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David Girard Vineyards
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Located at 1300 feet in the Sierra Foothills, our El Dorado County winery produces fine wines under the David Girard label.

The beautiful 85 acre vineyard property bears mature fruit native to the great Rhone Valley. With these extraordinary grapes and winemaking expertise, David Girard Vineyards produces finely balanced wines reminiscent of those found in Southern France.

Although the Rhone style wines are a focus, a limited amount of classic Bordeaux varietals are also available.

We invite every wine enthusiast to visit our vineyard, enjoy the scenery, and taste our exceptional wines.
Placerville, CA
Phone: 530-295-1833
Website: http://www.davidgirardvineyards.com
Appellation: El Dorado
Tasting Room:
Enjoy our wine tasting year round.
11:00am - 5:00pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Closed all major holidays.

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more about Coeur Du Terrior Blanc
Rhone Blend
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2006 Coeur Du Terrior Blanc
El Dorado

Aromas of melon, honeysuckle, and orange blossoms have an underlying mineral essence inherent in our vineyard. Our Rhone white blend is co-harvested and co-fermented to make a bala ... morence blend. A crisp finish follows flavors of stone fruit and citrus. Our Coeur du Terroir wines, translated as ‘heart of the earth’, are the best expressions of our Rhone estate. Our 2006 Coeur du Terroir Blanc was fermented in a combination of stainless steel and neutral barrels. 217 cases produced.

$22.00  
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Viognier
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2006 Viognier-Roussanne
El Dorado

We have been creating this blend from the beginning. However, this vintage marks our first Viognier-Roussanne from El Dorado. Honeysuckle, apricot, and acacia blossoms dominate the ... more aromas as the Roussanne softens the mouthfeel, adds viscosity and a touch of mineral and spice. Barrel fermented and aged in neutral barrels for 9 months, this wine is rich and creamy. 270 cases produced.

$20.00  
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Rosé
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2007 Rose
El Dorado

Our estate Rosé is a brilliant blend of classic Rhone Varietals. This wine jumps out of the glass with guava, citrus, watermelon, and juniper. A full mouthfeel with soft edges and ... moreflavors of strawberry and tropical fruit. It finishes long with crisp acidity. 448 cases produced.

$18.95  
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Grenache
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2006 Grenache
El Dorado

The aromas are much deeper than expected from our light hearted friend, Grenache. Ripe strawberries are laced with tropical nuances. Flavors continue to penetrate across the palate ... more. Small granitic tannins provide a lasting finish. Drink now through 2010.

$20.00  
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Other Red
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2004 Rive d'Or
El Dorado

Bright cherry aromas are accompanied by hints of cocoa and ripe plums. The finish even lingers with blueberries. A round yet bold mouthfeel contains fine tannins and a smooth finis ... moreh. This wine is predominately made from DGV Estate Merlot. Our Rive d’Or blend is made from the best fruit sourced locally in El Dorado. The results are a well crafted wine at an excellent value. Enjoy this wine now or cellar until 2012. Barrel aged in French oak for 24 months. 262 cases produced.

$18.00  
Mourvedre
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2004 Mourvedre
El Dorado

2006 MOURVEDRE To Be Released August 2008!

$24.00  
more about Coeur Du Terrior Rouge
Rhone Blend
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2004 Coeur Du Terrior Rouge
El Dorado

This is the first of many vintages of fine estate Rhone blends at DGV. Aromas of cherries, herbes de Provence and toasted vanilla are complimented by the big fruit and textured mid ... more pallet of the blend. When decanted, the Coeur Rouge expresses provincial and spicy characters and is framed by soft, well placed tannins. It was barrel aged for 18 months in a combination of new, 1yr & 2yr French Oak. 418 cases produced.

$30.00  
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Syrah
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2005 Syrah
El Dorado

An elegant version of Syrah with notes of smoked meat and bright berry fruit. Subtle forest aromas are dispersed among the chocolate mocha characteristics. Granular tannins take th ... moreeir time to travel as this wine finishes long and smooth. Larger tannins are placed perfectly to show the potential of cellaring this wine. Enjoy now through 2012. 171 cases produced.

$32.00  

Updated on May 20, 2008

CrazyAboutWine recommends contacting David Girard Vineyards at http://www.davidgirardvineyards.com or calling 530-295-1833 to verify the winery's location.

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