DEEP SEA Hand Crafted Wines are made from coastal vineyards to reflect the maritime influence of the Pacific Ocean, and are perfect for the modern wine drinker. These wines reflect their origins and the impact of California's coastal climate, particularly in Santa Barbara where wine grapes are ideally influenced throughout the growing season by the unique climes created by the Pacific Ocean. The ocean themes of the labels reference the focus of Deep Sea wines, showcasing their origin of close proximity to the ocean, and impact of natural cooling on Santa Barbara vineyards.
Our Deep Sea wines are sourced from select and notable Santa Barbara vineyards and Central Coast vineyards that share the complexities associated with California’s maritime-influenced appellations. Vineyards include those founds in the following AVA's:
- Central Coast AVA: California’s second largest AVA
- Monterey County: Including 9 AVAs, exhibiting exemplary conditions for high quality, cool-climate viticulture
- Santa Barbara AVA’s: Including Santa Maria Valley and Santa Rita HIlls
- Los Carneros AVA: Cool-climate varietals develop a crisp acidity and moderate sugar levels
2021 Deep Sea Malbec, Santa Barbara County: Our 2021 Malbec is rich with notes of ripe Black Cherry, Blueberry and Cola. Waves of Raspberry, Pomegranate, and Plum are followed by savory Spices and toasted Oak.
This limited production Sauvignon Blanc is fermented in 100% stainless steel tanks. Sourced from the Portico Hills Vineyard in Los Alamos, this refreshing white displays aromas of Lemon, Lime, and fresh cut Hay. Fresh fruit flavors of Pineapple, Lemon, and Mandarin Orange make this wine perfect for sipping in the sunshine, or pairing with light cheeses, oysters, chilled crab claws, or spicy Thai dishes.
The Pinot Noir grapes for the 2021 vintage of our Deep Sea Pinot Noir are sourced from an acclaimed Los Alamos Vineyard site. Original cuttings for this vineyard were brought over from Europe 25 years ago. Our Santa Barbara Pinot Noir offers classic cherry and strawberry fruit notes, and a whisper of toasted vanilla. The delicate fruit, soft oak notes, and a hint of spice make for a wine with excellent structure and balance. Smells Like: Fresh cherries, pomegranate and crushed berries. Tastes Like: Strawberries and fresh Cherries, with a subtle toasted vanilla finish.
2021 Riesling, Santa Barbara County: This sweet Riesling offers fragrant aromas of Honeyed Pear, Apricot, and Sweet Lemonade. Fresh acidity balances ripe fruit flavors of Lychee, Nectarine and sun-kissed Peaches.
2022 Rosé of Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County: Watermelon pink with juicy fruit flavors, our 100% Pinot Noir rosé is a refreshing waterfall of White Cherries, Zesty Citrus, and Raspberry Sorbet. Every vintage of this wine is a total delight, and the 2022 is no exception. Always a best seller, especially during the Summer, our Rosé of Pinot Noir is a crowd pleaser. #roseallday!
2022 Beach Blanc: Perfect for sun-drenched beach days, this blend has a breezy citrus vibe, with tropical fruit flavors and crisp acidity. Pair with ocean views, drink with friends. 64% Viognier, 18% Sauvignon Blanc, 13% Malvasia Bianca, 5% Muscat Canelli.