WINES

Our wines are handcrafted using a combination of Old and New World winemaking techniques. From being present while the grapes are picked in the early morning hours, to basket pressing, to only using gravity on the red wines. Fining and filtration is only done when necessary and on white wines. We make sure our wines express the unique qualities the fruit embodies. 

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2021 SAUVIGNON BLANC

SANTA YNEZ VALLEY

The fruit for this Sauvignon Blanc was sourced from three vineyards at different corners of Santa Ynez Valley.
A combination of Old and New World winemaking techniques were thoughtfully used to bring out the grapes’ full potential.

 

Tasting Notes
Lime, green melon and dragon fruit dominate the nose. The palate is lively with white flower, strawberry guava and a beautiful salinity.  New World freshness meets Old World texture.

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2021 ROSÉ

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

The fruit for this Rosé was sourced from Watch Hill Vineyard in the Los Alamos Valley. The Mediterranean Climate combined with older vines yield fruit with exceptional balance and depth. 

 

Tasting Notes

Watermelon, pomegranate blossoms, and floral notes on the nose. The palate is bright with flavors of pineapple and raspberry.

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2021 SAUVIGNON BLANC

KINGSLEY VINEYARD

LOS OLIVOS DISTRICT

Kingsley Vineyard is located on the Western edge of the Los
Olivos District on gravely loam soils. The Sauvignon Blanc was
planted in the late 70s and is a cornerstone of our

Santa Ynez Valley blend. 
Artwork by Owen Storm.

Tasting Notes

Honeydew melon, lime, cucumber and white pepper on the nose. A light citrus on the palate, held together by a firm acid and mineral notes. 

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2021 SAUVIGNON BLANC

PRESQU'ILE VINEYARD

SANTA MARIA VALLEY

The Presqu’ile Vineyard is located on the Solomon Hills on the Southern edge of the Santa Maria Valley. The cool Pacific Ocean breeze coupled with old marine floor soils makes this site perfect for growing cool climate Sauvignon Blanc. The 2020 bottling was aged for 6 months on the lees in 100% Acacia wood.

Tasting Notes

This vintage has a beautiful floral nose and a slight hint of fennel bulb. There is yellow peach on the palate with long-lasting minerality. The acacia wood gives a nice creaminess to this wine.

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2021 GAMAY

PRESQU'ILE VINEYARD

SANTA MARIA VALLEY

This wine is the result of traditional methods and a vineyard perfectly located for growing Gamay.  Presqu'ile Vineyard is located on the Solomon Hills in the Santa Maria Valley where the fog lifts late morning and the afternoon breeze blows from the Pacific.  

Tasting Notes

Rustic on the nose with bright berries, floral notes and earthy tones.  Cherry ganache, dark plum and spice fill out the palate, held together by a firm structure. Serve slightly chilled.

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2021 CABERNET FRANC

CURTIS VINEYARD

SANTA YNEZ VALLEY

At Storm Wines we follow one rule - make the wines we like
to drink. So it was only natural for us to add a carbonic
Cabernet Franc to the line up! Artwork by Elsa Storm 

Tasting Notes

Bright cherry fruit and bell pepper dominate the nose with hints of tea leaf and red pepper flakes. The palate is bursting with berry fruit and held together by fine tannins and a firm structure.

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2021 PINOT NOIR

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

Santa Barbara County is one of the most diverse growing areas on the West Coast. With soil diversity and unique micro climates, it is exciting to explore and combine different vineyards to make a wine that captures the whole region.

Tasting Notes

Black cherry, red licorice, orange peel and tart cranberry fill the nose with hints of dark spice. The palate is full, with bright raspberry and blackberry flavors with a delicate yet structured finish. 

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2020 PINOT NOIR

PRESQU’ILE VINEYARD

SANTA MARIA VALLEY

This wine is the result of traditional methods, a great vineyard and a love for Old World wines. It is a wine exemplifying poise and elegance. It showcases not only the purity of fruit that can be found in Santa Maria, but also alluring baking spice and black tea notes.

Tasting Notes

Red cherry, raspberry, baking spice, and rose hip dominate the nose. Clove and red fruit fill out the well-balanced palate

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2020 PINOT NOIR

JOHN SEBASTIANO VINEYARD

STA. RITA HILLS

Exceptional growing conditions, personalized organic
farming and a minimalistic approach in the winery
contribute to a pure expression of vintage and site. This
Pinot Noir is an exemplary product of passion and condition.

Tasting Notes

Pomegranate, dark cherry and underbrush dominate the nose, with hints of hard spice and wild sage. Juicy red and dark fruit lingers long and vibrant on the structured palate. 

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2020 PINOT NOIR

DONNACHADH VINEYARD

STA. RITA HILLS

 

The Donnachadh Vineyard (pronounced "done uh kah") is located in the heart of Sta. Rita Hills on Santa Rosa Road. This Pinot Noir is planted on a steep hillside block on marine-derived shale with high clay content, rock and cobble. Cool winds from the Pacific Ocean make for challenging conditions which results in smaller yields on this site.

Tasting Notes

Plum and notes of underbrush dominate the nose with hints of hard spice and graphite.  Juicy dark fruit lingers long and vibrant on the palate with a refreshing acidity holding everything together.

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2020 PINOT NOIR

DUVARITA VINEYARD

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

Duvarita is six miles from the Pacific Ocean, making it one of the closest to the ocean in Santa Barbara County. Biodynamically grown grapes, meticulous winemaking and a combination of three Dijon clones create a wine that captures both vintage and site.

Tasting Notes

Blackberry and plum, turned earth, leather and musk fill the nose. Soft delicate dark fruit and fine tannin fill out the elegant palate.

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2020 SYRAH

DONNACHADH VINEYARD

STA. RITA HILLS

The rolling hills at Slide Hill are situated 7 miles from the Pacific Ocean where cool temperatures ensure a long growing season. Combine this with gravelly loam soils, natural low yields and biodynamic farming and you get fruit with exceptional balance and depth.

Tasting Notes
Blue fruit, dried herbs and pepper dominate the nose.
The palate is rich with a core of black fruit and spice that finish with a mouthwatering dryness.