Our family reserves the Conway label for exceptional barrels in our cellar that have been hand-selected to offer the utmost in quality, character and agebility. Our first vintage of Conway was created in 2009, in honor of our father, Christopher Conway, who has maintained a passion for California Cabernet Sauvignon throughout his lifetime.
The first vintage of Conway was reserved for three Napa Valley Cabernets from highly regarded vineyard sources in the Rutherford, Atlas Peak, and Napa Valley AVAs. For subsequent vintages we sourced grapes closer to home, in the Happy Canyon, in Santa Barbara County. We have since determined that Santa Barbara is where we will continue to source grapes for the Conway label, since we believe whoheartedly in the future and quality of this region. We are proud to produce Santa Barbara wines under our namesake label with grapes from Santa Ynez, Sta. Rita Hills, the Santa Maria Valley, and the Happy Canyon.
Rudolph is known for his love of holiday festivities, but did you know he loves Santa Barbara wine? His telltale red nose might just have something to do with his fondness for enjoying a bit of holiday cheer with his friends. Bring Rudolph to all your holiday parties this year, and spread the joy of Christmas! A bottle of this delicious 100% Santa Barbara County Merlot coupled with your favorite Reindeer games will make you the most festive guest of all!
The Pinot Noir grapes for our fifth vintage of Conway Pinot Noir are sourced from the acclaimed Santa Maria Valley Goodchild Vineyard. In keeping with previous vintages, this wine is fermented on the skins. Visually, the 2022 shows a classic garnet red color in the glass. The coloration is indicative of the rich red fruit flavors imparted by the skins of the grapes. Barrel aged for 6 months in French Oak, this wine is recommended to be enjoyed on its own, or with light fare.
Classic fruit aromas such as ripe cherry, strawberry and pomegranate are followed by silky smooth tannins, bright cherry fruit flavors, cranberry and plum notes, and subtle oak. Layers of complex flavors make the 2022 Conway Pinot Noir a favorite among our Pinot Noir offerings. The special label signifies its quality, and it stands out as one of the best bottles in our portfolio of wines.
The 2021 CONWAY Cabernet Sauvignon is one of our favorite wines to produce. Always made in limited quantities, this vintage displays floral and earthy notes, as well as rich black currant and blackberry flavors. The dark fruit is balanced by firm tannins and hint of savory black olive which adds an earthy complexity. Excellent structure and balance make this full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon easy to drink on it's own, and a delightful pairing with a hearty dish.