McGrail Vineyards

Current Releases

2017 Kylie Ryan Rose


2016 McGrail Family Chardonnay

Our California style Chardonnay is complex, full bodied, rich and fruity.  Aromas of apples, pear, and tropical fruit brighten this creamy, buttery Chardonnay.  The palate offers notes of lemon, papaya, and banana, with a hint of caramel and toasty vanilla.  There is a soft and delicate finish that leaves just the right amount of honey, caramel, tropical fruits, and toasty oak flavors.  Enjoy this wine on its own or with fish tacos. 


2016 Charlie Rae Chardonnay

This smooth Chardonnay is a classic to a traditional California style Chardonnay. There are subtle notes of green apple, peach, and pear that round out this wine, and a lingering, lemony zinginess on the finish.


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.


Timeless, Lot 456

Timeless is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from 3 vintages: 2014, 2015, and 2016.  This lighter body Cabernet has a tart cherry and dried cranberry nose with a hint of vanilla.  On the palate, this easy sipping Cabernet has earthy notes along with bright red fruit, cherries, pomegranate, black pepper, and olive.  


2015 Shamus Patrick Red Blend

The 2015 Shamus Patrick is bordeaux style blend with a beautiful plum color and opens with an explosion of bright red fruit on the nose, complemented by notes of anise, toasted vanilla, and dark cherries. 


2013 Clone 15

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.


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.


2014 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Reserve

Our 2014 Cabernet Reserve is delicious and compelling.  While full bodied and powerful, this wine has an elegant finish that lingers.  The wine opens with notes of dark cherry, cassis, nutmeg, and vanilla.  As you sip on this wine, it’s reminiscent of blackberry jam spiced with baking spices, anise, and more black cherry.  This exceptional wine is sure to please! 


2014 A Jo Elet - The Good Life Cabernet


2014 James Vincent Cabernet

Year after year, the James Vincent continues to be one of our favorite wines with great, jammy fruit on the front and big, chewy tannins on the finish.  This wine has grace and balance, but is bold enough to stand up to any steak dinner.  


2014 McGrail Merlot, Picazo Vineyard


2013 Clone 8

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. 

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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.

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2017 Peyton Paige Sauvignon Blanc


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. 

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2013 Graduate Cabernet

Smoky, toasty, bold and delicious!  The 2013 Graduate Cabernet Sauvignon is 100% Cabernet aged for 4 years in a mix of French, American, and Hungarian oak.  Enjoy toasty, caramel, coffee notes and dark cherry, casiss, and blackberry fruit.

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2005 PICAZO Merlot

The 2005 PICAZO Merlot is 100% Merlot from the Picazo Vineyard in the Livermore Valley.  The deep ruby color is entrancing and the aromas of dark berry, anise, and earth pop out of the glass.  As you sip on this wine you will notice rich black cherry, marmalade, and spicy oak.  The tannins are elegant, smooth, and integrated. 

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2006 PICAZO Merlot

The wine opens with a deep ruby color. There are essences of spicy clove, anise, coconut and
black cherries on the nose. The black cherry comes through in a concentrated wave of flavor
along with hints of vanilla, coffee, black raspberry and graphite. The luscious tannins offer
great length to the wine. This is a very age worthy wine and will be enjoyed for years to come.

92 points by Wine Enthusiast

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2007 PICAZO Merlot

The 2007 PICAZO Merlot is 100% Merlot from the Picazo Vineyard in the Livermore Valley.  The deep ruby color is brilliant and the you will notice aromas of cassis, baking spice, and lavender.  Blackberries and dark cherries are combined with a black pepper on the palate.  This wine finishes strong with firm tannins.

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2008 PICAZO Merlot

Enticingly deep ruby red color teases and pleases the eye. The wine opens with black cherry, anise, and dark berries.  The oak influence integrates well with the blackberry characteristics.  This bold Merlot finishes with elegant, smooth tannins.

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2015 McGrail Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve