ESTATE WINES


AmByth Estate believes in producing wines that are made with minimal intervention: letting the wine make itself. We do not use additives or other winemaking gimmicks to manipulate the fruit that comes from our vineyards. Many factors influence that year’s crop, and we want to taste these influences in the wine. We do not fine or filter and we use only native yeasts.  We gently foot crush our red grapes and let them set on their stems and skins until full fermentation has taken place. We also strive to produce wines lower in alcohol levels, so that we have drinkable wines which create that magical harmony between wine and food. Wine is a lover of food, it should caress and bring out the very best.

We are proud to make interesting natural wines, wines that definitely tell you you're drinking AmByth wines. As of 2011, all wines are made with Zero Added Sulfites (with the exception of 2011 Red Table Wine, which has 14ppm added). The wines are aged in neutral oak barrels, stainless steel, or terra cota amphoras handmade in Italy.

 

 

Current Releases:

 

2013 Roussanne Half Bottle (375ml)
100% Roussanne

2015 Grenache Blanc Orange Wine -- Just Released!
100 % Grenache Blanc. This saw 10 days of skin contact during fermentation and ageing in Amphora for one year before bottling. From Martian Ranch vineyards outside of Los Alamos this GB expresses massive rose and flower garden aroma. Juicy pear, honeydew melon, green Apple and rich minerals with classic AmByth acid dance on the tongue with a lingering spicy finish.

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé -- Just Released!
100% Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé Pine Hawk Vineyard

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah Pine Hawk Vineyard

2014 Zinfandel -- Just Released!
100% Zinfandel PorQue Vineyard

2013 Mourvédre Rosé -- Just Released!
100% Mourvédre Rosé

2013 Mourvédre -- Just Released!
100% Mourvédre

2013 Grenache Noir -- Jut Released!
100% Grenache Noir

2013 Playground -- Just Released!
Mourvédre 53% / Grenache 21% / Syrah 16% / Craignane 6% / Counoise 3% / Roussanne 1%

2012 ReVera -- Just Released!
Mourvédre 56% / Grenache 22% / Counoise 12% / Syrah 10%

2012 Counoise -- Limited!
100% Counoise

2012 Maiestas -- Limited!
60% Syrah, 22% Grenache, 14% Mourvedre, 4% Counoise

2011 Venustas -- Limited!
Sangiovese 54% / Tempranillo 46%

2008 Gran Reserva Artist Series
Tempranillo 50%, Sangiovese 50%. This is the first release of our Gran Reserva estate wine. This wine aged for 25 months in new and used American oak barrels then aged in bottles for more than 36 months before release. It is our sincere desire that you savor our Gran Reserva as much as we enjoyed crafting it. We are pleased to inaugurate this artist's series wine collection with a view of our vineyard painted by Phillip's brother, Mat Hart. Only select vintages will be chosen to produce a Gran Reserva. May the artistry of the painting and the give you a joy of life. 28 cases produced, 12.2% alc by volume. Contains sulfites.

2012 Passito Half Bottle (375ml)
75% Sangiovese, 25% Tempranillo. This passito-style red wine was made from grapes hand-harvested and hung to dry and shrivel for two weeks to concentrate the juice. The wine aged in a 225 liter neutral oak barrel for 24 months before bottling. Initially sweet upon first encounter but surprisingly packed with a balanced acid finish. No added sulfites.

2015 Extra Virgin Olive Oil 375ml (half bottle)
100% Dryfarmed, Biodynamic, Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2016 Extra Virgin Olive Oil 375ml (half bottle)
2016 AmByth Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2016 Extra Virgin Olive Oil 750ml
2016 AmByth Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil