Warm days. Cold nights. Thin shale and calcareous soils. Strong Pacific winds flow through the Templeton Gap, slamming into APV's hilltop vines. This unique microclimate creates grapes with ripe fruit flavors, crisp acidity, and strong varietal character. Enjoy with foods that share these vines' Mediterrean heritage. 

WHITES

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2017 Arneis  -  El Pomar District, Paso Robles.  Alc% 13.8

White melon, peach, and honeysuckle burst from the glass.  The rich fruit flavors of peach and citrus greet the palate while finishing crisp and dry.

$24

REDS

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2016 Grenache  -  El Pomar District, Alto Pomar Vineyard. Alc% 15.0

Aromas of rose petal and red cherry unfold slowly.  Still a bit closed from bottling, the wine opens with air to show red cherry and plum, tomato leaf and spun sugar. Framed with crisp acidity.  Long and lingering on the finish.

$32

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2016 Paso Rouge (GSM)  -  El Pomar District, Alto Pomar Vineyard. Grenache 44%, Syrah 34%, Mourvedre 22%.  Alc% 14.9

Rich red plum jam and spice aromas. Closed but continues to open in the glass.  Rich plum and sweet cranberry flavors held tightly with natural acidity and a light tannic grip.  

$35

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NV  ROJO 49  -  Red Blend. Paso Robles AVA  Alc% 15.4

This richly fruited wine is an easy drinking crowd pleaser. Generous flavors of red plum, cherry, and wood toast are framed by a crisp structure.

$25

2008 GSM

60% Grenache/30% Syrah/10% Mourvedre
Dark ruby-purple in color. Spicy ripe plum, berry aromas. With air, cinnamon clove notes. Rich, ripe, spicy berry and fruit flavors. Red plums, briary accents. A full mouthful of wine.

$28

 

2009 GSM

60% Grenache/30% Syrah/10% Mourvedre

Dark, almost opaque ruby in color. Aromas of spicebox: cinnamon and nutmeg. Deep full scents of bright and ripe fruit. Rich flavors of satsuma plum, red berries. Light dusty tannis, crisp acidity. A large-framed rich, yet balanced wine.

$30

 

2010 GSM

60% Grenache/30% Syrah/10% Mourvedre
Deep bricky-red color. Bright spice and red fruit nose. Tightly balanced flavors of red berries, red plums and a hint of rich earth. Well balanced and food friendly.

$25

 

2011 GSM
60% Grenache/30% Syrah/10% Mourvedre

Aromas of red Asian plums and Asian 5-spice. Bright, softly balanced flavors of preserved red plums, cherry lifesaver, and dried cranberry. Crisp, medium bodied and very well balanced. Should deepen as it ages. 

$25

 

2014 Paso Rouge (GMS)  -  El Pomar District, Alto Pomar Vineyard. Grenache 46%, Syrah 35%, Mourvedre 19%.  Alc% 15.3

Spicy plum and red berry aromas.  Red and black plum, cranberry, and rich earth flavors.  Finishes with a hint of dark caramel on the dry but lingering finish.

$28

2015 Paso Rouge (GMS)  -  El Pomar District, Alto Pomar Vineyard. Grenache 59%, Mourvedre, 26%, Syrah 15%.  Alc% 15.4

Dark plum and spice aromas give way to black plum and berry jam.

$28

2010 TWO BILLS:

66% Zinfandel/34% Grenache

Bright spicy red and blackberry fruit aromas with a distinctive scent of Zinfandel. Crisp red and black berry, ripe plum, and spice cake flavors on the palate. Long lingering flavors on the fresh finish.

$35

 

2011 Two Bills  -  Zinfandel 50%, GSM (2011) 50%.   Alc% 15.4

Red plums and berries with Asian spice notes. Spicy round flavors of red plum and herbs, red cherries.  Crisp and balanced.

$25