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Firestone Vineyard

Firestone Vineyard Firestone Vineyard wines hail from eight estate vineyards near California’s celebrated Santa Barbara coast, where an unparalleled marine climate and expressive soils yield wines of extraordinary complexity and elegance. Here, atop three breathtaking mesas in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, third-generation winegrower Adam Firestone advances a family tradition of estate vineyards that represent a singular commitment to quality, consistency and character. Founded as Santa Barbara County’s first estate winery in 1972, Firestone Vineyard today remains a cornerstone of coastal estate winemaking, producing highly acclaimed wines that capture the distinctive flavors of their vineyards and region.

Directions
HEADING NORTH: Approximately 45 miles north of Santa Barbara on Highway 101, take the Zaca Station/Highway 154 exit. At the stop sign, turn right, then take immediate left onto Zaca Station Road. After two miles, you will see Firestone Vineyard on the left at 5000 Zaca Station Road. HEADING SOUTH: Approximately 55 miles south of San Luis Obispo on Highway 101, take the Zaca Station Road/Highway 154 exit. At the stop sign, turn left over the highway and take immediate left onto Zaca Station Road. After two miles, you will see Firestone Vineyard on the left at 5000 Zaca Station Road.


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5000 Zaca Station Road, Los Olivos, CA, US, 93441 Email: info@FirestoneWine.com
Phone: 805-688-3940 Web: www.firestonewine.com
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Products



