2001 Reserve Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley. Dark and inky, with a lovely black cherry nose. Huge mouth-feel with a long lingering finish of slightly sweet fruit. Round plums lead to prickly berries with a hint of nutmeg and clove. Elegantly crafted to age 10 years. 150 cases produced. 15.2% Alcohol. Retail $40.00/bottle, Wine Club $32.00/bottle.
2002 Reserve Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley. This is our most massive Zinfandel to date and boasts extracted blackberry, black licorice spice, warm black fruit tannins and perfect balance. The modest fruit flavors are cloaked by rich textures, well-aimed acidity and complexity that is hard to match. 150 cases produced. 15.2% Alcohol. Retail $40.00/bottle, Wine Club $32.00/bottle.
2003 Reserve Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley. In the glass, the wine exhibits a beautiful deep purple opacity and a lovely black cherry nose. The massive jammy flavors and bright, balanced acidity on the mid-palate showcase its Dry Creek heritage. Hints of anise on the long, long finish. Elegantly crafted to age 10 years. 164 cases produced. 15.4% Alcohol. Retail $40.00/bottle, Wine Club $32.00/bottle.
2005 Zinfandel, Winery Ranch, Dry Creek Valley. This estate produced Zin exhibits a vibrant, nearly opaque purple in the glass. The nose offers up rich aromas of red raspberries and minerals while the mouthfeel is extremely concentrated with layers of blackberry jam and chocolate. Voluptuous texture with a bright, lingering finish. 118 cases produced. 15.5% Alcohol. Retail $32.00/bottle, Wine Club $24.00/bottle.
2005 Zinfandel, Home Ranch, Dry Creek Valley. Produced from vines growing on the first ranch purchased by Frank Teldeschi in 1946. The beautiful garnet color is a feast for the eyes while the expansive berry bouquet informs the nose that this is genuine Dry Creek Zinfandel. The mid-palate is entirely dominated by jammy flavors of blackberry and bing cherry. The flavors are pulled together in the lengthy, elegant finish. 146 cases. 15.6% Alcohol. Retail $36.00/bottle, Wine Club $27.00/bottle.
1998 Petite Sirah, Dry Creek Valley. Dark purple in the glass, surprisingly soft on the palate. Fruit and earthiness come together magically in this wine. Firm tannins promote the smooth round mouth-feel and support a long finish. 13.8% Alcohol. Retail $32.00/bottle, Wine Club $24.00.
1999 Petite Sirah, Dry Creek Valley. Huge and jammy, deep purple black color entice you to breathe deeply. Big fruit takes its place on center stage while the lengthy finish and huge mouth-feel demand an encore from now until 2019. 14.3% Alcohol. Retail $36.00/bottle, Wine Club $27.00.
2000 Petite Sirah, Dry Creek Valley. Intense color and sublime aromatics that can only come from benchland vines. Berry and black cherry flavors dominate the mid palate supported by the classic Teldeschi fruit tannins. The finish lingers nicely now and will only improve with age. 13.8% Alcohol. Retail $36/00 bottle, Wine Club $27.00.
2004 Syrah, Ramazzotti Vineyard, Alexander Valley. Although the king of Rhone varietals for 2000 years, Syrah has only recently gained a foothold in California, and the Alexander Valley climate and soil brings out the best in this grape. Black cherry fruit balanced with vibrant acidity and the classic undertones of smoke and bacon that you expect in a great Syrah. 100 cases. Winery direct only. 15.1% Alcohol. Retail $34.00/bottle, Wine Club $25.00.
2005 Cabernet Franc, Pedroni Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley. The 2005 crop was the best fruit we’ve ever acquired from Bob Pedroni. The perfect, tight dark blue-purple clusters yielded a delicious wine with flavors too complex to pin down. Wild blueberry and blackberry with exotic, spicy overtones. These are offset by layers of mildly grained tannins that only hint at how well this wine will age. Drink now through 2015 and beyond! 146 cases produced. 15.6% Alcohol. Retail $36.00/bottle, Wine Club $27.00.
2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Page Vineyard , Alexander Valley. This wine shows why many people consider 2005 the best year of the current century. Luscious fruit flavors and a hint of vanilla surround a layered core of tannins. Great now but should continue to improve over the next 10 years. 440 cases produced. 14.6% Alcohol. Retail $40.00/bottle, Wine Club $32.00.
Meaning “new world” Terranova is Dan’s unique blend which honors his father, Frank, who first started farming the family vineyards in 1946. The blend comprises Carignane, Valdiguie, Zinfandel, and Petite Sirah.
1999 Terranova, Dry Creek Valley. This wine sparkles with a beautiful deep garnet color and exudes a nose of fruit and spice. Big black cherry and raspberry flavors with a background of both black and white pepper beg to be paired with food. The finish goes on and on. One sip of this wine with some penne pasta in a marinara sauce and you realize why Italians planted these varietals in the Dry Creek Valley. 13.8% Alcohol. Retail $30.00/bottle, Wine Club $20.00.
