Matanzas creek cabernet sauvignon 2000, red wine from united. Heres what i learned about sauvignon blanc, and working with it at matanzas creek winery in particular. New plantings of merlot and syrah added in the late 1990s increase the total estate plantings to over 80 acres. Matanzas creek sauvignon blanc 2011 at amazons wine store.
Expand content minimize content founded in 1977, matanzas creek winery is located on the site of a retired dairy farm in sonoma countys bennett valley. Biography merry edwards merry edwards winery russian. We look forward to seeing or hearing from you soon. Situated at the base of a volcanic mountain in beautiful bennett valley, matanzas creek is a captivating destination offering sustainablygrown wines handcrafted with traditional vineyard practices and minimal winemaking. Restaurants near matanzas creek winery, santa rosa on tripadvisor. The picnic area and extensive lavender gardens make it an idyllic place to spend the afternoon. The winery opened in 1977, putting the valley on the sonoma county wine map.
Matanzas creek cabernet sauvignon 2000, red wine from. The landscaping is amazing, and the number of different outside areas that you can sit in and enjoy wine is wonderful. The 2008 bennett valley pinot noir is a fine example of what. The visitor center at matanzas creek sets itself apart with an understated japanese aesthetic, extending to a tranquil fountain, a koi pond, and a. He planted grapes on the land to attempt winemaking. Sonoma county, california, is one of the most important winegrowing regions in the whole of the united state. The 10 best restaurants near matanzas creek winery in. The peninsula room reopens this week as a special event space for the adjacent lark creek cafe.
Matanzas creek winery plan your visit to this santa rosa gem when the lavender is in bloom. Awardwinning author jennifer cody epstein will read from her recently released historical novel wunderland at the astro motel in santa rosa on tuesday, may 7, at 6 p. Matanzas creek 2016 sauvignon blanc alexander valley. Mar 16, 2012 cradled between three mountain peaks in sonomas countys small, fertile bennett valley, matanzas creek winery crafts distinctive wines that speak to this beautiful, singular place.
Since its launch in 1977, the winery has built its reputation on sauvignon blanc and merlot two varieties that thrive in sonomas temperate climate. Vinovisit matanzas creek winery profile information. Matanzas creek winery, which is owned by kendalljackson, put sonoma countys bennett valley on the winemaking map. Exploring matanzas creek winery sauvignon blanc and. Matanzas creek also produces limited quantities of chardonnay. While the region was alive with vines during the preprohibition era, in later years this area boasted a different assortment of crops.
Today the winery is known for its delicious wine and abundance of lavender. Cradled between three mountain peaks in sonoma countys small, fertile bennett valley, matanzas creek winery crafts distinctive wines that speak to this beautiful, singular place. By continuing to use our site, you accept the use of our cookies as described in. The winery makes sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, merlot, pinot noir, and cabernet sauvignon under the matanzas creek name, and three equally wellregarded winesa bordeaux red blend, a chardonnay. Matanzas creek merlot, sonoma county prices, stores. This merlotbased red bordeaux blend is barrel aged for 20 months. Stores and prices for matanzas creek merlot, sonoma county. Matanzas creek also produces limited quantities of chardonnay, pinot noir and bordeauxstyle reds. He was honored for his accomplishments in a california senate resolution in 1998. The development of the 120acre jackson park vineyard located across bennett valley road from the winery in 1996 established matanzas creek winerys leadership role. Matanzas creek embodies this, with its breathtaking bennett valley vineyards and exciting portfolio of wines. Our 2018 wine talk domestic winery of the year was a relatively easy call.
Jackson family wines includes 40 brands, sourced from vineyards and wineries in california, oregon, the bordeaux region in france, tuscany in italy, australia, chile and south africa. Cradled between three mountain peaks in sonomas countys small, fertile bennett valley, matanzas creek winery crafts distinctive wines that speak to this beautiful, singular place. Jackson family wines was founded in 1982, and its first vintage of kendalljackson vintners reserve chardonnay was released in 1983. Our vineyards live in harmony with their surroundings with only a portion of the land planted to vine. Featured items newest items bestselling alphabetical. Matanzas creek winery is located at 6097 bennett valley road in santa rosa, about an hour north of san francisco. The winery sources high quality grapes from all over sonoma county. Jackson family wines is a wine company headquartered in santa rosa, california. The setting and landscaping of the property are truly remarkable and well worth a visit.
Founded in 1978, matanzas creek winery is a loyal pioneer of distinctive merlot and sauvignon blanc wines showcasing the diversity of sonoma county. Unfortunately, the family business was caught in the industrys downward cycle in the late 1980s. Even at nine years of age the wine is fresh and vibrant. Domestic winery of the year, by robert whitley creators.
You can also click one the winery name on the left of the menu. See 162 photos and 19 tips from 16 visitors to matanzas creek winery. Founded in 1977, matanzas creek has always been inspired to produce worldclass wines that showcase the special qualities and diversity of sonoma county. Select click home to go to the top level page of a winery. Matanzas creek winery sauvignon blanc helena bench.
