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While tannic this shows more generous and complex plum cherry and raspberry fruit making a much more intriguing drink than the Ros...ella s bottling. Drink now through 2020. -JL Wine Spectator. Enormously ripe as you d expect from this famous vineya... Wine Spectator A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2009 2009 Bernardus Pinot Noir Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir 750ml read more

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Ruddy garnet hue with a dense core. Initial aromas of tamari Asian spice and suede lead into a backdrop of Bing cherry and wild bl...ackberry. On entry there s more bright cherry with suede spice and dusty scrub-brush firmly on the mid-palate. This... Chris Greene A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2009 2009 Bernardus Pinot Noir Pinot Noir 750ml read more

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Gary Pisoni is iconic grower whose Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir has brought worldwide attention to Santa Lucia Highlands. Planted wi...th renowned Pisoni clone, this unique vineyard produces amazing Pinots which can rival best red Burgundies. We are particularly honored to be among select few to receive fruit from Gary Pisoni. All our grapes are hand picked and sorted at winery for maximum quality. They are destemmed and gently pumped into small fermenters, each with a different yeast, and hand punched two to three times each day in order to extract every bit of flavor. Once fermentation and pressing were complete, wines are aged in French oak barrels for ten months before final blending and bottling. 2011 was mild to cool throughout ripening season providing us with an elegant rendition of this fabulous vineyard. robe is a beautiful crimson-red. Aromas show bright notes of red cherry and cranberry along with hints of spice. flavors are full of juicy red fruits, along with spicy notes Wine Enthusiast rating: 93. read more

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2009 Marinus exhibits its typical deeply colored robe, promising a well structured wine. aromas express beautiful ripe, red fruits... accented by notes of spice and cedar. delicious flavors are soft and full, with spicy dark red fruit flavors and a smooth texture of well integrated tannins. Although drinking beautifully now, this Marinus will age gracefully for many years to come... Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Merlot 30%, Petit Verdot 10%, Cabernet Franc 7%, Malbec 3% read more

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This gently sloping vineyard located in heart of Santa Lucia Highlands was planted by renowned grower Gary Franscioni. A fourth ge...neration farmer, Gary and his lovely wife Rosella have planted one of finest vineyards in area. Gary's passion for growing only finest fruit on his home vineyard has resulted in a huge following for bottlings of Rosella's Pinot Noir. Less widely known is his small block of excellent Dijon clone Chardonnay which produces some of finest grapes in Highlands. 2011 was another beautiful vintage on Central Coast: mild, sunny summer weather with warm, dry conditions throughout harvest and low yields. This provided us with superb grapes in 2011. Our 2011 Rosella's Chardonnay exhibits classic aromas of candied citrus peel along with mineral and spice notes. palate is intense and well-focused with flavors of baked apple, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg, accented with notes of mineral and toasty oak. Our 2011 Rosella's Chard has excellent structure to age for several y The Wine Advocate rating: 93. read more

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Our Monterey Pinot Noir grapes are from Griva vineyard in Arroyo Seco appellation. Our 2011 Monterey Pinot Noir shows a bright, ru...by red color with excellent clarity. In nose we find beautiful aromas of ripe, red cherries and boysenberries. On palate, flavors of bright ripe fruits along with subtle spicy notes fill mouth and linger on a long, crisp finish. We feel this wine is an excellent match with a wide variety of dishes. At Bernardus, all our Pinot Noir grapes are hand picked block by block according to ripeness levels, hand sorted and fermented in small batches using specially selected yeasts. Each fermenter is pumped over twice daily in order to maximize extraction of flavor and structure. The Wine Advocate rating: 90. read more

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Sierra Mar is a superb new vineyard planted by renowned grower Gary Franscioni on a dramatic hilltop location at southern end of S...anta Lucia Highlands. We at Bernardus are honored to be among few to receive both Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from this up-and-coming super star. We have chosen three from among several clones of Chardonnay planted here: celebrated Wente Clone and Dijon clones 95 and 96. As usual at Bernardus, we use only hand-picked and sorted grapes for our wines. On nose we find aromas of ripe apple and pear with notes of orange blossom and caramel. palate is beautifully rich with flavors of baked pear and candied orange peel, with hints of fresh, creamy butter accented by cinnamon and nutmeg. finish is long and well-structured promising wonderful ageing potential for this delicious wine. The Wine Advocate rating: 92. read more

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Santa Lucia Highlands are known as one of premier Pinot Noir appellations of world. One reason for this lofty reputation is Rosell...a's Vineyard. Gary Franscioni planted his home ranch, named for his lovely wife, in heart of Highlands. Gary's home vineyard is planted with a selection of best available Pinot Noir clones and farmed with unparalleled passion and attention to detail. We at Bernardus are fortunate to have access to three small blocks: two planted with clone 777, and third with celebrated Pisoni clone. Each block is individually monitored for ripeness in order to hand-pick each clone at its perfect ripeness level. grapes are sorted at winery and fermented in small individual fermenters using specially selected yeasts. Once fermentation and pressing are complete, each lot is aged separately for 10 months in finest French oak barrels. Each barrel is evaluated individually and final selection is made through a lengthy series of tasting trials. robe of our 2011 Rosella's is Wilfred Wong of Wine.com rating: 93. read more

