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About Theopolis Vineyards
Theopolis Vineyards is a small lot vineyard and hand-crafted winery located in California’s prestigious Yorkville Highlands of the Anderson Valley. Situated along Highway 128 in southeastern Mendocino County near the border of Sonoma County, the AVA is a highly elevated, rugged interior wine-growing area. Established in 2003, Wine Critic Robert Parker bestowed upon wine made from grapes harvested from Theopolis Vineyards a stellar rating of 94-96 points, a spectacular showing for the vintner’s first harvest in 2006.
Emboldened by the great fruit produced by the land, its owner and founder, Theodora R. Lee aka Theo-patra, Queen of the Vineyards, a bold and dynamic Texan and San Francisco trial lawyer, is now bottling her own award winning wines. In addition to bottling the richly intense and flavorful Petite Sirah and Rosé of Petite Sirah, Theopolis Vineyards strikes a lighter note by bottling a Symphony, a white wine, which is a crossing of Muscat and Grenache Gris. Theopolis Vineyards also bottles an Anderson Valley Pinot Noir, a Yorkville Highlands Pinot Noir and a Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir.
Theopolis Vineyards is best known for its Best in Class, Double Gold, 95 Points 2013 Estate Grown Petite Sirah and its Double Gold 2014 Estate Grown Rosé of Petite Sirah. Additionally, the Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition has consistently given the Estate Grown Theopolis Vineyards Petite Sirah stellar Gold Medals. The San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition has bestowed on the 2014 Estate Grown Theopolis Vineyards Rosé of Petite Sirah a stellar Double Gold Medal. The 2013 Theopolis Vineyards Estate Grown Petite Sirah has won a Double Gold Medal and 95 points at the 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition, which is considered to be one of the most influential wine competitions in the world. The September 2016 Issue of Somm Journal listed the 2013 Theopolis Vineyards Estate Grown Petite Sirah as Best in Class, meaning it is considered the best Petite Sirah in the world. The other wines from Theopolis Vineyards including the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Symphony and the 2014, 2015, 2016 Pinot Noir have won either gold, silver and/or bronze medals at the San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition, the Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition, the San Francisco International Wine Competition, or the Orange County Fair Commercial Wine Competition. For example, in June 2017, both the 2013 Theopolis Vineyards Estate Grown Petite Sirah and the 2015 Yorkville Highlands Symphony won Gold Medals at the 2017 Orange County Fair Commercial Wine Competition. The Orange County Wine Competition is the largest and most comprehensive judging of California wines in the world. Wine Critic Antonio Galloni Presents Vinous also has bestowed on wines from Theopolis Vineyards 90 plus Points. Wine Enthusiast Magazine has bestowed on wines from Theopolis Vineyards 90 plus Points, and those wines are featured in the March 2017, February 2018, and March 2018 editions of that magazine.
2014 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir
An expression of Anderson Valley terroir, this exquisite Pinot Noir has aromas of lightly toasted oak and delicate rose petals, with flavors of cherry and raspberry highlighted with subtle undertones of forest floor to round out the bouquet. This Pinot Noir is savory which adds length to a memorable finish.
2015 Yorkville Highlands Pinot Noir
This Pinot Noir is a wine of beauty and elegance, with aromas of black cherries, delicate rose petals, and cranberries. It is highlighted by subtle undertones of forest floor with flavors of dark red and black fruits to round out the bouquet. On the palate, this Pinot Noir is savory with bright acidity adding length to the clean finish.
2016 Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir
This Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir is a wine of beauty and elegance, with aromas of black cherries, raspberries and cranberries, along with subtle spicy oak notes. It is highlighted by undertones of forest floor with flavors of ripe, red fruits to round out the bouquet. On the palate, this Pinot Noir has an expansive mouth-feel with a soft and gentle finish.
2017 Yorkville Highlands Pinot Noir
This Pinot Noir has aromas of rose petals, red cherry and a hint of the forest floor. It is round and smooth with a taste of cranberry. This wine has ripe red fruit and has a long memorable finish.
2016 Yorkville Highlands Symphony
Tropical floral nose, with flavors of peaches and mango, which harmonize to create a refreshing and delicious wine, with a crisp and clean finish. Indeed, it strikes the right note!
2017 Yorkville Highlands Symphony
Tropical floral aromas, with flavors of peaches and mango. The wine has a pleasant balance of acidity and harmonizes to create a refreshing and delicious wine, with a crisp and clean finish. Indeed, it strikes the right note!
2015 Theopolis Vineyards Estate Grown Petite Sirah
This Estate Grown Petite Sirah is our biggest, boldest and most elegant wine made in the Old World style of winemaking. Yet, its silky, curvy and feminine bouquet of delicious and ripe dark red fruit brings it into the New World of winemaking. The wine is full bodied, rich and flavorful on the palate with hints of blueberries, dark chocolate, currents, tobacco and black tea. It has fine tannins with a pure and smooth finish. This vintage will stand up now and age beautifully for decades.
2016 Theopolis Vineyards Estate Grown Petite Sirah
This Estate Grown Petite Sirah has a bouquet of delicious and ripe black fruit. The wine is full bodied, rich and flavorful on the palate with hints of black pepper, lavender, wild cherry, and black tea. It has fine tannins with a lovely depth and texture, creating a pure and smooth finish. This vintage will age beautifully for decades.
2017 Theopolis Vineyards Estate Grown Petite Sirah
This Estate Grown Petite Sirah is full bodied, flavorful and fruit forward. On the palate, this wine has lots of raspberry, chocolate, cola, and some toasty oak. It has very round tannins, and the acidity is well-balanced, creating a pure and smooth finish. This vintage will age beautifully for decades.
2018 Theopolis Vineyards Estate Grown Rosé of Petite Sirah
This 2018 vintage of our Estate Grown Dry Rosé of Petite Sirah has fabulous aromas of wild raspberry, rose petals, and fragrant chamomile dance on the nose. A crisp, dry palate of apple skins, orange zest, and pear is paired with fresh acidity. It has a mouthwatering and long round finish for a Rosé.
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