The Very Best Wines from Santa Clara Valley

Martin Ranch 2014 J.D. Hurley Zinfandel (Santa Clara Valley)

California Zinfandel Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Jason-Stephens 2012 Estate Reserve Chardonnay (Santa Clara Valley)

California Chardonnay Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Martin Ranch 2011 J.D. Hurley Sauvignon Blanc (Santa Clara Valley)

California Sauvignon Blanc Santa Clara Valley, US

84

points

Jason-Stephens 2010 Estate Merlot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Merlot Santa Clara Valley, US

89

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2011 Old Vine Zinfandel (Santa Clara Valley)

California Zinfandel Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Martin Ranch 2010 Thérèse Vineyards Dos Niñas Vineyard Nebbiolo (Santa Clara Valley)

California Nebbiolo Santa Clara Valley, US

92

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2014 Estate Reserve Chardonnay (Santa Clara Valley)

California Chardonnay Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Martin Ranch 2013 Thérèse Vineyards Dos Niñas Vineyard Syrah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Syrah Santa Clara Valley, US

85

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2013 Viognier (Santa Clara Valley)

California Viognier Santa Clara Valley, US

85

points

Portola Vineyards 2008 Estate Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Castillo's Hillside Shire 2013 Shire View Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley, US

85

points

Jason-Stephens 2012 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Martin Ranch 2013 Thérèse Vineyards Dos Niñas Vineyard Malbec (Santa Clara Valley)

California Malbec Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Jason-Stephens 2009 Estate Cabernet Franc (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Franc Santa Clara Valley, US

84

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2011 Estate Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

La Marea 2015 Besson Vineyard Old Vine Grenache (Santa Clara Valley)

California Grenache Santa Clara Valley, US

92

points

Portola Vineyards 2012 Los Trancos Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Jason-Stephens 2014 Estate Reserve Chardonnay (Santa Clara Valley)

California Chardonnay Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Jason-Stephens 2007 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Martin Ranch 2013 Thérèse Vineyards Dos Niñas Vineyard Sangiovese (Santa Clara Valley)

California Sangiovese Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Martin Ranch 2009 Thérèse Vineyards Carignane (Santa Clara Valley)

California Carignane Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2014 Madonne Blanc White (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rhône-style White Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

86

points

Jason-Stephens 2010 Estate Mourvèdre (Santa Clara Valley)

California Mourvèdre Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Jason-Stephens 2009 Estate Merlot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Merlot Santa Clara Valley, US

86

points

La Marea 2014 Old Vine Besson Vineyard Grenache (Santa Clara Valley)

California Grenache Santa Clara Valley, US

94

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2013 Estate Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

92

points

Fortino 2012 Carignane (Santa Clara Valley)

California Carignane Santa Clara Valley, US

89

points

Aver Family Vineyards 2011 Blessings Petite Sirah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Petite Sirah Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Barbera (Santa Clara Valley)

California Barbera Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Martin Ranch 2013 Thérèse Vineyards Victoria Denice Vineyard Carignane (Santa Clara Valley)

California Carignane Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Estate Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Solis 2011 Estate Barbera (Santa Clara Valley)

California Barbera Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Martin Ranch 2014 J.D. Hurley Carignane (Santa Clara Valley)

California Carignane Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Aver Family Vineyards 2013 Homage Syrah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Syrah Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2014 Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2010 Old VIne Zinfandel (Santa Clara Valley)

California Zinfandel Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Martin Ranch 2014 Dos Ninas Vineyard Therese Vineyards Sangiovese (Santa Clara Valley)

California Sangiovese Santa Clara Valley, US

86

points

Martin Ranch 2012 Thérèse Vineyards Dos Niñas Vineyard Malbec (Santa Clara Valley)

California Malbec Santa Clara Valley, US

93

points

Aver Family Vineyards 2013 Blessings Petite Sirah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Petite Sirah Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Reserve Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