2000 Terranova, Dry Creek Valley. The color in the glass is reminiscent of a rich Bordeaux, but the nose gives away its Rhone heritage. The cherry and berry flavors from the Carignane and Valdiguie segue into a mid-palate dominated by the lush Zinfandel fruit. The long finish is powered by the tannic zing of our famous Petite Sirah. The acidity makes it perfect for any food served with a tomato sauce. 13.8% Alcohol. Retail $30.00/bottle, Wine Club $20.00.
2001 Terranova, Dry Creek Valley. The ruby color in the glass is still bright for a wine of its age. The nose displays the panoply of berry flavors one expects from the benchland Teldeschi fruit. The mid-palate is medium-bodied and exceptionally well balanced. The long, smooth finish still has a little tannic zip that indicates the wine should continue to drink well for years. An incredibly food-friendly wine. 13.8% Alcohol. Retail $30.00/bottle, Wine Club $20.00.
2002 Terranova, Dry Creek Valley. The color in the glass shows a combination of Carignane’s bright red and Petite’s deep purple. The nose displays an impressive array of rich berry flavors one expects from Teldeschi benchland fruit. Full-bodied and exceptionally well balanced mid-palate resulting from the proper amount of bottle aging. The Zinfandel and Valdiguie grapes round out the flavors to make this wine a perfect accompaniment to Northern Italian or Provencal cuisine. 342 cases. 15.1% Alcohol. Retail $40.00/bottle, Wine Club $24.00.
2003 Terranova, Dry Creek Valley. Dark, dark purple color foreshadows that the heft of this vintage’s Terranova will rival one of Dan’s Reserve Zinfandels. The massive tannins soften up after only a few minutes in the glass and take a back seat to heaps of fruit. Blackberry up front and blueberry on the finish. Drink now or in 5 years for the ultimate Teldeschi experience. 373 cases produced. 14.8% Alcohol. Retail $40.00/bottle, Wine Club $24.00.
2005 Pinot Noir. The nose exhibits hints of strawberries and cherries. The fruit flavors remain prominent on the mid-palate, intertwining with sweet vanilla from the well integrated oak to produce a voluptuous mouthfeel. Supple tannins contribute to a smooth and incredibly long finish. This wine’s versatility makes it easy to pair with a wide range of dishes from grilled red meats, pastas to salmon. 13.5% Alcohol. Retail $32.00/bottle, Wine Club $20.00.
2006 Merlot. The nose exhibits hints of berries enveloping a core bouquet that unwinds your memory back to your first sip of a cherry coke. The cherry flavors remain prominent on the mid-palate, intertwining with sweet vanilla from the well integrated oak to produce a voluptuous mouthfeel. Supple tannins contribute to a smooth and incredibly long finish. This wine’s versatility makes it easy to pair with a wide range of dishes from grilled red meats to pastas to salmon. 13.0% Alcohol. Retail $24.00/bottle, Wine Club $15.00.
2002 Cinque Terre, Reserve, Dry Creek Valley. Dan’s blend of five classic varietals, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Syrah, Carignane, and Petite Sirah make for a truly unique red. The nearly opaque purple color foreshadows the intense black fruit flavors that burst onto the palate. A broad mouth-feel is layered with supple tannins that promise an exceptional quaff many years into the future. The pinnacle of Dry Creek Valley decadent pleasure. 120 cases produced. 14.2%Alcohol. Retail $50.00/bottle, Wine Club $40.00.
2005 Terraluna, Estate Reserve, Dry Creek Valley. The second release of Dan’s super-premium blend of Carignane, Valdiguie and Petite Sirah is more complex and sensuous than the in-your-face 2004. Layers of classic Dry Creek berry flavors unfold into a silky, long-lasting finish. Solidly structured to age for at least a decade. 42 cases produced. 14.1% Alcohol. Retail $60.00/bottle, Wine Club $45.00.
2006 Zinfandel Port, Estate, Dry Creek Valley. This port has the up front fruit of your favorite Teldeschi zinfandel with a bright sweet wild-berry nose. Its’ dark ruby color pleases the eye while the chocolate gelato finish reminds you of that long ago summer in Italy. Drinking well now through 2015. 395 cases produced. Alcohol 16.8%, Residual Sugar 5.5%. 500mL bottle. Retail $40.00/bottle, Wine Club $25.00.
2008 Pink Zinfandel. Our ‘pink zin’ is all you want the pink to be. It has the color of bubble gum and a yummy sweet strawberry nose with all the drinking characteristics of candy water. Drink chilled while lounging by the pool or with reckless abandon while swinging in your hammock. So light in alcohol you’ll need two bottles to get wherever you’re going. 10.0% Alcohol. Retail $10.00/bottle, Wine Club $8.00.