Esser Vineyards

(707) 963-1300 4040 Spring Mountain Rd
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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ESSER VINEYARDS embodies what consumers are looking for in a California wine: value, quality and elegance from a family run winery. After his successful turn around of Napa Valley’s CUVAISON winery, Manfred Esser set to work planning his next project - ESSER VINEYARDS. Years of preparation went into the development of the brand. Overseeing every aspect of the project, Esser has achieved his goal of providing consumers with wines of outstanding style and exceptional value. At the helm of ESSER VINEYARDS winemaking is recognized consulting winemaker, Paul Moser. Moser, whose style received praise for eight consecutive years from Robert Parker, breathes a breath of fresh air into the California wine market by consistently fashioning wines that are true to fruit character and of incredible value. Introduced in 2001, ESSER VINEYARDS has already achieved stellar success in the US and international wine market with top placements in Europe, Asia and several other global markets. – Description from Esser

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  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Esser Monterey Pinot Noir 2014


    once I got past the smoke and dark cherry i found this to be a pleasant wine. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor

  • Esser Vineyards Merlot California 2004


    Drinking it in 2015 it should be well past its peek but quiet the contrary. I cant imagine the peek was much better. A really good wine with rich merlot flavours - a perfect match for a good steak. Read More

    Wine review by LiamZurich

  • Esser Sauvignon Blanc 2012


    No written review

    Wine review by scatey

  • Esser Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon California 2009


    Nettles, black currant and black raspberry on the nose with a hint of roasted herbs and a fine underlay of oak. Rather smooth on entry, and perhaps a touch soft with some significant and extracted tannins. There's some pleasant fruit here, and the wine is nicely dry, but at the same time this is a bit rough with more structure than fruit. Nice h... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Esser Vineyards Pinot Noir California 2009


    This has a rather fine blend of scrubby underbrush, Ranier cherry and smoky soil. Smells a bit mesquite-y in a floral kind of way. Bright and clear with simple yet fresh and ever so lightly astringent red berry fruit. More raspberry than strawberry this delivers a very nice slightly sweet mouthful of red fruit on a rather streamlined frame. The ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Too many choices.Help me pick! 2010    Chardonnay        Santa Julia    Mendoza2009    Chardonnay    Francis Coppola    Diamond Collection Gold Label    Monterey County2009    Chardonnay    Francis Coppola    Diamond Collection - Black Label Pavilion    Santa Lucia Highlands2009    Chardonnay    Sanford        Santa Barbara County,CANon-vintage ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Choose the Chardonnays I...

  • With the shift to fall in full swing, it’s time to start looking at some specific wines. While I made some general recommendations in my recent Types of Wine article, I thought now would be a good idea to see what’s on the shelves.Even though it’s getting cooler I’m still not ready to surrender the summer and embrace full-throttle wines, though ... Read More

    From the article Zinfandel Tasted October 2010

  • Esser Vineyards Zinfandel California 2005


    No written review

    Wine review by kerryb

  • Esser Vineyards Chardonnay California 2009


    Lemon, melon, oak, and vanilla. Typical creamy marshmallow - really nice. Read More

    Wine review by solomania9

  • With yesterday’s official beginning of summer, it's about time I take a look at some of the white wines we will all be reaching for over the coming months. I know it’s really easy to harsh on Chardonnay, everyone does it -- yours truly included -- but the truth is there's plenty of excellent Chardonnay floating around in today’s market. Some of ... Read More

    From the article Summer Chardonnay Round-up

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