Shy at first, our 2019 Las Trancas vineyard Chardonnay begins to reveal its delicate layers with every sniff and every taste. Full of bright, refreshing stone fruit that hints at minerality, the wine finishes with a touch of creaminess. In its youth the wine is very refreshing chilled but as it ages, service just below room temperature will allow of its mouthwatering characteristics to shine
A dry rose with a brilliant rose gold color, the subtle bouquet invites with hints of fresh roses, young peach and papaya. In the mouth the delicateness of its flavors reveal its Pinot Noir origin. Initial hints of apple and pear segue to red tea and a lengthy, bright finish. Enjoy upon release or savor in its gained complexity as it ages
Warm spice aromas greet the nose with accents of Tahitian vanilla and cacao nibs, while on the palate the bold flavor of crushed cherry delivers a mouthwatering and persistent acidity. The refinement and elegance of this vintage has us calling it the “luxury” Jimmy D’s.
White chocolate, floral and fruit aromas lead the senses into juicy flavors of fresh plums, sweet berries, hints of tobacco and soft tannins. In its youth this is a very tight wine with an acid back bone that ensures years of complexity
First impressions of wet crushed gravel and delicate spice are followed closely by an onrush of vibrant black fruits. Opulent and extroverted, the wine’s boldness and backbone of structure are strong enough to carry the essence of 100% new French oak yet still offer a touch of dust that hints at its proximity to Rutherford.
Fresh on the nose with touches of rosemary and sage alongside layers of fruit and a foundation of oak. Smooth yet structured with a full body and a classic fruit character in counterpoint with earthy qualities. A fascinating wine to enjoy now but also one that will reward you with a greater depth of character if held for several years.
Full-bodied with a fruit-forward profile, Syrah is one of the darkest red wines. Mira’s Syrah reveals aromas of blueberry, fresh pepper and meat, boasting a bright and youthful expression. Its robust structure and broad finish permit the wine to be at its best for years to come.
This bold and assertive Petit Verdot invites with black fruit, gingerbread, molasses, clove and tobacco aromas that segue into intense and complex layers that include black currant and huckleberry flavors that crescendo with a bright and lengthy finish.
When grown in a cooler climate like Carneros, Cabernet Franc shows a vibrant red fruit character along with the signature pencil lead undertones. Careful and intensive vineyard management by the Hyde family results in a wine with concentrated dark fruit tones balanced by notes of cocoa and spice contributed by substantial contact with new French oak
A level of refinement on the nose that defies easy description, evoking the best of the “Grand Cru” tradition. Smooth despite tremendous structure, on the palate the wine’s essential fruit character underlies layers of earthy, forest floor notes. Already extremely complex, this wine is destined for a profound journey in the cellar
A nose characterized by its terroir: gravel, rocks, earth, dirt that lead to flavors of dark chocolate, tobacco and fruit. The finish is characterized by its medium structure, echoes of berries and semblances of charred meat. A very youthful wine that promises years of aging.
Intense apple, pear and honeysuckle aromas our Hyde Vineyard Chardonnay is a textural journey with flavors along the way reminiscent of apple crostata and pie crust coming together in a persistent and sav
Captivating aromas that includes dark black cherry, anise, baking spice, toasty notes and Spanish lavender guide to plum, bilberry and cranberry flavors with a delicate mineral texture wrapped in a silky, long finish.