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Charles B. Mitchell Vineyards

Charles B. Mitchell Vineyards Welcome to Charles B. Mitchell Vineyards, where we handcraft our award-winning wines. We offer daily Winemaker tours, tasting and sales of more than thirty styles of wines. A visit to our winery in Fair Play, California can be a great adventure. For the truly adventurous, we invite you to join us on a week-long trip to the world-famous wine regions of France...! Twenty award-winning estate grown and imported negociant wines, barrel tasting, futures sales, and wine club events. Add our ever popular "Bottle Your Own" and you have a wine lover's mecca in this little spot of heaven. We offer beautiful shaded picnic grounds, a nearby charming Bistro and winemaker's dinners.

From Los Angeles via Pymouth(about 416 miles to Placerville): Take Waterloo Road (Hwy 88) East off of Hwy 99. Go through Lockeford and Clements and follow signs to stay on Hwy 88 East. Turn left toward Ione. In downtown Ione make a left at the stop sign, then a right over the little bridge, then an immediate right onto Hwy 124 leaving Ione toward Plymouth. Where 124 meets Hwy 16/ Hwy 49 turn right and go up hill to Plymouth. Then turn right onto Shenandoah Valley Road (E-16). Go 15 miles then turn right onto Fairplay Road look for winery signs. From Sacramento International Airport (about 57 miles to Placerville) Take Hwy 5 south to Sacramento. Take Hwy 50 East toward Placerville. Exit at Missouri Flat Road. Turn right onto Missouri Flat road and go to end (approx. 2 miles); at light turn left onto Pleasant Valley Road. Go 5+ miles (east) on Pleasant Valley Road then right at the Y onto Buck's Bar Road. Take Bucks Bar Road 5+ miles to the 4-way stop sign at Somerset corner; turn right onto Mt. Aukum Road. Go 2 miles (west) on Mt. Aukum Road to Gray's Corner then turn left onto Fairplay Road and look for winery signs.

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8221 Stoney Creek Road, Fair Play, CA, US, 95684 Email:
Phone: 800-704-9463 Web:
Fax: 916-620-1005
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  '01 Estate Petite Sirah
We proudly present this fine wine crafted from the mountain fruit of our sunny Fair Play vineyards.
  '02 Barbera
Best of Class - California State Fair 2002.
  '02 Merlot
Voted Best Merlot in the Country by the San Diego Wine Competition in 2001.
  '02 Pinot Noir
A delightful rendtion of the famed Burgundian red. Silver Medal winner: San Francisco Chronicle 2004 International Wine Competition.
  '02 Reserve Syrah
A faithful expression of its origin, hermitage in the Northern Rhone. Deep and intense. Previous vintages were multiple Gold medal winners.
  '02 Zinfandel Sierra Foothills
A delicious blend of Amador and El Dorado fruit. Perfectly balanced. Lovely.
  '03 Cabernet Sauvignon
The undisputable king of red wine. Triple Medal Winner in 2003
  '03 Estate Chardonnay
Grapes grown in the Santa Cruz mountains, produced a wine with plenty of fruit, nice texture and lingering finish. Double Medal Winner
  '03 Grand Reserve
Estate grown, Bordeaux blend,smooth and harmonious, our signature wine. Medal Winner-Calif State Fair
  '03 Grenache
Light style wine dominated by lovely fruit and no oak. Enjoy slightly chilled.
  '03 Primitivo Amador County
Bold Italian style Zinfandel
  '03 Reserve Chardonnay
Santa Clara County. Grapes grown in the Santa Cruz mountains, produced a wine with plenty of fruit, nice texture and lingering finish. Double Medal Winner.
  '03 Zinfandel Amador
A wonderful example of a full bodied, medium tannic Zinfandel.
  '04 Chardonnay El Dorado
Traditional Chardonnay, great mouth feel, fruit, and lovely finish
  '04 Riesling
This aristocratic wine suggests ginger and flower on the nose. The finish is remininiscent of quince, honey and mango. Gold Medal Winner
  '04 Sauvignon Blanc
Foster's Vineyard, Estate Grown. Named for the winemaker's father. This wine has a distinct pear blossom nose. Light and crisp.
  NV Bella Rossa
An American Super Tuscan. A delightful product of Old World Tradition and New World vitality. Triple Medal Winner
  NV Cotes du Cosumnes
Fresh and Enjoyable. ... The Wine Spectator. "In the top 100 values world-wide." ...Wine & Spirits. 4 medals won in 2002.
  NV Madame Omo's Pure Sunshine
An inspiration from Monsieur Omo's Red Sunshine
  NV Monsieur Omo's Red Sunshine
An inspiration of Beaujolais and Chianti. Made to be enjoyed not to be discussed or collected. MULTI MEDAL WINNER
Luscious and concentrated. Serve with chocolates, walnuts, cheeses or fruit. An exquisite digestif. 375 ml
  Reserve Port
Deep ruby color and intense berry flavors yield a sensual and traditional port. Gold Medal Winner Calif State Fair 750 ml
  Tawny Port
Luscious and concentrated. Serve with chocolates, walnuts, cheeses or fruit. An exquisite digestif.


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