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famous Garys' Vineyard was planted with celebrated Pisoni clone by two iconic growers of Santa Lucia Highlands: Gary Pisoni and Ga...ry Franscioni. Together they have brought worldwide attention to this unique appellation for exceptional quality of its Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. We at Bernardus are thrilled to be among few who have access to these superb Pinot grapes. At Bernardus all our grapes are hand-picked and sorted at winery to maximize quality. Pinot grapes are then destemmed and gently pumped into small fermenters where they are hand punched twice daily. Once fermentation is complete, finished wine is aged in French oak for 10 months before final blending and bottling. Our 2011 Garys' Pinot Noir exhibits a medium red robe, with classic aromas of red fruits and earthy notes reminiscent of fine Burgundies. palate is rich and full-bodied with flavors of candied red fruits and oak spice supported by a velvety finish. This fine wine will age for several years to come. read more

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Our 2012 Monterey Pinot Noir shows a bright, ruby red color with excellent clarity. On nose we find beautiful aromas of red cherri...es, pomegranate and boysenberries. On palate, refreshing flavors of bright red berry fruits accented by subtle spicy notes fill mouth and linger on a crisp finish. We feel this wine is an excellent match with a wide variety of dishes. Our Monterey Pinot Noir grapes are primarily from Griva vineyard in Arroyo Seco appellation of Monterey County. We care for our Monterey Pinot Noir a bit differently than our other Pinots in order to produce a wine that accentuates its fresh, fruity qualities. We divide these grapes into several fermentation tanks and ferment at cooler temperatures which helps protect their inherent fruity esters. We then age wines in older, neutral French oak tanks and barrels so resulting wine truly speaks uniquely of its vineyard origins. read more

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Monterey Chardonnay is assembled from specially selected growers primarily in Arroyo Seco and Santa Lucia Highlands appellations. ...Each of these contributes unique aromas and flavors, which compliment each other to create a Chardonnay of extraordinary character and finesse. Bernardus 2011 Monterey Chardonnay exhibits all characteristics that make Bernardus Chardonnay such a perennial favorite. Complex aromas of ripe apple and pear are accented by notes of vanilla and subtle toasty oak. On palate, texture is rich and full-bodied, exhibiting intense flavors of citrus, fig and mineral. soft rich texture is beautifully balanced by a note of crisp acidity which is hallmark of excellent Chardonnay from Monterey County. read more

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Sierra Mar is a superb new vineyard planted by renowned grower Gary Franscioni on a dramatic hilltop location at southern end of S...anta Lucia Highlands. We at Bernardus are honored to be among few to receive both Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from this up-and-coming super star. We have chosen two from among several clones of Pinot Noir planted here: celebrated Pisoni Clone and Dijon clone 828. At Bernardus, we use only hand-picked and hand-sorted grapes for our wines. robe is a beautiful crimson. Intense scents of dark berries and ripe plums fill glass. There are very focused of ripe red fruits and subtle spicy oak notes on a long silky finish. This superb, well-structured Pinot will age gracefully for many years to come. Wine Enthusiast rating: 91. read more

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2007 Marinus exhibits a vivid deep crimson color and appears nearly opaque. Aromas express beautifully ripened red fruits accented... by notes of dried spices and cedar with hints of toasted oak. Intense, spicy flavors of plum and black cherry fill mouth and linger beautifully through a long and silky finish. Bernardus thinks this is certainly one of their finest Marinus vintages and though drinking beautifully now, will age wonderfully for many years to come. Blend: 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petite Verdot Wine Enthusiast rating: 90. read more

Bernardus
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Santa Lucia Highlands' two most renowned growers, Gary Pisoni and Gary Franscioni, have joined forces on an exciting new vineyard ...located just south of celebrated Garys' Vineyard in heart of Santa Lucia Highlands. It is called Soberanes Vineyard. We at Bernardus are honored to be among few wineries to receive both Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from this exciting new star of Santa Lucia Highlands appellation. We have chosen a block planted with two selections of highly-regarded Wente clone of Chardonnay which is known for its small clusters of tiny grapes. This clone, along with highest quality farming practices, provides us with a very intense wine exhibiting finest quality of flavors and aromas. On nose we find scents are of ripe peach and baked green apple, accented by notes of creme brulee. palate is highly focused with concentrated flavors of candied citrus fruits, caramel, toasty oak and hints of mineral supported by a crisp, refreshing acidity. The Wine Advocate rating: 92. read more

Bernardus
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Santa Lucia Highlands' two most renowned growers, Gary Pisoni and Gary Franscioni, have joined forces on an exciting new vineyard ...located just south of celebrated Garys' Vineyard in heart of Santa Lucia Highlands. It is called Soberanes Vineyard. We at Bernardus are honored to be among few wineries to receive both Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from this exciting new crown jewel of Santa Lucia Highlands appellation. We have chosen two Pinot clones: celebrated Pisoni clone and Dijon clone 667, from this wonderful new vineyard. 2011 Soberanes is deeply color with an exuberant nose of brambles and wild berries. palate is very intense and full-bodied, exhibiting flavors of black cherry, boysenberry and spice, and a long solid finish. structure of this superb wine insures its ageability for many years to come. The Wine Advocate rating: 91. read more

Bernardus
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Monterey Pinot Noir shows a bright, ruby red color with excellent clarity. On nose we find beautiful aromas of red cherries, pomeg...ranate and boysenberries. On palate, refreshing flavors of bright red berry fruits accented by subtle spicy notes fill mouth and linger on a crisp finish. We feel this wine is an excellent match with a wide variety of dishes. Bernardus cares for their Monterey Pinot Noir a bit differently than our other Pinots in order to produce a wine that accentuates its fresh, fruity qualities. We divide these grapes into several fermentation tanks and ferment at cooler temperatures which helps protect their inherent fruity esters. We then age wines in older, neutral French oak tanks and barrels so resulting wine truly speaks uniquely of its vineyard origins. read more

Bernardus
$19.99
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For Monterey Sauvignon Blanc grapes are sourced principally from celebrated Griva vineyard, along with grapes from neighboring San... Saba vineyard. They are both in Arroyo Seco appellation with its perfect combination of sandy, well-drained soils and warm, breezy climate. Both vineyards are planted with renowned Musque clone which provides purest expression of Sauvignon Blanc aromas and flavors. vibrant aromas exhibit notes of ripe peach, tropical fruits and grapefruit along with hints of fresh grass. On palate, flavors are rich, crisp and intense, showing complex essences of lime, grapefruit and gooseberry, accented by mineral notes and a refreshing acidity. read more

Bernardus
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Michael Griva planted this special vineyard for Bernardus in Arroyo Seco appellation, which sits just south of Santa Lucia Highlan...ds appellation in Salinas Valley. soils are very sandy and rocky which, along with sunny, breezy climate, produce exceptional grapes with pronounced varietal character accented by a note of minerality. Griva Sauvignon Blanc vineyard is planted exclusively with Musque clone of Sauvignon Blanc which is highly prized for its intense aromatic and flavor expression. We are now very happy to be able to include a small Semillon component coming from our recent planting at Griva vineyard. Although only 5% of blend, we feel that this adds an extra note of richness and complexity to finished wine. Our 2012 Griva Sauvignon Blanc exhibits aromas of ripe tropical fruits accented by notes of lime zest and grapefruit. On palate we find luscious flavors that mirror aromas along with grassy notes and a crisp, refreshing acidity. read more

Bernardus
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2009 Monterey Pinot Noir shows a medium ruby red color with brilliant clarity. In nose we find aromas of ripe, red cherries and ra...spberries with beautiful spicy accents. On palate, full-bodied flavors of bright red fruits fill mouth and linger on a long, supple finish. This is a perfect wine to enjoy young with a wide variety of dishes. read more

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For Monterey Sauvignon Blanc grapes are sourced principally from celebrated Griva vineyard, along with grapes from neighboring San... Saba vineyard. They are both in Arroyo Seco appellation with its perfect combination of sandy, well-drained soils and warm, breezy climate. Both vineyards are planted with renowned Musque clone which provides purest expression of Sauvignon Blanc aromas and flavors. read more

Bernardus
$10.99
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Our 2010 Griva Sauvignon Blanc exhibits particularly bright gooseberry, grapefruit and fresh grass aromas, accented with flinty mi...neral notes. palate shows intense flavors of lime and grapefruit along with grassy notes and a crisp, refreshing acidity. read more

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Our 2009 Griva Sauvignon Blanc exhibits particularly bright gooseberry aromas with fresh grassy notes. palate is lush with ripe tr...opical fruit flavors and grass, finishing with a crisp, refreshing acidity. 97% Griva Sauvignon Blanc 3% Griva Semillon Our Griva Sauvignon Blanc was 100% stainless steel fermented at cool temperatures to enhance and protect aromas and flavors of this unique vineyard. Semillon was fermented in older neutral French oak barrels to add a note of richness and complexity. Wine Enthusiast rating: 91. read more

Bernardus
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Our 2012 Monterey Chardonnay exhibits all characteristics that make Bernardus Chardonnay such a perennial favorite. Complex aromas... of ripe peach and tropical fruits are accented by notes of vanilla and subtle toasty oak. On palate, texture is very rich and full-bodied, exhibiting intense flavors of baked apple, fig and mineral notes. soft, smooth texture is beautifully balanced by a note of crisp acidity which is hallmark of excellent Chardonnay from Monterey County. read more

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White Wine by Bernardus from Central Coast, California. Our 2012 Monterey Chardonnay exhibits all the characteristics that make Be...rnardus Chardonnay such a perennial favorite. Complex aromas of ripe peach and tropical fruits are accented by notes. read more

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