Single Vineyard Wines
Each single vineyard wine is a unique and exemplary representation of the vineyard block selected. Honoring the Ballentine history, we farm several different grapes well-suited to the terroir. With three different vineyards in Napa, we are able to make a diverse range of wines.
A perfect brunch wine! There is a slight effervescence to the palate and fair amount of sweetness, but the profile is light, airy and refreshing.
Fresh concentrated plum jam with orange peel and Campari hit the nose while the palate is teased with cinnamon, huckleberry, red cherry finishing with a beautiful perfume. Violets and floral roses are secondary notes that accompany blackberry, red cherries and licorice. The 2017 is full bodied and explodes with flavor.
Gold Medal, American Fine Wine Competition
The Cabernet Franc from our oldest vineyard, Pocai has also become Betty Ballentine’s favorite wine. Bright red fruit of strawberry, raspberries and cherries enhance the mouthful. The structure is apparent in this young wine and is full of mocha and butterscotch notes. A combination of earth and hints of roses and pepper pull this wine together.
Double Gold, San Francisco Chronicle Tasting
A brand new wine that explodes with blueberries while showcasing subtle earth notes and mouthwatering roasting meat. Expresso and cocoa nibs melt in your mouth as you savor this wine. This wine is easy drinking and smooth as silk.
A small case production of 50 cases made.This is our first ever Malbec crafted from .8 acres of fruit grown.
Pocai Vineyard ~ Library Selection
"Baking Spices, cloves, milk chocolate, red plums and nutmeg, as well as some blackberry bush. Nicely polished on the full-bodied palate with pretty tension and a tight finish. Lovely herbal undertones throughout."
90 points, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate