Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

Tasting notes, varietals, grapes - anything related to wine
Message
Author
User avatar
mattcitrang
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 2287
Joined: October 8th, 2011, 8:48 am
Has thanked: 38 times
Been thanked: 4 times

Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#1 Post by mattcitrang »

FALL 2019 RELEASE

THURSDAY / AUGUST 8TH / 8AM PACIFIC


Dear Friends,

We are excited to release our FALL 2017 vintage wines to you this coming week. Our release will be open from August 8th to August 22nd.


This release will include the following four wines:

2017 Porter Bass Vineyard Chardonnay / Sonoma Coast

2017 "marena" Chardonnay / Sonoma Coast

2017 Hellenthal "Old Shop Block" Vineyard Pinot Noir / Sonoma Coast

2017 Trout Gulch Vineyard Pinot Noir / Santa Cruz Mountains



We look forward to sharing these wines with you.

As always, should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

John & Phoebe


ALLOCATIONS

Because all of our wines are produced in low quantities, allocations are naturally small. Please note, ALLOCATIONS ARE NOT GUARANTEED, so it’s best to order soon to avoid disappointment.

The offer is open between August 8th and August 22nd, or until sold out.

WISH LIST If you would like more wine than you were allocated, please use the wish-list request feature. If we have wine remaining after August 23rd, wish list requests will be honored in the order they were received.

SHIPPING

SHIPPING - We will ship on November 4th, November 11th, and November 18th. There is no pick-up option for fall.
Ace Citrang10

User avatar
Merrill Lindquist
BerserkerBusiness
BerserkerBusiness
Posts: 11703
Joined: July 22nd, 2009, 6:58 pm
Location: Calistoga, Napa Valley, CA
Been thanked: 7 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#2 Post by Merrill Lindquist »

My Ceritas save the date is August 5, Matty. Tiered approach, it appears. I'll leave some for you flirtysmile .
Merrill
EMH Vineyards - Home of the Black Cat
email:Merrill@EMHVineyards.com

Hank Victor
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 691
Joined: July 21st, 2018, 8:36 am
Has thanked: 1 time

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#3 Post by Hank Victor »

Tom DeBiase shared a nice write up about the 2017 vintage wines in this post.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=161214&p=2781899&hi ... s#p2781899

I'm excited for the chardonnays.
- ITB
Take a chance, Columbus did..

User avatar
mattcitrang
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 2287
Joined: October 8th, 2011, 8:48 am
Has thanked: 38 times
Been thanked: 4 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#4 Post by mattcitrang »

Merrill Lindquist wrote: August 1st, 2019, 11:05 am My Ceritas save the date is August 5, Matty. Tiered approach, it appears. I'll leave some for you flirtysmile .
I'm not part of that special group. yes, please leave me some.
Ace Citrang10

User avatar
lleichtman
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1725
Joined: June 28th, 2014, 6:28 pm
Location: Santa Fe NM
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 1 time

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#5 Post by lleichtman »

Will be ordering as soon as available to order. Received my allocation list.
Lawrence G. Leichtman

User avatar
ncostanzo1
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 559
Joined: January 21st, 2014, 10:03 pm
Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#6 Post by ncostanzo1 »

I just signed up for the list tonight, any guess as to if I’ll get an offer or some or any wines? TIA
Nick

User avatar
mattcitrang
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 2287
Joined: October 8th, 2011, 8:48 am
Has thanked: 38 times
Been thanked: 4 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#7 Post by mattcitrang »

ncostanzo1 wrote: August 2nd, 2019, 11:36 pm I just signed up for the list tonight, any guess as to if I’ll get an offer or some or any wines? TIA
I think you should have a good chance to be offered some wine. If not then definitely the next offer.

BTW - there is plenty of Ceritas available on the secondary market.
Ace Citrang10

Russ Williams
Posts: 9073
Joined: January 30th, 2009, 9:58 am

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#8 Post by Russ Williams »

I opened a 2011 Heintz last night and it is a delicious Chardonnay with bright lemon-lime fruit with some grapefruit notes showing up on the long finish. The acidity is in perfect balance with the fruit. These are getting pricey, especially with the shipping, but they are in a small company of the best chards being produced in CA. I’ll be buying some Porter Bass.
Listen to more Jerry, it will heal your soul.
9/1/74 - Keystone Berkeley

“We've got warehouses of butter
We've got oceans of wine
We've got famine when we need it
Got designer crime
We've got Mercedes
We've got Porsche
Ferrari and Rolls Royce”

User avatar
ncostanzo1
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 559
Joined: January 21st, 2014, 10:03 pm
Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#9 Post by ncostanzo1 »

mattcitrang wrote: August 3rd, 2019, 4:58 am
ncostanzo1 wrote: August 2nd, 2019, 11:36 pm I just signed up for the list tonight, any guess as to if I’ll get an offer or some or any wines? TIA
I think you should have a good chance to be offered some wine. If not then definitely the next offer.

