Bella Grace 2013 Estate Zinfandel
Alc: 14.3% | Type/Varietal: Zinfandel - Red
This is a young, assertive Zinfandel. The color is dark garnet or pigeon ruby red with great clarity and medium body which will develop over the next two or three years. The wine displays bright tannins in the front of the palate, softening to cherries with a hint of smoke, wood and tobacco. On the finish you will notice a dark, rich plum characteristic. Good now but outstanding in 2 to 3 years.
Gold - 2015 International Women's Wine Competition
Bella Grace 2014 3 Graces White
Alc: 13.6% | Type/Varietal: - White Blend
The color of light straw with wonderful clarity, this blend of Rhone white varietals offers layers of flavor. The nose is crisp and has touches of green pear with floral notes. Three Graces has a wonderful silky mouth feel provided by the barrel aged Roussane. It starts a little buttery but quickly develops bright citrus and green apple tartness. The finish is nicely acidic. Perfect for your summer grills of peaches, vegetables and lighter meats.
Best of Class of Region - 2015 California State Fair
Bella Grace 2013 Barbera
Alc: 14.5% | Type/Varietal: Barbera - Red
Appellation: Amador County | Region:
The nose is dominated by Christmas spices and a hint of oak. It is bold but quickly softens and expands to include vanilla As you savor the wine your palate will quickly be filled with flavors of black cherry and dark plums. Finally, the wine will present a soft layer of vanilla and hints of black licorice. The mouth feel is luxurious and satiny.
90 pts - Wine Enthusiast Gold Medal - San Francisco Chronicle
Bella Grace 2015 Grenache Blanc
Alc: 12.2% | Type/Varietal: Grenache Blanc - White
The light straw color of this wine belies the richness that awaits. It has a full body with good acidity. Flavors of citrus and green apple dominate. A rich mouth feel is present with the vibrancy that the solid acids provide. The long smooth finish is enhanced with a hint of lime zest and slight minerality.
Bella Grace 2013 Montagnaro
Alc: 14.5% | Type/Varietal: - Red Blend
The dark garnet color and weightiness of this wine reflect the iconic Amador County Zinfandel and Barbera wine grapes. Flavors of fig and anise develop in the front of the palate followed by chocolate and a hint of pepper in the mid palate. The wine has wonderful brightness which continues throughout resulting in a wonderful long juicy finish.
Gold Medal - 2015 Grand Harvest Awards
Bella Grace 2013 Old Vine Zinfandel
Alc: 14.4% | Type/Varietal: Zinfandel - Red
The 2012 Old Vine Zinfandel, a crimson red wine, opens with dark cherry, tobacco and mild tannins. Mid-palate flavors of holiday spice and nutmeg develop along with ripe raspberries. The finish is pleasant and slightly smoky with light notes of black pepper. Pair with red meats, hearty stews and chocolates, or with a loved one in front of the fire.
Gold Medal - 2015 San Francisco Chronicle
Silver Medal - 2015 Grand Harvest Awards
Bella Grace 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
Alc: 13.2% | Type/Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc - White
The color “is pale - Maine-in-the-wintertime pale - with a nose as fresh and grassy as a new-mown lawn. It’s close to being New Zealand grassy, but the aromas stay completely herbal and don’t get into the kitty box area. On the palate, limes and lemons dominate with a very slight nod to California ripeness. Minerals are readily apparent and the acidity is zippy, but not bracing.” Randy Fuller’s, NowandZin.com
90 pts - Wine Enthusiast
Blair Estate Chardonnay Delfina’s Vineyard 2014
Alc: 14.2% | Type/Varietal: Chardonnay - White
Intense apple, pineapple, and citrus aromas and flavors meld seamlessly with a pretty stream of vanilla, creme brulee, and spice from the new French oak cooperage. Our trademark cool climate acidity keeps the wine in balance, along with a streak of minerality.
92 pts from The Tasting Panel
Blair Estate Chardonnay Roger Rose Vineyard 2013
Alc: 13.8% | Type/Varietal: Chardonnay - White
This limited release of only 220 cases is trademark cool-climate Chardonnay. Tropical fruit and citrus character, with just a touch of warm, spicy, vanillin-oak. The wine's structure and refreshing acidity makes it incredibly versatile
91 pts from Wine Enthusiast 2015
Blair Estate Pinot Gris Meador Estate Vineyard 2013
Alc: 13.9% | Type/Varietal: Pinot Gris - White
The result is a limited release of only 218 cases that is everything a Pinot Gris should be: lush tropical fruit flavors allied to bright, refreshing acidity. Made in a drier, "Alsatian style," it is delicious now but will also reward patient cellaring over the next two to three years.
90 pts from Wine Enthusiast, Editor’s Choice