In the August 2011 Issue of the Wine Enthusiast several of Grapevine’s wines earned excellent scores.  Call you local independent retailer to order some of these wines:

Amizetta 2007 Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley ( 92 points ), “A beautifully rich, elaborate, almost sweet Cabernet, so ripe and delicious you can drink it now…”

Merry Edwards 2008 Flax Vineyard Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley ( 96 points), “…enormously ripe and seductive now, with wild cherry, red licorice, bacon, cola, cocoa and cinnamon spice flavors…”

Merry Edwards 2008 Klopp Ranch Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley ( 96 points ), “An awesome wine.  So delicious and complex now…”

Merry Edwards 2008 Meredith Estate Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley ( 94 points ), “…it floods the mouth with savory cherry, cola, rhubarb, cocoa, and cinnamon spice flavors, wrapped into a silky, velvety texture…”

Merry Edwards 2008 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast ( 94 points), “Hard to keep from falling in love with this wine…”

Merry Edwards 2008 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley (93 points), “…Throughly dry, it shows deep notes of blackberries, black cherries, clove and pepper spice…Cellar Selection.”


Horse & Plow 2009 Harvester Red, Mendocino ( 91 points ), “Winemaker Chris Condos appears to have the magic touch when it comes to coaxing great wines out of organic grapes…”

Horse & Plow 2009 Testa Vineyards Carignane, Mendocino ( 90 points ), “…juicy and delicious, full-bodied yet somehow light on its feet…”

Sineann 2009 Schindler Vineyard Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley ( 92 points ), “…An elegant style, cellar worthy but delicious already.”

Sineann 2009 Pinot Noir, Oregon ( 91 points ), “…it is soft, silky and utterly seductive…Editor’s Choice.”

Sineann 2009 Old Vine Zinfandel, Columbia Valley ( 94 points ), “…Ultraripe fruit flavors of strawberry and raspberry jam…”

Solena 2009 Hyland Vineyard Pinot Noir, McMinnville ( 91 points ), “Full-bodied and aromatic, this richly scented wine beguiles with a mix of brambly fruit and cola highlights…”

Solena 2009 Grande Cuvee Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley ( 90 points ), “…Despite its youth, it shows appealing complexity, leading into a full and satisfying finish with drying tannins…Editor’s Choice.”