We are thrilled to share that the widely circulated The SOMM Journal has rated all of our 2018 vintage wines 91 points or higher, including 16 wines at 94+ points!
The SOMM Journal is widely circulated to hospitality and wine professionals and takes an academic angle. It is spearheaded by culinary heavyweight Anthony Dias Blue as Editor-in-Chief.
Anthony Dias Blue is the recipient of a 2001 James Beard Foundation Award as well as the 1997 Communicator of the Year Award from Int’l Wine & Spirits Competition in London. For more than two decades, he was associated with Bon Appétit, the largest-circulation food publication in the US, and his “Blue Lifestyle Minute” radio program is broadcast on WCBS New York and KABC Los Angeles. He is Executive Director of the San Francisco International Wine Competition, and also the founding Director of the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
The 2018 vintage has brought some truly remarkable wines with deep and rich flavors due to the extended hang time among our Central Coast vineyard partners. Many of these wines are still available in limited quantities.

2018 Niclaire Pinot Noir

“Deep ruby color; smooth, juicy cherry with racy acidity and excellent structure; silky and crisp with tart cherry and tangy fruit; long and stylish.” Available to JRS and Platinum Members Now – Learn more

2018 Rosemary’s Vineyard Chardonnay

“This famed vineyard yields an elegant, silky expression very close to the true Burgundian model; smooth, bright and lively with graceful style and a long, tangy finish.” Available Now – Learn more

2018 Graham Family Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Silky and elegant with rich, complex fruit, oak and spice flavors; Burgundian, graceful and long.” To Be Released January 2021 – Learn more

2018 La Rinconada Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Medium ruby color, fresh and layered, silky and subtle with elegant style and fine acid structure, smooth and quite lovely, long and lovely.” Available Now – Learn more

2018 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir

“From one of California’s most celebrated vineyards; lush cherry nose, juicy and exuberant with tangy, ripe fruit, smooth texture and pure, long-lasting flavors, stunning.” Available Now – Member Login required to view and purchase – Learn more

2018 Soberanes Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Warm, earthy nose, silky with bright, tangy cherry fruit; ripe with just a hint of mature sweetness, crisp and long.”  Available Now – Learn more

2018 Diana’s Chardonnay

“Golden color, soft vanilla nose; silky-textured, elegant and juicy with density and finesse; layered and complex but seamless and elegant; long and lush.” Available to JRS and Platinum Members Now – Learn More

2018 Rincon Vineyard Chardonnay

“Another celebrated vineyard that shows smooth, elegant tropical fruit buttressed by firm acidity; creamy and dense, complex, rich and long.”
Available Now – Learn More

2018 Rosella’s Vineyard Chardonnay

“Lush, toasty nose, silky smooth texture with subtle toast and a core of firm acidity; rich and yet totally balanced with a graceful, long finish.”
To Be Released October 2018 – Learn More

2018 Cortada Alta Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Deep color, soft cherry nose, silky texture with remarkable depth for such a young wine, mature cherry fruit; rich, complex and long.”
To Be Released October 2018 – Learn More

2018 Doctor’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Deep ruby color, smooth berry nose; crisp, juicy and tangy cherry and refined structure; long and balanced with depth and classic length.”

2018 Rincon Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Deep ruby color, red cherry nose, smooth, elegant and tangy; a lovely expression of this famed vineyard, graceful and balanced, long and pure.”
Available Now – Learn More

2018 Rosella’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Medium ruby color, juicy and crisp with racy acidity and tangy cherry fruit; silky and bright, long and fresh.” To Be Released October 2018 – Learn More

2018 Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Lovely raspberry nose; silky texture, juicy and crisp, fresh, structured and long; a stunning, elegant wine.” Limited quantities availableLearn More

2018 Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Pinot Noir
Clone 2A- Clonal Series

“Smooth texture with ripe cherry fruit and lovely hints of toast and spice; fruit forward, racy acidity and fine balance; juicy and long.” Available Now – Learn More

2018 Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Pinot Noir
Clone 943 – Clonal Series

“Deeply colored, fresh cherry nose; smooth and lifted with tangy berry fruit and brisk acidity, juicy and toasty with depth and finesse, long and pure.” Available Now –Learn More

