Medlock Ames

7074318845 3487 Alexander Valley Road
Healdsburg, CA 95448
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Medlock Ames is located on 335 acres of rolling oak and madrone woodland in the South-Western portion of the Alexander Valley AVA (American Viticultural Area). The growing season temperature here is similar to Bordeaux's – perfect for Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. The property also defines the eastern border of the Chalk Hill AVA, an appellation known for having the perfect soil structure for full flavored white varieties such as Chardonnay. Medlock Ames currently farms 56 acres of wine grapes. The rest of the acreage has been left in its natural state. The winemaking process begins in the vineyard with the choice of trellis systems, shoot positioning, water regimens, row spacing, rootstock and clonal selections. We decided to build our own winery located on our vineyard after producing Medlock Ames Merlot at other wineries for two years. Our goal was to control the winemaking process from grape to bottle. Building from scratch provided us the opportunity to examine other wineries Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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  • Tonight we are opening a second bottle of wine because it's Super Tuesday ... still has some of her 2010 Medlock Ames Red wine left too. &nbs Read More

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  • To cap off another day of 'Cat Tuesday', where this silly kitty called ... tonight, we are drinking a Medlock Ames 2010 Red.  We are also watching the primaries now, having voted earlier this afternoon here in Virginia. &nbs Read More

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  • I just picked up our Spring 2016 shipment from Medlock Ames yesterday.  Lots of good stuff here and it was difficult to not open one; only the fear of 'bottle shock' stopped me, thanks to this forum! Read More

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  • Sandra and I are home right now, having spent three hours with the grand kids ... we are enjoying a glass of Medlock Ames 2009 Merlot.  Tasty but I've had better.  This is a good every-day drinker thoug Read More

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  • Cat duty today.  I enjoyed a small glass of Merlot in-between the cat duty.  This 2009 Medlock-Ames Merlot is a good wine for the money. Read More

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  • Duncan - That's great to hear.  I do hope to enjoy it.  Today I ... was our spring shipment from Medlock Ames out in Alexander Valley (Sonoma County), CA.  There are several wines here - a 2012 Merlot, a 2012 Right Bank Blend, a 2013 Chardonnay, a 2013 Pinot Noir, and a 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon.  Something to satisfy just about all wine drinker... Read More

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  • Well, I finished the basement bathroom with another four hours of work this ... that bottle of Merlot from Medlock Ames. &nbs Read More

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  • V V - That looks like an interesting Cabernet Sauvignon.  Have you stored ... activity, I opened a 2010 Medlock Ames Merlot to enjoy with a.....beef pot pie from the oven.  Yes, I have discriminating tastes.  I could not find this wine on their web site though.  Sandra is down in Fredericksburg VA tonight to see an opera with her girlfriend, s... Read More

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  • Last night Sandra made chicken soup with the chicken and bones left over from ... of the chicken.  This Medlock Ames 2014 Sauvignon Blanc was nice and dry.  A good wine at a decent price ($27 a bottle).I'm also 12.5 hours into my basement bathroom painting project.  It must be completed before the Memorial Day Weekend starts.  I should make i Read More

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  • Boy, I had too much to drink last night.  I'm taking it easy today, ... ... over two bottles (2006 Medlock Ames Cabernet Sauvignon and the 2011 Pangloss Cabernet Sauvignon) but they were not opened. &nbs Read More

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