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Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara County is not an AVA, but a region just south of San Luis Obispo that includes the Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Maria Valley appellations. Wine has been produced in the area since the 18th century when Spanish missionaries planted vineyards. It wasn’t until the 1990s, however, that producers focused on growing premier grapes for fine wines. During the 1990s more than 10,000 acres of vineyards were planted, and today there are nearly 20,000 acres of vineyards. The region received a big bump in recognition and prestige when the popular film “Sideways” was shot there in 2004. Because the region is affected by maritime weather, it is relatively cool climate makes it ideal for Chardonnay. Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and an increasingly adventuresome number of varietals are also grown successfully in Santa Barbara County.

2014 Zotovich Family Vineyards Estate Grown Syrah

WS  90   

1985 Wild Horse Pinot Noir

Light capsule condition issue

2 available
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2017 Whitcraft Pence Ranch Pommard Clone Pinot Noir

2007 Wesley Ashley Intelligent Design Cuvee

3 available
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2019 WALT Clos Pepe Vineyard Pinot Noir

WS  93   
JD  93   

2014 Villa Creek Cherry Newton Syrah

2018 Velvet Bee Riata Oaks Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

2 available
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2016 Tyler Winery Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Pinot Noir

VN  93+    

2010 Twomey Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir

WE  92   
2 available
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2010 Two Sisters Lindsay's Vineyard Pinot Noir

Light label condition issue

2017 Tolosa Winery Solomon Hills Vineyard Pinot Noir

3-bottle Lot, Wood Case

Light case condition issue

JS  94   
WE  94   
VN  93   
JD  93   
WS  91   
2 available
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2019 The Hilt Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

2005 Testarossa Sanford & Benedict Pinot Noir

2004 Tensley Colson Canyon Vineyard Syrah

RP  93   

2014 Summerland Bien Nacido Vineyard Proprietors Reserve Pinot Noir

Lightly depressed cork

2019 Story of Soil La Rinconada Vineyard Pinot Noir

2003 Stone Pine Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Light label condition issue

2003 Stone Pine Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

2007 Stolpman La Cuadrilla (Screwcap)

2006 Stolpman La Cuadrilla

2012 Site Wines Larner Vineyard Viognier

Light label condition issue

2012 Sine Qua Non Touché Eleven Confessions Estate Syrah

WA  100   
VN  98   
3 available
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2005 Sine Qua Non The Naked Truth Grenache

RP  99   
WS  97   
ST  96   
2 available
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2003 Sine Qua Non The Inaugural Eleven Confessions Syrah

Capsule condition issue; Exposed Capsule

RP  100   
VN  96   
WS  90   

2003 Sine Qua Non The Inaugural Eleven Confessions Syrah

Capsule condition issue; lightly elevated cork; signs of past seepage; exposed cork; missing wax capsule

RP  100   
VN  96   
WS  90