The Wines

Our Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays deliver the elegance, structure and character that Santa Barbara County is famous for. Our limited production wines are prized for their depth and complexity.

Taste of Nielson

Taste of Nielson

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Tasting Notes

This holiday pack not only showcases our unique Nielson Vineyard but also brings our Santa Barbara lifestyle to you. Perfect for a day at the beach, our Santa Barbara County Chardonnay is crisp with flavors of stone fruit, fig and honey with hints of brown spice and a mineral finish. Great for an outdoor picnic, our Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir display beautiful floral and mineral characteristics that is a classic characteristic of Santa Barbara Pinot Noirs. Our Steel Chardonnay is back! With notes of warm fruit flavors, the wine is crisp, citrus with a hint of minerals.

Reserve Duo

Reserve Duo

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Tasting Notes

This exclusive reserve duo highlights our award-winning Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs. Our Wente Clone Chardonnay showcases stone and fruit and honey with hints of orange blossom. The texture is rich with peach and mandarin with a slightly smoky finish. Our 667 Clone Pinot Noir is concentrated and balanced with a long, smoky, and brown spice finish.

Entertainers Duo

Entertainers Duo

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Tasting Notes

This duo is sure to impress. The Sta Rita Hills Pinot Noir has flavors of cherry, strawberry, fresh tobacco with a smoky finish. The Whole Cluster Pinot Noir features dark fruit like blackberry and dark cherry and ends with a brown spice finish. This duo is perfect for the entertainer in your life, even you!

Nielson Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir

2014 Nielson
Santa Barbara County
Pinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

This wine displays the beautiful floral and mineral character typical of Santa Barbara Pinot Noir.

Nielson Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir

2014 Nielson
Santa Maria Valley
Pinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

The flavor profile has a core of dark berry and dark cherry with hints of earth and brown spices, backed by a smooth, silky and long finish, styled to highlight our cool-climate fruit.

Nielson Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir Label

2015 Nielson
Santa Rita Hills
Pinot Noir

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90 Points - Antonio Galloni, Sept 2017

Tasting Notes

Wet stone, cherry, strawberry, fresh tobacco, smoke on the nose. Chalky tannins with smoke and cherry on the finish.

Nielson Clone 667 Pinot Noir Label

2015 Nielson
Clone 667
Pinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

This wine is concentrated and balanced with a long, smoky, and brown spice finish.

Nielson Whole Cluster Pinot Noir

2014 Nielson
Whole Cluster
Pinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

Features of dark fruit like blackberry and dark cherry, with hints of mineral and smoke. Concentrated and balanced with a long smoky and brown spice finish.

Nielson Drizzle Barrel Pinot Noir

2012 Nielson
Drizzle Barrel
Pinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

Fruit flavors of plum, blackberry, and cherry, with hints of minerality on the finish. This wine is well balanced with a long smoky finish.

Nielson GSM

2014 Nielson GSM

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Tasting Notes

This GSM blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre has aromas of clove, anise, all-spice and smoke.

2015 Nielson Santa Maria Syrah

2015 Santa Maria Syrah

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Tasting Notes

The wine has a deep purple color with concentrated raspberry and blackberry flavors, and aromas of mocha. Medium body and balanced tannins contribute to a round, smooth texture and finish.

Nielson Santa Barbara County Chardonnay

2014 Nielson
Santa Barbara County
Chardonnay

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Tasting Notes

Crisp and concentrated palate with flavors of stone fruit, fig, honey and hints of brown spice with a mineral finish.

2015 Nielson
Santa Maria Valley
Chardonnay

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90 Points - Antonio Galloni, Sept 2017

Tasting Notes

Fruit-forward citrus aromas, accented by hints of mineral and brown spice.

Nielson Wente Clone Chardonnay

2015 Nielson
Wente Clone
Chardonnay

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Tasting Notes

This wine carries apricot and orange blossom notes with a hint of wet stone. Flavors of citrus and red apple with a hint of honey linger on the palette.

Nielson Viognier

2015 Nielson
Viognier

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Tasting Notes

From our prized Nielson Vineyard, our Viognier is barrel fermented in French oak and goes through 100% malolactic fermentation. The Vigonier has bright acidity expressing hints of stone fruit, honey and orange blossom.

2015 Nielson
Santa Maria Valley
Rosé of Grenache

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Tasting Notes

Whole cluster lightly pressed Grenache. Native ferment in older barrels as well. There's a spice component in the wine that comes from the Grenache grape that is very intriguing. Balanced with a floral nose.

Nielson Santa Maria Valley Pinot Blanc

2014 Nielson
Pinot Blanc

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Tasting Notes

Our Santa Maria Valley Pinot Blanc displays aromas of stone fruit and orange blossom. Vibrant flavors of honey, orange and a hint of minerality give way to a bright, crisp finish. The backbone of natural acidity gives the wine excellent balance and finesse.

2016 Nielson
Stainless Steel
Chardonnay

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This wine jumps out of the glass with exuberant tropical aromas of pineapple and tones of ripe yellow peach. The tropical theme continues on the palate and finishes rich and viscous.