Gundlach Bundschu Winery is a family-owned, sixth-generation producer of distinctive wines of site-specific character. The winery's 320-acre Estate Vineyard, christened Rhinefarm in 1858, is located at the crossroads of the Sonoma Valley, Carneros and Napa Valley AVAs, at the base of the Mayacamas Mountain Range.
Gundlach Bundschu approaches its vineyards, wines, business and the world with spirit, creativity and dedication to excellence. When you open a bottle of Gundlach Bundschu, you uncork not only the Estate's unique ability to produce profound wines, but also a rich, personal relationship between the Gundlach Bundschu family and the land on which the family lives.
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Fragrant aromas of orange blossom and allspice burst from the glass followed by luscious flavors of lychee, clementine, Asian pear, and guava spiced with fresh ginger and coriander. The round, plush palate is accentuated with delicately woven mineral notes and crisp acidity leading into to a long,... more
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Blend of 71% Merlot, 21% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Syrah, and 3% Cabernet Franc.
Fragrant toast and spice warm aromas of plum and black cherry. Soft, round flavors of raspberries dusted with cocoa lead to a meaty, spicy finish with lingering berry and cola notes. Enjoyable now, it will continue to... more
A blend of 54% Merlot, 38% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot.
Delightfully fragrant, with aromas and flavors of red plum, red currant and black spice, this inviting red has a creamy mouthfeel and a long, smooth finish, with lingering cola and black cherry notes. Enjoyable... more
The 2004 Rhinefarm Merlot offers aromas and flavors of red plum, cranberry, pomegranate and dusty, dried sage. The smooth entry and broad flavors on the palate are framed by an elegant structure and bright acidity that carries the flavors through a long, lingering finish. Delicious upon release,... more
Aromas of jasmine, orange blossom and ripe citrus fill the nose. A lush palate texture is framed by flavors of pink grapefruit and lychee, accented by hints of allspice on the front of the palate, culminating in a long finish. The Gewurztraminer was fermented in a dry style that remains lively on... more
This wine is silky and balanced, with black cherry, clove and dried rose petal aromas and classic
Burgundian flavors. The suppleness of the 35-year-old Heritage clone fruit gains depth and
concentration from the young Pommard and Dijon blocks, resulting in complexly layered
flavors, elegant... more
Blend: 92% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, 2% Syrah, 1% Cabernet Franc
Complex aromas of dark black fruit, dried currant and aged leather lead to a smooth, round entry. Juicy cassis
and mission fig flavors are framed in an elegant, refined structure. The long, rich finish is dense with... more
Aromas of jasmine, orange blossom and ripe citrus fill the nose. A lush palate texture is framed by flavors of pink grapefruit and lychee, accented by hints of allspice on the front of the palate, culminating in a long finish. The 2001 Gewurztraminer was fermented in a dry style that remains lively... more
The 2003 Pinot Noir is rich and balanced, with deep black cherry, clove and dried rose petal aromas that carry over to the flavors and expand in the mouth. The suppleness of the 35-year-old Wente clone fruit gains depth and concentration from the young Pommard and Dijon blocks, resulting in a... more
The deep garnet color and intense aromas of the 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon foreshadow the concentrated black currant, cassis and Christmas spice flavors to follow. Bright acidity and firm tannins frame the lush texture, leading to a long ripe finish dense with cocoa and molasses flavors. Delicious... more
Varietal composition: 74% Merlot, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot
With perfect southwest exposure and
rocky, well-drained soils, Rhinefarm Vineyard produces wines with varietal character and a
silken mouthfeel, even in the young-vine fruit used in this blend.