Aromas of honeysuckle, apple blossom and lemon zest are followed by soft accents of vanilla. Apricot and honeydew flavors flow across the palate, with lightly toasted oak, cool minerality and a lingering citrus note adding texture and depth. This wine is medium-bodied with a clean, persistent finish.
The 2019 Syrah is inky purple with aromas of blackberry, dried herbs, and white pepper. This wine has a deep richness nicely cut by its acidity. Full-bodied, with rich flavors of baked blueberries, spice and oak.
Aromas of baked apple, citrus fruits and pie crust. Citrus and apricot on the palate which is concentrated with a rich, creamy mid palate and strong supporting acidity. The finish is long and marked with hints of vanilla. This wine will continue to build richness as it ages in the bottle.
The 2018 Lafond Vineyard Musqué clone Chardonnay is clear gold with emerald undertones. A beautiful bouquet of citrus blossoms, honeysuckle, and orange zest greets the nose. The aromas are followed by flavors of poached pear, candied pineapple and honey.
The 2018 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir has a rich ruby color with aromas of raspberry and ripe cherry. Subtle notes of cedar are just behind the fruit. Medium-bodied and well-balanced, cherry pie and sweet tobacco leaf cross the palate for a smooth, lingering finish.
The 2018 Lafond Vineyard Pinot Noir is a deep ruby color with violet undertones. Aromas of ripe strawberry, smashed blue fruit, and mild cedar fill the glass. Delicate fruit flavors of strawberry and cherry are followed by rich earth tones of potting soil and mushrooms.
This juicy, rich, and fruit forward clone is known for making a great stand-alone wine. Aromas of toasted vanilla bean and baked cherry pie. The palate is lively with ripe cherry, strawberry, and raspberry flavors. Medium-bodied with rich tannins, and a refreshingly clean acidity that contributes to a lengthy mouth-watering finish.
The 2018 Lafond Vineyard 667 Pinot Noir is a deep ruby color with a purple hue. This wine has aromas of ripe cherry, plum, and baking spices. Bright flavors of cranberry and black cherry combine with delicate hints of vanilla and oak. This wine is medium-bodied finishing with rich and velvety tannins.
Best of Class of Appellation 96 points - 2022 CA State Fair Wine Competition
The 2018 Lafond Vineyard 777 Pinot Noir is a deep ruby color with crimson reflections. This wine has aromas of freshly picked raspberry, brandied cherry, and red licorice. Bright flavors of cranberry and cherry pie combine with savory black tea.