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The Italics portfolio offers tasters the opportunity to experience the breadth of Bordeaux varietals that grow on our Coombsville estate. But our ambition doesn't end at our property line; we also produce Appellations, a wine blended with fruit from each of Napa Valley's AVAs. Oakville, Rutherford, St. Helena... Spring, Diamond and Howell Mountain — they're all represented in this unorthodox and deeply satisfying wine.

In seeking out vineyard sources for this wine, we sometimes find a parcel that's especially well-farmed for the vintage. When we can, we take a little more than we need for our blend and bottle it separately. This wine we call One of Sixteen. But really it's one of a kind.

Having said all that, we should probably manage your expectations. There's isn't a lot to go around. Our highest volume wine, our estate Cabernet, is about 500 cases. Everything else is minuscule — two to ten barrel's worth at the most. These wines we allocate to our members who have the good sense to snatch them up as they're offered. So when you see a wine without a "buy it now" button, you'll know why. Should your curiosity get the best of you, you're welcome to join our club. We'd be thrilled to have you.





Italics Wines

Italics Wines

Pre-Order our flagship wine!  This wine is complex, concentrated and very rich, with mouth-warming tannins to engage your senses.  It has both immense fruit and detailed structure.  It is at once savory and sweet.  With extrordinary length and persistence, you'll taste them for minutes on end.  with such a long finish, you could lose track of time.  So be it.

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$250.00
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SKU: ITAL13CSR75
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$3,000.00
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2013 Italics Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
 

Rosé can run the gamut from floral to fruity to savory depending on which varietal they are made with and much skin contact they are allowed.  Our Rosé is crafted in the Provencial style.  The resulting wine is vibrant salmon in color, with aromas of raspberries, rose petals and candied strawberry.  A clean, crisp wine with a mouth-watering finish that refreshes, sip after sip.

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$35.00
/ 2016 Italics Estate Rosé
SKU: ITAL16ROSE75
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$420.00
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2016 Italics Estate Rosé
 

We chose a rocky, south-facing slope to plant this varietal because it drains especially well, helping the flavors to become more concentrated.  You'll find plum, cocoa and violets on the nose and blackberry bramble and earthy notes in the mouth.  The wine is soft and approachable, making it an excellent alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon.

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$115.00
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SKU: ITAL14CF75
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$1,380.00
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2014 Italics Cabernet Franc
 

This is our inaugural release of the 2014 Italics Proprietary Red as an everyday wine.  It opens up beautifully with a nose full of red fruit- cherries cooked down for a pie-filling.  The nose is sweet and fragrant.  The fine-grain tannins give this wine paate length, but are subtle enough to let the fruit ride all the way to the end.  This Bordeaux blend has a Merlot component, giving the wine some floral notes.  It is round and full-bodied in the mouth, perfect for elevating your mood and relaxing at the end of the day. Download Details

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$65.00
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SKU: ITAL14PR75
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$780.00
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2014 Italics Red Blend
 

Three clones of Cabernet are planted on our estate and this wine clearly delineates all three. Blackberry notes from Clone 15.  Floral notes from Clone 337.  And from Clone 7, structure and backbone.  Overall, the wine is very dense, with concentrated spice, fruit and earth.  The oak is perfectly integrated, drawing out the wine's blackberry compote and dark chocolate truffle flavors.  While it drinks well now the wine will evolve over time to reveal sweet earth and cognac flavors.

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$95.00
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SKU: ITAL13CS75
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$1,140.00
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2013 Italics Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
 

Our flagship wine is complex, concentrated and very rich, with mouth-warming tannins to engage your senses. It has both immense fruit and detailed structure.  It is at once savory and sweet. You'll taste blackberry, cassis, brioche and roasted coffee. And given the wine's extraordinary length and persistence, you'll taste them for minutes on end. With such a long finish you could lose track of time.  So be it.

