Gerhard and Linda launched Delectus Winery in 1995 with a focus on making wines representing the terroir of each vineyard. It was during their first overseas trip together that Linda and Gerhard saw Michelangelo's David, which provided the initial spark of inspiration for starting their own winery based on single-minded, uncompromising pursuit of an ultimate ideal. For that reason, a sketch of David appears on the Delectus label.
Having established relationships with several of the best growers in the region, Gerhard and Linda set out to produce stellar wines they most enjoy: distinctive red wines that are big and bold without being overpowering. Each wine expresses a sense of place or terroir from carefully selected single-vineyard sources.
Delectus Cabernet Franc 2013
Immediately appealing when first poured, the 2013 Cabernet Franc shows intense ripe fruit, with notes of black cherry, mocha, allspice, cherry pie and black licorice. On the palate, a dense core of ripe super-ripe tannins, layered with well-integrated French oak, provides good structure and assurance for a long life in ... more
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Delectus Bear Crossing Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Solid dark ruby-red in appearance, the 2013 Bear Crossing has completely integrated notes of blackberry jam, wild sage and is profoundly concentrated. Very broad on the palate, the finish is dense, chewy and due to the sheer mass of extract. This may prove to be one of the longest-lived wines ... more
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Delectus Boulder Falls Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
The Ranch sits above the fog line which provides a more moderate climate, unlike the valley floor where daytime and nighttime temperatures can vary dramatically. As a result, the wines are more concentrated, tannic, and inky, which is the quality and essence of Delectus. more
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All sizes are 750mL unless otherwise noted.
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