PESTONI FAMILY ESTATE SAUVIGNON BLANC

PESTONI RANCH

RUTHERFORD

2016 NAPA VALLEY

Vineyard Notes:

Located on the western side of the valley floor in Rutherford, the Pestoni Ranch was planted by Henry and Lena Pestoni in 1923. Today, this same vineyard is planted with Sauvignon Blanc Musque and 317 Clones. This vineyard produces grapes with wonderful fruit intensity, ideal acidity and attractive mineral character which represent the true characteristics of the varietal.

Winemaker´s Notes:

On the nose, our 2016 Sauvignon Blanc is beautifully perfumed, with bright aromatics of honeysuckle, sweet citrus and lemongrass notes. The sur lie technique provides this wine with a rich and balanced mouthfeel. Silky and clean with vibrant acidity, on the palate this wine shows layers of honey dew melon, lemon curd and white peach, with a lingering finish of ripe tropical fruits.


 
























BLEND: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
BARREL AGING: 6 Months Stainless Steel
APPELLATION: Rutherford
PRODUCTION: 500 Cases
ALCOHOL: 13.8%
23.00 / per bottle (750ml)
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PESTONI FAMILY ROSÉ

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé

Napa Valley

Vineyard Notes:

From Cabernet Sauvignon grapes grown on both our Howell Mountain Three Tears Vineyard and our Rutherford Lone Acre Vineyard, our Rosé is made in the saignée method by "bleeding" juice from tanks prior to fermentation. The juice is inoculated and fermented to dryness in small oak barrels. Prior to bottling, the wine received minimal filtration and fining to preserve the fresh fruit flavors these vineyards are known for.

Winemaker´s Notes:

This dry Rosé is crisp and fragrant featuring fresh strawberry, with hints of toast, and hibiscus aromas. Flavors of strawberry, juicy blood orange, and sweet cherry marmalade fill the palate leading to a lengthy finish. With its dry finish and balanced acidity, this Rosé is perfectly suited for al fresco dining and lighter fare.




















BARREL AGING: 6 Months
50% French Oak,
50% American Oak
APPELLATION: Napa Valley
PRODUCTION: 200 Cases
ALCOHOL: 14.5%
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PESTONI FAMILY 1892 FIELD BLEND

2015 Lake County

Vineyard Notes:

The first wines that our family produced in the Napa Valley were known as field blends. Field blends were traditionally single-vineyard wines with multiple varieties of grapes grown, harvested, and fermented together. Our 1892 Field Blend pays homage to this early California winemaking tradition.


Our heritage vineyard in Lake County is planted in Petite Sirah and four of the oldest pre-prohibition clones of Zinfandel in California: Deaver, Dupratt, Nova and our family’s Domingos selection. Sited at an altitude of 2,100 ft., this vineyard is located on some of the youngest red volcanic soils in the continental United States. We harvest and co-ferment these unique clones of Zinfandel together. Petite Sirah and Cabernet Sauvignon are added for additional depth and complexity. 1892 Field Blend stands in testament to the best examples of red wine in this emerging appellation.

Winemaker´s Notes:

Fragrant aromas of ripe, black fruit and sweet berry pie fill the glass, highlighting the predominant Zinfandel fruit in this enjoyable blend. Cabernet Sauvignon adds a savory richness to the palate, and the touch of French oak imparts soft vanilla notes and a warm spiciness. The addition of Petite Sirah rounds out this balanced red wine by adding a little density and silky texture. Enjoy with your favorite sweet and spicy BBQ recipes, or even a homemade pizza on your grill!
























blend: 83% Zinfandel
10% Cabernet Sauvignon
7% Petite Sirah
BARREL AGING: 10 Months
65% French Oak, 35% American Oak
35% New, 65% Two-year Old
APPELLATION: Lake County
PRODUCTION: 300 Cases
ALCOHOL: 14.5%
32.00 / per bottle (750ml)
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PESTONI FAMILY ESTATE SANGIOVESE

RUTHERFORD ESTATE VINEYARD

RUTHERFORD

2015 NAPA VALLEY

Vineyard Notes:

This extraordinary wine started out as an experiment but has now become an institution. When we went to plant this vineyard in front of our winery we noticed that the soil held some truly unique properties, properties that we felt might be well suited for a Sangiovese.  We chose clones 2 and 4 and waited….On our first tasting we knew we were right.  The “Rutherford dust” had worked its magic on this Italian varietal. 


What small amount isn’t snapped up by our wine club is made available only here and in our tasting room. 