BTW - there is plenty of Ceritas available on the secondary market.
Right on, I have seen some out there for sure and that will be my next stop if I don't get an allocation this coming week. Not buying much wine these days but I'm ready to grab a couple bottles of Ceritas to sit on for a few. Thnx!

Also reached out to do a tasting since my wife has never tried them hoping to do that as well in the near future, despite harvest looming.
Nick

Gary Ahearn
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 524
Joined: February 20th, 2013, 7:06 pm
Location: Venice, FL

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#10 Post by Gary Ahearn »

I'm on their mailing list, but haven't received an email regarding this release. Is there a third tier?? Am hoping for some Pinot.

User avatar
mattcitrang
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 2287
Joined: October 8th, 2011, 8:48 am
Has thanked: 38 times
Been thanked: 4 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#11 Post by mattcitrang »

Gary Ahearn wrote: August 3rd, 2019, 8:58 am I'm on their mailing list, but haven't received an email regarding this release. Is there a third tier?? Am hoping for some Pinot.
Send Ceritas an email and check if you are on the list.
Ace Citrang10

Steve Brickley
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1230
Joined: April 16th, 2011, 9:31 am
Location: SF Bay Area and Nice France
Has thanked: 2 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#12 Post by Steve Brickley »

This will be my 12th vintage since starting in 2005 of Porter Bass chard added to storage in 750ml and mags. I’ve so enjoyed these over the years along with the other single vineyards. Some PB’s going to the Nice FR cellar in a strange juxtaposition of drinking California in FR and Chablis in CA. Fun.
Steve

User avatar
Adam Frisch
BerserkerBusiness
BerserkerBusiness
Posts: 1043
Joined: July 15th, 2019, 5:04 pm
Location: Los Angeles
Has thanked: 25 times
Been thanked: 42 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#13 Post by Adam Frisch »

Their wine club is full, but just signed up for a 13 bottle "Tasting Membership". Not entirely sure what the difference is, but price was acceptable so I thought I'd go for it.
Sabelli-Frisch Wines

Owner, proprietor and winemaker at Sabelli-Frisch Wines. I make wine from low-impact vineyards, focus on rare, forgotten, under-appreciated or historic grape varietals. Mission grape is my main red focus. IG: sabellifrisch

Anton D
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 36178
Joined: October 17th, 2013, 11:25 am
Location: Chico, CA
Has thanked: 17 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#14 Post by Anton D »

Hank Victor wrote: August 1st, 2019, 11:27 am Tom DeBiase shared a nice write up about the 2017 vintage wines in this post.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=161214&p=2781899&hi ... s#p2781899

I'm excited for the chardonnays.
I share your enthusiasm, I love these wines...I love the pinot noirs, as well.
Anton Dotson

What is man, when you come to think upon him, but a minutely set, ingenious machine for turning, with infinite artfulness, the fine red wine of Shiraz into urine?

Anton D
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 36178
Joined: October 17th, 2013, 11:25 am
Location: Chico, CA
Has thanked: 17 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#15 Post by Anton D »

Russ Williams wrote: August 3rd, 2019, 7:49 am I opened a 2011 Heintz last night and it is a delicious Chardonnay with bright lemon-lime fruit with some grapefruit notes showing up on the long finish. The acidity is in perfect balance with the fruit. These are getting pricey, especially with the shipping, but they are in a small company of the best chards being produced in CA. I’ll be buying some Porter Bass.
I think your tasting impressions are spot on!
Anton Dotson

What is man, when you come to think upon him, but a minutely set, ingenious machine for turning, with infinite artfulness, the fine red wine of Shiraz into urine?

