Top 6 Wines of the Decade
Happy New Year! Here's our BEST OF THE DECADE collections! Our winemaker pulled these 6 most popular gems from the MUSEUM VAULT and his personal cellar. Only 12 sets of "TOP 6 OF THE DECADE" COLLECTION are available as of 12/30/19.
#1 ... ALLUMER
DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL at 2016 San Francisco Chronicle
43% Mourvedre, 43% Syrah and 14% Grenache
This Southern Rhone inspired blend predominately displays aromatics of dried herbs and flowers, blackberry cobbler, sugar plums, white pepper, orange rind, nutmeg and new saddle leather, with a long finish of smoked French oak and blackberry creme brûlée.
#2 ... HAVEN
BEST SELLER at Artiste Tasting Studio in 2016
65% 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% 2014 Syrah
Aroma with fresh pine trees and sweet cobbler on the nose will perfectly compliment your holiday decorations. On the palate you will have cherry, honey crisp apple, black currant and a hint of English breakfast tea.
#3 ... REVERIE
GOLD MEDAL at 2016 San Diego International Wine Competition
91% Zinfandel and 9% Petit Verdot
Aromas filled with fresh cut herbs after a rain shower, juniper twig and baby's breath, then ripe strawberries, apricot nectar, rosemary, dill and thyme. Art by Christina LoCascio.
#4 ... OLD RELIABLE
VOTED STAFF FAVORITE FOR 2017
41% Syrah, 26% Grenache and 33% Tempranillo
Aromas of blackberries, violets and vanilla, raspberry and chocolate provide a smooth lasting finish. Smooth ride on the palate now in until 2024.
#5 ... OPEN SPACE #2
GOLD MEDAL at SF Chronical Wine Competition
50% Merlot, 33% Petit Verdot and 17% Petite Syrah
This gorgeous wine shows dark cherries, blackberries and a hint of citrus zest, complimented by dried green herbs and spices, and vanilin oak. Velvety soft tanins with balanced acidty.
#6 ... MALAGUENA
DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL WINNER at Orange County Wine Society Competition
77% Zinfandel and 23% Petit Verdot
A powerful yet graceful and balanced blend, Malagueña is a sensual wine that will make you want to get up and dance. Label art by Aldo Luongo.