2018 is the middle of three vintages, starting with the iconic 2017, that shows the world-class quality of the Livermore Valley. The Home Ranch located about 5 miles east of Lencioni Estate Vineyard was the fruit source for this rare wine.
50% Lencioni Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
50% Ghielmetti Vineyard Petite Sirah
100% French Oak – 50% New
Aged 24 Months
2017 marks the finest harvest in 24 years of working in Livermore Valley. Lencioni Estate Vineyard was no exception. Uniformly ripe and balanced fruit led to the production of world-class wines.
A blend of 50% each Lencioni Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon and Ghielmetti Estate Petite Sirah, this wine (which means “renewal” in Italian) is full of complex flavors and stunning structure. Will evolve beautifully for 15-20 years.
100% Home Ranch Vineyard Barbera
100% French Oak
2017 marks the finest harvest in 24 years of working in the Livermore Valley. Lencioni Estate Vineyard was no exception. Uniformly ripe and balanced fruit led to the production of world‐ class wines.
Showing the ripe berry, dried fruit, and warm earth notes characteristic of this variety, this Barbera is one of the finest examples of the grape outside of Piemonte.
100% Lencioni Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
Black Cherry, Blackberry, Hints of Cocao & Spice
Crushed Blackberry, Ripe Cherry & Cassis
100% French Oak – 78% New
22% One vintage old
The 2016 vintage began with significant winter rainfall (Livermore saw rainfall in January 2016 exceed that of January 2015 by 243%). Helping to recharge aquifers and wells, rainfall was also helpful in leaching out some of the dissolved solids that had accumulated during the drought.
The Estate Cabernet Sauvignon shows great balance of acidity, tannin, fruit, and wood even when young. This wine has gorgeous structure and will age beautifully for 15 – 20 years with proper storage.
Drink from 2020 – 2040.
2019 continues a string of three great vintages, starting with the iconic 2017. We harvested just over 1 ton of Sauvignon Blanc from our Estate Vineyard to make this wine.
Fresh citrus, fig, and melon flavors dominate a wine with beautiful acidity and great length. Fermented and aged in stainless steel.