The Lightpost Winery in Santa Clara County in California

The winery offers 16 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 4.
It is currently not ranked among the best domains of California.
It is located in Santa Clara County in the region of California

The Lightpost Winery is one of the best wineries to follow in Santa Clara County.. It offers 16 wines for sale in of Santa Clara County to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Lightpost Winery wines

Looking for the best Lightpost Winery wines in Santa Clara County among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Lightpost Winery wines. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be suitable with the wines from this area. Learn more about the region and the Lightpost Winery wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top white wines of Lightpost Winery

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Lightpost Winery

How Lightpost Winery wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or shellfish such as recipes of rabbit with hunter's sauce, pasta with tuna and béchamel sauce or fideuà (paella with pasta and fish).

The grape varieties most used in the white wines of Lightpost Winery.

  • Albariño

Discovering the wine region of Santa Clara County

The wine region du Santa Clara County is located in the region of Central Coast in California in United States. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine A Tribute to Grace or the Testarossa Winery produce mainly wines red, white and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Santa Clara County are Zinfandel, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Pinot noir, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Santa Clara County often reveals types of flavors of black fruit, microbio or vegetal and sometimes also flavors of oak, non oak or earth.

In the mouth of Santa Clara County is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 17 estates and châteaux in the of Santa Clara County, producing 31 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Santa Clara County go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or lamb.

The top red wines of Lightpost Winery

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Lightpost Winery

How Lightpost Winery wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of roast beef casserole, roast veal with honey or rabbit with leeks.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Lightpost Winery

On the nose the red wine of Lightpost Winery. often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of red fruit, black fruit. In the mouth the red wine of Lightpost Winery. is a powerful with a nice freshness.

The best vintages in the red wines of Lightpost Winery

  • 2018 With an average score of 4.00/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 4.00/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Lightpost Winery.

  • Pinot Noir
  • Carignan
  • Shiraz/Syrah
  • Grenache
  • Mourvedre
  • Cabernet Sauvignon

Discover the grape variety: Grenache

Grenache noir is a grape variety that originated in Spain. It produces a variety of grape specially used for the elaboration of wine. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by medium to large bunches, and grapes of medium size. Grenache noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Languedoc & Roussillon, Rhone Valley, Loire Valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Lightpost Winery

Planning a wine route in the of Santa Clara County? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of wines similar to Lightpost Winery.

Discover the grape variety: Albarino

It is a Spanish variety, in Galicia to be precise, with its cradle in the Rias Baixas area, around Pontevedra and up to Orense. It would be a close relative of the Loureiro. Widely cultivated in Portugal, ... in France, it is registered in the Official Catalogue of wine grape varieties, list A1.

News about Lightpost Winery and wines from the region

Duckhorn expands in Napa Valley with vineyard deals

Duckhorn Portfolio said it has acquired around 20 hectares (50 acres) of Napa Valley vineyards via separate deals. This includes 16 hectares (40 acres) of the Stanly Ranch vineyard in Los Carneros and the four-hectare (10 acre) Red Wing vineyard in St. Helena, said the group, which is listed under the ‘Napa’ ticker on the New York Stock Exchange. ‘As our portfolio has evolved to include 10 renowned luxury wineries, our commitment to having a robust estate vineyard programme continues to be centr ...

Duckhorn expands in Napa Valley with vineyard deals

Duckhorn Portfolio said it has acquired around 20 hectares (50 acres) of Napa Valley vineyards via separate deals. This includes 16 hectares (40 acres) of the Stanly Ranch vineyard in Los Carneros and the four-hectare (10 acre) Red Wing vineyard in St. Helena, said the group, which is listed under the ‘Napa’ ticker on the New York Stock Exchange. ‘As our portfolio has evolved to include 10 renowned luxury wineries, our commitment to having a robust estate vineyard programme continues to be centr ...

Ten years on: Chinese wine’s breakthrough moment at DWWA

The prestige attached to winning at the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) means that being awarded a Bronze medal for some wineries will mean huge celebrations in China, Japan, India, or Thailand. Since the competition began in 2004, I have often reminded judges on my panel about this – whether they are journalists, sommeliers, educators, Masters of Wine or Master Sommeliers. Scroll down for new tasting notes and scores on Jia Bei Lan vintages: from the Chinese wine label that won big at DWWA 20 ...

The word of the wine: Rough

A very astringent and somewhat coarse tannic wine.