• Pasterick Wine

    The Vineyard of Pasterick is nestled on the western hillside of beautiful Dry Creek Valley with ten acres planted to Syrah and Viognier.  Our annual production is approximately 1,000 cases of Estate Wines produced with methods used in the Northern Rhone in France.  We believe wine is made in the vineyard, and strive to let the fruit be expressed in each bottle.

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    The Vineyard of Pasterick is nestled on the western hillside of beautiful Dry Creek Valley with ten acres planted to Syrah and Viognier.  Our annual production is approximately 1,000 cases of Estate Wines produced with methods used in the Northern Rhone in France.  We believe wine is made in the vineyard, and strive to let the fruit be expressed in each bottle.

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    The Vineyard of Pasterick is nestled on the western hillside of beautiful Dry Creek Valley with ten acres planted to Syrah and Viognier.  Our annual production is approximately 1,000 cases of Estate Wines produced with methods used in the Northern Rhone in France.  We believe wine is made in the vineyard, and strive to let the fruit be expressed in each bottle.

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2015 Estate Rosé of Syrah

Price: $24.00
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This beautiful, copper-colored, barrel-fermented wine comes from selected rows of the A Block and S Block on the red hill. Full bodied and beautifully fragrant, the 2015 Estate Rosé is loaded with berry fruits and hints of watermelon, which are balanced by a nice dryness. It’s an easy drinker, especially enjoyable on a ‘Winnie the Pooh’ kind of day spent counting bees and chasing clouds. Only 120 cases were produced. Available at $24 per bottle.

2011 Estate Syrah

Price: $48.00
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Our 2011 Estate Syrah has a perfumed, elegant nose with hints of licorice, vanilla, black fruit, white pepper  and mocha.  The richness on the palate is pure and fresh with notes of luscious and generous black fruit, that evolves into a long and silky finish.

Hand harvesting began at 2am on September 29th and was completed about 11 am with sugars averaging 25 brix.  About 3% Viognier was picked and added to the open top fermentors.  The grapes were cold-soaked for three days.  The must was then inoculated with Syrah yeast, the cap hand punched three times a day.  Basket pressed between October 10th and 12th into 400 liter Taransaud French Oak where it aged for three years.  The wine was bottled unfined and unfiltered on August 12, 2014 with a TA of 0.60. ph of 4.11 and an alcohol of 15%.  We produced 440 cases of 750 ml bottles and 44 magnum bottles.

2010 Estate Syrah

Price: $48.00
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Our 2010 Estate Syrah is red black with deep dark color tints.  The nose has powerful and intense aromas of ripe, black fruits, olive notes and asian spices.  This wine is supple with balance between the finesse of the aromas and an explosive richness of flavor.  Overall the 2010 Estate Syrah is structured, concentrated with a silky texture and a long intense finish.

Hand harvesting began at 2 am on October 3 and was completed by mid-morning.  Immediately after crushing our Syrah about 3% Viognier was added to each open top fermentor.  We cold soaked the two grapes for 96 hours, then inoculated with ‘syrah’ yeast isolated in the Rhone Valley.  The co-fermenting Syrah/Viognier wine was hand punched three times a day then basket pressed between October 16 and 20 into Taransaud 400 liter French Oak puncheons. The 2010 Estate Syrah received its oak upbringing until August 22, 2013 when it was bottled unfined and unfiltered with a TA of 0.60, ph of 4.12 and alcohol of 15 1/2%.  564 cases of 750ml bottles were produced along with 12 cases of magnums. 

2010 Estate Angle of Repose Syrah

Price: $85.00
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Our 2010 Angle of Repose is savory and deeply floral, elegant and sensually spiced, complimented by rich fruits and exotic minerality, a persistent textured length that keeps opening. Everything you would expect from ‘The Angle”.

This is the fourth time since 2001 that we have had enough Syrah grapes from our Angle of Repose block for one 400 Liter puncheon.  The grapes were harvested on October 3, 2010 at 24.3 brix, co-fermented with about 5% Viognier, basket pressed on October 16, and then aged for 42 months in a new 400 liter Taransaud French Oak puncheon.  Bottled on April 22, 2014 with an alcohol of 13.9%.  Only 44 cases produced. 

2009 Estate Syrah

Price: $50.00
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Our 2009 Estate Syrah is deep dark ruby in color, a profound concentration of ripe berry fruit and oriental spices, full bodied, great depth and length as well as amazing tannin that will take us well into two decades.

Hand harvesting began at 2 am on September 15 and completed on September 16. At the end of each day about 3% Viognier was added to each open top fermentor.  We cold soaked the two grapes for 72 hours,, then inoculated with ‘syrah’ yeast isolated in the Rhone Valley.  The co-fermenting Syrah/Viognier wine was hand punched three times a day then pressed into Taransaud 400 liter French Oak puncheons. The 2009 Estate Syrah received its oak upbringing until August 23, 2012 when it was bottled unfined and unfiltered with a TA of 0.56, ph of 4.1 and alcohol of 14.4%.  562 cases of 750ml bottles were produced along with 10 cases of magnums. 

2009 Estate Angle of Repose Syrah

Price: $90.00
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The 2009 Angle of Repose from our steepest hillside block is almost india ink black with full dark berry fruit, spice, subtle minerality, and vanilla all coming together in an enticing nose, seamless on the palate,  with a memorable, long lasting finish.

Approximately three-quarters of a ton of Syrah grapes was hand harvested from The Angle of Repose block along with about 5% Viognier on September 15, 2009.  The must was cold soaked for three days, then co-fermented in an open top fermentor, three times a day the cap was punched down, basket-pressed into a new 400 liter Taransaud French oak puncheon where it lived for 42 months.  The Angle was bottled unfined and unfiltered on April 17, 2013.  44 cases of 750 ml bottles were produced with an alcohol of 13.8%, TA 0.60 and ph 3.9.

2008 Estate Syrah

Price: $52.00
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This wine is aromatically complex with layers of black berry fruits, white pepper, olive, roasted meats, mushroom and sandalwood aromas.  2008 is seductive and luscious, with flavors cascade over the tongue and linger on for a delicious finish.

Our 2008 Estate Syrah was hand harvested at night on September 3 along with about 3% Viognier, between 24.8 brix and 25.7 brix.  The two grapes were cold soaked together for 96 hours in open top fermentors.  The co-fermenting Syrah/Viognier wine was hand punched down three times a day for 7 to 9 days and basket pressed into 400 liter Taransaud French oak puncheons. After three years in 400 Liter Taransaud French oak, our 2008 Syrah was bottled unfined and unfiltered on September 20, 2011.  487 cases of 750 ml bottles along with 10 cases of magnums were produced, with a TA of 0.57, ph of 4.04 and alcohol 15 1/2%.