The Sketchbook wines proudly honors the wine-making heritage of Mendocino County. These limited bottlings seem to capture some of the free-spirited character of the locals themselves. We could think of no better way to capture the character of Mendocino than through the eyes of sketchpad artists Bill Shields and Randy Grochoske. Sketchpads close at hand, they plied the back roads, roamed with the tourists, ate with the locals, observed harvest time and ocean fishing, strolled through harbors and small towns, and recorded the striking beauty and simple charms of Mendocino.
Our True Grit Cabernet Sauvignon is notably juicy! It opens up with flavors of current and dark cherry followed by subtle olive tapenade. It's structure is supported by a solid yet round tannin profile and a lingering vanilla bean finish. Our True Grit Chardonnay beckons with summer fruit and spicy wood smoke aromas rounded out with companionable tastes of rich pear, lemon crème, and apple