeast Asian food, or simply to take on a picnic.

Production: 198 Cases

MSR: $22.00/bottle

Wholesale: $168.00/case

Wholesale 5+: $144.00/case

 

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2016 Yorkville Highlands Symphony

 

Varietal:   The Symphony grape is a California crossing of Muscat of Alexandria and Grenache Gris

Harvest Date:  September 24, 2016

Bottling Date: September 13, 2017

Vinification: This vintage was fermented in stainless steel for 11 months

Alcohol: 12.8%

Color: White Diamonds

 

Tasting Note: Tropical floral nose, with flavors of peaches and mango, which harmonize to create a refreshing and delicious wine, with a crisp and clean finish.  Indeed, it strikes the right note!

Food Pairing Suggestions: It is well suited to pair with seafood, spicy food, Southeast Asian food, or simply to take on a picnic.

Production: 100 Cases

MSR: $22.00/bottle

Wholesale: $168.00/case

Wholesale 5+: $144.00/case

 

Scores and Awards:

    November 2017- 88 Points

 

2014 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir

Harvest Date: September 15, 2014

Bottling Date: September 22, 2015

Vinification: Fermented with native yeast in French Oak (25% new oak) for 11 months, and bottled unfiltered.

Alcohol: 14.9% Alcohol

Color: Ruby Claret

Tasting Note: An expression of Anderson Valley terroir, this exquisite Pinot Noir has aromas of lightly toasted oak and delicate rose petals, with flavors of cherry and raspberry highlighted with subtle undertones of forest floor to round out the bouquet. This Pinot Noir is savory which adds length to a memorable finish.

Food Pairing Suggestions:  This Pinot Noir pairs beautifully with fowl, pork and cured meats, and will accompany a variety of creamy cheeses.

Production: 200 Cases

MFSR: $42/bottle

Wholesale: $312.00//case

Wholesale 5+: $240.00/case

 

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2015 Yorkville Highlands Pinot Noir

Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir

Harvest Date: September 26, 2015

Bottling Date: September 22, 2016

Vinification: Fermented with native yeast in French Oak for 11 months.

Alcohol: 14.4% Alcohol

Color: Ruby Claret

Tasting Note: This Pinot Noir is a wine of beauty and elegance, with aromas of black cherries, delicate rose petals, and cranberries.  It is highlighted by subtle undertones of forest floor with flavors of dark red and black fruits to round out the bouquet.  On the palate, this Pinot Noir is savory with bright acidity adding length to the clean finish. 

 

Food Pairing Suggestions:  This Pinot Noir pairs beautifully with fowl, pork and cured meats, and will accompany a variety of creamy cheeses.

Production: 110 Cases

MFSR: $42/bottle

Wholesale: $312.00//case

Wholesale 5+: $240.00/case

 

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