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2010 Cuveé Claire Cabernet Sauvignon
“Intense aromas of cassis, licorice and earth jump from the glass of this dense purple-colored wine. A cascade of fruit hides some serious structure in this rich, juicy, full bodied, young, primary 2010. Bursting with potential, this intriguing wine should be forgotten for 1-3 years and drunk over the following 15+” 93+ points from The Wine Advocate





“His role as oenological auteur renders dramatic results.  The 2009 Cuvée Claire shows

the sure hand of an artist.”- Brett Anderson, Robb Report, 11/2012. Read the full article


The Extrovert: 2007 William Cole Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

“Ballentine blends grapes grown in the loamy soils of the valley floor with hillside fruit

cultivated in soils of volcanic rock; the result is a rich, complex, and quintessential

Napa Cabernet Sauvignon.” - ‘Holiday Host Guide,’ Robb Report December 2011




“A Cabernet Maker Solos out of Spotlight”

- San Francisco Chronicle Highlights William Cole Vineyards. Read the full article

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