Winemaker´s Notes:

Bright aromas of red fruit and tobacco fill the glass, with flavors of cherry and cranberry on the palate. Back notes of coffee, caramel and licorice round out a classic flavor profile. This 100 percent Sangiovese, with medium weight on the palate, exhibits its true red fruit characteristics as a Sangiovese grown in the Napa Valley.
























BLEND: 100% Sangiovese
BARREL AGING: 18 Months
100% French Oak
APPELLATION: Rutherford
PRODUCTION: 150 Cases
ALCOHOL: 14.8%
45.00 / per bottle (750ml)
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RUTHERFORD GROVE ESTATE MERLOT

RUTHERFORD GROVE VINEYARD

RUTHERFORD

2013 NAPA VALLEY

Vineyard Notes:

Our Estate Merlot is sourced exclusively from our Estate vineyard located east of our winery and tasting room in the heart of the Rutherford Appellation.

This growing region is one of the best for Merlot due to ideal soil and climate conditions.  Wines of the Rutherford Appellation display characteristics that set them apart as some of the best in the world.

Winemaker´s Notes:

Vibrant and youthful, our Rutherford Merlot opens with aromas of bright red fruit, white pepper and a delicate earthiness. On the palate, the wine is soft, yet fruity and evokes the flavors of a freshly baked cherry tart. This Merlot is light but with compelling texture and a velvety, persistent finish. Enjoy now, or cellar 6 – 8 years.
























BLEND: 100% Merlot
BARREL AGING: 22 Months
100% French Oak
40% New
APPELLATION: Rutherford
PRODUCTION: 300 Cases
ALCOHOL: 14.4%
50.00 / per bottle (750ml)
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RUTHERFORD GROVE ESTATE CABERNET SAUVIGNON

LONE ACRE VINEYARD & BELLA OAKS LANE

RUTHERFORD

2013 NAPA VALLEY

Vineyard Notes:

Our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of two small Estate vineyards on either side of Highway 29, located only 1/8 of a mile apart, and totaling just three acres. Both vineyards are composed of the same alluvial gravelly loam which is found in some of the best vineyards in Rutherford.


This growing region is one of the best for Cabernet Sauvignon due to ideal soil and climate conditions.  Wines of the Rutherford Appellation display the “Rutherford Dust” characteristic that make them distinctive from other Cabernet Sauvignons grown in other areas of the Napa Valley, setting them apart as some of the best in the world.

Winemaker´s Notes:

A classic and rustic expression of Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon, revealing refined aromas of  blackberry, black cherry, sweet cassis and clove. This full-bodied wine displays red stone fruits and earthy tobacco flavors, balanced by a subtle acidity and supple, moderate tannins. The smooth finish is gracefully enhanced by definitive Rutherford Dust. Drink now through the next 8 - 10 years.
























BLEND: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
BARREL AGING: 22 Months
100% French Oak
65% New
APPELLATION: Rutherford
PRODUCTION: 364 Cases
ALCOHOL: 14.6%
65.00 / per bottle (750ml)
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RUTHERFORD GROVE ESTATE PETITE SIRAH

SPRING CREEK VINEYARD, ST. HELENA

2013 NAPA VALLEY

Vineyard Notes:

Our Petite Sirah was made in much the same style as the previous vintages producing a luscious, fruit forward, delicious wine from Spring Creek Vineyard, located in the St. Helena appellation. 


The vineyard is on the west side of the Valley floor and benefits from copious direct sunlight during the growing season as well as cool breezes in the afternoon, a perfect situation for Petite Sirah.

Winemaker´s Notes:

Dark and deep purple in color, this Petite Sirah is brimming with ripe blackberry and sweet vanilla. Layered and complex, floral notes and a slightly peppery sensation balance the jammy, fruity characteristics and lend a savory earthiness to the wine. Pair this full-bodied with a smoky, rich dish such as BBQ’d pork shoulder, chicken in mole sauce or an aged gouda cheese.
























BLEND: 100% Petite Sirah
BARREL AGING: 18 Months
100% French Oak
APPELLATION: St. Helena
PRODUCTION: 422 Cases
ALCOHOL: 14.6%
40.00 / per bottle (750ml)
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PESTONI FAMILY HOWELL MOUNTAIN ESTATE MERLOT

THREE TEARS VINEYARD

HOWELL MOUNTAIN

2013 NAPA VALLEY

Vineyard Notes:

Our Pestoni Family Merlot is produced from our Three Tears Vineyard on the Eastern slope of Howell Mountain. With elevation that ranges from 1,600 to 2,400 feet above sea level, this estate vineyard sits on a 160 acre estate of which thirteen are planted in Cabernet Sauvignon and three in Merlot. The rocky volcanic soils and weather conditions are challenging, but worth the extra effort as the vineyards produce wines with outstanding flavor, intensity and aging properties.

