San Simeon Wines Launches Super Premium Stormwatch
November 30, 2016 (Paso Robles, Calif.) – After more than 30 years of winemaking experience in the Paso Robles region of California, the Riboli family is proud to debut its first super premium red Bordeaux blend, Stormwatch, under the San Simeon brand (www.sansimeonwines.com).
The Riboli family’s estate vineyards in the renowned El Pomar District of Paso Robles showcase steep hillsides and rocky soils, which produce wines with intense aromas and flavors. The cooling afternoon breezes of the Templeton Gap make the El Pomar District ideal for premium grape growing. Stormwatch is a rich, complex wine that reveals ripe flavors of blackberry, dark cherry, and raspberry. Hand-selected French oak barrels contribute spice and vanilla, and structured tannins provide texture and depth with a lengthy finish. Grapes are hand-harvested to ensure the highest quality. Stormwatch is a blend of 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot, 16% Malbec, 11% Petit Verdot and 5% Cabernet Franc. It is perfectly balanced between power and finesse.
The San Simeon brand was launched in the mid-1980s with the vision of showcasing premium varietal wines from the two diverse California wine regions of Paso Robles and Monterey. “Our family’s mission is to produce artisan wines of the highest quality. The San Simeon collection is selectively crafted in small lots to showcase the terroir from which the grapes are sourced,” says Anthony Riboli, fourth generation winemaker. “After years of focusing on high-quality, single-varietal wines under the San Simeon brand, my family is excited to release Stormwatch, the first Bordeaux blend of this award-winning collection.”
RIBOLI FAMILY WINE ESTATES
The Riboli family began its legacy of winemaking in 1917, when San Antonio Winery was established in downtown Los Angeles. Since its inauguration, Riboli Family Wine Estates’ portfolio has grown to include multiple different brands. As founding winery of Riboli Family Wine Estates, San Antonio Winery continues a proud heritage of winemaking in Los Angeles and Paso Robles that spans four generations of the Riboli family. The family’s commitment to producing award-winning wines has included investing in vineyards in California’s most prestigious regions, including the Rutherford AVA of Napa Valley, Santa Lucia Highlands and Arroyo Seco AVAs of Monterey County and the El Pomar District and Creston AVAs of Paso Robles. Most recently the Riboli family has been committed to growing its presence in the award-winning Paso Robles wine region, opening a state-of-the-art winery in 2016. Follow Riboli Family Wine Estates on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or visit SanAntonioWinery.com. The award-winning wines in the Riboli Family Wine Estates portfolio can be enjoyed at their three tasting rooms located at: 2610 Buena Vista Drive in Paso Robles, CA; 737 Lamar Street in Los Angeles, CA; 2802 S. Milliken Avenue in Ontario, CA.