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 07/19
Gold Medal - 90 pts - 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 Spetember 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 12/2019

Sonoma County Merlot 2016

Double Gold Medal - 95 pts - 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

Napa Valley Red Blend 2015

95 pts Tasting Panel September 2018

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

Double Gold Medal - 95 pts - 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 - MW 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