Sebastiani Sonoma Cask Cellars
With over a century of winemaking experience in Sonoma, Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery focuses on crafting small lots of super-premium wines from the great growing regions of Sonoma County, becoming one of California’s most highly praised and awarded wineries for its Bordeaux and Burgundian varietals.
With the spotlight on single vineyards and specific sub-appellations such as Sonoma Valley, Alexander Valley, Carneros and Russian River Valley, Sebastiani produces wine under the Sonoma County, Appellation Selection and Proprietary Selection designations. Founded in 1904 by Samuele Sebastiani, the winery is best known for its Cherryblock Cabernet Sauvignon, one of Sonoma County's most coveted wines. The winery is located just blocks from Sonoma's historic downtown plaza and offers historical tours as well as extensive picnic grounds and hospitality venues.
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The 2012 Sonoma County Chardonnay is a rich gold color with beautiful aromas of lemon curd, modest yellow apple, and caramelized vanilla. It"s a medium bodied wine that rests nicely on the palate, exuding ?avors of bright apple and butterscotch,and ?nishes with round notes of toasted oak from the... more
This forward and refreshing Sauvignon Blanc is packed with layers of lemongrass, honeydew melon, guava and lemon oil. The palate delivers flavors of red grapefruit, ripe lemon, guava and passion fruits. While it delivers great intensity on the palate, the firm acids keep the overall profile crisp,... more
Our 2012 bears all the hallmarks of a cool climate, cool vintage Pinot Noir. It is medium to dark garnet in color with bright
aromas of cherry pie, strawberries, camphor oil and roasted oak. The palate is layered with notes of cherries, sandalwood, spice,
forest floor and lingering flavors of... more
Our 2011 Sonoma County Cabernet is dark garnet in color with lovely aromatics that range from dried herbs, tea and black
cherry to coconut, vanilla and cocoa powder. The flavors are typical of cooler climate Cabernets including black currants, red
licorice, earl grey tea and toasty oak. This... more
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The 2011 Sonoma County Chardonnay is one of the most elegant
and reserved Chardonnays we have ever produced. It features
citrus, green apple, vanilla and caramel in the nose with a dollop of
roasty/toasty oak on the palate. It is an understated, balanced and
refreshing wine that pairs... more
The 2011 bears all the hallmarks of a cool climate, cool vintage
Pinot Noir. It is medium dark with bright aromas of cherry pie,
notes of cherries, sandalwood, spice and forest floor. It finishes with accompaniment to salmon, turkey, pork or chicken-apple sausages.
Blend: 97% Pinot Noir, 2%... more
The 2010 Sonoma County Cabernet is dark in color with lovely
aromatics that range from dried herbs, tea and black cherry to
coconut, vanilla and cocoa powder. The flavors include black
currants, red licorice, black tea and toasty oak. This medium-bodied
wine closes with well rounded tannins and... more
The 2010 Sonoma County Chardonnay displays all the style and complexity one would expect from Sebastiani's excellent Chardonnay
vineyards and careful use of oak barrels. The nose is a luscious blend of lemon curd, yellow apple, vanilla and caramel. The palate
is moderately creamy with bright... more
The 2010 delivers more Oriental Spice in the nose and on the palate than past Pinot Noirs! It also has more acidity and less oak than past efforts. The highlights are Maraschino and dark cherries followed by strawberries, mocha, vanilla and sandalwood. The finish is firm, tight and spicy with the... more
This 2009 displays black tea and black cherry Cabernet aromas complemented with coconut and mocha from the oak. Showing all the finesse and complexity of a cooler vintage, the flavors emphasize black cherries, truffles, earth and dust. The finish possesses enough tannin to support the abundant... more
Lush, fruity and juicy with raspberry, crushed black pepper and balancing acidity. While the 2009 Zinfandel is absolutely enjoyable upon release, it will gain bottle bouquet and aromatics over the next three years. more
Over the last two-plus decades, the Russian River Valley has earned a reputation as one of California's premier AVAs for Chardonnay.
The region's cool coastal climate and low-nutrient soils accentuate the rich, nuanced flavors of the grape without sacrificing structure.
Our long-standing contract... more
Recently, we've been moving towards a less extractive and more elegant style of Pinot that emphasizes perfume, balance and complexity. Consequently, our 2009 Sonoma Coast is more
aromatic than previous vintages. It exudes Maraschino cherries, strawberries, vanilla, sandalwood and Oriental spice.... more
Our 2009 Chardonnay possesses a wonderful elegance due to the
coolness of the vintage. While the wine still has the abundant
orchard fruit flavors typical of Sonoma County Chardonnay, it also
displays more citrus, acidity and minerality than we have seen in the
past. The oak profile is also... more