Riverain and Thomas Rivers Brown! The 2016s have arrived!

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#1 Post by Steve Nordhoff » January 24th, 2019, 12:39 pm

Berserker Day Ten! Time flies and we are happy that the big #10 lines up with our 2016s, a great vintage by any measure.
A big thank you to Todd and the crew who make this happen. The choices and selections are varied, unique and there are lots of great deals.

Our offer is detailed below, but the sum of it is 20% off any three pack, 30% off of any six pack and mix and match is ok.

The shipping on any three bottle order is free. There is a three bottle minimum (mix and match is OK).

Riverain focuses on single vineyard wines from great sources. Oakville Tench Vineyard Cabernet, Cardiac Hill Syrah from Bennett Valley (and Yountville Sauvignon Blanc from Gamble Family, but we sold out of that really quickly).

Our winemaker, Thomas Rivers Brown, needs no introduction. He and his team bring incredible focus to getting the details right, especially farming, yields and meticulous vinification. The vineyards at both Tench and Cardiac Hill have more vine maturity and are really dialed in. We picked separate blocks in Tench in 2016 and could not be happier with the quality. This beautiful vineyard in Oakville, next to Screaming Eagle, is a world class site.

As always, we give the Berserkers the preview of our upcoming releases and substantial discounts (which will be released to the mailing list in March).

In 2016, yields returned to normal plus at Tench and the quality is amazing. We picked two separate blocks two weeks apart and Thomas blended a beautiful wine. Our yields at Cardiac Hill were not so lucky, still off a full 50% from 2014, but the quality and concentration is fantastic.

The wines:

2016 Oakville Cabernet, Tench Vineyard: This vintage seems to be a great combination of 2013s massive density, tannins and structure along with the forward fruit of 2015. I would take that combo every year. The nose has that Tench combination of red and black fruit, along with some spice from the 80% new French barrels (mostly Darnajou and Taransaud). The palate has beautiful silkiness, with blackberry, black cherry and spice. The finish has the minerality and acid that Tench provides and the tannins kick in, showing that 2013 long aging quality.

2016 Bennett Valley Cardiac Hill Syrah: Our Cardiac Hill Syrah gave us great color and concentration, which it seems to do every year, but 2016, with its relaxed growing season, yet low yields, may have kicked the power up one more gear. We leave in about a third of whole cluster on this wine to cut some of the primary fruit and add some aromatic complexity. The nose has some signature lavender and black olive, but is dominated by very dark fruit. No new oak on this wine allows for the purity of the Syrah to shine through. The finish is huge and long, again boding well for some extended aging. The style has not changed and we think of it as a cross between CA and Northern Rhone, which is the way we like it. Just 108 cases this year.

We kept pricing the same as last year. We think the pricing for this quality cannot be beat.

The Offer

Please visit http://www.riverainvineyards.com If you have not signed up previously, you will need to do so so your information is captured by the system.

Both wines are 20% or 30% off the 2019 mailing list price. Please use the promo code ten when you order to get this pricing.

Mix and match is ok on any of these offers.

Cabernet, (normally $125 per) is now $100 per with a three pack purchase and $87.50 per with a six pack purchase.

Syrah, (normally $55) is $44 per with a three pack purchase and $38.50 per with a six pack purchase.

Free ground shipping is included on all orders but please note the three bottle minimum.

Please do like us on Instagram or Facebook

Here are the links:

http://www.instagram.com/riverainvineyards/

https://www.facebook.com/RiverainVineyards/


We will ship these in February and March as the weather allows.

Thanks, as always, for your interest. If you have any questions feel free to email me at steve@riverainvineyards.com
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#2 Post by Jason K. » January 26th, 2019, 8:28 am

I'm in for a 3-pack.
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#3 Post by MikeHill » January 26th, 2019, 8:37 am

In for a three pack of the Tench Cabernet!

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#4 Post by mattcitrang » January 26th, 2019, 8:48 am

MikeHill wrote:
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In for a three pack of the Tench Cabernet!
same here!

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#5 Post by Joe B » January 26th, 2019, 8:51 am

In for a six pack of Tench.
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#6 Post by MICHAEL C R O M W E L L » January 26th, 2019, 9:21 am

Pick 6 here!
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#7 Post by Mike Evans » January 26th, 2019, 9:27 am

In for 2 cabs and a syrah.

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#8 Post by mowen » January 26th, 2019, 9:51 am

In for a six pack of cabernet - thank you
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#9 Post by Steve Nordhoff » January 26th, 2019, 9:53 am

Thank you for the orders! I fixed the math on the Syrah newhere
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#10 Post by Gil H » January 26th, 2019, 11:20 am

In for 2 Syrah and a Cab
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#11 Post by T. Melloni » January 26th, 2019, 11:25 am

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!
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#12 Post by Peter Shurman » January 26th, 2019, 11:36 am

IN for a 6 pack ... [cheers.gif]
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#13 Post by Steve Nordhoff » January 26th, 2019, 11:39 am

T. Melloni wrote:
January 26th, 2019, 11:25 am
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!
We like it that way!

Thanks for the orders gents.
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#14 Post by Larry Weitzner » January 26th, 2019, 11:51 am

Bought a case of cab

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#15 Post by Jim F » January 26th, 2019, 12:16 pm

In on the cabernet!
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#16 Post by Philip G » January 26th, 2019, 1:00 pm

3 + 3 for Me!

