Cellers Santamaria

Thomas Santamaria

La Boutanche Grenache Nielluccio 2019

Always amazed at these wines, especially for the price. Very vibrant with light tannins. Paired with margherita pizza. — 5 months ago

Whitcraft Winery

Presqu'ile Vineyard Chardonnay 2017


I prefer this to the Pence Ranch #staritahills #chardonnay The latter seaming riper, sweeter with popcorn aromas. This #santamaria seems like higher acidity yet still has buttery autolytic notes — a year ago

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Domaine Santamaria

Patrimonio Tranoi Rouge 2016

Magenta, ruby cloudy color, mineral raspberry, really jammy full, acidic finish that sits but not too intense — 2 years ago

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Domaine Santamaria

Patrimonio Red Blend 2016

The Slope Cellars dude set us up — 8 months ago

Camille Puglia
with Camille

Bodegas y Viñedos Alfredo Santamaria

Tinto Reserva Trascasas Cigales Tempranillo 2013

Sweet cherries, a hint of spice and a velvety finish help create palate for Spanish manchego, apples and an Sicilian black fig preserve with an olive oil crusted cracker. To die for! — 2 years ago

Domaine Santamaria

Patrimonio Nielluccio 2014

A bit funky like a sour beer. $25 @ Domestique — 10 months ago

The Ojai Vineyard

Bien Nacido Vineyard Chardonnay 2012


Medium intensity aromas of lemon, and tropical fruit like mango and pineapple. On the palate the wine is dry, high acidity and has wet-stone like flavors in addition to the lemon. It is sour on the palate, it has gone too lean. Just OK. #ojaivineyard #biennacido #chardonnay #sbcounty #santabarbaracounty #santamaria — a year ago

Domaine Santamaria

Montre Tes Yeux Santa Maria Cinsault

I Nell

Dang try it Day two, fruit mellowed and amp up the game — 2 years ago

Daniel Barraud

La Verchère Pouilly-Fuissé Chardonnay 2005

Nothing better than a well aged Chardonnay and fatty, cold water fish. This bottle is our go to pairing for grilled steelhead trout.

Nose is evolving since my prior post, oxidized green apple peel and cold caramel.

Palate is lightly sweet lemon curd/custard, baked red apple, cooked lemon, warm granite dust and a zing of acidity on the close.

Our feline house managers pestered for comfortable portions on the trout, they are good boys and girls, generally, so we endulge.

Great night listening to Hugh Masekela and Mongo Santamaria on the HiFi, everything complimented!

One bottle left, then we move along to the next vintage.
— 3 years ago

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Michael Herzog

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An inconvenient truth (and beneficial in the long run!)
Randy Fuller

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Love the notes, and the musical pairing!
Severn Goodwin

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@Randy Fuller Can't get enough Mongo!