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Flat-Rate $10 Shipping for April

Until the end of April, each order we receive, from a bottle of wine to two cases or more, will be shipped anywhere we ship for just $10 per address. The more you order, the more you save! And of course, any order that includes 6 or more bottles of Esprit wines will as always have shipping included at no charge. Cheers!

Purchase Wine

Welcome to the Tablas Creek Vineyard Wine Shop. You may order wine online with the form below, or if you have questions or would like to speak to one of us about an order we invite you to contact us.

VINsider Wine Club members receive a 20% discount off list prices (25% on orders of a case or more).  VINdependent Wine Club members receive a 10% discount off list prices (20% on orders of a case or more).  Non-members receive a 10% discount on all orders of a case or more.

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Production Notes

The Tablas Creek Vineyard 2011 Esprit de Tablas Blanc* is a blend of three estate-grown varietals, propagated from budwood cuttings from the Château de Beaucastel estate. Roussanne provides the core richness, minerality, and flavors of honey and spice, while Grenache Blanc adds green apple and anise flavors, a lush mouthfeel and bright acids. Picpoul Blanc completes the blend, adding a saline minerality and tropical notes.

*Curious about the new name of our signature blends?  Please read about this change on our blog post.

The 2011 vintage was our second consecutive winter with healthy rainfall, but yields were dramatically reduced by two nights of frost on April 8th and 9th, impacting particularly early-sprouting grapes like Viognier and Grenache Blanc.  Despite the low crop loads, ripening was slow due to a very cool summer, and harvest roughly three weeks later than normal, beginning in mid-September and not concluding until mid-November.  Warm, sunny weather during harvest allowed the later-ripening varieties to reach full maturity. The long hangtime and low yields combined to produce fruit with notable richness balanced by higher than usual acidity, all at low alcohol levels. Our Roussanne was harvested between September 22nd and November 8th, Grenache Blanc between September 29th and October 20th, and Picpoul between October 19th and 27th.

The grapes for our Esprit de Tablas Blanc were grown on our 120-acre certified organic estate vineyard.

The fruit was whole cluster pressed, and fermented with native yeasts. The Roussanne was fermented in a balance of stainless steel fermenters, 60-gallon oak barrels, and one 1200-gallon foudre. The Grenache Blanc was fermented partially in stainless steel and also in one foudre, and the Picpoul Blanc was fermented in small neutral oak and stainless steel barrels. All the wines went through malolactic fermentation. The lots were selected and blended in April, and bottled in July 2012.

Tasting Notes

The 2011 Esprit de Tablas Blanc is a classic Esprit Blanc, with aromatics dominated by non-fruit descriptors: mineral, sea spray, grilled bread and a hint of non-toasted oak. The mouth is dramatically rich and broad, with the vintage's acidity showing in the front palate, rich Roussanne in the mid-palate, and a hint of tannin from the Grenache Blanc on the long, nutty finish. A fascinating combination of rich and very dry.  Still a baby, this is a serious white to age for up to 15 years or more.

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Food Pairings

  • Cooked shellfish (lobster, softshell crab, shrimp)
  • Roasted or grilled vegetables (eggplant, asparagus, peppers)
  • Foods cooked with garlic and olive oil
  • Rich fish dishes (i.e., salmon, swordfish)
  • Asian stir fry
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Featured Wine  10% off normal price

Esprit de Beaucastel / Esprit de Tablas Wines

Cotes de Tablas Wines

Patelin de Tablas Wines

Dry Rosé

  • 2013 Dianthus Members Only57% Mourvedre, 28% Grenache, 15% Counoise $27.00 $24.30 $21.60

Varietal Wines

Limited Production Blends

  • 2011 Panoplie Limit 3 Members OnlyMourvedre 60%, Grenache 30%, Syrah 10% $95.00 $85.50 $76.00
  • 2010 Panoplie Limit 3 Members Only60% Mourvedre, 30% Grenache, 10% Syrah $95.00 $85.50 $76.00
  • 2010 Panoplie 1.5 L Limit 2 Members Only60% Mourvedre, 30% Grenache, 10% Syrah $195.00 $175.50 $156.00
  • 2011 En Gobelet Members Only29% Mourvedre, 27% Grenache, 26% Tannat, 18% Syrah $45.00 $40.50 $36.00

Sweet Wines

Olive Oil

Gift Cards

  • I would like to purchase a Tablas Creek gift card with the following amount:

    Tablas Creek Vineyard gift cards make great gifts! They can be used like cash to purchase any Tablas Creek Vineyard wine or merchandise either at Tablas Creek Vineyard, by phone at 805-237-1231 or on the Tablas Creek online order form.

    We will ship, free of charge, any gift cards purchased from Tablas Creek, and include a gift message of your choice.

    • To redeem online, enter the 16-digit gift card number into the "Coupon/Certificate/Gift Card Number:" field in the online order form.
    • You will still need to enter a valid credit card with your order. If the total of the purchase is less than the value remaining on the gift card, the credit card will not be charged. If the purchase exceeds the gift card total, the remainder will be charged on the credit card provided.
    • To check the balance or to refill your card ask one of our staff members or call 805-237-1231. We regret that you cannot check the balance or add value to the gift card online.
    • Purchases of gift cards are not taxed, although normal taxes apply when gift cards are redeemed for payment.
    • Gift cards are non-refundable, are not redeemable for cash, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
    • Use of a Tablas Creek gift card constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
    • Gift cards have no value until purchased.

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Tablas Creek Vineyard
9339 Adelaida Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446
Phone: (805) 237-1231
Fax: (805) 237-1314
Email: info@tablascreek.com

GOVERNMENT WARNING: Drinking distilled spirits, wine, beer and other alcoholic beverages may increase your risk of cancer and cause birth defects during pregnancy.

Events

Spring VINsider Shipment Tasting Party Sunday, April 13

The Tablas Creek tasting room will be open exclusively for our VINsider Club Members to celebrate our Spring VINsider Wine Club shipment Sunday, April 13th. VINsiders are invited to come to one of four sessions (10:30am, noon, 1:30pm or 3:00pm) at which we'll taste the wines in the recent shipment paired with small bites prepared by Chef Jeff Scott.  Read More »


Tablas Creek News

$10 Flat-Rate Shipping for April

We know that shipping wine can add up, and we want to make it easier for you to enjoy our wines. So from now until the end of April, each order we receive, from a bottle of wine to two cases or more, will be shipped anywhere we ship for just $10. The more you order, the more you save! There are no limits to this offer, so use the opportunity to send wine to yourself, your family or your friends. Details »


On the Tablas Blog

Robert Haas receives the Rhone Rangers 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award

April 10, 2014
This past weekend, a big Tablas Creek contingent made the trip up to San Francisco to cheer on my dad as he received the Rhone Rangers 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award...I did want to share the remarkable tribute video that the Rhone Rangers put together and debuted at the awards dinner where he received the honor.  Read More »