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Wineries

Wine Awards and Scores

CANNONBALL

WINEYEARACCOLADE
Sauvignon Blanc, California 2018GOLD: SF Chronicle Wine Competition January 2020
Sauvignon Blanc, California 201988 Points: Wine Enthusiast, Jim Gordon
Sauvignon Blanc, California 202090 Points: Tasting Panel July 2021
90 Points + BEST BUY: Wine Enthusiast October 2021
90 Points: Wine & Spirits October 2021
92 Points + GOLD: Sommelier Challenge Int'l Wine Comp 2021
SILVER: SF Chronicle Wine Competition January 2022
92 Points + GOLD: 2022 International Women's Wine Competition May 2022
Sauvignon Blanc, California 202190 Points + GOLD Critics Challenge 2022
Chardonnay, California 2018 90 Points + GOLD: Sommelier Challenge September 2020
88 Points: Wine Enthusiast December 2020
Chardonnay, California201989 Points: Wine Enthusiast March 2021
91 Points + GOLD Winemaker Challenge 2021
93 Points + GOLD: Sommelier Challenge Int'l Wine Comp 2021
Chardonnay, California202089 Points "Great Value Chardonnay": Tasting Panel January 2022
88 Points: Wine Enthusiast Jan 2022
SILVER - SF Chronicle Wine Competition January 2022
89 Points: Decanter World Wine Awards 2022
GOLD: The Fifty Best California Chardonnay Blind Tasting
Merlot, California201790 Points Tasting Panel/Anthony Dias Blue July 2019
90 Points + Gold Medal: S. F. International Wine Competition November 2019
Merlot, California201989 Points: Wine Enthusiast December 2021
89 Points: Tasting Panel December 2021
SILVER: Sommelier Challenge Int'l Wine Comp 2021
DOUBLE GOLD - SF Chronicle Wine Competition January 2022
13 TOP MERLOTS from Around the World - Wine Enthusiast March 2022
91 Points: Natalie MacLean February 2022
Cabernet Sauvignon , California201790 Points + GOLD: Critics’ Challenge June 2019
90 Points: Tasting Panel/Anthony Dias Blue July 2019
Cabernet Sauvignon , California201890 Points: GOLD Winemaker Challenge 2021
89 Points: Wine Enthusiast January 2021
90 Points: DECANTER World Wine Awards 2021
Cabernet Sauvignon , California201988 Points: Wine & Spirits Magazine 2021
92 Points + GOLD: Sommelier Challenge Int'l Wine Comp 2021
89 Points: Tasting Panel Jan/Feb 2022
90 Points + BEST BUY: Wine Enthusiast January 2022
GOLD: SF Chronicle Wine Competition January 2022
91 Points: Decanter World Wine Awards 2022
GOLD: The Drinks Business Global Cabernet Sauvignon Masters 2022

CANNONBALL ELEVEN

WINEYEARACCOLADE
Dry Creek Valley Sauvignon Blanc201794 Points: + ‘Publisher’s Pick’ Tasting Panel November 2018
90 Points: Anthony Dias Blue/Blue Lifestyle October 2018
90 Points: Wine Enthusiast February 2019
89 Points: Wine Spectator January 2019
4 STARS: Restaurant Wine (issues 181-183)
GOLD: Women's Wine & Spirits Awards November 2019
Dry Creek Valley Sauvignon Blanc2018 91 Points: Planet Grape Wine Review April 2020
91 Points Wine Enthusiast December 2020
88 Points: Wine Spectator January 2021
Sonoma Coast Chardonnay201792 Points: Tasting Panel September 2018
91 Points: The Wine Advocate April 2019
90 Points: Wine Enthusiast April 2019
88 Points: James Suckling Dec 2018
89 Points: Wine Spectator January 2019
3.5 STARS: Restaurant Wine (issues 181-183)
91 Points: Robert Parker, Wine Advocate April 2019
Year's Best CA Chardonnay + 90 Points: Wine & Spirits Magazine (2020)
Russian River Valley Chardonnay201896 Points + DOUBLE GOLD: Sommelier Choice Awards 2020
+ Wine of the Year (by varietal)
92 Points: Tasting Panel November 2020
90 Points: Decanter World Wines Awards 2020
92 Points: Meridith May, November Issue 2020
87 Points: Wine Spectator December 2020
Sonoma County Cabernet201696 Points: + GOLD: North Coast Wine Challenge 2019
92 Points: Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
90 Points: Wine Enthusiast Dec 2019, 'Best of Year' Issue
Sonoma County Cabernet201791 Points: GOLD Sommelier Choice Awards 2020
90 Points: Decanter World Wine Awards 2020
Sonoma County Merlot201695 Points: + Double Gold Medal S. F. International Wine Competition October 2019

