100 PTS, Robert Parker
“From the ideal 2016 vintage comes a rich, profound expression of Hillside Select that is lifted, fresh, and vibrant.More info
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TASTING NOTES Intense flavors of blackberry jam, tea, cedar, pepper, spice, vanilla with ful body tannins and structure Williams’ Reserve is a tribute to Adam Comartin’s grandfather—a selection of the highest quality barrels in the winery blended in perfect harmony and balance. Winemaker, Adam Comartin has a rich family history in the butcher business.More info
This wine is opaque with dark ruby color.More info
Black cherry, blackberry notes with cedar, vanilla and cream finish.More info
93 pts Robert Parker, 92 pts Wine Enthusiast
2017 was a picture-perfect growing season with abundant rainfall and a cold winter. Budbreak was normal and the grapes were harvested in the first half of September; a little heat before picking resulted in added concentration. This is a powerful vintage with a deep red color.More info
The 2017 Beau Terre Merlot presents lovely aromas of black cherry and boysenberry fruit, with a hint of mocha.More info
The 2017 Origin has lovely aromas of ripe plum, black cherry and vanilla. The broad entry has a big mouthful of berry jam, and the palate is full bodied and smooth, expressing the plums and cherry while adding a hint of mocha on the very drinkable finish.More info
Luscious aromas of freshly baked pastries and ripening pear are met by juicy acidity on the front of the palate, developing into notes of lemon meringue, brioche, and hints of oak spice, with a creamy finish.
This wine is easily paired with a variety of dishes from spicy Pad Thai to delicately poached halibut.
The Hill Family Estate 2018 Barrel Blend is put together with the help of Kyle Knox, a great surfer and wine professional who loved the idea of "being in the barrel" as both a wine term and a surfing term. It's a very balanced and layered red with beautiful raspberry, currant and dark chocolate undertones.More info
Crafted with little malolactic influence and light oak makes this crisp multi-layered Chardonnay a wine that enhances food and holds its own on the patio.More info
The 2018 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas of black currant, black cherry, violets, vanilla and pie spice. The palate is rich with flavors of blackberry, hazelnut, raspberry and mocha.More info