Collector's Edition News & Updates
Collector's Edition Wait List Updates for 2019
Each year, we invite members of the waiting list to upgrade in waves. Members who are on the waiting list for 2019 should expect to receive notice of whether they are upgraded or whether they remain on the waiting list around mid-summer. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 805.237.1231 x236.
Fall 2018 Collector's Edition Shipment
The wines featured in the fall 2018 Collector's Edition shipment were:
- 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; 94-95 Vinous, "impressive persistence and suave, even tannins" & 94 Wine Spectator)
- 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; 92 Wine & Spirits, 92 Wine Enthusiast, 91-92 Vinous)
- 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 was $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: