Russian River Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Pinot Gris As grape growers first, we strongly feel that with good grapes comes good wine. We invite you to come taste the bounty that is Balletto. The Balletto Winery is located in the southwest area of the Russian River Valley in the middle of the 280-acre Balletto family […]
Gold – Sonoma County Harvest Fair. There’s something alluring and fascinating in this wine. Each year, the Winery Bock produces a boisterous, booming-out-of-the-glass pinot that achieves an elevated seriousness through a wonderful structure, balance and intensity.
92 Points – Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Bright and dark simultaneously, with mocha and earth aromas playing off fresh cherries. It has a wide and silky palate, booming aromas and just enough acidity and tannins to pull the wine through to a long and lasting finish. It’s quite a ride.
93 Points – The Tasting Panel Magazine, 92 Points – Wine Enthusiast Magazine. The Sexton Hill Pinot is that rare Pinot that’s elegant and beautifully layered, yet chock-full of intensity. The wine opens subtly with dry earth, whole cluster fermentation spice and black tea, followed by dark fruit in the background. Juicy acidity lights up […]
92 Points – Jeb Dunnuck. Balletto’s Russian River Valley Pinot Noir exhibits everything you would expect from a serious point. It combines full and captivating aromatics with a delicate texture that defines the Balletto style of Pinot Noir.
94 Points – Wine & Spirits Magazine. This Syrah opens with classic-cool climate aromatics. The first impression is lightly smoked bacon, earth and savory spices. A core of dark fruit follows and holds the wine together without overstepping. it’s complex and elegant. Then there’s a tart blackberry foundation that runs from start to finish and […]
92 Points – Wine & Spirits Magazine. Booms out of the glass with apricot, red apple and baking spice aromas that pull this serious wine into its own class. And then there’s the mouthfeel. It’s weighty throughout yet maintains its focus with a laser-beam streak of natural acidity that pulls the wine together and hints […]
92 Points – Wine & Spirits Magazine. This is an elegant Chardonnay wrapped in floral prettiness, bright fruit and a gorgeous structure that’s layered with natural acidity and a lush, perfect texture. It’s balanced and elegant, yet intense and delicious.
93 Points & Best Buy – Wine & Spirits Magazine. Both complex and elegant, showing its cool-climate heritage with concentrated flavors and a dark and lasting texture that has perfectly bright citrus tones for balance. It opens up with warm spices, ripe pear and lemon aromas.