Our Wines

wines_100_0925_reduced Woof’n Rose makes red wines from fruit grown in the Ramona Valley AVA, most of the fruit is estate grown on the premises.  Varietals include Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Petite Verdot, Grenache Noir, and Alicante Bouschet, as well as proprietary blends comprised of these varietals.  Woof’n Rose also makes one white wine, an Albarino, also from Ramona Valley fruit.  Many of these wines are medal award winners from wine competitions such as the Fingerlakes International, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Florida State Fair, and the Toast of the Coast (San Diego County Fair commercial competition).  Medal positions are listed with the wines, excepting new releases which have not yet been in the competitions.

Woofn’ Rose Winery invites you to:  Please sip our wines in your quality time, Time to smell the roses, Time to kiss puppy noses!

Woof ‘n Rose Wines, current as of February 5, 2017:  

Email:   marilyn@woofnrose.com ;   Phone: 760-788-4818

All Woof’n Rose red wines are made from 100% Ramona Valley grapes.  As of the 1st of November nine new wines are available

Wine   /  Varietal                            Bottle Price

NEW WINES RELEASED NOVEMBER 1, 2016

2015 Albarino                                   $25

  • Crisp, clean, tropical fruit with a hint of Granny Smith apple. Reminiscent of a Sauvignon Blanc, but Oh so much more.  Great on a hot summer’s day.
  • Pairs well with fish and shellfish and wonderful all by itself.

2013 Estate Grenache Noir        $25

  • Bright ruby color with a spicy nose.  Wonderful whole mouth feel with notes of dark berry fruit, carameland cherry.  Delightful long clean finish.
  • Great with grilled Salmon.

2013 Happy Tails                              $23

  • (70% Merlot / 30% Cabernet Sauvignon )Beautiful dark, rich red color with hints of toasted caramel in the nose, however, the palate is plum. You will notice a beautiful mouth feel with a lingering finish.

2013 Estate Petit Verdot                $28

  • You will notice spearmint in the nose, but once it has a chance to open there is an abundance of fruit.  This vintage is a slightly lighter wine than its predecessor, butjust as enjoyable. 

2013 Estate Alicante Bouschet    $35

  • Buttered popcorn in the nose followed by blackberry.  This is a lovely, well balanced wine.

2013 Estate Cabernet Franc         $26

  • Newest vintage of our popular flagship wine.  Notes of blueberry pie with dark crust.
  • As always this will be delicious with steaks, lamb, bison, venison, blue cheese, portabella mushrooms and, like all our wines, great alone.

2013 Estate Eglantine                    $28

  • (35% Estate Cab Sauvignon / 32% Estate Malbec / 24% Estate Petit Verdot / 7% Estate Merlot / 2% Estate Cab Franc) Antique rose petals greet you in the nose.  The palate has hints of aged cherries, blackberry & vanilla with a long finish.

2012 Estate Cab Franc Reserve   $34

  • The extra year of aging has added to the sophistication of our Reserve Cabernet Franc.  Well-developed cherry or even toasted cherry pop tart with hints of blueberry.  This is an elegant, smooth wine

2012 Estate Merlot Reserve          $36

  • Beautiful garnet color This is a huge wine which offers a mouthful of marionberry & elderberry jam..  Enjoy with a good steak.  If you can wait this wine will age beautifully for years to come

PREVIOUS VINTAGES

2012 Estate Grenache Noir        SOLD OUT

  • Lovely well-balanced wine with notes of red raspberry, cherry & caramel, soft tannins, long finish.  Enjoy with Mexican dishes & grilled salmon.
  • Silver Medal at 2016 Toast of the Coast wine competition, Bronze at the Fingerlakes International

2012 Puppy Love                             $22

  • (56% Estate Grenache Noir & 44% Cab Sauvignon)
  • While this is a blend, the Grenache presence is bright in the nose with a nice round mouth feel & notes of cherry & strawberry followed by a bright, long finish.

2012 Happy Tails                              $22

  • (76% Merlot & 24% Cab Sauvignon)
  • Great nose, reminiscent of an old world wine. Allow this wine time to open up & you will be rewarded with hints of caramel, curry, spice, cherry & other bright fruits. 

2012 Estate Petit Verdot                SOLD OUT

  • (83% Estate Petit Verdot, 8% Estate Malbec & 9% Estate Cab Sauvignon)
  • Hint of fresh gunpowder & smooth fruit.  Easy drinking now, but worthy of aging.  Enjoy with appetizers & medium to full bodied cheeses.
  • Gold Medal at 2016 Toast of the Coast wine competition, also Best Petit Verdot

2012 Estate Alicante Bouschet    SOLD OUT

  • Allow this wine to open & you will be rewarded with notes of elderberry, cedar, balsam with a beautiful, mellow finish.

2012 Estate Merlot Reserve          SOLD OUT

  • The crisp sugary toasted topping of Crème Brule greets your nose followed by dark caramel, chocolate & cherry in the mid-palate. Excellent structure with a superb finish.
  • Double Gold Medal at 2016 Toast of the Coast wine competition, also Best of Ramona Valley and Best Merlot

2012 Estate Cab Franc                    $26

  • The latest offering of our flagship wine greets you with the nose you love, well-balanced fruit, cherry, “did I mention fruit fruit  fruit” with a lovely velvety mouth feel, supple tannins & a delicious finish.
  • Silver Medal at 2016 Toast of the Coast wine competition

2012 Estate Eglantine                    SOLD OUT

  • (51% Estate Petit Verdot, 23%Estate Cab Franc, 16% Estate Merlot, 5% Estate Malbec, & 5% Estate Cab Sauvignon)
  • Our latest vintage of our popular Bordeaux Blend is 100% Estate grapes.  It is a beautiful, complex fruit with notes of dark chocolate truffles, café au laut, caramel & marshmallow.  A well-rounded blend with a long finish.
  • Silver Medal at 2016 Toast of the Coast wine competition

2011 Estate Cab Franc Reserve   SOLD OUT

  • An elegant, complex, well-balanced wine with hints of sweet curry, cherry, caramel.  There is a lot going on in this lovely wine.
  • Silver Medal at 2016 Toast of the Coast wine competition

 

2013 Neuf Anges   (375 ml)           $25

  • Great as an aperitif, with dessert or a good book!
  • Neuf Anges a sweet, fortified wine, with a lovely clean finish made from our Estate Grenache Noir.  Enjoy it before your meal over ice with a twist of lemon, served at room temperature with dessert, or with a good book.  Pairs well with fresh fruit, dark chocolate, fig cake or robust cheeses.

2013 Chardonnay                             $22

  • You will find lovely notes of tropical fruit in this delightful Chardonnay.  Aged completely in stainless steel the fruit comes through beautifully.  ENJOY!
  • This Chardonnay comes from the Santa Yanez Valley and is not a Ramona Valley wine.  Since we produce only red wines, we feel that we should offer a white wine to our guests who only drink white wines so they can participate in the wine tasting experience.  This Chardonnay is only available for by the glass or bottle and is not part of our regular tasting.