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2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (Pietra Santa)

Pietra Santa Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cienega Valley, California 2012

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

RICH, CHEWY & PERFUMY, CURRANTS, SAPPY OAK, BASIL & SAGE

John & Phyllis Blackburn had been farmers in California for decades, when they bought the lovely Pietra Santa [sacred stone] Estate 25 miles east of Monterey. This vineyard, bisected by the San Andreas fault, dates back to the 1850s, and the old vine Cabernet grown here makes very fine, rich but accessible wine. The extended aging in French Oak barrels is perfectly balanced by the intense Cabernet fruit character. This is a great value with surprising complexity.

Serving Suggestion: Fantastic with beef kabobs marinated with fresh herbs and garlic. Grilled stuffed potatoes with aged sharp cheddar and artisan smokehouse bacon bits.

16.99

1 in stock

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2014 Pinot Noir "Route 152" (Pietra Santa)

Pietra Santa Estate, Pinot Noir "Route 152", Cienega Valley, California 2014

100% Pinot Noir

VIBRANT CHERRY & STRAWBERRY PRESERVES, BITTERSWEET VANILLA, EARTHY SPICE

Finding its voice in the windswept coastal vineyards of Monterey, this small-production (just over 3,000 cases per year) Pinot outmaneuvers any that we’ve seen or tasted from California at its price in over a decade. Its brand of succulent, snappy red fruit and how it carries the wispy, well-temepred perfume of vanilla and cedar from a year in barrel bear the unmistakable hallmarks of ripe, New World Pinot Noir. For exceptional, estate-produced Pinot noir that pushes the limits, you’re on the right road: Route 152.

Serving Suggestion: Soft flour tacos w/ ground beef, grilled sweet onions, & halved cherry tomatoes. Chicken pot pie.

11.99

1 in stock

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2012 Sangiovese (Pietra Santa)

Pietra Santa Estate, Sangiovese, Cienega Valley, California 2012

92% Sangiovese, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon

BOLD SUPER-TUSCAN STYLE, PLUM, FRENCH OAK & SPICE

Pietra Santa comes through again with this Central Coast Cal-Ital blend that is a ringer for modern Super-Tuscan reds. This 2011 is just released and will definitely hold up for several more years of aging. The Sangiovese character is clear and framed by expensive tasting French oak and the body from a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend. This is a chewy, rich full-bodied red with lots of Italian spirit in a California package.

Serving Suggestions: The natural recommendation is Steak Florentine, but this would also be prefect with a mushroom Bolognese.

14.99

4 in stock

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2013 Sangiovese (Pietra Santa)

Pietra Santa Estate, Sangiovese, Cienega Valley, California 2013

92% Sangiovese, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon

BOLD SUPER-TUSCAN STYLE, PLUM, FRENCH OAK & SPICE

Pietra Santa comes through again with this Central Coast Cal-Ital blend that is a ringer for modern Super-Tuscan reds. This 2011 is just released and will definitely hold up for several more years of aging. The Sangiovese character is clear and framed by expensive tasting French oak and the body from a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend. This is a chewy, rich full-bodied red with lots of Italian spirit in a California package.

Serving Suggestions: The natural recommendation is Steak Florentine, but this would also be prefect with a mushroom Bolognese.

14.99

2 in stock

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