Cielo Estate Winery

Wines

White

CHARDONNAY 2013
El Dorado $18
A beautiful rendition of a classic White Burgundy; elegant balanced with no oak! Clean and crisp without being a toothpick wine.

EPIPHANE RESERVE (ON SALE) 2012
El Dorado $10
High notes of peach and nectarine, some of the grapes came from Cielo Estate, elegant and crisp with no oak!

DISEGNO 2012
White Table Wine El Dorado $18
A unique blend of Chardonnay, Viognier, Marsanne and a touch of Muscat canelli; bright fruit with just a hint of sweetness on the finish!

COQUETTE 2012
El Dorado $18
A VERY ‘FLIRTY’ WINE!! All Muscat, lots of apricots, honeysuckle, bit of nectarine and tropical fruit.

Red

MAGNIFIQUE VINTAGE RESERVE 2011
Gold Hill Vineyard
El Dorado $24
This vintage of Magnifique garners the ‘Reserve’ designation to the high quality of fruit in 2011. The blend is 80% Merlot followed by 10% each of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.

SYRAH RESERVE (LIMITED QUANTITY) 2009
Fenaughty Vineyard, Apple Hill
El Dorado County $32 ($68 Magnum)
A classic Rhone varietal that exhibits smoky bacon notes with rich luscious red fruit and hints of tarragon ad balanced oak.

 

BARBERA, “Estate” 2011
El Dorado $24
This is our FIRST vintage of our ESTATE Barbera grown right out in front of the Tasting Room, we combined a bit Merlot and Syrah to add some complexity and style to this northern Italian varietal. An excellent food wine or just on its own!! Bright bing cherry and a hint of rhubarb!

 

VINHO ATREVIDO 2009
El Dorado $24
A dry Portuguese blend of 5 classic varietals, vanilla, coconut, leather and herbal notes, try with BBQ or spicy dishes.

Dessert Wines

BESAME 2007
El Dorado $23
This is a classic Portuguese style dessert wine made from Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Saozao and Tinta Madeira. Lots of dark fruit with a ginger spice.

VINHO DOCE TEMPRANILLO 2008
El Dorado $24
Single vineyard late harvest Tempranillo then fortified with grappa to make a most unique port style wine. Fig, date and prune with a nice long lingering spicy finish.

BOCCAGASMO 2009
Late Harvest Semillon
“Botrytis Cinerea”
California $26 375ml.
This VERY SPECIAL wine was made from 100% Semillon grapes exactly the way Sauternes are made in Bordeaux. This Botrytis vintage is very sweet and very high in acid that makes it pair extremely well with many desserts and even foie gras! If you THINK you like sweet wines, you MUST try this one!

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