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#17 Post by Steve Nordhoff » January 26th, 2019, 1:54 pm

Awesome! Thanks for the orders!
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#18 Post by NickRut » January 26th, 2019, 2:23 pm

In for 4 cabs and 3 Syrahs. Never tried these but TRB and I typically get along just fine...
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#19 Post by Phil M » January 26th, 2019, 3:03 pm

In for 4 Syrah and 2 cabs- terrific juice!
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#20 Post by Steve Nordhoff » January 26th, 2019, 4:25 pm

Thank you both!
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#21 Post by Keith Koshk!n » January 27th, 2019, 8:06 am

Grabbed a couple of the syrahs. Pumped about those!

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#22 Post by Ron F r e e d » January 27th, 2019, 8:32 am

In for a mixed 10-pack--haven't tried your cabernet before, but had to include a few of those in the mix!

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#23 Post by Eric White » January 27th, 2019, 8:50 am

Fine! You got me!

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#24 Post by Albert R » January 27th, 2019, 8:51 am

In for a 6-pack....4 Syrah and 2 Cabs.... Thank you Steve!
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#25 Post by Steve Nordhoff » January 27th, 2019, 8:52 am

Thank you gents!
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#26 Post by Josh Grossman » January 27th, 2019, 8:57 am

Hopefully I just found my Outpost replacement after the buyout. In for a sixer.

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#27 Post by Rob Winn » January 27th, 2019, 9:01 am

In for a Sixer of the 2016 Cab. Thanks Steve and the Riverain Team!!!!!!

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#28 Post by NickRut » January 27th, 2019, 9:06 am

Steve Nordhoff wrote:
January 27th, 2019, 8:52 am
Thank you gents!

Did you get my PM? Wanted to add 2 more cabs to my order from yesterday if at all possible.
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#29 Post by Steve Nordhoff » January 27th, 2019, 9:14 am

NickRut wrote:
January 27th, 2019, 9:06 am
Steve Nordhoff wrote:
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Thank you gents!

Did you get my PM? Wanted to add 2 more cabs to my order from yesterday if at all possible.
Did not the the PM but you are all set. Thanks Nick!
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#30 Post by D@vid Bu3ker » January 27th, 2019, 9:18 am

Order in!
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#31 Post by NickRut » January 27th, 2019, 9:24 am

Steve Nordhoff wrote:
January 27th, 2019, 9:14 am
NickRut wrote:
January 27th, 2019, 9:06 am
Steve Nordhoff wrote:
January 27th, 2019, 8:52 am
Thank you gents!

Did you get my PM? Wanted to add 2 more cabs to my order from yesterday if at all possible.
Did not the the PM but you are all set. Thanks Nick!
Thanks Steve. Appreciate it!
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#32 Post by awilliamson4 » January 27th, 2019, 9:51 am

I can't get to the page to order...it keeps taking me back to my account home.
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#33 Post by btinloy » January 27th, 2019, 9:54 am

In for 2 cabs and 4 syrah!

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#34 Post by awilliamson4 » January 27th, 2019, 9:59 am

Am I missing something on how to order?
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#35 Post by awilliamson4 » January 27th, 2019, 10:00 am

Check that...I got it now.
3 and 3 ordered...thanks a bunch.
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#36 Post by Steve Nordhoff » January 27th, 2019, 10:09 am

Thank you!
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#37 Post by Francine Haight » January 27th, 2019, 10:37 am

Rob Winn wrote:
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In for a Sixer of the 2016 Cab. Thanks Steve and the Riverain Team!!!!!!
[cheers.gif] You have good taste! Yeah!!!

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#38 Post by tberanek » January 27th, 2019, 10:45 am

Great wines!!
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#39 Post by Dick Bueker » January 27th, 2019, 11:31 am

Trying to order but cannot get in!!

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#40 Post by Steve Nordhoff » January 27th, 2019, 12:09 pm

Dick Bueker wrote:
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Trying to order but cannot get in!!
You are all set. Thanks Dick!
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#41 Post by rsdavies » January 27th, 2019, 12:24 pm

These are beautifully made wines, what a deal! champagne.gif
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#42 Post by Frank Murray III » January 27th, 2019, 12:43 pm

Go Steve go! Go Go! Love this.
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#43 Post by KyleC » January 27th, 2019, 1:02 pm

Created an account, able to login, but can't see an allocation/unable to order?
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#44 Post by KyleC » January 27th, 2019, 1:02 pm

KyleC wrote:
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Created an account, able to login, but can't see an allocation/unable to order?
Never mind, logged in with the offer code and that works.
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#45 Post by KyleC » January 27th, 2019, 1:05 pm

Cool in for 2 cabs and 1 syrah
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#46 Post by Rob Winn » January 27th, 2019, 3:07 pm

Frank Murray III wrote:
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Go Steve go! Go Go! Love this.


Love me some Cab!!!! [cheers.gif]

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#47 Post by Alex A » January 27th, 2019, 5:20 pm

Woah! I'm in for a case! Love me some Riverain! Order went through without issues. Thanks Steve!
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#48 Post by Steve Nordhoff » January 27th, 2019, 6:24 pm

Alex A wrote:
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Woah! I'm in for a case! Love me some Riverain! Order went through without issues. Thanks Steve!
Awesome, thank you!
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#49 Post by Mike Van1 » January 27th, 2019, 6:33 pm

Ordered 3 Cabs. Looking forward to trying these. First time participating in a Berserker Day.
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#50 Post by Andrew Christiansen » January 29th, 2019, 12:30 am

Had to get 4 of the syrah...before they disappear:(. Thanks, Steve!

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