Merriam Wine - Tasting

We are honored to have received kudos from the critics over the years.

Accolades

Our efforts in the vineyard and in the winery are recognized

Sauvignon Blanc

Danielle’s Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

2021 – Double Gold, Concours D’Vin
2020 – 92 Points, North Coast Wine Challenge
2017 – 4 Stars, Restaurant Wine
2016 – 4 Stars, Press Democrat Wine of the Week
2015 – 91 Points, West Coast Wine Challenge
2015 – 90 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2014 – Double Gold, Grand Harvest Awards
2014 – Best of Class, Grand Harvest Awards

Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc

2014 – 90 Points, FBWorld.com

Chardonnay

Undisclosed Chardonnay

2018 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Bacigalupi Chardonnay

2014 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2013 – 90 Points, FBWorld.com
2013 – 92 Points, North Coast Wine Challenge
2012 – 94 Points, Press Democrat Wine Competition
2012 – 93 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2012 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2012 – Double Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2012 – 90 Points, Kens Wine Guide

 

 

Rosé

Russian River Valley Rose of Pinot Noir

2021 – Gold, Boston Wine Competition
2021 – Gold, Denver International
2021 – Gold, North of the Gate Wine Challenge
2020 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2019 – 94 Points, Experience Rose
2019 – 92 Points, Sunset International
2018 – 93 Points, Best of Class, Sunset International
2017 – 90 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2015 – 92 Points, West Coast Wine Competition

 

Merlot

Russian River Valley Merlot

2019 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2019 – 90 Points, Gold, Harvest Challenge
2019 – Gold, Best in Class, Boston Wine Competition
2019 – Gold, Denver International Wine Competition
2019 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Windacre Vineyard Merlot

2018 – Double Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2018 – Triple Gold, Best in Class, Dan Berger’s International
2018 – Gold, Boston Wine Competition
2018 – Double Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2018 – 90 Points, Critics Challenge International
2017 – 93 Points, Sunset International
2016 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2016 – Best of Class, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2015 – 91 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2015 – 90 Points, Robert Parker, Wine Advocate
2015 – 90 Points, James Suckling
2015 – Gold, Harvest Challenge
2014 – Best Red Wine, Harvest Challenge
2014 – Double Gold, 95 Points, San Francisco International
2014 – 98 Points, Harvest Challenge
2014 – Double Gold, 50 Best California Merlots
2013 – Double Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2012 – 95 Points, North Coast Wine Challenge
2012 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2012 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2011 – 95 Points, North Coast Wine Challenge
2011 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2011 – 100 Top Wines, North Coast Wine Challenge
2010 – 91 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2010 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2007 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2001 – Double Gold, Tasters Guild International
2001 – Gold, Riverside International
2001 – 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast
2001 – 91 Points, Wine Country Living
2000 – Gold, Dallas Morning News

Pinot Noir

Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

2020 – 93 Points, Gold, Best of Pinot Pinot, American Wine Society
2020 – Gold, Boston Wine Competition
2020 – Gold, New York International
2020 – 91 Points, Sunset International
2020 – 91 Points, Critics Challenge International
2019 – 91 Points, North Coast Wine Challenge

Diana’s Vineyard Pinot Noir

2019 – Gold, Boston Wine Competition
2019 – Double Gold, New York International
2019 – Gold, Denver International

Estate Pinot Noir

2018 – 93 Points, Sunset International
2017 – 91 Points, James Suckling
2016 – 94 Points, Sunset International
2016 – 93 Points, James Suckling
2016 – 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast
2015 – 90 Points, Robert Parker
2014 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2014 – Gold, Harvest Challenge
2014 – 92 Points, North Coast Wine Challenge
2014 – 90 Points, California Grapevine
2013 – 90 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2013 – Gold, Pinot Noir Summit
2012 – Gold, Pinot Noir Summit

Three Sons Pinot Noir

2018 – 97 Points, Sunset International
2017 – 92 Points, James Suckling
2016 – 94 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2015 – 91 Points, Robert Parker
2014 – Double Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2014 – 92 Points, Robert Parker
2013 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2013 – 90 Points, Robert Parker
2012 – 90 Points, Robert Parker
2012 – 91 Points, Affair of the Vine
2012 – Gold, Pinot Noir Summit

Pinot Noir Cuvée

2019 – 92 Points, North Coast Wine Challenge
2018 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2016 – 92 Points, James Suckling
2016 – Gold, Sunset International
2014 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2013 – 90 Points, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2013 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2012 – Gold, Pinot Noir Summit
2012 – 90 Points, Kens Wine Guide

