Tenuta Santa Maria

Au Bon Climat

Hildegard Estate Bottled Santa Maria Valley White Blend 2016

N:Unripe apricots, lemon zest, Chamomile, pears, sea shells, meringue,
P:Boston cream donuts, Honeydew.. very ripe, Nice acidity on the finish.
A marvel. R.I.P. Jim Clendenen.
There’s a Granny Smith like cling to the finish.
— 9 days ago

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Santa Maria Hills Pinot Noir 2018

Exciting to try this famous Pinot. Layers of cherry and red fruit. Nice acidity. — 3 days ago

Presqu'ile Winery

Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir

2017 — Lighter style, needs time. Very good now with potential ahead. Love their chard for the $$$. Really like this producer. — 10 days ago

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La Pelle Wines

Santa Maria Valley Chardonnay 2019

Ron R

Piercing, riveting, focused. What a brilliant inaugural vintage. Nectarine overload. Bright acidity with some delicate spices. Burgundy in Cali. Loved it. — 14 days ago

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Scott Rose

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Pretty high score for a Santa Maria Valley Chard and I'm a fanboy for the area for Burgundian, Italian and Rhône varietals more than most. Will def be keeping an eye out for this one on wine lists on the next visit up.
Ron R

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@Scott Rose, try Acme in Cali. They have it.
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I purchased direct from La Pelle. They may still have some…

Royal Prince

Royal Prince Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

2019 vintage. Retasted after a month. Still banging for the Bitcoin. Chocolate cake finish. — 20 days ago

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Belle Glos

Clark & Telephone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2019

Pinot Noir…. As good as it gets!! — 15 days ago

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Timbre Winery

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Very good. Just off nutty. — 3 days ago

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Paul Lato

"The Prospect" Sierra Madre Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

A lovely clove and raspberry, maybe some stone. Very nice acidity. My third pinot noir from Paul Lato Wines. The best: still "The Prospect". But maybe in three years... — 5 days ago


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Bretty but good. And could almost fool you for Northern Rhone — 5 days ago

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Clendenen Family Vineyards

"The Pip" Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir 2017

Like a delicate, flowery and acidic burgundy. Really quite nice. RIP Jim! — 8 days ago