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.
96 POINTS - "A stunner. Super-opaque purple in color, this cuvée is provocative and world-class. The finish goes on for 50+ seconds. This is a killer wine. " - Robert Parker, Jr., Dec. 2016.
94 Pts - “Pedal-to-the-metal, rich, concentrated personality” - Robert Parker, Jr.
92 Points - "A successful blend." - Robert Parker, Jr.
93 Points - "Bold in an exotic, richly layered wine that captures the essence of the Buoncristiani style." - Antonio Galloni
Enticing aromas of blueberry, blackberry, dark chocolate, white pepper and exotic spices lead to a fleshy mouthfeel that oozes with yum-factor. Our 2012 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.
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.
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.
An irresistible synergy of three varieties - Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Viognier - blended together create this unique white wine.