Matanzas creek winery dogfriendly wineries and vineyards 6097 bennet valley road santa rosa, california 95404 7075286464 get map or directions this scenic winery is dedicated to offering exceptionally crafted wines sourced from sonoma countys finest vineyards. The stream runs the length of bennett valley 3 between taylor mountain and bennett mountain, flowing under grange road near bennet valley road, through matanzas creek reservoir and bennett valley golf course to the city of santa rosa. Dogfriendly wineries and vineyards matanzas creek winery. The unique character and beauty of matanzas creek s winery, vineyards, lavender field and gardens have earned the estate worldwide recognition as a premier california wine country destination. The 10 best restaurants near matanzas creek winery in santa. Jennifer cody epstein to read from new novel in santa rosa. For the past four decades matanzas creek has explored a range of clones, fermentation vessels, and new farming and winemaking techniques, sustainably harvesting fruit from. Stores and prices for 2012 matanzas creek merlot, sonoma county prices, stores, tasting notes and market data.
The matanzas creek winery is one of the most impressive wineries weve ever been to. In 1985 the original winery, a converted dairy barn, gave way to a modern winemaking facility. This sonoma county wine has received good scores from various critics. Throughout the years our methodology has remained the same. In 1985, the original winery gave way to a modern winemaking facility and, since that time, the estates bennett valley vineyards have grown to. Dedicated exclusively to chardonnay, merry vintners enjoyed widespread recognition. Buy 2012 matanzas creek winery sauvignon blanc helena bench vineyard from sonoma valley, california, and browse saratoga wine exchanges entire selection of today.
In addition to its wines, matanzas creek is also famous for their spectacular lavender gardens. Matanzas creek 2016 sauvignon blanc alexander valley rating. All of the winerys fruit comes from sustainablyfarmed, estate vineyards scattered throughout the mild interior and cool coastal avas of the county. Marcia monahan joins matanzas creek winery as winemaker. Click the purple book now button to the right find a date and time that you would like to come collect your wine and click green next button. This winery menu allows you to navigate within the pages associated with a specific winery and add information to those pages. Matanzas creek winery has quietly been producing critically acclaimed wines for over two decades. Founded in 1977, matanzas creek winery is located on the site of a retired dairy farm. Jan 01, 2019 our 2018 wine talk domestic winery of the year was a relatively easy call. Stores and prices for 2012 matanzas creek merlot, sonoma county. Currently matanzas creek winery has four sauvignon blancs sonoma county, bennet valley, helena bench, and the proprietarynamed journey and monahan is working on a fifth raised in concrete eggs that were constructed in petaluma. Lavender fields thrive on the property, adding to the scenic beauty and creating a lovely perfume in the air. In 1984, merry left matanzas creek to devote herself full time to consulting and merry vintners, a small winery she and her family founded in russian river valley.
The merlot was sourced from two blocks of the jackson park vineyard, planted with the petrus clone. Currently, winery operations and local tourism are fully operational. Jun 01, 20 an afternoon celebration of wine, lavender, exquisite food pairings and wine seminars at matanzas creek winery bennett valleys hidden gem sonoma county. Vinovisit matanzas creek winery profile information, winery. But its also about spending time in bennett valley and appreciating all the exquisite things it has to offer. Founded in 1977, matanzas creek winery is located on the site of a retired dairy farm in sonoma countys bennett valley. Oct 06, 2017 founded in 1978, matanzas creek winery is a loyal pioneer of distinctive merlot and sauvignon blanc wines showcasing the diversity of sonoma county. This is matanzas creek winery by visiting media on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Founded in 1977, matanzas creek produces limited quantities of chardonnay produces limited quantities of chardonnay with fruit that comes from sustainablyfarmed, estate vineyards scattered throughout the mild interior and cool coastal avas of sonoma county. At 6 million cases sold per year, it is the ninthlargest wine producer in the united states.
Allows you to add a wine or select an existing wine or brand. Exploring matanzas creek winery sauvignon blanc and oysters. Matanzas creek springs from the northern slope of sonoma mountain and flows northward into bennett valley to join the south fork matanzas creek. In 1974, jess jackson purchased an 80acre 32 ha orchard in northern california. There is the sense that one foot is planted in tradition, while the other can feel its way and experiment. In 1985, the original winery gave way to a modern winemaking facility and, since that time, the estates bennett valley vineyards have grown to include over 280acres of chardonnay, merlot and syrah. Additionally, the wines are very very good, and we enjoyed the entire. Matanzas creek winery is certainly about wonderful wine. Please use this appointment to book your direct to trunk pick up. We invite you to stroll the grounds, play a game of bocce or enjoy our picnic areas. The calming scent takes over the property and you will want to spend the day sipping sauvignon blanc as the kids play cornhole under the massive oak trees. Matanzas creek is located in the remote, but breathtakingly beautiful bennett valley region of sonoma county.
The tasting room has an enviable location overlooking bennett valley, their. Shop matanzas creek sauvignon blanc 2011 and more red and white wine, including cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, merlot, pinot noir, sauvignon blanc and many more at amazons wine store. For the past four decades, matanzas creek winery has focused on creating siteexpressive wines. Auction ends in 4 days, 14 hours sunday, 7pm pacific buy wine online sell gift refer.352 418 1283 1360 1085 626 131 458 689 385 1526 270 796 233 1547 362 272 409 805 1536 939 1316 384 449 74 560 986 75 602 1308 314