  CABERNET FRANC RESERVE - Santa Ynez Valley
Our 2001 Cabernet Franc Reserve hails from Adam Firestone’s Rock Hollow vineyard in the Santa Ynez Valley, where conditions are optimal for this classic Bordeaux varietal. Our first bottling of Cabernet Franc Reserve since the 1997 vintage, this wine showcases the excellence of the 2001 growing season and the characteristic intensity of the Rock Hollow fruit. A bouquet of cassis, coffee and spice anticipates rich, striking flavors of cherry, blackberry and cedar. The flavors are layered across a full, balanced palate, unfolding with firm, chalky tannins into a lingering finish.
  CABERNET SAUVIGNON- Santa Ynez Valley
Our 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon begins with complex aromas of black currant, juniper berry, licorice spice and caramel. Deep, layered flavors of cassis, plum and blueberry anticipate accents of mocha and vanilla. A seamless texture finishes with firm, elegant tannins.
  CABERNET SAUVIGNON VINEYARD SELECT - Central Coast
Our 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon begins with complex aromas of cherry and cassis with notes of chocolate, cola and anise. Ripe flavors of plum and black cherry unfold with accents of vanilla across a smooth, balanced texture. Supple tannins accompany a long finish.
  CHARDONNAY - Santa Barbara County
Our 2003 Chardonnay boasts a vivid bouquet of apple and lemon zest, followed by crisp varietal flavors of pear, citrus and tangerine. A full, seamless texture shows a subtle creaminess, finishing with lingering accents of vanilla and caramel. Our 2003 Chardonnay ultimately showcases Santa Barbara County as one of the world’s premier appellations for the varietal.
  CHARDONNAY RESERVE - Santa Ynez Valley
Our 2003 Chardonnay Reserve is a limited-production wine selected from superior vineyard blocks and crafted as our finest expression of the vintage. It begins with assertive aromas of tropical fruits with accents of orange zest and toasty oak. A rich, creamy texture unfolds with flavors of pineapple, pear and golden apple. Hints of caramel, coconut and honey add complexity to the palate, while crisp acidity balances a long, layered finish.
  CHARDONNAY RESERVE - Santa Ynez Valley
Our 2002 Chardonnay Reserve hails from superior blocks at our winery estate. These blocks were hand-harvested and crafted as individual lots. From these lots, we selected those barrels that best exemplified the quality, character and concentration of the 2002 vintage. These barrels were held for extended aging, then blended to create this limited-production wine. Our 2002 Chardonnay Reserve begins with a complex bouquet of pineapple, caramel, butter and toasted oak. Flavors of pear and tropical fruit unfold across a creamy, balanced texture with accents of vanilla, honey and lemon zest.
  CHARDONNAY VINEYARD SELECT - Central Coast
Our 2004 Chardonnay offers vivid aromas of citrus, honey and golden delicious apple. Smooth, integrated flavors of pear, melon and caramel unfold with accents of lemon zest into a crisp, quenching finish.
  CHARDONNAY VINEYARD SELECT - Central Coast
Our 2003 Chardonnay begins with bright aromas of tropical fruits and red apple, followed by ripe flavors of pineapple and pear with nuances of vanilla, lemon zest and caramel. A soft acidity carries the palate, finishing with a refreshing impression of guava and citrus.
  GEWURZTRAMINER - Santa Ynez Valley
Our 2004 Gewürztraminer offers exotic aromas of mandarin orange, litchi nut and violets. Vivid flavors of melon, pear and citrus anticipate accents of honey and spice. Crisp acidity strikes an exquisite balance with just a hint of sweetness at the finish.
  Late Harvest Riesling
Only extraordinary vintages bless us with enough botrytis to make this Late Harvest Riesling at our estate in the Santa Ynez Valley. This famed "noble rot" emerges late in the harvest season, intensifying fruit flavor and sugar for the crafting of a luscious, nectar-like wine. The 2004 vintage begins with enchanting aromas of honey, orange blossom and dried apricot. A rich, luxurious texture unfolds with flavors of peach, apricot, mango and citrus. A warm sweetness is balanced by firm acidity for a long, clean finish. Enjoy this wine with light desserts, fresh fruit or as a dessert unto itself.
  LATE HARVEST RIESLING - Santa Ynez Valley
Our 2001 Late Harvest Riesling wine enchants the nose with ripe apricot, peach and honey. The apricot and honey notes continue into the flavor spectrum, with nuances of citrus and mango unfolding across a rich, concentrated palate. A firm acid profile balances the wine’s sweetness, yielding a deep, lingering finish.
  MERLOT - Santa Ynez Valley
Our 2002 Merlot offers a luxurious bouquet of black cherry, nutmeg, and fine tobacco. The black cherry impression continues on the palate, along with vivid flavors of plum and juniper berry. Accents of clove and mocha accompany full tannins on a smooth, lingering finish.
  MERLOT RESERVE - Santa Ynez Valley
Our 2001 Merlot Reserve hails from the finest vineyard blocks at our winery estate. These blocks were hand-harvested and crafted as individual lots. From these lots, we selected those barrels that best exemplified the quality, character and concentration of the 2001 vintage. These barrels were held for extended aging, then blended to create this limited-production wine. Our 2001 Merlot Reserve boasts a complex bouquet of cherry, anise, raisin and cola. Rich, concentrated flavors of black cherry, plum and dark chocolate are layered with accents of oak and spice. A contribution of Cabernet Franc adds firm, integrated tannins that engage a lingering finish.
