Jonata Winery

Jonata Winery

La Sangre de Jonata Ballard Canyon Syrah 2013

Must buy & age
Parker 96 review

Cofermented with 2% Viognier, the Syrah-dominated 2013 La Sangre de Jonata is another terrific 2013 from winemaker Matt Dees that checks in near the top of the vintage. Full-bodied, concentrated and with bright acidity, it reveals classic notes of black fruits, pepper, violets, spring flowers and tons of minerality. It will be better in another 2-3 years and keep for decade or more after that.
— 16 days ago

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Jonata Winery

El Desafio de Jonata Santa Ynez Valley Red Blend 2005

Bam 💥. I’ve had this lone bottle of Jonata resting in my cellar for the past six years. We had some friends over who had just returned from Santa Ynez and couldn’t make the time to visit Jonata; they weren’t sure what the fuss was all about. Well, now they do. This was absolutely killer right from the pop and pour. So much power yet there was an undeniable charm that just had us all smitten. And, at 14 years young, this was still so alive and downright youthful. There are decades of enjoyment left in these 2005 Desafio’s. Simply outstanding. — 3 years ago

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Jonata Winery

Flor Santa Ynez Valley Sauvignon Blanc Sémillon 2007

Keeping the theme of the evening with Central Coast, this does not disappoint! 10 year SB?!?! — 5 years ago

John, Paul and 25 others liked this
Mike R

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Never had a white from Jonata - I been missing out it seems
David L

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A little jealous .
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Maybe one of the best I’ve had!

Jonata Winery

El Alma de Jonata Ballard Canyon Cabernet Franc Blend 2020

2020 absolutely brilliant — 2 months ago

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Paul T- Huntington Beach

Paul T- Huntington Beach

Great cab franc

Château Cos d'Estournel

Saint-Estèphe Red Bordeaux Blend 1982

I feel closer to my dad when drinking this wine. I don’t know why? Big day at Jonata — 4 years ago

Shay, Jason and 17 others liked this

The Hilt

The Old Guard Chardonnay 2010

2010 vintage. Santa Barbara County. Chardonnay sourced from 2 vineyards: Sandford & Benedict (55%) and Solomon Hills (45%). From the team behind Jonata. Aged 50% in neutral oak, 25% new oak and 25% stainless steel. Light brilliant yellow. Intense perfumes of white peach, lemon and flowers with a hint of coconut. Concentrated with layers of fruit, a certain minerality and crispy acidity. The oak is present but well-integrated. Long lemon confit finish . This should be even better in a few years. — 5 years ago

The Paring

Red Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2019

Delectable Wine
9.0

The Paring’s 2019 Red is a gorgeous Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend from the team at Jonata and The Hilt. It soars from the glass with wild flowers, herbs, blood orange and red-fleshed fruit. Elegant and nuanced, the Red is also a tremendous value. $20.00 (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, July 2022) — a month ago

Shay, Severn and 17 others liked this

The Paring

Santa Ynez Valley Red Blend 2015

Bordeaux Blend from the same team that offers Jonata Wines. Dark purple color. Aromas of black currant and blackberry along with pencil shavings, dried herbs and a hint of violets. Earthy tobacco and black fruit flavors with a hint of cola. Luscious with big chewy tannins and long earthy finish. Bold, but this wine still has some finesse. Needs a decant. — 2 years ago

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Jonata Winery

El Corazon de Jonata Santa Ynez Valley Syrah Blend 2005

Really intense and quite excellent. Good time to drink this after an hour or two decant. — 4 years ago

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