First and foremost, Leonesse Cellars is a BEAUTIFUL winery. This was one of the wineries I most wanted to visit and even was gifted a membership (obviously I would be financially responsible to continue said membership). My girlfriend and I finally visited the winery over the weekend and can only imagine how much more breathtaking it looks when the vineyards are in full bloom. Our server, Erin, was OUTSTANDING...she is very knowledgeable, friendly, attentive, etc. We were even given pours that were not on the list. The overall ambiance of the tasting room and the barrel room is great. As for their wines, however, I was disappointed given the hype. Don't get me wrong, their wines are good but are lacking that "wow factor" that would make them stand-out above the other wineries. Their cellar and vineyard select (CS/VS) wines were okay and some above average. We were able to try one of their signature select (SS) wines (the premium, best of, etc.) which was quite good but was lacking character and depth.
In short, a trip here boils down to what you're looking for. If you're looking for an overall experience to include a friendly staff, a beautiful location, and so on then I would DEFINITELY recommend this place. But, if you're solely looking at the wine itself, then there are other places (some even noticeably less expensive) I would recommend going.
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