De Loach

De Loach

Sonoma county, USA
De Loach Vineyards have, over time, proven to yield wine of extraordinary depth and character.  Some of these vineyards produce grapes that exhibit such unique flavor profiles that they are bottled without blending.  This tradition of producing outstanding wines from a variety of remarkable vineyards is embodied within the California Appellation wines, creating wines suitable for near-term enjoyment. They have obtained organic certification in their estate vineyard through the California Certified Organic Farmers, as well as biodynamic certification for their estate vineyards.

2003 Winery of the Year – Wine & Spirits Magazine
2009 Top 100 Winery of the Year(for 11 years running) – Wine & Spirits Magazine
Certified Organic Wines

Cal Chard
California Chardonnay 2010 (RV)

A bright refreshing wine with aromas of pear and apricot. With a palate weight that lends soft richness and length, flavors of ripe lychee and white fruit mingle with tropical floral notes and hints of toasted vanilla. The wine finishes with clean acidity balanced by the full body.

Cal Zin
California Zinfandel 2009 (RV)

A fruit-forward style with bright flavors of strawberry jam, plum and a hint of toast. Light to medium bodied with smooth tannins and a ripe fruit quality. Pairs beautifully with a variety of foods such as spaghetti marinara or baby back ribs.

Cal Cab Sauv
California Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 (RV)

This deep ruby colored wine offers evolving aromas of cran-raspberry, violet and black pepper. The palate follows with rich flavors of red fruit and plum with hints of oak dust. Medium bodied, the wine finishes softly with smooth tannins and lingering berry tones.

RR Chard
Russian River Chardonnay 2008/2009 (RV)

Enticing aromas of baked apple pie coupled with a layer of ripe citrus. On the palate, bright acidity is touched with a delicate oak influence, with flavors of cinnamon mingled with pear and ripe tangerines. This medium-bodied Chardonnay spreads slowly across your palate towards a brilliant finish. Pairs well with braised chicken or grilled artichokes.
SILVER: Harvest Fair Wine Competition 2010 (2008 vintage)
86 points: Wine Spectator (2005 vintage)
SILVER: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2011 (2009 vintage)

RR Zin
Russian River Zinfandel 2009 (RV)

Aromas of cheery and raspberry lift from the glass, followed by notes of spice and pine duff.  Brambly boysenberry notes linger on the palate as juicy cranberry layers mingle with black peppery hints of autumn forest.  Medium bodied and fresh, this wine unfolds leading to a long finish.  Robust and high-toned, this wine will drink beautifully for years to come.
89 points: Robert Parker
Top 100 Wines of 2004: San Francisco Chronicle
GOLD: Harvest Fair Wine Competition 2010 (2008 vintage)

OFS Chard
O.F.S Chardonnay 2008 (RV) (Limited Qty)

The 2008 OFS Chardonnay is a beautifully balanced wine with complex flavors. Hints of honey butter blend with citrus and vanilla bean to heighten the anticipation of the full experience. The wine is medium-to-full bodied, with a delightful union of acidity and velvety mouthfeel, highlighting flavors of juicy Fuji apples, refreshing lemon zest, and creamy caramel that extends to a long-lasting finish. Pairs well with heavy sauces and succulent lobster, yet elegant enough to complement a lighter fare.
90 points: Wine Spectator
90 points: Beverage Tasting Institute
93 points: Scott Carpenter’s Food & Wine Radio
GOLD: American Fine Wine Competition 2011
SILVER: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2011 (2009 vintage)

OFS Pinot
O.F.S Pinot Noir 2008 (RV)

Generous aromas of blackberry and raspberry unfold to fresh berries mingling with rose petals, followed by undertones of cola, leather, and black tea.  This seductively layered wine is perfectly balanced with its fine acids and medium bodied soft tannins, resulting in a wine that is approachable upon release as well as a wine that will continue to develop beautiful nuances with age.  Enjoy with roasted pork tenderloin or grilled rack of lamb with honey mustard glaze.
DOUBLE GOLD: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2011
85 points: Wine Spectator
SILVER: Harvest Fair Wine Competition 2010
SILVER: American Fine Wine Competition 2011

O.F.S Zinfandel 2008 (RV)

The deep ruby color leads to rich aromas of black currant, chocolate-dipped cherries and brambleberry spice laced with a thread of orange zest. Juicy, yet structured, the palate unfolds with mouthwatering notes of blackberry, cranberry highlights, cocoa dust and hints of lavender.
93 points: Wine & Spirits
89 points: Robert Parker (2001 vintage)
89 points: Wine Spectator (2004 vintage)
SILVER: Harvest Fair Wine Competition 2010
Bronze: San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2011

GV Pinot
Green Valley Pinot Noir 2006 (Limited Qty)

This quintessential Pinot Noir boasts dark ruby red hues that open to a bright fruit nose with earthy aromas and a smattering of spice. On the palate, flavors of pomegranate, cherries, raspberry and crushed rose petals that burst in the mouth and evolve as the wine breathes.  A well-structured wine. Ready to drink now and will age beautifully for up to 10 years.
88 points: Wine Spectator
SILVER: Harvest Fair Wine Competition 2010 (2008 vintage)
SILVER: American Fine Wine Competition 2011 (2008 vintage)