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Wine Aging Guidelines

Please see below for our recommended aging/consumption times for each of our wines per winemaker Jean-François Pellet. We recommend that the wines be cellared between 55 and 58 degrees Fahrenheit and served at a temperature of 64 to 66 degrees Fahrenheit.   (Note:  these are only guidelines.  How long you should age a wine depends a great deal on your palate).

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now
  • 1999 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now 
  • 2000 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now
  • 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now
  • 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now
  • 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now 
  • 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now 
  • 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon: Drink now or continue to cellar

Merlot

  • 1999 Merlot: Drink now
  • 2000 Merlot: Drink now
  • 2001 Merlot: Drink now
  • 2002 Merlot: Drink now
  • 2003 Merlot: Drink now
  • 2004 Merlot: Drink now
  • 2005 Merlot: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2006 Merlot: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2007 Merlot: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2008 Merlot: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2009 Merlot: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2010 Merlot: Drink now or continue to cellar

Single-Vineyard Wines

  • 2002 Pepper Bridge Vineyard: Drink now
  • 2002 Seven Hills Vineyard: Drink now
  • 2003 Pepper Bridge Vineyard: Drink now
  • 2003 Seven Hills Vineyard: Drink now
  • 2005 Pepper Bridge Vineyard: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2005 Seven Hills Vineyard: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2006 Pepper Bridge Vineyard: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2006 Seven Hills Vineyard: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2007 Pepper Bridge Vineyard: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2007 Seven Hills Vineyard: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2008 Pepper Bridge Vineyard: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2008 Seven Hills Vineyard: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2009 Seven Hills Vineyard: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2010 Seven Hills Vineyard: Drink now or continue to cellar

Reserve

  • 2005 Reserve: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2006 Reserve: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2007 Reserve: Drink now or continue to cellar

Trine

  • 2008 Trine: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2009 Trine: Drink now or continue to cellar
  • 2010 Trine:  Drink now or continue to cellar