Cellar/Tasting Notes Founded by growers Gary and Rosella Franscioni, Roar Wines is a small, family-run producer of Pinot Noir, Syrah and most recently Chardonnay from the elite vineyards of Santa Lucia Highlands.
The goal of the family is to make small lots of wine that are a pure reflection of the Santa..
The 2011 Home Block from twin brothers Jim and Bob Varner is a spectacular and unique Chardonnay as it is made from grapes grown on their own roots.
Cellar/Tasting Notes An extraordinarily superb California Chardonnay from twin brothers, Jim and Bob Varner.
The Amphitheater Block is one of the original Varner plantings from 1984. The vines are on their own roots and are 28 years old.
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Bright, ripe and juicy, with vivid blueberry, blackberry and wild berry flavors that are spicy, supple and elegant, maintaining this red's dark berry themes and ending with a spicy berry aftertaste..."
Cellar/Tasting Notes The vines at Bee Block were planted in 1987. This wine is always the most California of the Varner Chardonnays. Jim and Bob Varner believe that the Bee Block Chardonnay has developed in recent years into being the most minerally of the three Chardonnays produced by the winery.
Cellar/Tasting Notes The 2012 Pinot Noir is a remarkably generous wine that evolves on the palate from darker brooding notes on entry to brighter, lifted fruit on the finish. The nose opens with dark fruit, cola, and blackberry with hints of sandalwood and sweet florals. The palate shows deep, rich fruit and good..
Cellar/Tasting Notes The 2012 Sierra Mar is amazingly big and elegant at the same time. It shows herbal sagebrush and violet notes with deep undertones of molasses and lifted hints of graphite. On the palate, violets and black fruit are supported by a toasty-peppery structure. As the palate opens, brighter red fruit..
Cellar/Tasting Notes I want my wines to give pleasure and keep your palate interested until the last drop from the bottle - I hope you like them at first sip and love them at the last. - Paul Lato
The 2011 Paul Lato Pinot Noir Suerte Solomon Hills Vineyard is a big wine with lovely acidity, harmony,..