We use traditional methods to craft limited-production Pinot Noir, Syrah, Riesling and Rosé from cool and windy coastal vineyards. Our winemaker and proprietor, Scott Sisemore, brings his drive, experience, and deep knowledge of red wine production to shape the wines from grape harvest to bottling.
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Waxwing News & Reviews
May, 2015: Great new press from sólosyrah! Maestro Limón reviews the recent release 2013 Lester Family Syrah from the Corralitos end of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
April, 2015: Here's a nice article from Ken Zinns of the Grape-Nutz Wine Journal. Ken reviews all the current and soon to be released Waxwing wines plus great winery overview. Click here.
For the second vintage in a row the Waxwing Lester Family Vineyard Pinot Noir was awarded 94 points by the Prince of Pinot! Read the review here.
Taste at the winery (and other locations):
New dates to be posted soon. We'll probably hold an open house in June. Our Open House tastings are always complimentary. Join the mailing list for updates. The winery is located at 111 Industrial Rd, Unit 8, Belmont, CA 94002.
May, 2014: SF Chronicle wine editor, Jon Bonné, takes a look at Rosé. Here's what he has to say about the Waxwing "Spring Hill Vineyard" Pinot Noir Rosé: "From Karen and Chris London's site just west of Petaluma, this is versatile as can be, with a mint-leaf freshness, peach skin and bright raspberry. A lot of stuffing for a pink Pinot." Find the full article here.
The 2012 Waxwing Lester Family Vineyard Pinot Noir, Santa Cruz Mtns, was reviewed by the Prince of Pinot. He gave the wine 94 points! Read the review and a nice write-up on Waxwing here.
sólosyrah has published a glowing review of our 2012 Syrahs. Check it out here.
Our 2012 "Spring Hill Vineyard" Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir was reviewed in the PinotReport (93 pts): Medium ruby color; rich, ripe herbal cherry aromas; deep, bright, red cherry flavors with forest floor notes; good structure and balance; long finish. Deep, earthy, rich Pinot that is drinking well now.
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