Our Current Lineup

At Vina Moda, we take pride in offering you smooth, well structured wines that will linger in your mind long after you've sipped the last drop.

 




A pour of Mourvèdre next to bottle

2017 Mourvèdre

Sierra Foothills

In the time of our first selves, a lithe and exotic huntress stalks her prey through fields of wild spices. Their aromas linger in her silken hair, woven with the …

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2018 Sierra Rose

Sierra Foothills

The palms whisper, “hush….” and peace fills our very souls as the armor of everyday life fades away. We join the birds on a tropical breeze in the …

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2017 Barbera

Sierra Foothills

The valiant leader sits in quiet contemplation, the Barbarian Sword balanced in his outstretched palms. He polishes the primordial blade with a swath of worn leather, …

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2017 Syrah

Sierra Foothills

More often than not, you could find Jim Dalton on his porch, enjoying the evening breeze with a beer in one hand and a cigar in the other, just taking in the view and …

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2017 Phœnix

Stanislaus County

In my dreams, fiery ribbons in billowing shades from plum to blood orange dance to the cadence of an anarchic symphony as branches sway and moan far below. I have …

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2017 Merlot

Sierra Foothills

She is at once an enigma and an open book, the stories of her life painted on the canvas of her skin like radiant scarlet flowers that wander blithely across the …

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2016 Euphoria

Sierra Foothills

You call to me without words, the heat emanating from your skin promising to warm the chill that has taken up permanent residence in my bones. Here you are, the …

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Varietals

Chardonnay

Grown by Rorick Heritage Vineyards Wine Characteristics — Crisp, honeysuckle, tropical fruitColor of berry skin — White Origin — Burgundy Region, France Also known as — Aubaine, Beaunois, Gamay blanc, Melon blanc Ideal Soil — Chalk, limestone Wine Characteristics — Crisp, honeysuckle, tropical fruit

Sierra Rose

A Rose Blend The 2018 Blend is: 41% Syrah 29% Grenache 16% Petite Sirah 14% Cabernet Sauvignon

Pinot Noir

Grown by Desmond Vineyards, Russian River ValleyWine Characteristics — Light tannins, red fruit, with spice, floral, earthy & meaty notes Color of berry skin — Black Origin — Burgundy Region, France Also known as — Blauburgunder, Spatburgunder, Rulandske modre, Pinot Nero Ideal Soil — Chalky Clay

Grenache

Grown by Rorick Heritage Vineyards, Villa Vallecito Vineyards, Dalton VineyardWine Characteristics — Red fruit flavors with a subtle, white pepper spice note Color of berry skin — Black Origin — Spain, South of France Also known as — Garnatxa Negra, Alicante, Cannonau, Garnacha tinta, Grenache noir Ideal Soil — Hot, dry soils that are well drained; Schist & Granite

Primitivo

Grown by La Rosa Family Vineyard, Blocher VineyardWine Characteristics — Blackberry, anise, white pepperColor of berry skin — Black Origin — Croatia, Italy Also known as — Zinfandel, Crljenak Kastelanski, Taranto, Zierfandler Ideal Soil — Sandy loam with a steady, warm climate

Barbera

Grown by Villa Vallecito Vineyards, La Rosa Family Vineyard, Jordan Oaks Vineyard Wine Characteristics — Deep color, full body, cherry notes, low tannins with prominent acids Color of berry skin — Black Origin — Italy Also known as — <span lang="it"Barberone, Barbexinis, Gaietto, Lombardesca Ideal Soil — Calcareous soils and clay loam

Mourvèdre

Color of berry skin — Black Origin — Spain, France Also known as — Mataro, Monastrell Ideal Soil — Warm, south facing slopes with shallow, clay soils Wine Characteristics — Soft red fruit, a hint of spice and wild game with earthy notes

Sangiovese

Grown by Rocky Hill Vineyard Wine Characteristics — Fresh strawberry, earthy aromas and tea leaf notes with medium tannins and high acidityColor of berry skin — Purple Origin — Italy Also known as — Brunello, Cacchiano, Negrello Ideal Soil — Limestone, Shale, Clay

Merlot

Grown by Star Canyon Vineyards, Rorick Heritage Vineyards Wine Characteristics — Full bodied, intense fruit with lush, velvety tanninsColor of berry skin — Black Origin — Bordeaux Region, France Also known as — Picard, Langon Ideal Soil — Cold, ferrous clay

Tannat

Grown by Blocher Vineyard Wine Characteristics — Full bodied and fruity with deep color, raspberry aromas and a firm, tannic structure Color of berry skin — Blue-black Origin — South of France Also known as — Moustrou, Moustroun, Bordeleza Belcha, Harriague Ideal Soil — Clay based soil with balanced sun, rainfall and temperature

Vinas

A Red Blend The 2017 is a blend of: 53% Syrah 35% Petite Sirah 6% Tannat 6% Grenache

Syrah

Grown by Dalton Vineyards, Aloria Vineyards Wine Characteristics — Full bodied with pronounced tannins and decadent, jammy fruit Color of berry skin — Black Origin — France Also known as — Shiraz, Hermitage, Antourenein noir, Marsanne noir Ideal Soil — Sloped vineyards with calcareous soils and consistent heat

Cabernet Sauvignon

Grown by Celestial Vineyard, Broll Mountain Vineyards Wine Characteristics — Dense, dark color with bold tannins, prominent red fruit and vegetal notes Color of berry skin — Black Origin — France Also known as — Bouchet, Petit-Bouchet, Petit-Vidure, Sauvignon Rouge Ideal Soil — Gravel or alluvial, dusty soil with consistent heat

Phoenix

A Red Blend The 2017 is a blend of: 64% Primitivo 20% Petite Sirah 8% Tannat 8% Mourvedre

Petite Sirah

Grown by Broll Mountain Vineyards, Jordan Oaks Vineyard\nWine Characteristics — Spicy, plummy flavors with dark, inky color, bold tannins and a firm texture and mouthfeel \nColor of berry skin — Black\nOrigin — Montpellier, France\nAlso known as — Durif, Plant Fourchu, Pinot de Romans, Pinot de l’Hermitage\nIdeal Soil — Steep, dry hillsides with rocky soil and low moisture

Toro Tempranillo

Grown by Metate Hill Vineyards Wine Characteristics — Ruby red color and bold tannins with aromas and flavors of plum, tobacco, vanilla and leather Color of berry skin — Black Origin — Spain Also known as — Tinta de Toro Ideal Soil — Fine sandy loam and clay soils

Euphoria

A Dessert Wine Our 2016 Euphoria is a blend of: 65% Merlot 19% Syrah 16% Grenache