The 2015 Cavern Select Fume Blanc is dry- fermented and aged in oak barrels with eight months of contact with lees. This wine is bright and fresh with notes of pear, apple and a kiss of oak vanillin on the finish. A blend of 60% cool region Paso Robles Sauvignon Blanc and 40% Eastside fruit from our Terrace vineyard.
Best of Class/Gold Medal/94 Points - Central Coast Wine Competition 2016, 90 Points - Wine Enthusiast (May 2016), Gold Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016, Gold Medal/90 Points - Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016, 90 Points - New World International Wine Competition 2016, 89 Points- 2016 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition
A vivid straw-green in color, the 2015 Sauvignon Blanc greets the senses with crisp apple and ripe pear aromas with hints of freshly toasted almond. In the mouth, the wine exhibits bright fruit flavors of lime, pear, lemongrass and spice that echo the aromas. Refreshingly dry and medium-bodied with a rich crisp acidity, wrapped around a mineral core.
Gold Medal/91 Points - Central Coast Wine Competition 2016, 89 Points - Food & Beverage World (May 2016), 88 Points- California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition 2016
Featuring pear, apple and peach aromas with a suggestion of vanilla spice, our 2014 Chardonnay is a bright straw- gold color. Rich from barrel fermentation and aging, this wine shows peach, pear and butterscotch flavors. The wine is round, medium-bodied with balancing acidity and toasty oak that lengthens the finish.
This fortified dessert wine is indeed Margret's gold. Toasted hazel nuts and stewed peach aromas tantalize the nose while notes of dried apricot, orange zest and butterscotch delight the tongue. A limited number of barrels of estate-grown Orange Muscat were selected beginning with the 2001 vintage. The barrels were blend to create this Madeira style wine. Enjoy with caramelized onions, blue cheese, nuts and dried fruit.
Gold Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016, 88-Points - Wine Enthusiast (August 2016), 88 Points - 2016 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition
Featuring orange blossom and sweet spice aromas, our 2015 Viognier shows flavors of white peach and honeysuckle with a hint of lime zest. On the palate the wine has a luscious body and finishes with a balanced mouth watering acidity. Enjoy chilled by itself or with fresh fruits, seafood and cheese.
The 2015 Cavern Select Chardonnay features notes of ripe pineapple and summer ripe peaches. The wine is a golden straw color and shows its barrel age with and a creaminess throughout the mid-palate. This medium to full bodied wine has a long finish with flavors of toasted oak and fall spices.