Villa Maria

Native 9

Rancho Ontiveros Vineyards Pinot Noir 2013

First if you haven’t been to native 9 tasting room in Los Alamos amazing tasting room and good food - James is from a Spanish land grant family and obviously Santa Barbara native great Pinot Noir and amazing Chardonnay this is the 2013 vintage cherry fruit , cola , sage underbrush ,sarsaparilla smooth tannins slight oak background — a day ago

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Clendenen Family Vineyards

Punta Exclamitiva Santa Maria Valley Nebbiolo 2010

After a few hours open: Looks like Nebbiolo. Menthol on the nose and some peppery spice, pencil shavings a bit. Tart red fruit and serious umami meatiness like iberico ham. Tannins aren’t overpowering, but haven’t had a younger bottle so I guess its the age? I want more of this. — 7 days ago

Benziger Family Winery

Glen Ellen Imagery Series Syrah 1990

It's #AgedWineTuesday today. Here is a delicious one from California.

This 20 year old has a gorgeous nose.

Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity.

Dry on the palate with black fruits, cedar, vanilla, licorice, earth, green olives, spices, peppercorn, leather, tobacco and green vegetables.

Nice finish with spices and tangy raspberries.

What a great nose on this Syrah. Reminds me of a Napa Syrah.

Fruits are on the decline, by now, but it is still interesting and enjoyable by itself. Good with food too.

What a score.

I paired it with short ribs with truffled mushrooms.

12.4% alcohol by volume.

90 points.
— a month ago

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Liquid Farm

La Hermana Chardonnay 2016

The nose is very different from the palate! I always enjoy wines like that. They’re very intriguing. Anyway, nose is soft and buttery and the palate is a very crisp juicy yellow apple. 😋 — 3 days ago

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Again… Very much enjoy the wines.
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Paul Lato

"Le Souvenir" Sierra Madre Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

Beautiful aromas and a delicate finish! — 8 days ago

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Bien Nacido Vineyard Chardonnay 2016

Excellent excellent central coast chard. Oak is just right (for me), acidity not super racey, everything is in balance with this wine. Ripe pineapple, stone fruit, sea salt. Excited to see this evolve over next 10+ years — 15 days ago


Julia's Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015

Lovely expression of the vintage and one of my favorite Santa Maria Valley vineyards. 14% ABV. — 14 days ago

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Alta Maria Vineyards

Rancho Vinedo Pinot Noir 2013

This has continued to age well over the last 20 months since I last had one of these. Wine has softened, blueberries are more pronounced. — 17 days ago

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Clendenen Family Vineyards

The Pip Santa Maria Valley Nebbiolo 2014

Amazing! Love all the Clendenen and ABC wines. These nebbiolo might be my favorites. Bing cherry, juicy cranberry, lavender, and leather. Highly recommend. — 22 days ago

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Sandler Wine Company

Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013

Berry and a hint of what’s to come on the nose. Dried cherries and light pepper on the mouthfeel. We paired with roasted pheasant and asparagus which was AMAZING — 14 days ago