Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate scores the 2014 vintage

Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate scores the 2014 vintage

We are pleased to share our 2014 vintage scores with you!

Pulling from top sites in Santa Barbara County (Los Alamos, Santa Maria and the Sta. Rita Hills), winemaker Gavin Chanin makes incredibly balanced, elegant and pure wines that are always up with the creme de la creme in a vintage. His 2014s across the board are outstanding.”  Jeb Dunnick – Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate, issue 226, August 2016

2014 Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Chardonnay- 93 pts -“the 2014 Chardonnay Sanford & Benedict Vineyard is fresh, elegant and downright classy, with vibrant acidity and a great finish. It’s one of my favorite Chardonnays from winemaker Gavin Chanin”

2014 Los Alamos Vineyard Pinot Noir – 93 pts -“Medium-bodied and exceedingly elegant, with beautifully polished tannin, it should evolve nicely for a decade”

2014 Duvarita Vineyard Pinot Noir – 92 pts – ” This medium-bodied, silky, elegant Pinot Noir has no hard edges, impeccable balance and a great finish”

2014 Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Pinot Noir – 92 pts- “another terrific Pinot Noir from Chanin… medium-bodied, silky, elegant beauty that never puts a foot wrong”

2014 Los Alamos Vineyard Chardonnay – 91 pts – “Offering lots of buttered orchard fruits, cream corn, white flowers and hints of brioche and oak, it’s medium to full-bodied, nicely textured and rich, with a supple, soft, ready to go feel”

2014 Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir – 90+pts – ” fresh, tight and focused 2014 Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Vineyard has excellent vibrancy ”