Morlet Family Vineyards

Highly acclaimed by Robert Parker, Steven Tanzer, and Wine Spectator as “Must Haves” and already reaching cult status in the California market, Morlet Family Vineyards is the project of well known winemaker Luc Morlet. Luc Morlet is a fourth-generation, France-born winemaker who grew up on his family’s domaine in Champagne. He worked in vineyards and wineries in Burgundy and Bordeaux before making his way to California. There he has served as winemaker for Newton, Staglin and Peter Michael Winery, where he is still consulting winemaker to his brother Nicolas, who has succeeded him as full-time winemaker. In 2006, Morlet and his wife, Jodie, founded Morlet Family Vineyards, which focuses on small lots of wine from Napa and Sonoma, crafted in a rich and creamy style.

Wine Appellation
La Proportion Doree Semillon/Sauvignon Blanc/Muscadelle Sonoma
Coteaux Nobles Pinot Noir Sonoma
Mon Chevalier Cabernet Knights Valley
Mon Passionnement Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville
Available in: Maine
Grown: California, United States
Heading north from San Francisco, you will soon be surrounded by Sonoma wineries and vineyards. Sonoma County stretches from the Pacific Coast in the west to the Mayacamas Mountains in the east and is home to almost 60,000 acres of vineyards and more than 370 wineries. Viticulturally, Sonoma County is divided into three distinct sections: Sonoma Valley, Northern Sonoma and Sonoma Coast. Within each of these AVAs are sub-AVAs, all with have their own distinct mesoclimate. The grape varieties used in Sonoma County barely deviates from that used throughout California. Chardonnay takes the lead as the most planted white variety and Cabernet Sauvignon donimants the red. Sonoma County is California's largest producers of wine grapes. Russian River Valley AVA is one of California’s most prestigious wine regions.