Cabernet Sauvignon

Russian River Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

2019 – Gold, Boston Wine Competition
2019 – Gold, Denver International

Windacre Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

2018 – Gold, Best in Class, Dan Berger’s International
2018 – Gold, Boston Wine Competition
2018 – Double Gold, New York International
2018 – Gold, Denver International
2016 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2016 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2015 – 91 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2015 – 90 Points, Robert Parker
2015 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2015 – 90 Points, James Suckling
2015 – Double Gold, Harvest Challenge
2014 – Double Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2014 – 94 Points, Harvest Challenge
2014 – Gold, San Francisco Wine Competition
2014 – Gold, Sunset International
2014 – 90 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2012 – Double Gold, San Francisco International
2011 – Gold, San Francisco International
2011 – Double Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2009 – Gold, San Francisco International

Rockpile Cabernet Sauvignon

2018 – Gold, New York International
2018 – Best of Sonoma County, Best of Class, Best of Show, Best of Show Red, North of the Gate Wine Competition
2015 – 96 Points, Harvest Challenge
2015 – 92 Points, Sunset International
2015 – Best of Rockpile AVA, Harvest Challenge
2014 – 91+ Points, Robert Parker
2014 – Double Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2014 – Gold, San Francisco International
2014 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2014 – Gold, 94 Points, Sunset International
2013 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2013 – Gold, San Francisco International
2012 – 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast Magazine
2012 – Gold, San Francisco International
2012 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2011 – 91 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2010 – 94+ Points, Robert Parker
2010 – 92+ Points, Kens Wine Guide
2010 – Best in Class, Best of Show Red, Harvest Challenge
2009 – Gold, San Francisco International

Dunnsden Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

2006 – 91 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2006 – Gold, American Fine Wine Competition
2006 – Gold, San Francisco International

Block 21 Cabernet Sauvignon

2005 – 95 Points, Wine Enthusiast
2005 – 93 Points, WineReviewOnline.com
2005 – Gold, Sante Magazine, May 2010
2005 – Gold, Finger Lakes International
2004 – 92 Points, Wine News
2004 – 90 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2004 – Gold, Florida State International Fair
2004 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle

 

Cabernet Franc

Windacre Vineyard Cabernet Franc

2015 – 90 Points, Robert Parker
2015 – Double Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2014 – 96 Points, Harvest Challenge
2014 – Double Gold, Cabernet Franc Day Wine Competition
2014 – Gold, San Francisco International Wine Competition
2014 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2013 – 94 Points, North Coast Wine Competition
2013 – 90 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2012 – 99 Points, San Francisco International
2011 – Double Gold, Finger Lakes International
2011 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2011 – Gold, San Francisco International
2010 – Double Gold, Finger Lakes International
2010 – Gold, San Francisco International
2009 – 93 Points, San Francisco International
2008 – 92 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2008 – 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast
2007 – 91 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2007 – Gold, Long Beach Grand Cru Competition
2006 – 92 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2006 – Gold Medal, Tasters Guild International

Jones Vineyard Cabernet Franc

2013 – 91 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2013 – Best of Class, San Francisco Chronicle
2012 – Gold, San Francisco International
2011 – Double Gold, San Francisco International
2011 – 90 Points, Gold, Wine Enthusiasts
2011 – Gold, Finger Lakes International
2011 – Gold, Harvest Challenge
2009 – 93 Points, San Francisco International
2009 – Best of Class, Harvest Challenge
2008 – 92 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2006 – Gold, Tasters Guild International
2006 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle

Malbec

Lower Pond Vineyard Malbec

2018 – Gold, Sonoma County Harvest Fair
2018 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle
2018 – 91 Points, North Coast Wine Challenge
2017 – Gold, North Coast Wine Challenge
2016 – Gold, San Francisco International

Blends

SNED Red Blend

2019 – Gold, San Francisco International
2019 – Gold, Boston Wine Competition
2019 – Gold, New York International
2019 – Gold, Denver International

Miktos Red Blend

2015 – 90 Points, Robert Parker
2009 – Gold, Grand Harvest Awards
2008 – 93 Points, Kens Wine Guide
2007 – Double Gold, American Fine Wine Competition
2005 – Gold, International Eastern Wine Competition
2005 – 93 Points, Wine News
2005 – Double Gold, San Francisco International
2005 – Gold Medal – Tasters Guild International