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Bertapelle Cellars Wine Releases (each case contains 12 bottles for the price of 10). Order Online or call 707-433-5900 to place your order.
2016 Sauvignon Blanc – Dry Creek Valley 2016 Sauvignon Blanc – Dry Creek Valley (SOLD OUT)
The aromas are a beautiful balance of young white peach flesh, papaya, and delicate blossoms. There is a pervasive vein of minerality and fresh pine sap. The entry is bright and focused. On the palate, notes of candied grapefruit dance with flavors of summer melon and lime zest. The finish is clean and soft with balanced acidity. Enjoy this wine with light appetizers, salads, seafood dishes or on its own on a warm summer evening. This wine pairs beautifully with Asian dishes, oysters, crab, and most seafood and salads.
2015 Home Ranch Zinfandel 2015 Home Ranch Zinfandel (SOLD OUT)
This Bertapelle Home Ranch Zinfandel is a rich and jammy red wine with notes of leather, dark baking spices, over-ripe plum, raspberry and cherries. Aged in French & American oak for 16 months, its finish is rustic and spicy and will pairs well with your prime rib, lamb, roast beef or red sauced entrees.
201 Petite Sirah – Russian River Valley 2014 Petite Sirah – Russian River Valley (SOLD OUT)
This dry-farmed Petite Sirah presents intense aromatics of ripe blueberry & blackberry, while flavors of cassis, sweet oak, and toast unfold, presenting a provocative wine with bright acidity, supple tannins and a long finish. It has a lovely bouquet that grows in intensity as it opens up. This wine was fermented using native yeasts, and was aged in American and French oak, and blended with 5% Zinfandel for a dash of spice. Intense and weighty, this Petite Sirah is a great compliment to roasted or braised & grilled meat dishes or decadent, dark chocolate. Decant and allow time for this wine to breath and open up before drinking.
2012 Zinfandel – Russian River Valley – Home Ranch 2014 Pinot Noir – Russian River Valley (SOLD OUT)
Our 2014 Pinot Noir wine comes again from the Bertapelle and Dutton Vineyards and is aged in 100% French oak. It starts with a complex nose of dark fruit, minerals, and spice. The tannins are full and well integrated, giving the mouth feel a pleasing texture. This well balanced wine finishes with firm acidity embracing the subtle nuances that enchant us about Pinot Noir. It is our most versatile wine in pairing with a variety of foods, including salmon, chicken and pork.
2014 Sauvignon Blanc

2014 Sauvignon Blanc – Dry Creek Valley (SOLD OUT)
Released in April 2015, this beautiful white wine is bright and fresh.  It has been aged in stainless steel barrels and had no malolactic fermentation.  It displays aromas of guava and stone fruit that enhance the citrus flavors.  In the mouth, add hints of pear and apricot, which finishes clean and smooth with nice acidity.  A great patio wine on a warm summer evening, it pairs beautifully with oysters, crab, and most seafood and salads.

2014 Zinfandel – Russian River Valley – Home Ranch 2014 Zinfandel – Russian River Valley – Home Ranch (SOLD OUT)
This wine has a delightful bouquet of cherries, blackberries, and hints of currant, with depth and complexity and a lingering finish. With grapes exclusively from the dry-farmed Bertapelle home vineyard, this wine was crafted to become well balanced and fruit forward. Blended with 2% Petite Sirah for added depth and richness of color. Produced with a unique combination of American and French oak, this is a perfect match with many Italian dishes, burgers, or barbeque ribs.
2013  Pinot Noir – Russian River Valley

2013 Pinot Noir – Russian River Valley (SOLD OUT)
This 100% Pinot Noir wine comes from a blend of grapes from the Bertapelle Vineyard and the Dutton vineyard, and is aged in French oak.  It starts with a complex nose of dark fruit, minerals, and spice. On the palate, the bright fruit of plum and pomegranate are complimented by sweet oak. The tannins are full and well integrated, giving the mouth feel a pleasing texture. Well balanced, this wine finishes with firm acidity embracing the subtle nuances that enchant us about Pinot Noir. It is so versatile in pairing with a large variety of foods, including salmon, chicken and pork.

2012 Zinfandel – Russian River Valley – Home Ranch 2012 Zinfandel – Russian River Valley – Home Ranch (SOLD OUT)
2012 was one of those perfect growing years that happens only once in a while. This luscious Zinfandel has a delightful bouquet of cherries, blackberries, and hints of currant, with depth and complexity and a lingering finish. With grapes exclusively from the dry-farmed Bertapelle home vineyard, this wine was crafted to become well balanced and fruit forward. Blended with 4% Petite Sirah for added depth and richness of color. Aged for 18 months in a combination of American and French oak, this is a perfect match with Italian foods, burgers, or barbeque.
2011 Zinfandel – Dry Creek Valley – Talty Vineyard

2011 Zinfandel – Dry Creek Valley – Talty Vineyard (SOLD OUT)
Released in April, 2015, this Zin contains 7% Petite Sirah and 3% Carignane. It has wonderful spice and pepper on the nose, with currants and black raspberry, and toasty oak. It is balanced with lovely acidity and soft tannins supporting fresh dark cherries, black currants, and hints of white pepper lingering on the palate.  This Zin pairs beautifully with pastas, pizzas, and barbeque.