Our Wines

New Release – Syrah


Opportunities present themselves all the time in the wine business. From discovering new techniques to better barrels. In the fall of 2012, the opportunity was an offer to purchase a couple tons of Alban Clone Syrah from a steep, sun-soaked slope from the viticultural paradise that is Bennett Valley.  The resulting wine is luscious and abundant in flavor.  This Syrah is vinified in traditional Northern Rhone style using native yeasts while bringing the abundant brooding dark fruit and complexities of a great California wine. Like opportunities in the wine business, some things are too good to miss.

Winemaker Justin Estes  |  40 cases  |  Appellation Bennett Valley  | Harvested 10.29.12  |  Bottled 01.25.14  |  Released 1.1.15

Order Tavosa Syrah

Please contact us for a custom order.

For delivery, you must be 21 years of age and live in the state of California. 10% discount is applied to 12 bottle/case price.  


Lineage – $32

2012 Grenache

 Nature did its job in 2012. Everything else was up to us. After two challenging vintages of crossing our fingers and hoping for more summer, 2012 was a welcome return to the ideal growing conditions and less finger crossing. Not only did it yield fantastic fruit, but more of it than ever. Scrumptious grapes can only do so much, though. Our 2012 Lineage represents the care and dedication we’ve put into the art of winemaking. Enjoy this vintage the way you enjoy a successfully completed project. We know we will.

Winemaker Justin Estes | 75 cases | Appellation Sonoma Valley | Harvested 10.29.12 | Bottled 01.25.14 | Released 10.11.14

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Eighty Sixed – $24

2011 Syrah

86d 2Getting 86’d isn’t a good feeling. Usually. For Tavosa, it was a bit of a badge of honor. We were 86’d from the Sonoma vineyard whose-name-we’d-never-put-on-the-label where this beautiful 2011 Syrah was harvested. We don’t really understand why (promise), so we figured we’d make light of it. It’s why we produced exactly 86 cases. And hey, we might even do this whole 86 case thing again, without actually being 86’d.  This delicious wine is expected to be best consumed between 2013 and 2017.

Winemaker Justin Estes | Native Yeast | 86 Cases | Appellation Sonoma County | Harvested 10.21.11 | Bottled 1.15.13 | Released 9.27.13

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Table 6 – $20

2012 Proprietary Red Blend

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Unique. It’s a word our industry throws around all the time. Too much. Sure, every wine is unique. Every blend their own. Every winemaker leaving a different footprint. So yeah, Table 6, our first proprietary red blend is a unique wine. But more importantly, it’s a wine that’s made for a unique drinker. A person who values bootstrapping. Who values farm to table. A person who takes a chance on an upstart. A person who cares less about buzzwords like unique and more about imbibing. A person just like you.

Winemaker Justin Estes | 198 cases | Proprietary Red Wine Blend from California | Harvested 10.21.12 | Bottled 1.15.14 | Released 6.1.14

Order Table 6:

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For delivery, you must be 21 years of age and take delivery in the state of California. 10% discount is applied to 12 bottle (1 case) price.


When did we stop making things?  Where are all of the workshops?  What about woodsmiths? Metalsmiths? All of the smiths.

Do People even know what a cobbler is anymore?  Maybe we stopped making things when we stopped taking shop. Maybe it was when we chased degrees instead of learning how our institutions of higher learning were built.  Instead of thinking of things from yesteryear, we were focused on tomorrow.

Tavosa decided to slow things down. Instead of thinking of tomorrow, we’re creating something that can be enjoyed, savored and shared today, with every harvest, each growing season, and step of the journey. Tavosa is expertly crafting Rhone-style wines.  We’ll make it so that you can enjoy it.

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