Santa Maria Valley, Central Coast

Au Bon Climat

Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012

Au Bon Climat Bien Nacido Vineyard. Pale Ruby in color . Plum, cherry, cranberry fruits. A touch of spice. Jim’s Pinot Noir’s are so nicely balanced. The wines generally age for 10/20 years. Priced right. — 13 days ago

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Jody Scharf

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Really like that producer
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@Jody Scharf Couldn’t agree more.
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Me too 🤗


Bien Nacido Vineyard Syrah 2014

Relative to other Syrah produced in this vineyard as well as most CA Syrah, I love this bottling. The Northern Rhône inspiration shines through, with classic black pepper, olive, earthiness that I enjoy. — 8 days ago

Scratch Wines

Pinot Noir

Dark fruit and spice. Smooth and well balanced. This is an excellent SLH Pinot that is hitting its stride at 5 years in the bottle. — 13 days ago

Clendenen Family Vineyards

"The Pip" Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir 2016

Classic Clendenen. Earthy and baking spices, but a ton of finesse. Runs neck and neck with more delicate zins, if you like your fruit. His pinots are some of the most distinctive out west. Not obviously patterned after the RRV "template" or the "rose but with 16psi of juice boost" that seems to infect PNW pinots in this bracket. He did Mary Elke's grapes more justice than just about anyone. His pinots surprise you like a ballerina who can dead lift 300lbs. — 4 hours ago

Cambria Estate Winery

Tepusquet Vineyard Viognier 2014

I’m really liking this, not as big as I would of thought for a CA Chardonnay, but full bodied with nice acid. I paired it with a Kale and Shrimp salad with a lemon-garlic oil dressing at its was a match made in heaven. — 8 days ago


Dierberg Vineyard Block Five Pinot Noir 2015

Not normally a medium body person but will make an exception for this. Our wedding guests loved it. — 10 days ago

Paul Lato

"Le Souvenir" Sierra Madre Vineyard Chardonnay 2016

Butterfly lemon curd. Just south of rich. Great with fish — 5 days ago

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Joshua Klapper & Alex Katz

Locavore Pinot Noir 2012

Aromas of tobacco and toasted oak; black cherries and blackberries on palate. Medium body, smooth, nice long finish. Has aged well since the first bottle I had in June 2015. — 16 days ago

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Herman Story

Bien Nacido Vineyard Grenache 2013

Are you ready..? Yes I’m ready ... — 12 days ago

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Solomon Hills Vineyard Chardonnay 2015

Lemon rind, crushed oyster shell, light malo, and a bright saline finish. One of the better central coast chards I've tried. — 13 days ago