2018 Fogstone Vineyard Chardonnay

“Silky and refined with smooth texture and soft tropical fruit; elegant, stylish and charming, classic and long with purity and finesse.” Limited quantities availableLearn more

2018 Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Chardonnay

“Bright nose, tangy and neatly structured, racy and showing juicy acidity; silky and fresh with toasty oak notes; long and balanced.” Limited quantities available Learn more

2018 Sierra Mar Vineyard Chardonnay

“Soft vanilla spice nose, silky and juicy with good acid structure and lush tropical fruit; expressive and balanced, smooth and long.” Available Now – Learn more

2018 Soberanes Vineyard Chardonnay

“Smooth, rich and dense with tropical fruit and good acid structure; balanced, deep and fresh, complex, long and charming.” Available Now – Learn more

2018 Tondre Grapefield Chardonnay

“Silky, juicy and crisp with ripe, tangy fruit and racy acidity; elegant and intense, stylish and long; balanced and generous.” Sold Out! – Learn more

2018 Fogstone Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Lush and deep with black cherry fruit and rich texture; layered and intense with ripe, complex flavors including some toast and spice, long and balanced.” Limited quantities availableLearn more

2018 Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Medium ruby color, silky, juicy and tangy with fresh cherry and raspberry, smooth texture and a long finish with earthy notes.” – Learn more

2018 Rosemary’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Deep ruby color, lush and dense with juicy cherry fruit, fresh and tangy with excellent acid structure; silky and crisp, long and balanced.” Available Now – Learn more

2018 Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Pinot Noir
Clone 828 – Clonal Series

“Racy and crisp with tangy, bright style; lively and pure, snappy and fresh; long and juicy.” Available Now – Learn more

2018 Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir

“Lovely silky texture with a soft cherry nose; silky and bright with tangy cherry and soft toast, racy and fresh, long and delightful.”

2018 Sierra Mar Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Medium ruby color, rich earth and ripe cherry nose; smooth, luscious and showing bright, tangy cherry fruit; firmly structured and long.” Available Now – Learn more

2018 Tondre Grapefield Pinot Noir

“Medium ruby color, spicy cherry nose, crisp and bright with racy acidity, pure and tangy, long and juicy.” To Be Released December 2020 – Learn more

2018 Brosseau Vineyard Chardonnay

“Silky smooth with rich tropical fruit and soft toast; bright, clean and nicely balanced; elegant and balanced with style and finesse.” Limited quantities availableLearn more

2018 La Rinconada Vineyard Chardonnay

“Lush, ripe and juicy with silky texture and deep, polished fruit; rich and tropical with balance, style and finesse; long and nicely structured. Sold Out! – Learn more

2018 Lone Oak Vineyard Chardonnay

“Soft and creamy with lush, juicy fruit; balanced, deep and rich with toasty oak and a long smooth finish.” Limited quantities availableLearn more

2018 Brosseau Vineyard Pinot Noir

“Darker ruby color, smooth and meaty with minerals and dried cherries; dense, long and balanced.” To Be Released January 2021 – Learn more

2018 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

“Ripe cherry nose, bright, crisp, fresh and juicy; sweet red cherry fruit and snappy acidity, tangy, silky and amiable, long and balanced.” Limited quantities available Learn more

2018 Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay

“Golden color, silky texture with rich pear and fig with a good acidity structure, balanced and long lasting.” Limited quantities availableLearn more

2018 Santa Rita Hills Chardonnay

“Soft toasty nose; silky texture, fresh and tangy, smooth, bright and long; crisp and fruit-driven.” Limited quantities availableLearn more

2018 Cuvée Los Gatos Chardonnay

“Smooth, fruit nose; juicy and lush with rich, ripe flavors of pear and tropical fruit; tangy, crisp and ripe, long and balanced; a lovely wine, especially at this price point.” Limited quantities availableLearn more

2018 Cuvée Los Gatos Pinot Noir

“Fresh and savory with silky texture and notes of cherry and spice; long and bright, a perfect food wine, subtle and likable.” Limited quantities availableLearn more