User avatar
Scott Brunson
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 10926
Joined: November 15th, 2011, 2:55 am
Location: in between coastal SC and south FL
Has thanked: 3 times
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#16 Post by Scott Brunson »

All in here
Tous les chemins mènent à la Bourgogne!
On CT, I'm S1

joeduncan
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 326
Joined: July 9th, 2019, 2:33 pm
Location: Carlsbad, CA

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#17 Post by joeduncan »

Adam Frisch wrote: August 5th, 2019, 11:06 am Their wine club is full, but just signed up for a 13 bottle "Tasting Membership". Not entirely sure what the difference is, but price was acceptable so I thought I'd go for it.
I was just offered the same and will try it. They said it's essentially 1 bottle of all 13 wines they make, spread over the year into 3 shipments (with the ability to purchase some more of things I like, theoretically, if available :)). Seems like a good way to start.

Tom DeBiase
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1067
Joined: May 2nd, 2010, 11:08 am
Has thanked: 5 times
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#18 Post by Tom DeBiase »

For me some of the purest expressions of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The difference in site expression in regards to flavor, structure, texture e.tc is remarkable.

Tom

Anton D
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 36178
Joined: October 17th, 2013, 11:25 am
Location: Chico, CA
Has thanked: 17 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#19 Post by Anton D »

Tom DeBiase wrote: August 5th, 2019, 3:16 pm For me some of the purest expressions of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The difference in site expression in regards to flavor, structure, texture e.tc is remarkable.

Tom
[thumbs-up.gif]
Anton Dotson

What is man, when you come to think upon him, but a minutely set, ingenious machine for turning, with infinite artfulness, the fine red wine of Shiraz into urine?

Hank Victor
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 691
Joined: July 21st, 2018, 8:36 am
Has thanked: 1 time

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#20 Post by Hank Victor »

Took my porter bass Chardonnay offering.
- ITB
Take a chance, Columbus did..

User avatar
J Scott
Posts: 117
Joined: June 6th, 2017, 3:05 pm
Location: TX/OK

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#21 Post by J Scott »

joeduncan wrote: August 5th, 2019, 2:01 pm
Adam Frisch wrote: August 5th, 2019, 11:06 am Their wine club is full, but just signed up for a 13 bottle "Tasting Membership". Not entirely sure what the difference is, but price was acceptable so I thought I'd go for it.
I was just offered the same and will try it. They said it's essentially 1 bottle of all 13 wines they make, spread over the year into 3 shipments (with the ability to purchase some more of things I like, theoretically, if available :)). Seems like a good way to start.
You are both correct, I did the same thing last year by signing up for the tasting membership. I received the three shipments throughout the year and was then offered an allocation at the end of the 1-year tasting membership (this month). Very happy with their wines!
Joel

User avatar
Scott Brunson
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 10926
Joined: November 15th, 2011, 2:55 am
Location: in between coastal SC and south FL
Has thanked: 3 times
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#22 Post by Scott Brunson »

Save some for me. I’m heading into dental surgery.
[head-bang.gif]
Tous les chemins mènent à la Bourgogne!
On CT, I'm S1

Dinesh Goyal
Posts: 244
Joined: September 11th, 2018, 3:01 am

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#23 Post by Dinesh Goyal »

Ordered 2 each of Occidental Pinot, Elliott Pinot, porter Bass Pinot, Hacienda, Hellenthal Old Shop block & Trout Gulch.

Diane Kessler
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1583
Joined: November 11th, 2009, 11:46 am
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 7 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#24 Post by Diane Kessler »

As I cut way back on my purchasing, I will not skip their world class Porter Bass Chards. I probably should have ordered more, but I decided to include the Hellenthal Pinot, which I have skipped the past few vintages.

User avatar
Scott Brunson
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 10926
Joined: November 15th, 2011, 2:55 am
Location: in between coastal SC and south FL
Has thanked: 3 times
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#25 Post by Scott Brunson »

Took 6 Porter and 3 Marena
Tous les chemins mènent à la Bourgogne!
On CT, I'm S1

User avatar
Sean_S
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1135
Joined: July 10th, 2016, 9:30 pm
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CA
Has thanked: 62 times
Been thanked: 6 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#26 Post by Sean_S »

Adam Frisch wrote: August 5th, 2019, 11:06 am Their wine club is full, but just signed up for a 13 bottle "Tasting Membership". Not entirely sure what the difference is, but price was acceptable so I thought I'd go for it.
The Tasting membership is nice because you get 1 bottle of everything they make over the course of a year. Once completed you get allocations. Difficult part for me is I have to buy 3 bottles minimum of each wine. Budget is a little tight now so I have to choose 1 or 2 to buy and can't sample across the allocation.