92

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2013 Cote de Madonne Blanc White (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rhône-style White Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Jason-Stephens 2007 Estate Syrah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Syrah Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Martin Ranch 2013 JD Hurley Merlot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Merlot Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Jason-Stephens 2012 Estate Select Chardonnay (Santa Clara Valley)

California Chardonnay Santa Clara Valley, US

83

points

Jason-Stephens 2007 Estate Merlot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Merlot Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Guglielmo 2010 Private Reserve Estate Carignane (Santa Clara Valley)

California Carignane Santa Clara Valley, US

85

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Synfandel Red (Santa Clara Valley)

California Red Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Jason-Stephens 2011 Estate Select Syrah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Syrah Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Lion Ranch 2013 Viognier (Santa Clara Valley)

California Viognier Santa Clara Valley, US

86

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Besson Vineyard Syrah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Syrah Santa Clara Valley, US

89

points

Fortino 2010 Charbono (Santa Clara Valley)

California Charbono Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Castillo's Hillside Shire 2012 Tower View Vineyards Petite Sirah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Petite Sirah Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Jason-Stephens 2011 Estate Meritage (Santa Clara Valley)

California Meritage Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2011 Estate Marsanne (Santa Clara Valley)

California Marsanne Santa Clara Valley, US

84

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Estate Grenache Blanc (Santa Clara Valley)

California Grenache Blanc Santa Clara Valley, US

84

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Côte de Madone Blanc White (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rhône-style White Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

86

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2014 Reserve Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

93

points

Jason-Stephens 2009 Estate Petite Verdot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Petite Verdot Santa Clara Valley, US

85

points

Equinox 2009 Bartolo Petit Verdot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Petit Verdot Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Left Bend 2015 Last Straw Red (Santa Clara Valley)

California Red Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2010 Côte de Madone Red (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rhône-style Red Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Jason-Stephens 2009 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Jason-Stephens 2010 Estate Malbec (Santa Clara Valley)

California Malbec Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Jason-Stephens 2012 Estate Cabernet Franc (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Franc Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2014 Viognier (Santa Clara Valley)

California Viognier Santa Clara Valley, US

85

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Estate Chardonnay (Santa Clara Valley)

California Chardonnay Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Guglielmo 2010 Private Reserve Charbono (Santa Clara Valley)

California Charbono Santa Clara Valley, US

85

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Charbono (Santa Clara Valley)

California Charbono Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Martin Ranch 2011 Thérèse Vineyards Dos Niñas Vineyard Syrah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Syrah Santa Clara Valley, US

93

points

Guglielmo 2007 Private Reserve Estate Grown Petite Sirah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Petite Sirah Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2011 Reserve Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2011 Côte de Madonne Red (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rhône-style Red Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

89

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Madonne Estate Red (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rhône-style Red Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Castillo's Hillside Shire 2012 Shire View Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley, US

84

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2014 Chardonnay (Santa Clara Valley)

California Chardonnay Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2013 Madonne Estate G-S-M (Santa Clara Valley)

California G-S-M Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Martin Ranch 2013 Therese Vineyards Dos Ninas Vineyard Cabernet Franc (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Franc Santa Clara Valley, US

89

points

Jason-Stephens 2012 Estate Rosé (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rosé Santa Clara Valley, US

82

points

Fortino 2007 Charbono (Santa Clara Valley)

California Charbono Santa Clara Valley, US

85

points

Martin Ranch 2014 Therese Vineyards Dos Niñas Vineyard Malbec (Santa Clara Valley)

California Malbec Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Old Vine Zinfandel (Santa Clara Valley)

California Zinfandel Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Russian Ridge 2011 Merlot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Merlot Santa Clara Valley, US

82

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2010 Besson Vineyard Syrah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Syrah Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Jason-Stephens 2008 Estate Zinfandel (Santa Clara Valley)

California Zinfandel Santa Clara Valley, US

86

points

Jason-Stephens 2007 Estate Meritage (Santa Clara Valley)

California Meritage Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2013 Estate Chardonnay (Santa Clara Valley)

