Vision Cellars

L'Aventure

Côte à Côte Estate Paso Robles Grenache Blend 2013

Cold November date night at home...2 inch med-rare filets, fully dressed bakers, and roast butternut....Stephan’s MGS is a brut at 15.8–but Paso blends hide the ABV with some age. Beautiful full purple with no noticeable jamminess.. med-weight, a touch of pencil, leather, tobacco oak but lovely dark, black fruit/stem fruit. Nice acid/fruit/tannin balance and a long warming finish. I’ve loved these wines and valued Stephan Assao since he walked into my retail workplace 25 years ago and tried to sell his wines. Perfect...no...but they taste so fucking good and I love them and their vision! — 18 days ago

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L'Aventure

Estate Paso Robles Rosé Blend 2019

Last three years this had been my fav domestic rose. Light salmon pink... but nice Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre blend. Nice weight on the palate... strawberry, rhubarb, cranberry, watermelon bites... juicy, dry, balanced. I have been pretty well over rose the past couple years... but I really find this one head and shoulders above most. Bravo Stephen Assao...I value your wines, your vision, your passion. — 6 months ago

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Eric Urbani

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@Stephen Redenbaugh second that - one of the best in Paso

Sinegal Estate

Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

David Sinegal who put together a team of winemaking all-stars to bring their vision to life, a blend of 93% Cab Sauv, 5% Petit Verdot & 2% Malbec, deep Ruby with aromas of dark fruits, floral spice and some cedar. On the palate rich fruit flavors of blackberry and black cherry with notes of smoky oak, tobacco and cacao. Well balanced with acidity, nice mouthfeel with fine juicy tannins ending with fruit and earthy character. Nice will age well! — 8 months ago

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Mark Marzigliano

Mark Marzigliano

It really is a beautiful wine!

Huber (Markus Huber)

Vision Grüner Veltliner

Lovely, light and fresh. Really affordable enjoyed best in the sun. — 2 months ago

Weingut Josef Högl

Vision Smaragd Riesling 2017

Genius Austrian Riesling — 6 months ago

EnRoute Winery

Les Pommiers Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2016

Fairly ripe and extracted vision of RRV PN. Fruit fwd but not overblown in the least. Made well but not really my jam at 14.5%. A lot of people like this style tho. Red fruits and root beer. Decant, smoke a big doob, and pair with a big ass pot roast and some taters for a good time — 8 months ago

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Ferrando Vini

Etichetta Bianca (White Label) Carema Nebbiolo 2016

This wine is striking the moment it’s poured. The color surprises with its “pinkness”; the lightest ruby color I have ever seen in Nebbiolo! The nose is spectacular. Roses and mixed with raspberries and alpine herbs and wild flowers. Basically every vision of what I would imagine the flora in Carema to be is represented on the bouquet. I want to smell this all the time! On the palate, this is very primary with crunchy red raspberries and cherries, herbs, and minerals. The structure is firm but deftly hidden at such a young age. A wine of balance. I have a feeling this will grow to be an absolute classic. I went deep on these 2016’s and look forward to checking in on them for years and decades to come. — a month ago

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Bravium

Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2018

I forget what I pay for some of these new ones I’ve never had.
Opened and tasted before I looked it up. Not bad for $15.00
I was hoping I didn’t pay over $30.00
Winery notes,

Rooted in the vision of winemaker Derek Rohlffs, Bravium is a study in patience and a mindful connection between land and wine. It's all about the connection between vineyard and what goes in the glass. "Terrior is a gift." Winery note: "This bright and balanced wine perfectly reflects the cool-climate Russian River Valley vineyard where it was grown. Brilliant yellow-gold in color, with fresh tree and tropical fruit aromas that are highlighted by candied apple, ripe peach, pineapple, brioche, lemon oil, white flowers, and sea spray. The wine opens with gorgeous sweet apple and pineapple fruit flavors, with vanilla and honeycomb notes. A finely-textured, invigorating mouthfeel, with a generous mid-palate and medium-plus acidity, is framed by crisp fruit and subtle oak-derived flavors. Hints of herbal tea give way to flinty minerality and refreshing acidity. The complex flavors linger on the finish of this racy and lively Chardonnay."
— 6 months ago

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Nicole Lowman

Nicole Lowman

I’ve really enjoyed wines from Derek Rohlffs so far.
Paul T- Huntington Beach

Paul T- Huntington Beach

First time having any of his wines@Nicole Lowman

Thienot

Black Ball Champagne Blanc de Blancs Chardonnay 2007

Thought it was a nice bottle especially for $60.00,
K&L notes,


Absolutely incredible opportunity on this creamy, supple Blanc de Blancs that still has great focus and precision and superior, long, mineral finish. Like all of the Thienot vintage wines, this bottling is entirely estate grown from the family's nearly 70 acres of vines. From the winery: "In 1985 Alain Thiénot launched his eponymous Champagne House, driven by his experience as a courtier and close-knit relationships with Champagne growers. This was quite a challenge in a sector where the greatest names began their existence as early as the 18th century. Never willing to compromise on quality or expertise, Alain Thiénot has transformed this vision into one of his key strengths. From this point forwards, using a strategy targeting the gastronomy sector, he has successfully conquered markets in France and abroad. He has passed on this passion and vision to his children, Garance and Stanislas, who decided to join the family business in 2003. With its resolutely modern philosophy, the most recently established, privately owned and family-run Champagne House continues its expansion."
— 8 months ago

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