ANGELS & COWBOYS

WINEYEARACCOLADE
Rosé, Sonoma County2018GOLD Women's Wine & Spirits Awards 2019
Rosé, Sonoma County2019 94 Points: PLATINUM Sommelier Challenge September 2020
92 Points: Press Democrat July 2020
90 Points: Decanter World Wine Awards 2020
GOLD: The Fifty Best July 2020 - Best Rosé Wine
91 Points + GOLD: Sommelier Choice Awards 2020
94 Points + PLATINUM: Sommelier Challenge September 2020
90 Points: James Suckling October 2020
Rosé, Sonoma County2020GOLD SF Chronicle April 2021
90 Points + GOLD Winemaker Challenge 2021
91 Points + TOP 100 Enthusiast Wines for 2021: Wine Enthusiast October 2021
Rosé, Sonoma County2021GOLD - SF Chronicle Wine Competition January 2022
93 Points + GOLD: 2022 International Women's Wine Competition May 2022
DOUBLE GOLD: 2022 Drink Pink Vino International Rosé Wine Competition May 2022
88 points: Sommelier Choice Awards 2022
DOUBLE GOLD: The Fifty Best California Rosé Blind Tasting 2022
Proprietary Red Blend, Sonoma County201792 Points + GOLD North Coast Wine Challenge 2019
91 Points: Tasting Panel October 2019
91 Points: Ultimate Wine Challenge 2019
90 Points: Critics’ Challenge 2019
90 Points + GOLD: S.F. International Wine Competition October 2019
Proprietary Red Blend, Sonoma County201895 Points + GOLD: Sommelier Choice Awards Wine of the Year (by varietal) 2020
GOLD: San Francisco Int'l Wine Competition 2020
91 Points: James Suckling 2021
BEST OF CLASS: SF Chronicle April 2021
92 Points + GOLD Int'l Women's Wine Competition May 2021
Proprietary Red Blend, Sonoma County201992 Points + GOLD: Sommelier Challenge Int’l Wine Comp 2021
92 Points + GOLD: Santé Magazine Int'l Wine Comp October 2021
GOLD: SF Chronicle Wine Competition January 2022
GOLD + 92 Points: Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge (2022)
93 Points: Decanter World Wine Awards 2022
Brut Rosé, CaliforniaNon-Vintage92 Points: USA Wine Ratings 2021
DOUBLE GOLD: SF Chronicle 2021
89 Points: Wine Enthusiast March 2021
88 Points: Wine & Spirits October 2021
96 Points + DOUBLE GOLD/Best of Class: Santé Magazine Int'l Wine Comp October 2021
DOUBLE GOLD: SF Chronicle Wine Competition January 2022
GOLD + 92 Points: Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition April 2022
92 Points + GOLD Critics Challenge 2022
Brut, CaliforniaNon-Vintage90 Points: Tasting Panel June 2021
88 Points: Wine & Spirits October 2021
89 Points: Wine Enthusiast November 2021
SILVER: SF Chronicle Wine Competition January 2022
GOLD + 92 Points: Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition April 2022
89 points: Sommelier Choice Awards 2022
90 Points + GOLD Critics Challenge 2022

HIGH DIVE

WINEYEARACCOLADE
Napa Valley Red Blend201792 Points: The Wine Advocate October 2019
Napa Valley Red Blend201692 Points: Jeb Dunnuck January 2020
91 Points: The Wine Advocate September 2019
90 Points: James Suckling 2020
Napa Valley Red Blend201591 Points: Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
92 Points + GOLD: Sommeliers Choice Awards 2019
92 Points: Jeb Dunnuck January 2020
90 Points: Connoisseurs’ Guide Dec 2017
95 Points: Anthony Dias Blue /Tasting Panel Magazine September 2018