California Chardonnay Santa Clara Valley, US

92

points

Aver Family Vineyards 2013 Heritage Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Martin Ranch 2009 Thérèse Vineyards Dos Niñas Vineyards Sangiovese (Santa Clara Valley)

California Sangiovese Santa Clara Valley, US

83

points

Martin Ranch 2011 J.D. Hurley Carignane (Santa Clara Valley)

California Carignane Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Aver Family Vineyards 2011 Family Album Carignane (Santa Clara Valley)

California Carignane Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Jason-Stephens 2009 Estate Meritage (Santa Clara Valley)

California Meritage Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Aver Family Vineyards 2009 Blessings Petite Sirah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Petite Sirah Santa Clara Valley, US

86

points

Jason-Stephens 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2014 Estate Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

89

points

Aver Family Vineyards 2014 Homage Syrah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Syrah Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2016 Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2015 Estate Pinot Noir (Santa Clara Valley)

California Pinot Noir Santa Clara Valley, US

92

points

Clos LaChance 2017 Hadley's Cuvee White (Santa Clara Valley)

California White Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

89

points

Martin Ranch 2015 Therese Vineyards Reserve Zinfandel (Santa Clara Valley)

California Zinfandel Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Jason-Stephens 2014 Malbec (Santa Clara Valley)

California Malbec Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Lion Ranch 2016 Viognier (Santa Clara Valley)

California Viognier Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Comanche 2013 Zajak Vineyard Merlot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Merlot Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Verde 2015 Estate Merlot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Merlot Santa Clara Valley, US

89

points

Jason-Stephens 2014 The Blend Red (Santa Clara Valley)

California Red Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Aver Family Vineyards 2015 Hope Red (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rhône-style Red Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

92

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2014 Estate Grenache (Santa Clara Valley)

California Grenache Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Aver Family Vineyards 2014 Faith Red (Santa Clara Valley)

California Red Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

92

points

Verde 2015 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Jason-Stephens 2014 Meritage (Santa Clara Valley)

California Meritage Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Martin Ranch 2015 Thérèse Vineyards Victoria Denice Vineyard Carignane (Santa Clara Valley)

California Carignane Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2016 Estate Viognier (Santa Clara Valley)

California Viognier Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Verde 2015 Sophie's Estate Red (Santa Clara Valley)

California Bordeaux-style Red Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Martin Ranch 2014 Therese Vineyards Dos Ninas Vineyard Syrah (Santa Clara Valley)

California Syrah Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Martin Ranch 2016 J.D. Hurley Zinfandel (Santa Clara Valley)

California Zinfandel Santa Clara Valley, US

86

points

Lion Ranch 2016 Cuvée Blanc White (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rhône-style White Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Lion Ranch 2016 Grenache Blanc (Santa Clara Valley)

California Grenache Blanc Santa Clara Valley, US

92

points

Jason-Stephens 2013 Swing Carmenère (Santa Clara Valley)

California Carmenère Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Martin Ranch 2015 J.D. Hurley Zinfandel (Santa Clara Valley)

California Zinfandel Santa Clara Valley, US

86

points

Calerrain 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley, US

89

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2016 Estate Picpoul Blanc (Santa Clara Valley)

California Picpoul Blanc Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2016 Madonne Blanc White (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rhône-style White Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

88

points

Martin Ranch 2014 Therese Vineyards Reserve Merlot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Merlot Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2014 Madonne Estate Red (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rhône-style Red Blend Santa Clara Valley, US

89

points

Martin Ranch 2012 Therese Vineyards Dos Ninas Vineyard Nebbiolo (Santa Clara Valley)

California Nebbiolo Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Aver Family Vineyards 2014 Heritage Cabernet Sauvignon (Santa Clara Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Lion Ranch 2017 Lioness Rosé (Santa Clara Valley)

California Rosé Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Jason-Stephens 2014 Petit Verdot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Petit Verdot Santa Clara Valley, US

86

points

Left Bend 2017 Redwing Vineyard Riesling (Santa Clara Valley)

California Riesling Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Clos LaChance 2016 JoLi Meritage (Santa Clara Valley)

California Meritage Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points