Wineries

Wine Awards and Scores

WINE YEAR ACCOLADE
CANNONBALL
Sauvignon Blanc 2017 94 pts + Platinum Medal Critics’ Challenge 2018
Sauvignon Blanc 2016 91 pts + Critics’ Gold Critics’ Challenge 2017
90 pts + Best Buy Wine Enthusiast May 2018
Sauvignon Blanc 2015 90 pts + Best Buy Wine Enthusiast April 2017
DOUBLE GOLD SF Chronicle Wine Competition 2017
Chardonnay 2017 91 pts Ultimate Wine Challenge May 2019
90 pts + GOLD  2019 Sommelier Challenge
Chardonnay 2014 88 pts + Editor’s Choice Wine Enthusiast Aug 2016
Best Buy Tastings.com World Wine Championships 2016
Silver Medal SF Chronicle Wine Competition 2016
Silver Medal Sommelier Challenge 2016
Merlot, California 2017 90 pts Tasting Panel October 2019
90 pts Anthony Dias Blue July 2019
90 pts + Gold Medal S. F. International Wine Competition October 2019
Merlot 2016 90 pts + Gold Medal Critics Challenge 2018
95 pts + Double Gold SF Int’l Wine Comp
2018
Merlot 2015 BEST BUY / MVPs 2018 Wine & Spirits Magazine June 2018
Merlot 2014 90 pts: Somm Journal October/November 2016
Cannonball Cabernet, California 2017 90 pts Critics’ Challenge 2019
90 pts Tasting Panel July 2019
Cannonball Cabernet, California 2016 ‘BEST OF CLASS’  SF Chronicle Wine Competition January 2019
Cabernet Sauvignon, California 2014 93 pts Ultimate Wine Challenge 2017
93 pts+ Gold Medal: Sommelier Challenge 2017
Cabernet Sauvignon, California 2013 91 pts Ultimate Wine Challenge 2016
91 pts + Gold Medal SF Int’l Wine Comp 2016
88 pts + Editor’s Choice Wine Enthusiast Dec 2016
Silver Medal Sommelier Challenge 2016
CANNONBALL ELEVEN
Dry Creek Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2017 94 pts + ‘Publisher’s Pick’ Tasting Panel November 2018
90 pts Anthony Dias Blue September 2018
90 pts Wine Enthusiast February 2019
Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2017 92 pts Tasting Panel September 2018
91 pts The Wine Advocate April 2019
90 pts Wine Enthusiast April 2019
Sonoma County Cabernet 2016 96 pts + GOLD North Coast Wine Challenge 2019
92 pts Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
90 pts Wine Enthusiast Dec 2019
Sonoma County Merlot 2016 95 pts + Double Gold Medal S. F. International Wine Competition October 2019
ANGELS & COWBOYS
Rosé, Sonoma County 2017 91 pts Anthony Dias Blue April 2018
Rosé, Sonoma County 2016 90 pts Anthony Dias Blue June 2017
Rosé, Sonoma County 2015 98 pts Critics’ Challenge Int’l Wine Comp 2016
88 pts Wine Enthusiast August 2016
92 pts Ultimate Wine Challenge 2016
90 pts + Gold Medal SF Intl Wine Comp 2016
Proprietary Red Blend, Sonoma County 2017 92 pts + GOLD North Coast Wine Challenge 2019
91 pts Tasting Panel October 2019
91 pts Ultimate Wine Challenge 2019
90 pts Critics’ Challenge 2019
Gold medal – 90 pts – S. F. International Wine Competition October 2019
Proprietary Red Blend, Sonoma County 2016 90 pts + Gold Medal Critics’ Challenge 2018
96 pts Decanter Asia Wine Awards 
2018
Proprietary Red Blend, Sonoma County 2015 BEST BUY Wine Enthusiast May 2018
Proprietary Red Blend, Sonoma County 2014 89 pts Robert Parker The Wine Advocate April 2017
94 pts Ultimate Wine Challenge 2016
Silver Medal Sommelier Challenge 2016
Proprietary Red Blend, Sonoma County 2013 91 pts Tasting Panel May 2016
Proprietary Red Blend, Sonoma County 2012 88 pts Robert Parker The Wine Advocate December 2014
HIGH DIVE
Napa Valley Red Blend 2016 91 pts The Wine Advocate 09/30/2019

92 pts Jeb Dunnuck January 2020

Napa Valley Red Blend 2015 95 pts Tasting Panel September 2018

90 pts Jeb Dunnuck January 2020

Napa Valley Red Blend 2014 90 pts Tasting Panel September 2018
90 pts Connoisseurs’ Guide Dec 2017
94 pts Anthony Dias Blue Dec 2017
95 pts Meredith May,Tasting Panel March 2018
ASTROLABE
Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2018 95 pts + Double Gold Medal S. F. International Wine Competition October 2019
90 pts Wine Spectator September 2019
Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2017 90 pts Wine Spectator June 2018
Sauvignon Blanc, Marlbrough 2016 92 pts Wine Spectator March 2017
Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2015 95 pts Bob Campbell 2016
90 pts + Smart Buy Wine Spectator May 2016
90 pts Wine Enthusiast 2016
90 pts Tasting Panel April 2016
Pinot Gris, Marlborough 2015 90 pts Vinous December 2018
90 pts Wine Enthusiast July 2017
90 pts Tasting Panel May 2016
89 pts Wine Spectator October 2016
Pinot Noir, Marlborough 2015 93 pts Tasting Panel June 2017
92 pts Wine Spectator June 2018
92 pts Bob Campbell July 2017
91 pts James Suckling March 2017
Pinot Noir, Marlborough 2014 92 pts Wine Spectator August 2016
92 pts Tasting Panel April 2016
91 pts Burghound 2016
90 pts Wine Enthusiast July 2016
Wrekin Vineyard Chenin Blanc, Marlborough 2014 89 pts Wine Spectator Web Only  2016
Wrekin Vineyard Chenin Blanc, Marlborough 2013 90 pts Wine Spectator September 2015
Taihoa Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2015 92 pts Wine Spectator July 2017
Taihoa Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2013 91 pts Connoisseurs’ Guide
Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2018 90 pts Wine Spectator Sept 2019
Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2017 90 pts Wine Spectator June 2018
Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2016 90 pts  Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate Dec 2016
92 pts Wine Spectator June 2017
Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2015 95 pts Decanter 2016
89 pts Wine Spectator Web only 2016
Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2014 90 pts Robert Parker The Wine Advocate Dec 2014
Kekerengu Coast Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2013 91 pts Wine Spectator May 2016