ASTROLABE

WINEYEARACCOLADE
Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough201895 Points + Double Gold Medal: S. F. International Wine Competition October 2019
90 Points: Wine Spectator September 2019
Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough2019 90 Points: Planet Grape Wine Review 2020
94 Points + "Excellent": Cameron Douglass-Master Sommelier 2020 86 Points: Wine Spectator 2020
90 Points: Wine Enthusiast 2020
95 Points + "Excellent": Bob Campbell, Master of Wine The Real Review 2019
94 Points + "Classic": Cameron Douglas, Master Somm 2020
5 STARS + "Outstanding": Michael Cooper, NZ Wines: Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide 2020
Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough202094 Points: Decanter World Wine Awards 2020
90 Points + "Excellent": Wine Enthusiast 2021
97 Points: Int'l Women's Wine Comp 2021
90 Points: James Suckling 2021
90 Points + "Outstanding": Robert Parker 2021
95 Points + "Excellent": Bob Campbell Master of Wine, The Real Review 2020
94 Points + "Excellent": Cameron Douglas, Master Somelier 2020
4.5 STARS + "Excellent": Michaela Cooper, NZ Wines Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide
90 Points : James Suckling 2021
91 Points + SMART BUY: Wine Spectator June 2021
Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough202191 Points: Wine Spectator May 2022
5 STARS + "Outstanding": Michaela Cooper, NZ Wines: Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide 2022
93 Points + "Excellent": Cameron Douglas, Master Somelier July 2021
92 Points: Wine Enthusiast August 2022
94 Points: Bob Campbell Master of Wine, The Real Review October 202
92 Points: Vinous March 2022
Pinot Gris, Marlborough2016 96 Points: Vinous/Neal Martin Nov 2018
Pinot Gris, Marlborough2018 93 Points + "Very Good": Cameron Douglas Master Sommelier
87 Points : Wine Spectator September 2020
Pinot Gris, Marlborough201993 Points: Cameron Douglas, Master Sommelier 2020
90 Points: Robert Parker 2021
91 Points: Wine Advocate April 2021
Pinot Gris, Marlborough202190 Points : James Suckling October 2021
89 Points: Wine Spectator August 2022
Pinot Noir, Marlborough201793 Points: Cameron Douglas, Master Sommelier 2020
92 Points: James Suckling 2021
90 Points: Burghound 2020
90 Points + "Outstanding": Rebecca Gibb Master of Wine, Vinous 2021
4 STARS + "Excellent": NZ Wines - Michael Cooper's buyer's Guide 2020
18.5/20: Joelle Thomson, DrinksBiz 2021
Pinot Noir, Marlborough201894 Points: "Outstanding": Cameron Douglas, Master Sommelier March 2020
91 Points: Wine Enthusiast May 2022
90 Points: Wine & Spirits February 2022
92 Points: James Suckling October 2021
90 Points: Decanter World Wine Awards 2022
Wrekin Vineyard Chenin Blanc, Marlborough201890 Points: Wine Spectator 2020
94 Points: Cameron Douglas, Master Sommelier 2020
Wrekin Vineyard Chenin Blanc, Marlborough201990 Points: Robert Parker 2021
90 Points: Wine Spectator October 2021
Wrekin Vineyard Chenin Blanc, Marlborough202090 Points: Wine Spectator August 2022
Taihoa Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough201791 Points: Planet Grape Wine Review 2019
96 Points + "Excellent": Bob Campbell 2019
91 Points: Robert Parker, Wine Advocate NZ 2020
89 Points: Wine Enthusiast May 2022
Taihoa Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough201992 Points: Robert Parker 2021
92 Points: James Suckling 2021
Taihoa Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough202992 Points: Decanter 2022
Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough201890 Points: Wine Spectator 2019
95 Points + "Excellent": Bob Campbell 2018
94 Points + "Outstanding": Cameron Douglass 2019
91 Points: Planet Grape Wine Review 2019
90 Points: Robert Parker, Wine Advocate NZ 2020
Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough202091 Points + "Smart Buy": Wine Spectator 2021
96 Points + "Outstanding" Cameron Douglass 2020
95 Points + "Excellent": Bob Campbell, master of Wine, The real Review 2020
93 Points + "Outstanding": Rebecca Gibb, Master of Wine, Vinous 2020
92 Points "Outstanding": Robert Parker, Wine Advocate NZ 2018
92 Points "Editors' Choice": Wine Enthusiast May 2022
Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough202190 Points: Decanter World Wine Awards 2022
Kekerengu Coast Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough201890 Points: Cameron Douglas Master Sommelier 2019
92 Points: Planet Grape Wine Review 2020
Kekerengu Coast Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough201991 Points: Robert Parker 2021
89 Points: Wine Enthusiast May 2022
Kekerengu Coast Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough202093 Points: Wine Enthusiast October 2022
93 Points: Wine Spectator June 2022

JOSÉ MARIA DA FONSECA

WINEYEARACCOLADE
Twin Vines, Vinho Verde202089 Points: Tasting Panel January/February 2021
87 Points + BEST BUY: Wine & Spirits Magazine August 2021
89 points + BEST BUY: Tastings.com August 2021
85 Points + BEST BUY: Wine Enthusiast December 2021
Twin Vines, Vinho Verde202185 Points + BEST BUY: Wine Enthusiast March 2022
90 Points, GOLD: Sommelier Challenge 2022