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Sonoma

United States
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Region Description

Sonoma County is a renowned wine region located in the northern part of California, USA. It is known for producing high-quality wines from a variety of grapes, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Zinfandel. The region is home to over 400 wineries and is a popular destination for wine tourism.

Beautiful landscape of Sonoma wine region

Grapes & Wine Styles

Sonoma County is known for producing a wide range of wine styles, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, and Sauvignon Blanc. The region is particularly well-known for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, which are often described as elegant and complex.

Notable Producers

Sonoma County is known for producing a wide range of wine styles, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, and Sauvignon Blanc. The region is particularly well-known for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, which are often described as elegant and complex.

Fun Fact about Sonoma
Sonoma County is home to the oldest commercial winery in California, Buena Vista Winery, which was founded in 1857.

Top Wines from Sonoma

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Dark Horse Big Red Blend

Dark Horse

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3.5
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3.5
Dark Horse Big Red Blend is a captivating wine that showcases the artistry of winemaking. Crafted with precision and passion, this wine is produced in a renowned appellation known for its exceptional vineyard features. The grapes used in this blend are carefully selected from vineyards that benefit from ideal growing conditions, resulting in a wine that is rich in flavor and complexity. The winemaking process involves a meticulous approach, ensuring that every detail is attended to. The result is a bold and robust wine with a velvety texture and a harmonious balance of fruit and oak. Dark Horse Big Red Blend is a true testament to the mastery of winemaking, offering a delightful experience for wine enthusiasts.
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$6.99
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Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Beringer

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4.2
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4.5
Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied, robust red wine from the Knights Valley AVA in Sonoma County, California. With aromas of toasty oak and cassis, this Cabernet Sauvignon has a rich texture that is balanced by firm tannins and a long, silky finish. On the palate, this wine has flavors of blackberry jam, cedar, and dark chocolate. Perfect for hearty dishes, this Cabernet Sauvignon pairs beautifully with a rib-eye steak or a rich, tomato-based pasta.
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$27.99
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Seghesio Sonoma Zinfandel

Seghesio

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4.1
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4.5
This Seghesio Sonoma Zinfandel is an intense and full-bodied red wine that is sure to please. On the nose, aromas of ripe dark fruits, such as blackberries and baked plums, are met with hints of baking spices and white pepper. On the palate, the wine is juicy and round, with notes of blackberry jam, other dark fruits, and a hint of toasty oak. The finish is smooth and lingering, with a good structure and well-integrated tannins. Enjoy this bold and flavorful Zinfandel with steak, pork chops, or a hearty stew.
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Louis M. Martini Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

Louis M. Martini

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3.9
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4.5
Louis M. Martini's Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon is an elegant expression of this classic varietal. Rich ruby in color, it shows aromas of ripe cherry and dried herbs, followed by flavors of dark berry, black pepper, and baking spices. Bright acidity and firm tannins provide structure, while subtle oak notes round out the long finish. Enjoy this wine now or cellar it for years to come.
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$13.49
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La Crema Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

La Crema

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4.1
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4.5
La Crema Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir is a premium wine produced by La Crema, a renowned winery in California. This Pinot Noir is sourced from the Sonoma Coast appellation, which is known for its cool climate and maritime influence. The vineyards are located on hillsides and ridges, providing excellent drainage and exposure to the sun. The winemaking process involves careful selection of grapes, gentle handling, and aging in French oak barrels. The resulting wine is elegant and complex, with aromas of dark cherry, raspberry, and spice. On the palate, it is silky and smooth, with flavors of blackberry, plum, and a hint of vanilla. This wine is a perfect match for grilled salmon, roasted chicken, or mushroom risotto.
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