In our quest for excellence, we focus on obtaining only the best fruit possible for our specific wine programs through careful vineyard block selection and precise viticultural practices. To ensure the highest quality wine at Buoncristiani, we encourage controlled stress in the vineyard to produce low yielding, concentrated, and balanced fruit full of flavor and varietal expression. Once our grapes reach full maturity, carefully decided by our palates, we harness this inherent potential from the vineyard to the bottle through meticulous tracking and blending of each promising component. We strive to create optimum complexity while retaining balance, varietal character, and superior quality.
92 Points - "A successful blend." - Robert Parker, Jr.
93 Points - Wine Spectator - "Dark, intense and vibrant, featuring a rich, zesty core of blackberry, wild berry, currant, cassis, cedar and loamy earth. Full and persistent throughout, with ripe, chewy tannins." - James Laube
At the heart of the Buoncristiani portfolio is THE CORE, the very best of Buoncristiani Cabernet Sauvignon from the 2011 vintage. Not yet rated - previous vintage rated 96 Points.
92 Points - "Buoncristiani has hit pay-dirt with this beauty” - Robert Parker, Jr.
Enticing aromas of blueberry, blackberry, dark chocolate, white pepper and exotic spices lead to a fleshy mouthfeel that oozes with yum-factor. Our 2011 Napa Valley Syrah promises to deliver a smile after each sip.
Handcrafted in boutique collector amounts our version of this rare, dry Italian varietal is intensely flavored yet supple and focused, making it not only a crowd pleaser, but also a great food companion. Only 140 cases were crafted!
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Our dry, crisp, & fruit forward Rosato is simply delicious and the perfect wine for any and all occasions. Enjoy it poolside, deck-side, and BBQ-side!
Sourced from famed Hyde Vineyards, Stagecoach Vineyards and Pahlmeyer's Waters Ranch this exceptional fruit driven Chardonnay was handcrafted in boutique collector amounts.
A synergy of three varieties blended together to create this unique white wine: 42% Sauvignon Blanc, 28% Chardonnay, 30% Viognier.
Complex aromas of ripe ruby grapefruit and jalapeño jam lead way to layered flavors of mango, honeysuckle and vanilla wafer. Zesty citrus flavors, tropical fruit and ultra bright acidity linger in the crisp, clean finish.