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We pride ourselves in making small batches of superb, distinct wine, sourced from family vineyards. Tucked away in the idyllic Napa Valley’s “nested” appellation of Chiles Valley (once known as the “High Valley”), our vineyards lie 600 to 800 feet above the Napa Valley floor. Our vines benefit from this unique terroir, with its high-altitude breezes, milder climate, and extended growing period. Our 12 vineyard blocks are named in honor of each of our founding father’s 12 children.

Our old-fashioned attention to detail is complemented by our investment in the latest winemaking equipment and the technical rigor of our fifth-generation head winemaker, Aimée Sunseri, a graduate of UC Davis in Viticulture and Enology.

Nichelini classics include Cabernet Sauvignon, old-vine Zinfandel and our renowned Muscadelle de Bordelais (formerly titled Sauvignon Vert). In addition, we have an exceptional Sauvignon Blanc, Petite Sirah and some limited releases available only at the winery.

"It is a heavy baton to carry, but the honor of making legacy wines only drives me towards perfecting my craft," says Aimée.

Taste the difference 120 years makes.

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For this vintage, select clusters of the Primitivo Clone Zinfandel were hand-selected from the Catherine Block, named in honor of the eighth Nichelini child, born in 1904. This vibrant, cherry-red wine, a Nichelini classic, was barrel-aged in 33% new oak and reveals raspberry and plum flavors with subtle tannins rounding out the finish. This exceptional Zin is ready to be enjoyed now or for years to come.

A Silver Medal winner at the 2014 San Diego International Wine Competition!

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10007
$35.00  / Bottle
 
$420.00  / Case
 

These family-grown grapes are from the 32-year old Mary Block, named in honor of the seventh Nichelini child, born in 1902. The climate of this old vineyard mirrors the Bordeaux region of France where Merlot originated, generating extraordinary results. It exhibits a softness and a medium body, rich in color with intense fruit flavors reminiscent of raspberry and red cherries, a little plum. Hand-harvested at night and aged in 95% new American oak and 5% French, this wine stood out right from the start.

A Silver Medal Winner at the 2015 West Coast Wine Competition.

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10008
$32.00  / Bottle
 
$384.00  / Case
 

This wine was made from Petite Sirah grapes hand-harvested from the Josephine Block, named in honor of the 3rd Nichelini child, born in 1894. Petite Sirah has been grown in California in the 1880s and produced by Nichelini as a single varietal since the 1970s. Because of the vineyard location, it is known as “High Valley” Petite Sirah. This is a complex wine that is a dark, inky purple color, medium-bodied, and long-lived with a nose of plum, black cherry and vanilla, with warming flavors of ripe blackberry and a smooth finish.

A silver medal winner at the 2015 San Diego Wine International Wine Competition!

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10009
$43.00  / Bottle
 
$516.00  / Case
 

This is the 44th year of our extraordinary Zinfandel and Petite Sirah blend! It is named for our iconic Roman wine press (featuring a massive wooden lever), which was in use for 65 years (1895 – 1955), and can still be seen at the winery today.

Fermented on the skins for 14 days in stainless, it was then aged in 60% neutral French, 10% new and 30% neutral American oak for 21 months, married together for 2 months and then bottled.

With notes of blackberry and nutmeg with flavors of cranberry and plum, it expresses soft tannins with a smooth finish. A family favorite since 1972, it is excellent with red meats and classic Italian dishes.

126 cases produced

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10026
$28.00  / Bottle
 
$336.00  / Case
 

This special Estate 100% Semillon Reserve wine marks the 125th wedding anniversary of Caterina Nichelini our founding mother. It also marks the 125th consecutive year of wine making by the Nichelini family.

Medium body with a crisp finish, this wine is 100% Semillon. It was both fermented and then aged for one month in new French oak. The result is a Bordeaux-style white wine with a color of champagne pearl, aromas of citrus and pear with a smoothness and slight creamy richness to the body; a delicious lemon soufflé.

Only 125 cases made, one for each year.

A silver medal winner at the 2015 International Women’s Wine Competition!


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10011
$28.00  / Bottle
 
$336.00  / Case
 

 Muscadelle (Sauvignon Vert) is a Nichelini family classic. This white Bordeaux varietal comes from a small vineyard block planted 68 years ago, named for Rose, the 6th Nichelini child, born in 1899. The grape production of these rare old vines is low, concentrating their unique varietal flavors. The grapes were hand-harvested at night, slowly fermented, and have had no contact with oak. The wine expresses itself with a refreshing balance of nuanced notes of mineral, floral, citrus and with a soft finish.

A Silver Medal winner at the 2015 International Women’s Wine Competition.

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10012
$25.00  / Bottle
 
$300.00  / Case
 

This wine is a blend of all three of Bordeaux’s white varietals: Muscadelle 49% , Sauvignon Blanc 33% and Sémillon 18%. The Muscadelle and the Sauvignon Blanc were fermented and cellared in stainless steel while the Sémillon was fermented and aged for two months in new oak. The result is a Bordeaux-style white blend, medium-bodied with a refreshing concentration of floral flavors with citrus notes.


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10013
$24.00  / Bottle
 
$288.00  / Case
 

This wine was made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc Musqué (a more aromatic variety of Sauvignon Blanc). The grapes come from a small vineyard block named for Virginia, the 4th Nichelini child, born in 1896. The grapes were hand-harvested during the cool nighttime, slowly fermented with no oak contact. It has a summery bouquet of meadows and citrus, abounds with subtle flavors of grapefruit and lemon and ends with a bright, crisp finish.

A Silver medal winner at the 2015 International Women's Wine Competition!

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10014
$22.00  / Bottle
 
$264.00  / Case
 

This wine is the finale to our 125th anniversary year! It is 50% Pinot Grigio, which is actually a variation on Pinot Noir, and 50% Sauvignon Blanc. It was naturally fermented in the bottle in the traditional French method and aged in glass for a little over a year. Aimée, our winemaker, wanted something that the family had never done before and to discover what the terroir in the cooler Chiles Valley District of Napa Valley can do for a sparkling wine. The result is a very pale yellow, bright, clean wine with aromas and flavors of citrus that are refreshing on the palette. Only 125 cases made, one for each year.

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10015
$35.00  / Bottle
 
$420.00  / Case
 

This refreshing. lively white dessert wine was made from 100% Estate Muscat Canelli grapes in port-style, slightly fermented and then finished with high-proof alcohol. It has supple aromas and flavors of pear, honeysuckle and baked apple: a real treat!

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10017
$28.00  / Bottle
 
$336.00  / Case
 
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