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$275.00
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SKU: ITAL12CSR75
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$3,300.00
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2012 Italics Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
 

The first vintage of our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon offers aromas of plum, black currant and pomegranate which gives way to black licorice and cocoa powder that are a signature of the AVA. With a rich mouthfeel and polished tannins, it can be consumed alone, but will stand up to the most robust meals. 

 

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$125.00
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SKU: ITAL12CS75
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$1,500.00
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2012 Italics Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
 

The 2014 Italics White Blend shines brilliantly in the glass with the color of pale yellow sapphire, tempting the nose with aromas of toasted pineapple and coconut and a hint of lychee. The wine's rich mouthfeel vibrates with tart green apple, caramel and smoked almonds, finishing with wet stones and flint.

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$48.00
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SKU: ITAL14WB75
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$576.00
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2014 Italics White Blend
 





Appellations Wines

Appellations Wines

The 2013 Sixteen has the fruit, spice and earth that characterize our signature blend.  It has red fruits up front, held together by a lattice of oak spices.  There is a creamy mid-palate, which might remind you of a warm chocolate tart drizzled with red fruit syrup.  The finish is long with sweet, supple tannins.  Enjoy some now buy hold on to a few bottles to see how the wine evolves over time.    

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$75.00
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SKU: ITAL16AP1375
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$900.00
/ Case of 12
 
2013 Italics Sixteen Appellations
 

Malbec traditionally is used as an aromatic blender in Bordeaux wines, but sometimes the varietal stands out by itself. In 2013, the Atlas Peak Malbec we used for our Sixteen Appellations blend was singled out during barrel aging for its exquisite nose of boysenberry and lilac. The boysenberry nose is complemented by sweet dolce de leche flavors in the mouth. The wine is floral, supple and a treat for the senses.

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$105.00
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SKU: ITALONE13MA75
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$1,260.00
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2013 Italics One of Sixteen Malbec Atlas Peak
 

High above the town of Saint Helena, in the rocky soils of the Mayacamas mountains, lies the famed Keenan Estate.  We managed to pull an extra ton of fruit from these steeply terraced rows — a ton more than we needed for our Sixteen Appellations blend — and set it aside for our club members  A nose of cedar wood leaps from the glass. A fine-grained, almost velvety texture, arrives with your first sip. Then the chocolate-y creaminess that is quintessential Merlot. The finish is long, giving you plenty of time to contemplate what to have for dinner.

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$105.00
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SKU: ITALONE13ME75
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$1,260.00
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2013 Italics One of Sixteen Merlot Spring Mountain District
 

A powerful bouquet of black cherry and candied red fruits provides the first hint of what's to come from our second vintage of Fifteen Appellations. The addition of a premier vineyard in Calistoga has not only continued the evolution of our story, but also added another layer of complexity and mouth feel to this silky Bordeaux-style blend. Extended aging in French oak yields a vintage that can be enjoyed now or — given its mountain fruit sources — can be cellared for 7-10 years

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$105.00
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SKU: ITAL15AP1075
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$1,260.00
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2010 Italics Fifteen Appellations
 

We've been making this blend for 10 years and each vintage yields something unexpected and different. The 2012 edition offer offers toasted nuts, cherries and cocoa powder on entry. Followed by mulled spices with cherry compote and dark chocolate. Supple tannins arrive via Diamond Mountain. Rich, red fruits from Mount Veeder. An early-drinker.

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$95.00
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SKU: ITAL16AP1275
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$1,140.00
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2012 Italics Sixteen Appellations
 

2014 Italics Red Blend

This is our inaugural release of the 2014 Italics Proprietary Red as an everyday wine.  It opens up beautifully with a nose full of red fruit- cherries cooked down for a pie-filling.  The nose is sweet and fragrant.  The fine-grain tannins give this wine paate length, but are subtle enough to let the fruit ride all the way to the end.  This Bordeaux blend has a Merlot component, giving the wine some floral notes.  It is round and full-bodied in the mouth, perfect for elevating your mood and relaxing at the end of the day. Download Details

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$65.00
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SKU: ITAL14PR75
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$780.00
/ Case of 12
 
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