  MERLOT RESERVE - Santa Ynez Valley, Estate Bottled
Our 2000 Merlot Reserve hails from four vineyard blocks at our winery estate. These blocks were hand-harvested and crafted as individual lots. From these lots, we selected those barrels that best exemplified the quality, character and concentration of the 2000 vintage. These barrels were held for extended aging, then blended to create this limited-production wine. Our 2000 Merlot Reserve boasts a vivid bouquet of black cherry, chocolate and cedar. Flavors of black cherry, plum and cassis unfold across a broad texture with accents of caramel and toasted oak. Smoothly integrated tannins engage a luxurious, lingering finish.
  MERLOT VINEYARD SELECT - Central Coast
Our 2002 Merlot boasts a complex bouquet of black cherry with accents of tobacco and spice. Supple flavors of plum, blackberry and dried cherry are at the core of a full, balanced palate. Integrated tannins and hints of mocha unfold into a smooth, lingering finish.
  RIESLING VINEYARD SELECT - Central Coast
Crafted in the classic off-dry style, our 2004 Riesling boasts bright honeysuckle and orange blossom aromas. Crisp flavors of apricot, pear and citrus unfold with lively mineral accents across a full-bodied texture. A subtle sweetness is balanced by firm acidity for a refreshing finish.
  RIESLING VINEYARD SELECT - Central Coast
Crafted in the classic off-dry style, our 2003 Riesling begins with a vivid bouquet of honeysuckle and pear. The honeysuckle notes continue on the palate, anticipating bright flavors of apricot, melon and citrus. A subtle sweetness is balanced by crisp acidity on a full, lingering finish.
  SAUVIGNON BLANC - Santa Ynez Valley
Our 2004 Sauvignon Blanc hails from our estate and neighboring vineyards in Santa Barbara County’s Santa Ynez Valley, which is recognized as one of the world’s premier appellations for the varietal. It begins with zesty aromas of guava, grapefruit and honeysuckle, followed by bright flavors of passion fruit and melon with accents of lemongrass. Crisp acidity uplifts the fruit into a clean, quenching finish.
  SAUVIGNON BLANC RESERVE - Santa Ynez Valley
Crafted from superior vineyard blocks at our winery estate and select neighboring vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley, our 2003 Sauvignon Blanc Reserve begins with vivid aromas of peach, vanilla and lemon zest. Rich flavors of pear and passion fruit are integrated into a smooth, seamless texture with appealing accents of minerals and fresh herbs. The lemon zest impression returns on the finish, accompanied by brisk, quenching acidity. Our 2003 Sauvignon Blanc Reserve ultimately captures the excellence of the Santa Ynez Valley as a world-class appellation for the varietal.
  SAUVIGNON BLANC RESERVE - Santa Ynez Valley
With Sauvignon Blanc emerging as a leading performer at our estate, and with our preceding two vintages earning a total of eight gold medals at major competitions, Winemaker Kevin Willenborg was inspired to enfold our finest lots of the 2002 vintage into our Firestone Reserve program. Our 2002 Sauvignon Blanc Reserve boasts a striking bouquet of guava, melon and vanilla. Vivid flavors of pear, passion fruit and grapefruit anticipate accents of lemongrass and flint, all of which unfold with crispness and complexity into a rich, quenching finish.
  SYRAH - Santa Ynez Valley
This wine begins with a complex bouquet of blackberry, caramel and chocolate with hints of anise and white pepper. As it is savored a bit longer, flavors of black cherry, plum and spice unfold across a smooth, broad texture. Accents of mocha accompany supple tannins on a rich, lingering finish. Kevin Willenborg, Winemaker
  VINTAGE RESERVE - Santa Ynez Valley
Our Vintage Reserve is a traditional Bordeaux-style blend crafted from only the finest vintages, when superior blocks of estate fruit mature to the highest caliber. The 2002 vintage is only our 12th bottling Vintage Reserve since 1977. It begins with inviting aromas of blackberry and plum with accents of fine tobacco. The palate unfolds with deep layers of cassis, blueberry, mocha, anise and roast coffee—a complexity of flavor that is attributable to the inclusion of five classic Bordeaux varietals. A long, smooth finish is supported by firm, polished tannins, ensuring that this wine will reward careful cellaring for at least the next 10 years.
  VINTAGE RESERVE - Santa Ynez Valley
Our limited-production 2001 Vintage Reserve is a Bordeaux-style blend that hails from superior vineyard blocks at our winery estate in the Santa Ynez Valley. This is the 11th bottling of our Vintage Reserve since the inaugural vintage of 1977. The 2001 Vintage Reserve exhibits a complexity of bouquet and flavor that is attributable to the inclusion of the five classic red Bordeaux varietals. Aromas of boysenberry and mocha are accented with notes of cedar, cola and spice. Layered flavors of blackberry, red cherry, eucalyptus and cocoa unfold across a rich, supple texture. The Malbec component adds a hint of tobacco, while Petit Verdot contributes raspberry accents and chewy tannins at the front. Cabernet Franc adds a dimension of firm tannins to a full, elegant finish.

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