Sean
CT: Seanwsmithm3
Santa Cruz Mountains, CA

2020 WOTY
1999 Domaine Jamet Côte-Rôtie

2021 WOTY Candidates

User avatar
John Preston
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 407
Joined: April 27th, 2010, 5:54 pm

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#27 Post by John Preston »

Sean_S wrote: August 8th, 2019, 2:11 pm
Adam Frisch wrote: August 5th, 2019, 11:06 am Their wine club is full, but just signed up for a 13 bottle "Tasting Membership". Not entirely sure what the difference is, but price was acceptable so I thought I'd go for it.
The Tasting membership is nice because you get 1 bottle of everything they make over the course of a year. Once completed you get allocations. Difficult part for me is I have to buy 3 bottles minimum of each wine. Budget is a little tight now so I have to choose 1 or 2 to buy and can't sample across the allocation.

Sean
Sean,
Just reach out to John or Phoebe. They could be willing to adjust...

Cheers,
JP

User avatar
Glenn L e v i n e
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 20245
Joined: January 27th, 2009, 6:16 pm
Location: Coos Bay, OR
Has thanked: 6 times
Been thanked: 4 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#28 Post by Glenn L e v i n e »

I usually buy 6-12 PB Chardonnay but may mix in a few Hellenthal Old Shop.

I have a ton of their Chards and just love them.
"Never lose sight of the fact that it is just fermented grape juice" - a winemaker and negotiant in Napa Valley, CA

Gary Ahearn
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 524
Joined: February 20th, 2013, 7:06 pm
Location: Venice, FL

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#29 Post by Gary Ahearn »

mattcitrang wrote: August 3rd, 2019, 9:32 am
Gary Ahearn wrote: August 3rd, 2019, 8:58 am I'm on their mailing list, but haven't received an email regarding this release. Is there a third tier?? Am hoping for some Pinot.
Send Ceritas an email and check if you are on the list.
Nada here. Sent two emails, no response yet. Fingers crossed . . . hope springs eternal.

User avatar
JohnP
Posts: 503
Joined: August 14th, 2017, 10:35 pm
Been thanked: 1 time

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#30 Post by JohnP »

Picked up some Old Shop Block, first time ever purchasing it. Have to admit, Galloni's reviews definitely had an effect on my buying this offering. AG 97pt pinots for $65 a pop are rare finds.
Last edited by JohnP on August 13th, 2019, 5:44 am, edited 1 time in total.
John Pollard

User avatar
ncostanzo1
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 559
Joined: January 21st, 2014, 10:03 pm
Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#31 Post by ncostanzo1 »

Didn’t catch an offer this go round, but definitely looking forward to setting up a visit to taste.
Nick

User avatar
mattcitrang
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 2287
Joined: October 8th, 2011, 8:48 am
Has thanked: 38 times
Been thanked: 4 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#32 Post by mattcitrang »

2019 Fall Release doesn’t close until 8/22. You may get an offer after that date.
Ace Citrang10

User avatar
lleichtman
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1725
Joined: June 28th, 2014, 6:28 pm
Location: Santa Fe NM
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 1 time

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#33 Post by lleichtman »

Ordered everything in the allocation.
Lawrence G. Leichtman

Russ Williams
Posts: 9073
Joined: January 30th, 2009, 9:58 am

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#34 Post by Russ Williams »

lleichtman wrote: August 13th, 2019, 12:56 pm Ordered everything in the allocation.
[winner.gif]
Listen to more Jerry, it will heal your soul.
9/1/74 - Keystone Berkeley

“We've got warehouses of butter
We've got oceans of wine
We've got famine when we need it
Got designer crime
We've got Mercedes
We've got Porsche
Ferrari and Rolls Royce”

Hank Victor
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 691
Joined: July 21st, 2018, 8:36 am
Has thanked: 1 time

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#35 Post by Hank Victor »

2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Peter Martin Ray offer is being released October 10th.

Anyone have a vinous account with the score / review?
- ITB
Take a chance, Columbus did..

Anthony V
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 58
Joined: August 9th, 2018, 3:35 pm
Been thanked: 3 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#36 Post by Anthony V »

Hank Victor wrote: October 3rd, 2019, 3:00 pm 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Peter Martin Ray offer is being released October 10th.

