Red Wines

Our Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays deliver the elegance, structure and character that Santa Barbara County is famous for. Our limited production wines are prized for their depth and complexity.

Nielson Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir

2014 Nielson
Santa Barbara County
Pinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

This wine displays the beautiful floral and mineral character typical of Santa Barbara Pinot Noir.

Nielson Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir

2014 Nielson
Santa Maria Valley
Pinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

The flavor profile has a core of dark berry and dark cherry with hints of earth and brown spices, backed by a smooth, silky and long finish, styled to highlight our cool-climate fruit.

Nielson Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir

2015 Nielson
Santa Rita Hills
Pinot Noir

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90 Points - Antonio Galloni, Sept 2017

Tasting Notes

Wet stone, cherry, strawberry, fresh tobacco, smoke on the nose. Chalky tannins with smoke and cherry on the finish.

Nielson Clone 667 Pinot Noir Label

2015 Nielson
Clone 667
Pinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

This wine is concentrated and balanced with a long, smoky, and brown spice finish.

Nielson Whole Cluster Pinot Noir

2014 Nielson
Whole Cluster
Pinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

Features of dark fruit like blackberry and dark cherry, with hints of mineral and smoke. Concentrated and balanced with a long smoky and brown spice finish.

Nielson Drizzle Barrel Pinot Noir

2012 Nielson
Drizzle Barrel
Pinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

Fruit flavors of plum, blackberry, and cherry, with hints of minerality on the finish. This wine is well balanced with a long smoky finish.

Nielson GSM

2014 Nielson GSM

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Tasting Notes

This GSM blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre has aromas of clove, anise, all-spice and smoke.

2015 Nielson Santa Maria Syrah

Santa Maria Syrah

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Tasting Notes

The wine has a deep purple color with concentrated raspberry and blackberry flavors, and aromas of mocha. Medium body and balanced tannins contribute to a round, smooth texture and finish.