Our Rose Pedals GSM is a delicate sparkling Rose that offers refreshing hints of strawberry, raspberry and peach. Dry initially yet smooth on the palate. This wine is a fun explosion to your taste buds!
ROSÉ: A GSM blend, beautiful light rose color with hints of strawberry. Pretty in color, aromatic notes of hibiscus, passion fruit and orange blossom along with good intensity. Soft and refreshing on the palate with medium acidity, subtle residual sugar and balance that drive the fruit flavor.
Aged in stainless steel for 6 months.
Sauvignon Blanc : Bright and expressive aromas of gooseberry, Guava, subtle grapefruit, and floral notes abound, with hints of sea salts. Light and refreshing on the mouth, Juicy acidity, and soft texture lend an ethereal experience. Flavors of apple, kiwi, and subtle citris.
PINOT NOIR: Attractive Pinot Noir aromas of wild cherry, mocha, sweet cured leather, sweet earth and subtle hints of truffle tease the senses. Soft tannins and juicy acidity coat the pallet with a long, lingering finish. Flavors of black cherry, sweet pipe tobacco and baking spice. Complex with just the right amount of earthy pinot "funk" adds complexity and intrigue.
Denise's favorite Red Blend.
This red is a blend of 51% Cabernet Sauvignon and 49% Syrah.
CUVEE' DENISE RED BLEND: Ton’s of flavor, a clean and expressive nose of dark fruits, black cherry, black berry, plum, baking spices, clove, vanilla and chocolate, layered and balanced, medium plus structure, long finish. Aged in 50% new french oak and 50% neutral barrels for 12 months.
Paying homage to John Wayne… Sam is a lover of old movies & “The Duke”.
2019 CABERNET: INCREDIBLE COLOR, VANILLA, COCONUT, SPICY,
BLACK CHERRY, PLUM, CASSIS BLACK CURRENT. Aged in 30% new french oak, 20% once filled french oak and the remainder neutral french oak for 12 months prior to bottling.
Intense aromatics of blackcurrant, black cherry, sweet cured leather and notes of cedar are accentuated with subtle herbal notes of mint. On the mouth, excellent fine-grained tannins coat the pallet, with good mid-pallet structure. The tannins as of 2022 are slightly tight and a bit young, allowing this wine to age beautifully for many years to come, yet is drinking beautifully now. Flavors are reminiscent of black cherry, plum, with notes of mocha on the finish.
Fresher style of Zin, not over-the-top jammy, this wine showcases a fun fruit bowl of both dark and red fruits and spice in the nose and on the palate. Ripe red cherry, black cherry, ripe black plum, ripe raspberries and blueberries intertwine beautifully with baking spice notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and vanilla. Rich on the mouth, yet balanced, this Zin will fair perfectly with a variety of foods or on it’s own.
Premiero meaning “first” because it was our flagship wine here at Cottage Creek Vineyards.
SYRAH: Chocolate Cake, baked cherry and cocoa with ripe cherry aromas, very soft with good acid, juicy with a long finish, hint of white pepper. Aged 25% in new french oak for 24 months, the rest in neutral barrels for 24 months.
CABERNET SAUVIGNON: Intense aromatics of cassis, cocoa, wild black cherry, black plum, and sweet cedar are accentuated with teasing notes of vanilla and clove. On the mouth - rich, dense body with moderate, velvety tannin structure. Dense and concentrated - this wine displays notes of dark black fruits including black cherry and dried plum. Sweet characters of tea, mocha and vanilla compliment the black fruit characters. Rich, layered and hearty but well -balanced.
Rich nose, fresh/clean, cherry and strawberry, with some wildness like blueberry and blackberry, even huckleberry. A bit more age yields an intriguing bouquet and slight savoriness, with notes of sweet tobacco, fresh forest floor, and cured leather. Combined with a nice fruitiness, this wine is quite complex and interesting. On the mouth, rich yet elegant texture, including silky-soft tannins, make this wine an excellent food accompaniment, or on its own.
It's a race to the finish with our "Dark Horse" GSM. Like any top bread this one also delivers! Delicate, captivating and expressive,. This wine has been carefully orchestrated to support the traditional Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre blend. Hints of ripe red cherry and sandalwood lead to complex notes of cured leather with hints of vanilla.