Anyone have a vinous account with the score / review?
97+

The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Peter Martin Ray Vineyard will thrill lovers of old-school California Cabernet. Bold, savory and super-expressive, the 2016 is also a fabulous expression of Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet. Sage, menthol, blackberry, olive tapenade, game and licorice are some of the many notes that run through the 2016. Classic in build and yet quite rich, the 2016 is shaping up to be a jewel of a wine. This is a tremendous showing from Ceritas.
V@il

User avatar
John Preston
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 407
Joined: April 27th, 2010, 5:54 pm

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#37 Post by John Preston »

I will be ordering....

Alan Newman
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 391
Joined: January 27th, 2010, 8:41 pm
Location: Silicon Valley, CA
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 2 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#38 Post by Alan Newman »

Strange that CT shows 70 already Pending
https://www.cellartracker.com/m/wines/3049346

Hank Victor
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 691
Joined: July 21st, 2018, 8:36 am
Has thanked: 1 time

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#39 Post by Hank Victor »

Anthony V wrote: October 3rd, 2019, 3:57 pm
Hank Victor wrote: October 3rd, 2019, 3:00 pm 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Peter Martin Ray offer is being released October 10th.

Anyone have a vinous account with the score / review?
97+

The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Peter Martin Ray Vineyard will thrill lovers of old-school California Cabernet. Bold, savory and super-expressive, the 2016 is also a fabulous expression of Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet. Sage, menthol, blackberry, olive tapenade, game and licorice are some of the many notes that run through the 2016. Classic in build and yet quite rich, the 2016 is shaping up to be a jewel of a wine. This is a tremendous showing from Ceritas.

Thank you!
- ITB
Take a chance, Columbus did..

User avatar
Brent S
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 244
Joined: August 8th, 2019, 9:59 am
Has thanked: 1 time

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#40 Post by Brent S »

The cellar tracker notes from prior vintages are less then glowing. Would be nice to have a review from anyone else besides Galloni. His review is compelling but has anyone had a chance to try this vintage or has anyone else reviewed it?
Br@nt $prenkle

Tom DeBiase
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1067
Joined: May 2nd, 2010, 11:08 am
Has thanked: 5 times
Been thanked: 8 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#41 Post by Tom DeBiase »

Brent S wrote: October 7th, 2019, 8:28 am The cellar tracker notes from prior vintages are less then glowing. Would be nice to have a review from anyone else besides Galloni. His review is compelling but has anyone had a chance to try this vintage or has anyone else reviewed it?
If you like traditional style Cab. you will be hard pressed to find a better Cab than the 2016 Ceritas. Here is a thread from my tasting of the Spring Release of Ceritas which included a preview of the 2016 Cab. A real stunner! Prime SCM fruit in the hands of a great traditional winemaker. Easy decision.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=161214&p=2781899&hi ... s#p2781899

Tom

Anton D
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 36178
Joined: October 17th, 2013, 11:25 am
Location: Chico, CA
Has thanked: 17 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#42 Post by Anton D »

Tom DeBiase wrote: October 7th, 2019, 8:45 am
Brent S wrote: October 7th, 2019, 8:28 am The cellar tracker notes from prior vintages are less then glowing. Would be nice to have a review from anyone else besides Galloni. His review is compelling but has anyone had a chance to try this vintage or has anyone else reviewed it?
If you like traditional style Cab. you will be hard pressed to find a better Cab than the 2016 Ceritas. Here is a thread from my tasting of the Spring Release of Ceritas which included a preview of the 2016 Cab. A real stunner! Prime SCM fruit in the hands of a great traditional winemaker. Easy decision.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=161214&p=2781899&hi ... s#p2781899

Tom
I also like their cabernet.

I think "throwback" is a great compliment to it, I consider it a California classic for it's similarities to wines of my past.

Not that they are overtly similar, but the Ceritas reminds me of the A Rafanelli cabs, as well. They are just truly "cabernet-y!"

If you are on the fence, grab one...even if you don't like it, you will get a great glimpse of what the standard used to be.

I love this wine.
Anton Dotson

What is man, when you come to think upon him, but a minutely set, ingenious machine for turning, with infinite artfulness, the fine red wine of Shiraz into urine?

