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Shine On

2018 Sauvignon Blanc | San Saba Vineyard

Our Shine On Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc hails from the San Saba Vineyard in the Monterey appellation. The unique soil and sustainable practices of this vineyard result in a dry, bright, vibrant Sauv Blanc with pleasant minerality, and acidity with softness. Full mouth feel, clean citric finish with notes of pink grapefruit, lemon, lime, lemongrass, and a hint of flint.

Shine On is the title of a popular Y&T song from the Facemelter album. We feel it’s the perfect description for our refreshing Sauv Blanc!

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Temptation

2018 Rosé | San Saba Vineyard

This dry rosé (made of 100% Pinot Noir) is crisp and bright—juicy in the mouth with essence of strawberry and rhubarb, and refreshing acidity on the palate. Temptation Rosé is a popular choice in the Meniketti household year-round.

For this vintage, we left the grape skins on a bit longer for a hint more fruitiness and a lovely, deeper color.

Temptation is the title of a Y&T song from the Contagious album. We like the sentiment of naming this delicate wine after this particular power ballad.

We donate to breast cancer research a portion of the proceeds from each bottle sold of Temptation Rosé.

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Temptation

2017 Rosé | San Saba Vineyard

Silver medal winner ~ 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Made of 100% pinot noir from the San Saba vineyard, this beautifully bright, elegant, and dry rosé evokes delicate flavors of peach, strawberry, and rhubarb, with refreshing acidity on the palate. A sophisticated, food-friendly wine, and a popular choice in the Meniketti household year-round, especially during warm weather months.

Temptation is the title of a Y&T song from the Contagious album. We like the sentiment of naming this delicate wine after this particular power ballad.

We donate to breast cancer research a portion of the proceeds from each bottle sold of Temptation Rosé.

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Contagious

2017 Chardonnay | San Saba Vineyard

Our Contagious Single Vineyard Chardonnay hails from the San Saba Vineyard in the Monterey appellation. The unique soil and sustainable practices of this vineyard result in a Chardonnay that is dry, clean, and nicely balanced. Lively fruit with notes of red apple, white peach, vanilla, and crème brulee on the palate, and a tinge of minerality. Lingering caramel finish. Aged 9 months in 20% new French oak barrels. A favorite in the Meniketti household.

Contagious is the title of a popular Y&T song from the album of the same name. We think the name fits well, because the love for Meniketti Wines chardonnay is indeed contagious!

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bottle of chardonnay wineContagious

2016 Chardonnay | San Saba Vineyard

Our Contagious Single Vineyard chardonnay hails from the San Saba Vineyard, which is set in a sheltered nook just below California’s renowned Santa Lucia mountain range in the Monterey appellation. The unique soil and sustainable practices of this vineyard result in a chardonnay of lush fruit, balanced with French oak, acidity, and a tinge of minerality. Aged 9 months in 20% new French oak barrels. A favorite in the Meniketti household.

Contagious is the title of a popular Y&T song from the album of the same name.  We think the name fits well, because the love for Meniketti Wines chardonnay is indeed contagious!

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Black Tiger

2018 Syrah | San Saba Vineyard

Our Black Tiger Single Vineyard Syrah hails from the San Saba Vineyard in the Monterey appellation. The unique soil and sustainable practices of this vineyard result in an elegant and superbly balanced Syrah with notes of cooked, dark fruit, rose petals, and black pepper. Nicely structured with natural acidity and harmonious tannins. A very approachable Syrah, easily enjoyable any time of the week.

Black Tiger is one of Y&T’s most popular songs from the album of the same name. Our sleek, bold Syrah certainly warrants this striking name.

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Forever

2017 Pinot Noir | Tondré Grapefield

Our Forever Single Vineyard pinot noir hails from the Tondré Grapefield in the heart of California’s renowned Santa Lucia Highlands appellation. Long one of Dave and Jill’s favorite SLH vineyards, this pinot noir is luscious, medium-bodied with a solid structure, beautifully fruit-forward, and well-balanced without harsh tannins. Notes of spicy dark fruit, fresh blackberry and cherry, with well-balanced earthiness and acidity. Authentic Tondré pinot noir. Aged 10 months in 25% new French oak barrels.

Forever is one of Y&T’s most popular songs of all time, from the Black Tiger album. We like the sentiment of naming wine from one of our favorite varietals (pinot noir) after this classic rock anthem.

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bottle of pinot noir wineForever

2016 Pinot Noir | Tondré Grapefield

Bronze medal winner ~ 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

This Forever Single Vineyard pinot noir hails from Tondré Grapefield, which is located in the heart of California’s renowned Santa Lucia Highlands appellation. Long one of Dave and Jill’s favorite SLH vineyards, this pinot noir is beautifully fruit forward, elegantly refined, luxurious, and balanced without harsh tannins. Aged 9 months in 30% new French oak barrels.

Forever is one of Y&T’s most popular songs of all time, from the Black Tiger album.  We like the sentiment of naming wine from one of our favorite varietals (pinot noir) after this classic rock anthem.

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Forever

2014 Pinot Noir | San Saba Vineyard

This Forever Single Vineyard pinot noir hails from the San Saba Vineyard, which is set in a sheltered nook just below California’s renowned Santa Lucia mountain range in the Monterey AVA. The unique soil and sustainable practices of this vineyard result in a pinot that is rich, with dark berry bouquets, spice flavors, and a touch of minerality. Aged 12 months in 25% new French oak barrels. A favorite in the Meniketti household.

Forever is one of Y&T’s most popular songs of all time, from the Black Tiger album.  We like the sentiment of naming wine from one of our favorite varietals (pinot noir) after this classic rock anthem.

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For special items, such as our Meniketti Wines 4-bottle tote, visit the Y&T/Meniketti webstore.