Collector's Edition News & Updates
Fall 2018 Collector's Edition Shipment
The wines featured in the fall 2018 Collector's Edition shipment will be:
- 2 bottles of Esprit de Beaucastel 2010 (One of our more powerful vintages of our flagship Mourvèdre-based red wine; 95+ Wine Enthusiast, 94 Wine Advocate, 93-95 Rhone Report, 92 Tanzer's IWC)
- 1 bottle of Esprit de Tablas Blanc 2012 (Our flagship white from the classic Paso Robles climate of the 2012 vintage; 92 Wine Enthusiast, 92-93 Tanzer's IWC, 91-94 Wine Advocate)
- 3 bottles of Esprit de Tablas 2016 (Our flagship red blend, based on Mourvedre; 93-95 Vinous, "Alluringly sweet and concentrated, displaying excellent focus and energy" & 92-94 Wine Advocate)
- 1 bottle of Esprit de Tablas 2014 (Our flagship red blend, based on Mourvèdre, from a classic, dry California vintage; 94 Vinous, 93-96 Wine Advocate, 98 BevX)
- 2 bottles of Esprit de Tablas Blanc 2016 (Our flagship white blend, based on Roussanne, from a great Roussanne vintage; 93+ Wine Advocate, "full-bodied, textural and layered" & 93-94 Vinous)
- 1 bottle of En Gobelet 2016 (Our blend sourced exclusively from dry-farmed, head-trained vineyard blocks; 93-94 Vinous, "impressive depth ... Lingers with serious persistence" & 92+ Wine Advocate)
- 1 bottle of Grenache Blanc 2017 (Our varietal bottling of this lovely southern Rhone white grape that we introduced to California; citrusy but with sneaky lushness)
- 1 bottle of Cotes de Tablas Blanc 2017 (Our showcase for Viognier's lushness, brightened by Marsanne & Grenache Blanc; 92 Wine Advocate, "full-bodied, textural and layered, with lovely balance")
The price of the shipment will be $498.75 (a 25% member savings off the list price of $645) plus applicable taxes. Shipping is included in Collector's Edition shipments.
Notes on the library wines from a July 2018 tasting are available on the Tablas Creek blog.
New Collector's Edition Benefit: Complimentary Flight Tasting
New Collector's Edition benefit added!
- Collector's Edition members enjoy a complimentary Seated Flight Tasting, for themselves and up to two friends, when they visit.
- More about the Seated Flight Tasting on the blog:
Collector's Edition Wait List Updates for 2018
Each year, we invite members of the waiting list to upgrade in waves. Members who were on the waiting list for 2018 should have received notice of whether they were upgraded or whether they remain on the waiting list. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com or call 805.237.1231 x236.
Looking Forward to 2019
The Collector's Edition is full. We hope to be able to add members in advance of the fall 2019 shipment, and members will be added to the Collector's Edition in the order in which their requests are received. To upgrade your membership, or to check on your wait list status, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 805.237.1231 x236.