AlexS
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 24228
Joined: February 19th, 2009, 4:05 pm
Location: Mwaukee, 'sconsin

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#43 Post by AlexS »

Love the Ceritas Cabernet, been buying since the 2012 vintage and it's just a lovely wine with each release...in for 4 but considering going back for my other 2 after seeing the positive notes.
s t e w @ r t

User avatar
mattcitrang
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 2287
Joined: October 8th, 2011, 8:48 am
Has thanked: 38 times
Been thanked: 4 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#44 Post by mattcitrang »

AlexS wrote: October 7th, 2019, 11:06 am Love the Ceritas Cabernet, been buying since the 2012 vintage and it's just a lovely wine with each release...in for 4 but considering going back for my other 2 after seeing the positive notes.
is this offer open for purchase yet?

My email said Oct. 10, but I know they have an A list that goes out earlier.
Ace Citrang10

AlexS
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 24228
Joined: February 19th, 2009, 4:05 pm
Location: Mwaukee, 'sconsin

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#45 Post by AlexS »

Yes, email arrived today. I think they stagger the releases so if you're newer on the list it could hit you next week(?). Not sure though.
s t e w @ r t

User avatar
mattcitrang
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 2287
Joined: October 8th, 2011, 8:48 am
Has thanked: 38 times
Been thanked: 4 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#46 Post by mattcitrang »

AlexS wrote: October 7th, 2019, 11:30 am Yes, email arrived today. I think they stagger the releases so if you're newer on the list it could hit you next week(?). Not sure though.
It's not newer. I've been purchasing Ceritas for 5 or 6 years. I think it's on volume. offers go out to the larger buyers first.
Ace Citrang10

User avatar
mattcitrang
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 2287
Joined: October 8th, 2011, 8:48 am
Has thanked: 38 times
Been thanked: 4 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#47 Post by mattcitrang »

mattcitrang wrote: October 7th, 2019, 11:34 am
AlexS wrote: October 7th, 2019, 11:30 am Yes, email arrived today. I think they stagger the releases so if you're newer on the list it could hit you next week(?). Not sure though.
It's not newer. I've been purchasing Ceritas for 5 or 6 years. I think it's on volume. offers go out to the larger buyers first. BTW what was the price for that.
Ace Citrang10

Russ Williams
Posts: 9073
Joined: January 30th, 2009, 9:58 am

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#48 Post by Russ Williams »

mattcitrang wrote: October 7th, 2019, 11:35 am
mattcitrang wrote: October 7th, 2019, 11:34 am
AlexS wrote: October 7th, 2019, 11:30 am Yes, email arrived today. I think they stagger the releases so if you're newer on the list it could hit you next week(?). Not sure though.
It's not newer. I've been purchasing Ceritas for 5 or 6 years. I think it's on volume. offers go out to the larger buyers first. BTW what was the price for that.
Price for the cab is $90 and I am buying little if any cab these days, but it sounds like this vintage will hit my sweet spot.

There are degrees of ‘newer’ as I have been buying for a decade.
Listen to more Jerry, it will heal your soul.
9/1/74 - Keystone Berkeley

“We've got warehouses of butter
We've got oceans of wine
We've got famine when we need it
Got designer crime
We've got Mercedes
We've got Porsche
Ferrari and Rolls Royce”

Hank Victor
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 691
Joined: July 21st, 2018, 8:36 am
Has thanked: 1 time

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#49 Post by Hank Victor »

Anyone know production size for the 16 cab? I am under the impression that they only make sub 100 cases of this.
- ITB
Take a chance, Columbus did..

User avatar
Adam Frisch
BerserkerBusiness
BerserkerBusiness
Posts: 1043
Joined: July 15th, 2019, 5:04 pm
Location: Los Angeles
Has thanked: 25 times
Been thanked: 42 times

Re: Ceritas - Save the date 8/8/19

#50 Post by Adam Frisch »

The Cab is coming as part of my "tasting membership". Look forward to that, but I have to say that for me, at $90, it's going to be hard for me to buy that regularly no matter how good it is. I won't step up onto my pricing soapbox again, but suffice to say that I hope I'll feel it was good value.
Sabelli-Frisch Wines

Owner, proprietor and winemaker at Sabelli-Frisch Wines. I make wine from low-impact vineyards, focus on rare, forgotten, under-appreciated or historic grape varietals. Mission grape is my main red focus. IG: sabellifrisch

Post Reply

Return to “Wine Talk”