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 March 4, 2018:  

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 2017 eleven new wines are available

Wine   /  Varietal                            Bottle Price

NEW WINES RELEASED NOVEMBER 1, 2017

2016 Albarino                                   $25  (SOLD OUT)

  • This is our 2nd year producing a white wine made totally in stainless steel.  The Albariño grapes came from our neighbor’s vineyard at Hacienda de las Rosas.
  • A bright summer wine with notes of lemon, grapefruit and crisp citrus nose and palate.
  • This delightful wine will pair well with seafood, oysters on the half shell and a hot summer’s day!

2017 Albarino                                   $25  (Just Released August 18)

  • Our 3rd year producing a white wine made totally in stainless steel.  The Albariño grapes came from our neighbor’s vineyard at Hacienda de las Rosas.
  • A bright summer wine with notes of lemon, grapefruit and crisp citrus nose and palate.
  • This delightful wine will pair well with seafood, oysters on the half shell and a hot summer’s day!

2014 Estate Puppy Love                   $25  (2 cases left)

  • (63% Estate Grenache Noir & 37% Estate Alicante Bouschet)
  • GOLD– 2018 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County Fair
  • SILVER – 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • Chocolate, toffee, toasted caramel & cherry.  Light tannins & good acid balance make this a well-balanced, full-bodied wine with delightful mouthfeel & finish.
  • Pairs well with London Broil

2014 Happy Tails                               $25

  • (51% Merlot & 49% Cabernet Sauvignon)
  • SILVER– 2018 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County
  • FairSpicy, mineral notes in the nose.  Lots of bright dark fruit such as plum & cherry in the front pallet with light tannins in the middle followed by a long, lingering finish.
  • Pairs well with dark meat poultry, duck, & rabbit.

2014 Estate Cabernet Franc              $28

  • SILVER– 2018 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County Fair
  • SILVER – 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • Our newest edition of our flagship wine.
  • A pleasant bouquet with cherry & light tannin in the pallet.  A wonderful, smooth, well-rounded every day wine to be enjoyed before dinner with an aperitif or anytime.
  • Great with steaks, turkey, roasted chicken or any meat.

2014 Estate Malbec                           $28

  • SILVER– 2018 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County Fair
  • This is our first offering of our Estate Malbec.  There is a hint of cracked pepper in the nose with vanilla & ripe fruit in the pallet.  Lovely dark ruby color.
  • Pair it with lamb or goat.

2014 Estate Petit Verdot                    $30

  • SILVER– 2018 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County Fair
  • Old-World style wine with lovely fruit forward notes of spice, popcorn, & raspberry jam in the pallet. Smooth tannins & a delightful finish.
  • Enjoy it with seared foie grois, pate, &, just for fun, popcorn.

2014 Estate Eglantine                                 $30

  • (52% Estate Cabernet Franc, 31% Estate Cabernet Sauvignon & 17% Estate Merlot)
  • SILVER– 2018 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County Fair
  • BRONZE – 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • This year’s blend is an elegant offering with a delightful nose.  It is well-balanced with beautiful fruit, wonderful tannins & a long finish.
  • Could be paired with eggplant parmesan, robust Italian dishes, or enjoyed all by itself. Have fun pairing it with your favorite dishes.

2014 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon      $38  (6 cases left)

  • GOLD– 2018 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County Fair & Best Ramona Valley AVA Wine
  •  BRONZE – 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • To describe this wine as full-bodied with a mouth full of fruit would be an understatement. Black fruit with hints of violets & blueberries which continues all the way through the finish. Smooth, soft tannins making this a lovely, well-balanced wine.
  • This is the wine you would want with elk tenderloin with rosemary, any game with blue cheese, steak, prime rib with mushrooms, perhaps even roasted chicken.

2013 Estate Cab Franc Reserve         $34

  • SILVER– 2018 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County Fair
  • Great fruit, nice tannins, good balance & smooth finish describes this beautiful wine. As all its predecessors, it has a wonderful, velvety mouthfeel.
  • Delicious with steaks, beef stroganoff, & even the humble hamburger.

2014 Zinfandel (Yaegley Vineyard)              $36

  • Truly a fruit bomb from beginning to end with.
  • This huge wine would pair well with Greek dishes, dates, figs, ramaki, baklava, blue cheese & other full-bodied cheeses.

2015 Mon Cher Chien         (375 ml)          $27

  • (fortified dessert wine from our Estate Petit Verdot)
  • It is not over the top sweet, but just perfect with a clean finish.  Relax on a cool, winter’s evening with a glass or enjoy it with your dessert or robust cheese.
  • The best way to describe this wine is YUM!!!

PREVIOUS VINTAGES

2013 Estate Grenache Noir                $25 

  • Bright ruby color with a spicy nose.  Wonderful whole mouthfeel with notes of dark berry fruit, caramel & cherry.  Delightful long clean finish.
  • Great with grilled salmon, spicy foods such as Mexican or delightful without any food

2013 Happy Tails                                $23  (2 cases left)

  • (70% Merlot & 30% Cabernet Sauvignon)
  • GOLD– 2017 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County Fair &
  • Best Ramona Valley AVA Wine
  • SILVER – 2017 Finger Lake International Wine Competition
  • 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 Cabernet Franc               $26  (SOLD OUT)

  • SILVER – 2017 Finger Lake International Wine Competition
  • 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 Petit Verdot                   $28  (2 cases left)

  • SILVER – 2017 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County Fair
  • 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, but just as enjoyable.

2013 Estate Alicante Bouschet       $35  (2 cases left)

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

2013 Estate Eglantine                         $28  (SOLD OUT)

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

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.