McGrail Vineyards

Current Releases

2016 Kylie Ryan Rose

Bright fruit notes of strawberry, peach, nectarine, and cherry.  This dry Rose is delicious with a hint of vanilla, and great acidity.

This wine will be available starting February 11th.



2015 McGrail Family Chardonnay

California style Chardonnay with bright fruit and notes of butter and oak.  This elegant Chardonnay balances the butter and oak with melon, tropical fruits, and vanilla.  


2015 Charlie Rae Chardonnay

This is our more buttery, oaky Chardonnay.  100% malolactic chardonnay and aged in 100% New Hungarian and American Oak.  [$32]


2012 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

Our 2012 Cabernet Reserve is elegant and bold with notes of dark cherry, cassis, vanilla, and dark chocolate.  2012 is one of the best vintages we have had to date at McGrail Vineyards.  


2013 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

Our 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve is bursting with aromas and flavors. This opulent wine opens with spicy clove, dark cherry, cassis, caramel, and toasty vanilla. The palate is equally impressive with density, great structure, and notes of blackberry, anise, and a hint of tobacco. Bold tannins frame the full-bodied mouthfeel of this classic Cabernet, leaving a lingering impression of fruit and spice.


2013 Shamus Patrick Red Blend

The Shamus Patrick is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petite Sirah from the Livermore Valley.  This year’s blend is about 42% Cabernet, 29% Merlot, 21% Cabernet Franc, and 8% Petite Sirah.  Our red blend has a deep purple – garnet color and opens with dark berry fruit, lavender, and tobacco.  

2013 Slainte Red Blend

Slainte is a red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.  The wine opens with cassis and tobacco and has dark berry fruit flavors.  Hints of vanilla and licorice linger with the smooth tannins.


2013 Patriot Cabernet Sauvignon

Bold, rich, and age-worthy.


2014 Casa de Vinas Cabernet

Our 2014 Casa de Vinas Cabernet opens with a scarlet red color and fig, blackberry, and plum aromas.  As you taste the wine, you will notice flavors of ripe cherries, baking spice, vanilla, and a hint of white pepper.  Enjoy this fruit forward Cabernet Sauvignon from Casa de Vinas.



2014 Shamus Patrick Red Blend

Rich, elegant, and supple, this Red Blend, is a beautiful expression of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petite Verdot, and Malbec. [$42]


2013 McGrail Vineyards Merlot

Our 2013 Merlot from Picazo Vineyard has an array of aromas including plum, chocolate, and a hint of a cigar box.  This wine opens slowly and has many layers.  This is definitely a Cab lover's Merlot with complex flavors and bold tannins.

This wine will be available February 11th.



2013 Austin James Cabernet

Three Livermore Valley Vineyards blended together to create a bold, vibrant Cabernet Sauvignon. This dense, bold, and earthy wine opens with notes of tobacco, leather, and hints of cassis.  [$52]


2013 Clone 8 Cabernet Sauvignon

The dark garnet color opens with aromas of chocolate, cassis, and vanilla.  As you taste, baking spices, cherry, and old world wine characteristics shine through.  This wine finishes with soft, silky tannins. 


2013 Clone 15 Cabernet Sauvignon

Our 2013 Clone 15 Cabernet Sauvignon from McGrail Vineyards, has aromas of dark cherry, spiced blackberry and vanilla.  Similar to past vintages, the berry fruit is intense and has subtle hints of leather and tobacco.  This bold, deep garnet Cabernet finishes with bold tannins.


2013 James Vincent Cabernet Sauvignon

The James Vincent continues to be one of our favorite wines with great fruit on the front and balanced, lingering tannins on the finish.  This wine has grace and balance, but is bold and age-worthy.  100% Cabernet Sauvignon from McGrail Vineyards and aged in 100% new French oak.  [$75]



2013 A Jo Elet - The Good Life Cabernet

Dark, intense, bold, and delicious!  This 100% Cabernet aged exclusively in Hungarian Oak has the classic characteristics of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove.  The dark cherry, cassis, black currants, and vanilla blend with the baking spice and leave a divine taste on your palate.  It's no wonder our last vintage scored 93 points with the Wine Enthusiast!

This wine is available February 11th.


2014 C. Tarantino Cabernet Sauvignon

Bright fruits and earthy undertones: notes of raspberry, blackberry, vanilla, and tobacco.  Our 2014 C. Tarantino Cabernet has elegant tannins that are smooth and lingering.

This wine is available February 11th.