Winemaker´s Notes:

This distinctive mountain-top Merlot is dark and intense with notes of toasted cedar, wild brambleberry and smoky tobacco. Ripe, fleshy black fruit and deep chocolate flavors give way to a velvety mouthfeel while soft oak tannins complement classic Howell Mountain minerality. This wine is drinking beautifully today, and will continue to develop for at least another 8 - 10 years.
























BLEND: 100% Merlot
BARREL AGING: 22 Months
100% French Oak
65% New
APPELLATION: Howell Mountain
PRODUCTION: 322 Cases
ALCOHOL: 14.5%
60.00 / per bottle (750ml)
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PESTONI FAMILY RUTHERFORD ESTATE CABERNET SAUVIGNON

RUTHERFORD

2012 NAPA VALLEY

Vineyard Notes:

Our 2012 Pestoni Family Cabernet Sauvignon is a new and exciting addition to our portfolio, a 100% Cabernet Sauvignon created from a favored block on our Rutherford Estate. 

This growing region is one of the best for Cabernet Sauvignon due to ideal soil and climate conditions.  Wines of the Rutherford Appellation display the “Rutherford Dust” characteristic that make them distinctive from other Cabernet Sauvignons grown in other areas of the Napa Valley, setting them apart as some of the best in the world.

Winemaker´s Notes:

Our Pestoni Family Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon shows a gorgeous dark purple color and abundant notes of blackberries with layers of toasted oak. On the palate, this Cabernet Sauvignon is rich and ripe with blackberries, licorice and cocoa. The dense fruit flavors and well-structured tannins deliver a long and balanced finish. Enjoy now, or cellar for 10 to 12 years.
























BLEND: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
BARREL AGING: 28 Months
100% French Oak
40% New
APPELLATION: Rutherford
PRODUCTION: 200 Cases
ALCOHOL: 14.8%
70.00 / per bottle (750ml)
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PESTONI FAMILY HOWELL MOUNTAIN ESTATE CABERNET SAUVIGNON

THREE TEARS VINEYARD

HOWELL MOUNTAIN

2013 NAPA VALLEY

Vineyard Notes:

Our Pestoni Family Cabernet Sauvignon is produced from our Three Tears Vineyard on the Eastern slope of Howell Mountain. With elevation that ranges from 1,600 to 2,400 feet above sea level, this estate vineyard sits on a 160 acre estate of which thirteen are planted in Cabernet Sauvignon and three in Merlot. The rocky volcanic soils and weather conditions are challenging, but worth the extra effort as the vineyards produce wines with outstanding flavor, intensity and aging properties.

Winemaker´s Notes:

A true testament to the complex and opulent wines this mountain is known for producing. An inky purple in the glass, this Cabernet Sauvignon opens with heady aromas of blackberry liqueur, rich leather and warm spices. The palate displays expressive notes of dark fruit, subtle graphite and mocha, while the lush and lavish texture is balanced by penetrating tannins. Drink now through the next 12 – 15 years.
























BLEND: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
BARREL AGING: 24 Months
60% New French Oak
15% New American
APPELLATION: Howell Mountain
PRODUCTION: 460 Cases
ALCOHOL: 14.8%
85.00 / per bottle (750ml)
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PESTONI FAMILY DOMINGOS BROTHERS RED

THREE TEARS VINEYARD

HOWELL MOUNTAIN

2013 NAPA VALLEY

Vineyard Notes:

Domingos Brothers Red is produced from our Three Tears Vineyard on the Eastern slope of Howell Mountain. With elevation that ranges from 1,600 to 2,400 feet above sea level, this estate vineyard sits on a 160 acre estate of which thirteen are planted in Cabernet Sauvignon and three in Merlot. The rocky volcanic soils and weather conditions are challenging, but worth the extra effort as the vineyards produce wines with outstanding flavor, intensity and aging properties.

Winemaker´s Notes:

Our 2013 Domingos Brothers Red is a Bordeaux style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes crafted from select blocks of our Three Tears Vineyard on the Eastern slope of Howell Mountain. With elevation that ranges from 1,600 to 2,400 feet above sea level, the well-drained red volcanic soils of this vineyard produce a wine an inky ruby in color, with intoxicating ripe blackberry on the nose. The palate is powerful yet soft, with balanced tannins and flavors of sweet red berries, smoky tobacco, anise and earthy forest floor. The finish is elegantly complex and refined, and will flourish with 10 to 12 years of careful cellaring.

 





















BARREL AGING: 24 Months
100% New French Oak
APPELLATION: Howell Mountain
PRODUCTION: 40 Cases, Allocation Only
ALCOHOL: 14.8%

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