Archive for the 'Wine Releases' Category

2007 Selene Merlot Release!

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Hello from Selene! Wow, has this year flown by! Just as quickly we sold out of the 2006 Merlot, which means it’s time to release our 2007 Selene Merlot Frediani Vineyard! As a vintage, 2007 was our first drought year in a while but the season was otherwise nicely measured, with good weather for bloom, [...]

2006 Dead Fred Cabernet Sauvignon Release

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Hello from Selene! We have been busy with harvest, but wanted to take a break to release our 2006 Dead Fred Cabernet Sauvignon! Some of you may remember the first vintage, 2004 Dead Fred Cabernet, as it was an instant hit! The name always brings a smile to my face. Fred (RIP) was the beloved [...]

2008 Selene Sauvignon Blanc Release

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Hello from Selene! It’s been a cool spring and a slow start to summer, but summer has finally arrived in Napa and with that we know it’s time to release of the 2008 Selene Sauvignon Blanc! Just in time for the release, The Wine Spectator reviewed and scored the 2008 Selene Sauvignon Blanc 92 points! [...]

2009 Winter Release

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Hello from Selene! Harvest 2008 will be one that goes down in the history books for Selene Wines. Those of you that have been following our adventures on the Selene Wines Blog know that I made a 2008 Rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon! It was fun to make, and I hope everyone enjoys it. 2008 Selene [...]

2005 Selene Cabernet Sauvignon

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Hello from Selene! Wow! It’s been a long hot summer, the kind of summer that grapes love. We have been busy with the 2008 Harvest, and now that Fall has arrived we are finally able to ship wine safely. So here is our offer for the 2005 Selene Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley. (90% Cabernet Sauvignon, [...]

2004 Chesler Red Wine

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

We are excited about the release of our 2004 Chesler Napa Valley Red Wine.  Tracy and I have poured this at a few recent events, and the feedback has been incredible.  We even have these great reviews we wanted to share with you: Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate #174, December 2007 Displaying even more style [...]

2007 Sauvignon Blanc & 2006 Merlot

Friday, March 28th, 2008

Hello from Selene! Everyone has been asking… and here it is!  The release of the 2007 Selene Sauvignon Blanc and the 2006 Selene Merlot!  In 2007 all of Selene’s Sauvignon Blanc at Hyde was picked within five days beginning on the last day of August.  It came quick, but it came really good.  Here are [...]

2004 Selene Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

Hello from Selene! Harvest has kept us busy here at Selene, but we have a little break in October to send you information on our latest release of Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2004 Selene Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is the 3rd vintage of Cabernet for us.  In 2004 Napa enjoyed an early, warm spring.  Grapevines like [...]

2006 Sauvignon Blanc & 2005 Merlot

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Hello from Selene! Fifteen years ago, Selene made its debut with the release of two wines. One of those wines was the 1992 Selene Sauvignon Blanc from Hyde Vineyards. Now I have the pleasure of offering you our latest release, the 15th Anniversary bottling of the Sauvignon Blanc from Hyde Vineyards. Thanks to everyone at [...]

2004 Selene Dead Fred Cabernet Sauvignon

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006

Hello from Selene! We are releasing the 2004 Dead Fred Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon.  This is Selene’s first vineyard designate Cabernet Sauvignon to date, and only 93 cases were produced. I wish I could see your face when you first come upon the name “Dead Fred Vineyard.”  It always makes me smile.  The beloved cat of [...]