(talbott vineyard) 08 one of the best colorado sangiovese vintages yet! perfectly balanced with hints of vanilla and red cherry with delicate oak that finishes crisp and clean.
2009 Colorado Sangiovese
(talbott vineyard) another great vintage! perfectly balanced- hints of vanilla and red cherry with delicate oak that finishes crisp and clean
2007 Brothers Primitivo
vanilla and allspice dominate the aromas, then juicy plum flavors are accented by hints of ginger and a trace of peppermint while the spicy finish lingers. grown by the winemakers cousin brother in lodi, ca, crushed here in denver.
2008 Colorado Little Feet Merlot
(talbott vineyard) stomped by little feet at festival italiano at belmar in lakewood, co in fall 2008. another exceptional year! this one is a big, full bodied wine with luscious fruit and well-balanced tannins.
2009 Colorado Little Feet Merlot
(talbott vineyard) stomped by little feet at festival italiano at belmar in lakewood, co in fall 2009. another big, full-bodied wine with intense berry flavors and well-balanced tannins.
2008 Colorado Merlot
(johnson vineyard) bright oak & spice aromas lead you into the juicy sweet berry flavors that finish with sweet vanilla.
2006 Colorado Zinfandel
(talbott vineyard) a rare, limited-production wine with beautiful vanilla aromas, soft velvety berry flavors with hints of sweet spices and a long smooth finish.
2007 Colorado Zinfandel
(talbott vineyard) a rare, limited-production wine with peachy aromas, tart plum & cranberry flavors with soft tannins.
2008 Colorado Zinfandel
(talbott vineyard) a sweet, late harvest, light-bodied, super fruity red zinfandel.
2009 Colorado Zinfandel
(talbott vineyard) a rare, limited-production wine with enticing vanilla aromas, ripe berry flavors and bold spices that linger on the smooth finish.
2009 Colorado Syrah
(talbott vineyard) delicious! heavy cream and pepper on the nose with velvety vanilla and berry flavors that mingle with spicy dry tannins that linger on the palate for an eternity!
2009 Colorado Syrah
(horse mountain vineyard) aged in american and french oak barrels for an extra 12 months adds dimension to the bold fruit-forward flavors. aromas of vanilla and spicy oak lead you into the thick jammy flavors of juicy plum preserves followed by oak tannins.
2009 Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon
brothers cab is back! an easy drinking, medium-bodied cab with woody aromas and flavors that lean towards herbs, ripe currants, and soft, earthy tannins. grown by the winemakers cousin, brother, in lodi, ca, crushed here in denver, co!
2008 Colorado Cabernet Sauvignon
(talbott vineyard) a bold, classic cab. deep garnet hues and spicy aromas lead you into smooth flavors of black cherry, red plum, rich cassis, berries and traces of puckery walnuts that linger on the dry finish.
2008 Colorado Cabernet Sauvignon
(whitewater hill vineyard) a burst of berry flavors that expand across your palate. look for red raspberry, blackberry, hints of blueberry, and then subtle spice and currants that linger with the young, puckery tannins.
2009 Colorado Cabernet Sauvignon
(whitewater hill vineyard) a bit more sophisticated than the 2008 vintage. fresh berry aromas lead you into intricate dark fruit flavors that linger with the smooth bold tannins
2007 Colorado Cabernet Franc
(avant vineyard) bottle-aged for a couple of years, this light-bodied cab franc is smooth, mellow, and mature. savory aromas lead you into earthy flavors of leather, spice, toasted nuts, and dark espresso with a clean finish.
2008 American Petite Sirah
exceptional! beautiful inky purple hues with creamy aromas that lead you into the intriguing luscious flavors of deep blue plum and intricate spices. hints of cocoa contribute to the silky smooth finish.
grown in lodi, ca; crushed in denver!
winner of double gold 2009 colorado mountain winefest
winner of best of show 2009 colorado mountain winefest
2009 American Petite Sirah
a deep purple petite- big, young and powerful. fresh aromas lead you into intense berry flavors that are followed by robust tannins. a superb wine to enjoy now and also cellar for many years to come. grown in lodi, ca, crushed in denver, co!
2009 Colorado Petite Sirah
(cvs vineyard) exceptional! beautiful inky purple hues with creamy aromas that lead you into the intriguing luscious flavors of blue plums and intricate spices. hints of cocoa contribute to the silky smooth finish.
winner of double gold 2010 colorado mountain winefest
Balistreri Library Wines
The Balistreri Wine Library Is A Collection Of Wines That Have Been Reserved By Our Winemaker For A Special Reason. These Wines Have Either Received Awards At International Wine Competitions Or Are Personal Favorites. Balistreri Library Wines Are Only Available In Sets Of Two Or Three Bottles, Intended For The Serious Collector.
Balistreri White Wines Are Made Completely Natural. They Are Fermented In red Style, On The Skins Of The Grapes Which Attributes To The Rich, Deep Colors And Flavors. Our White Wines Are Also Unfiltered, Unfined, And Not Cold-stabilized. Because Of This Natural Process, You May Find A Harmless Haze Or Sediment In The Wine
2009 Colorado Chardonnay
(talbott vineyard) the un-chardonnay, fermented on the skins and stems like a red, this chard is full of body and complex flavors of pears and citron.
2009 Colorado Viognier
sweet honeysuckle on the nose, crisp green apple and pear flavors with a rich, dry finish. enjoy this surlie viognier at a full chill.
2009 Colorado Riesling
(talbott vineyard) tropical aromas with with subtle hints of pineapple and banana flavors followed by a spicy finish.
2009 Colorado Dry Muscat
(whitewater hill vineyard) bold citrus & grapefruit aromas that lead you into the fresh peach and juicy apricot flavors. clean and crisp on the palate with a dry finish.
delish!! a ruby style port produced with portuguese varietals grown in amador county, ca. 50% touriga, 25% tinto cao, and 25% alvarelhao. brilliant berry flavors with perfect balance of sweetness!
2008 Colorado Late Harvest Merlot
(talbott vineyard) a not-to-be-missed late harvest merlot. sweet & spicy! aromas of intricate spices lead you into an array of sweet dried fruit flavors
2008 Late Harvest Zinfandel
a super sweet red with a spicy kick
barrel aging adds character to this pleasant cherry wine. almond, spice and strawberry aromas with cinnamon and cherry flavors.
Balistreri Vineyards is a family-owned and operated winery dedicated to making fine-quality wine. John Balistreri’s wines are made completely natural, with a very approachable, easy-drinking style. He combines both traditional wine-making methods and modern technology to produce award winning wines- handcrafted, one barrel at a time, with grapes that are fermented on their own yeast, unaltered by sulfates, unfiltered, unfined and aged in American oak.