100 Best Wines of Sonoma 2017

Imagery Estate Winery - 2014 Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak Malbec, $45

This NCWC Best of Class wine is plummy and supple, with hints of smoke, earth and spice. The black plum and black cherry fruit is accented by complex notes of cola, black olive and mint.

Imagery Estate Winery - 2014 Upper Ridge Vineyard Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak Sangiovese, $42

It scored an impressive 98 points at NCWC for its textbook varietal character of tart cherry tinged with dried herbs and balanced by bright acidity. Perfect for any tomato-based dish, it also has notes of plums and red currants, with an earthiness and herbaceous elements that marry harmoniously. It’s sleek, full flavored and balanced to perfection.

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