Estate Grown Vines. French Style Wines.
These vines have produced rich, aromatic wine for 15 years. Made by award-winning winemaker Mark Friszolowski, this Viognier has hints of white peach, honeydew melon, and ripe cantaloupe. Abundantly floral, this wine is bursting with aromas of honeysuckle and gardenias. An incredible acid balance allows some limestone notes to dance on the finish. Limited one bottle per purchase.
Bronze winner in the 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (2016 Viognier)
Though little known in America, this wine is the star of Southern Rhône whites. The current vintage was barrel-fermented. Taste the wine’s pear and honey flavors, delight in its luxurious mouth feel, and enjoy its long silky finish.
Bronze winner in the 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (2015 Roussanne)
The bouquet exudes intense aromas of Viognier’s peach and apricot in a marriage with Roussanne’s tropical melons, honey, and oil of orange. It has an unusually long, nutmeg spice finish. It will bring out the best in rich seafood and shellfish dishes as well as with spicier fare like Thai dishes.
Gold winner in the 2021 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (2019 Second Leaf)
Gold winner in the 2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (2008 Second Leaf)
2019 Syrah Reserve
This wine was produced from vines originally brought to America in 1990 from the Château de Beaucastel estate in Southern France. These grapes were handpicked, vinified separately, and aged in French oak barrels for three years. This reserve has the bold aromas of smoky bacon, blackberry, and ripe plum. Pair it with an elegant dinner. For serious wine lovers (and those who aspire).
Silver winner in the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (2013 Syrah Reserve)
This Syrah has been called "a true, old-world style" wine. It explodes with aromas of black currants and plums, with hints of leather and incense. It is characteristically smoky and meaty.
2014 Petite Sirah
Wild berry notes followed by cinnamon and crushed plum delight the initial palette. Rich raspberry jam and mouth filling red and black berry compote dominate the middle. White pepper, dusty minerality, and a long, luscious finish will carry you away.
Elegant, reserved, and silky, this complex Grenache traces its heritage back to France’s Southern Rhône wine country where it is the primary grape for Châteauneuf du Pape wines. It boasts aromas of black raspberry, plum, and ripe cherry, with soft hints of kirsch and black pepper. Pair it with your favorite steak, pork chops, grilled chicken, or rich pasta.
Silver winner in the 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (2014 Grenache)
This marvelous blend of Petite Sirah and Roussanne exhibits aromas of red cranberry, crushed plum, exotic floral notes, and smoky bacon. A profusion of cinnamon and allspice is followed by a cornucopia of three Provençal spices: lavender, sage, and savory.
Bronze winner in the 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (2017 Triomphe)
GPS stands for the blend: Grenache, Petite Sirah and Syrah. Emblematic of the Côte de Rhône blends that are truly luxurious, GPS highlights the flavors of candied fruit, raspberry, and kirsch from Grenache, black cherry and cassis from Petite Sirah, and notes of darker fruits and smokiness from Syrah. Enjoy with grilled meats or aged hard cheeses.
2017 Party Line
A blend of Syrah and Petite Sirah with aromas of incense, black pepper, and sage. Perfect for all outdoor grilling and hearty meats.
Bronze winner in the 2022 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
A racy, sophisticated off dry blend of Syrah and Petite Sirah, Metro carries you away with bursts of black cherry and raspberry. It is characteristically smoky with undertones of chocolate and pepper. Enjoy chilled as an aperitif, or at room temperature with grilled meats or spicy dishes.
Estelle, named in honor of Michael Zimmerman's grandmother, is made from Viognier grapes with aromas of ripe apricot, papaya, and passion fruit. The fruitiness is intertwined with a delicate blend of clove, cinnamon, and coriander. It is an excellent complement to your favorite dessert or cheese or match it with dark chocolate or crème brûlée.
Bronze winner in the 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
A rich, robust port-style wine pressed from 2011 Petite Sirah grapes and fortified with fine brandy. Drink now by all means or wait as many years as you like. Picture Rhapsody as a by-the-fireside wine that pairs traditionally with soft cheese—especially stilton—or with berry-topped pastries.
Silver winner in the 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Off dry and refreshingly well balanced, Forget-Me-Not has been called a “seriously dangerous porch wine,” boasting rich floral aromas and a lush mouthfeel. Enjoy chilled as an aperitif, or with a wide variety of summer salads, pasta, and shellfish.
2019 Special Delivery Rosé
Made in true Provençal style, this rosé’s nose overflows with strawberry, rhubarb, lime peel, and rose petals. It is supremely dry yet offset by refreshing acidity. Drink it thoroughly chilled by itself or with Mediterranean fare. A great wine for enjoying at home or the beach—just add friends!
Silver winner in the 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (2013 Special Delivery Rosé)
2020 Special Delivery Bubbly Rosé
Our first sparkling version of Special Delivery, this splendid wine is created from Syrah and Petite Sirah. This wine is bone dry yet has refreshing acidity while highlighting notes of lime peel and rose petals. Ideal by itself or pair with your favorite cheese and crusty bread. An outstanding brunch favorite!
Gold winner in the 2022 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
A perfect summer wine to be enjoyed chilled on a hot summer day! Customize it any way you like: add a splash of orange liqueur, or throw in some fresh oranges, strawberries, or mangoes. Try it with crushed mint or make it bubbly with seltzer.
Wine of the month discount: 5% off purchases of three to eight bottles and 10% off nine or more bottles.