Monthly Archives: January 2012

Frugal Tasters’ Wine Review of Cimarone 3CV 2010 Sauvignon Blanc

The Frugal Tasters are at it again.  They are on a mission to find the best wines under $20.  Here’s an excerpt from their review of our Cimarone 3CV 2010 Sauvignon Blanc: “Bright” is a great word to sum up … Continue reading

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Now and Zin’s Wine Review of Cimarone Gran Premio Sangiovese

We’re delighted that Randy Fuller of NowandZin.com has sampled another of our Cimarone wines: 2008 Gran Premio Sangiovese…and loved it!  Here’s an excerpt: Gran Premio shows a medium dark hue in the glass.   The nose exudes blackberry and tar. … Continue reading

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Winter Work – Pruning Grapes and Tying Canes at Cimarone Estate Wines

This week we’ve seen temperatures down to 27 F, with icy mornings and brisk afternoons.  A chilly walk through the vineyard finds our Sauvignon Blanc block humming with the careful process of tying canes. We’ve finished pruning our heartier varieties: … Continue reading

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2009 Cimarone 3CV BANK: Now and Zin’s Review of our under $20 red wine blend

Randy Fuller, of the Now and Zin Wine Blog, combines a refined palate with broad creative talent to deliver all things wine on his website: podcasts and radio tasting notes, written reviews, wine and movie pairings, and artistic photography. He … Continue reading

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2009 Cimarone 3CV BANK – Frugal Tasters’ review of our under $20 red wine blend

The Frugal Tasters are on a mission… a mission to find great wine that doesn’t break the bank.  And speaking of banks, they loved our 2009 Cimarone 3CV BANK Red Blend, which retails for $19.99. From their mission: “We LOVE wine…and who … Continue reading

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Wine and Good Food review: ‘Approachable Sangiovese that begs you to have another glass’

Sangiovese setosa stasera?  Silky Sangiovese tonight?  Sounds great to us!  Many thanks to wine blogger Bella McDowell of ‘Wine and Good Food’ for her review of our 2007 Gran Premio Sangiovese. Here’s an excerpt: “A dry, spicy finale makes for … Continue reading

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Vine Dormancy and Cover Crops: All Tucked in for a Long Winter’s Nap at Cimarone

Shhh…our vines are asleep now.  After their crimson and burnt umber leaves fall to the ground, grape vines hunker down for a long winter’s rest just like bears and groundhogs.  Rather than calling it hibernation, we refer to it as … Continue reading

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