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Selected Accolades

“It is rare to see such mastery from a winery...whose wines demonstrate such extraordinary depth and range of expression...”

2016 Moone Tsai Howell Mountain Hillside Blend

2016 Moone Tsai Howell Mountain Hillside Blend
"...opens with gregarious blue and black fruits, dried herbs, chargrill and savory yeast extract notes. The full-bodied palate is vibrant, expressive, mineral, and earthy with black fruits, and firm, grainy tannins, finishing long."
98+ points - Robert Parker

2016 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon
"Opens with exuberant black fruits, cassis, plums, black cherries,…with beautiful violets and roses perfume, plus dried herbs, and earthy undercurrent. The palate is full, rich and powerful with lovely black and blue fruits purity, velvety tannins, and a long finish."
96 points - Robert Parker

2016 Moone-Tsai Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Moone-Tsai Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
"...a huge, potent wine that shows the natural richness of these sites in Coombsville and Howell Mountain that inform the blend. Back cherry, plum, chocolate, new leather and spice flesh out in a racy, voluptuous wine that will tempt readers with its sheer allure. A dollop of Merlot (10%) adds suppleness. Bold and voluptuous in the glass, the 2016 is one of the finest Napa Valley Cabernets under $100."
93+ points - Antonio Galloni

Winemaker-Philippe Melka: Named by Robert Parker as "...one of the top nine winemakers in the world..."

"It is rare to see such mastery from a winery...whose wines demonstrate such extraordinary depth and range of expression. Their latest releases announce the arrival of an important new producer that deserves notice from every dyed-in-the-wool devotee of the grape." - California Connoisseurs' Guide, October 2014

"The star among current releases ...with a wine structure that is as precise, supple, and vibrant as Bach's cello suite." - Robb Report

Selected and served at the presidential summit attended by U.S. President Obama and China's President Xi-Jinping; Rancho-Mirage, California, June 2013

2016 Moone-Tsai Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Moone-Tsai Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
"...sporting tons of flamboyant cassis, plums, and blueberry preserves...with hints of mocha, lavender, and great intensity of black and blue fruits."
93+ points - Robert Parker

2016 Moone-Tsai Paige Cuvée Chardonnay

2016 Moone-Tsai Paige Cuvée Chardonnay
"...reveals delicate nuances of fresh grapefruit, lemongrass and spiced apple with touches of ginger and coriander seed."
95 points - Robert Parker

2016 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon
"...Deep and unctuous in the glass. Black cherry jam, crème de cassis, lavender, menthol and exotic spice all run through this rich, sumptuous wine. Silky tannins play off the wine's explosive personality nicely. The 2016 is shaping up to be a jewel of a wine."
95 points - Antonio Galloni

2015 Moone Tsai Howell Mountain Hillside Blend

2015 Moone Tsai Howell Mountain Hillside Blend
"Big, rich, with firm, fine tannins;...offers tons of layers"
96 points - Robert Parker

2015 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon

2015 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon
"Rich, ...lovely, velvety, delicious, ...A BLOCKBUSTER!"
95 points - Robert Parker
93 points - Robert Parker

2014 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon

2014 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon
"a nuanced, deep wine that marries finesse with power..."
95 points - Antonio Galloni

2013 Moone-Tsai Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

2013 Moone-Tsai Sonoma Coast Chardonnay
"...laced with orange blossom, apricot, honey, chamomile. Soft, rich, gorgeous and full of personality."
92 points - Antonio Galloni

2013 Moone-Tsai Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

2013 Moone-Tsai Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
"...another fabulous wine from Moone-Tsai; gorgeous;...blossoms with a compelling array of blue and black stone fruits, with exotic orange peel, spice."
93 points - Antonio Galloni

2013 Moone-Tsai Napa Valley Chardonnay

2013 Moone-Tsai Napa Valley Chardonnay
"...rich with a real sense of depth and structure. Lemon oil, white flowers, and slate flesh out in an ample, broad Chardonnay endowed with tons of personality."
92 points - Antonio Galloni

2013 Moone Tsai Howell Mountain Hillside Blend

2013 Moone Tsai Howell Mountain Hillside Blend
"...a magnificent wine, with lovely blueberry, blackberry fruit intermixed with notions of licorice, vanillin..."
96 points - Robert Parker

2013 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon

2013 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon
"...seamless, voluptuously textured..."
95 points - Robert Parker

2012 Moone-Tsai Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

2012 Moone-Tsai Sonoma Coast Chardonnay
"...Masterful, full-bodied and impeccably balanced; remarkably rich and very light on its feet."
97 points - California Connoisseurs' Guide

2012 Moone-Tsai Napa Valley Chardonnay

2012 Moone-Tsai Napa Valley Chardonnay
"...a wine of grand depth and breadth, its near-profligate richness is matched by very careful construction, and its very enthusiastic recommendation comes without caveat or condition."
95 points - California Connoisseurs' Guide

2012 Moone Tsai Howell Mountain Hillside Blend

2012 Moone Tsai Howell Mountain Hillside Blend
"...boasts incredible depth, and a majestic texture, with a finish that lasts 50 seconds."
96 points - Robert Parker

2012 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon
"...opulent, full-bodied-rich..."
94 points - Robert Parker

2011 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon

2011 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon
"...a vibrant, delineated Cabernet loaded with class and personality. This is a drop-dead gorgeous, classy wine."
94 points - Antonio Galloni, Vinous

2010 Moone Tsai Howell Mountain Hillside Blend

2010 Moone Tsai Howell Mountain Hillside Blend
"Spectacular...with terrific aromatics, admirable ripe fruit, richness and a full-bodied mouth-feel...a big-time winner"
95 points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

2010 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon

2010 Moone-Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon
"Strikingly beautiful, ...vibrant, gorgeous"
94 points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate