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Accolades

Dessert Wine

NV Love Wave

  • 94 Points, Wine Enthusiast

Sauvignon Blanc

2019 Estate Bottled Sauvignon Blanc

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2015 Estate Bottled Sauvignon Blanc

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast “Editors Choice” 
  • Gold, 2016 Sunset International Wine Competition
  • Gold, 2016 Back Room Gold El Dorado County Fair Wine Competition

Chardonnay 

2019 Chardonnay

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2018 Chardonnay

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2017 Chardonnay

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast 

2016 Chardonnay 

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2015 Chardonnay 

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2014 Chardonnay

  • Four Star Gold, 2016 Orange County Wine Competition
  • Gold, 2016 New World International Wine Competition

Estate Chardonnay 

2019 Estate Chardonnay 

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast 

Viognier

2019 Viognier 

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast 

2018 Viognier 

  • 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2017 Viognier 

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2016 Viognier 

  • 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2014 Viognier

  • 92 Points Wine Enthusiast 

Rose

2017 Rose 

  • 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast, 2018

Cabernet Sauvignon 

2018 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 95 Points, Double Gold Foothill Wine Festival
  • 90 Points, Sunset International Wine Competition

2017 Cabernet Sauvignon 

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2016 Cabernet Sauvignon 

  • 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon 

  • 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast “Editors Choice”
  • Double Gold, 2016 El Dorado County Fair Wine Competition

Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 

2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

Barbera

2018 Barbera

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2017 Barbera

  • 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2014 Barbera 

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

Zinfandel

2018 Zinfandel 

  • 92 Points, Editors Choice, Wine Enthusiast 
  • 92 Points, Best Buy, Wine & Spirits 

2017 Zinfandel

  • 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast
  • 90 Points, Wine Spectator

2015 Zinfandel 

  • 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast

Old Vine Zinfandel

2016 Old Vine Zinfandel 

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

American River Red

NV American River Red

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2013 American River Red

  • 92 Points Jerry Mead’s NWIWC

Syrah

2016 Syrah 

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2014 Syrah

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2013 Syrah

  • 92 Points Wine Enthusiast “Editors Choice”
  • 90 Points Jerry Mead’s NWIWC 
  • Gold, 2016 Orange County Wine Competition

Merlot

2018 Merlot 

  • 94 Points, Sunset International Wine Competition
  • 90 Points, Orange County Fair

2017 Merlot 

  • 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2016 Merlot

  • 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2015 Merlot

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

Petite Sirah

2017 Petite Sirah 

  • 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2016 Petite Sirah 

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2014 Petite Sirah 

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2013 Petite Sirah

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast “Cellar Selection”
  • 91 Points Jerry Mead’s NWIWC
  • Gold, 2016 Orange County Wine Competition
  • Gold, 2016 Sunset International Wine Competition

Cabernet Franc

2016 Cabernet Franc

  • 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2015 Cabernet Franc 

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2014 Cabernet Franc

  • 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2012 Cabernet Franc

  • 90 Points Wine Enthusiast “Editors Choice” 
  • 95 Points Jerry Mead’s NWIWC
  • Gold, (95 Points) 2016 New World International Wine Competition
  • Gold, 2016 El Dorado County Fair Wine Competition

Pinot Noir

2014 Pinot Noir

  • Bronze, 2016 New World International Wine Competition

Nuee Ardente

2013 Nuee Ardente

  • Silver, 2016 New World International Wine Competition

Grenache

2018 Grenache 

  • 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast 

2017 Grenache 

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast 

2016 Grenache

  • 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2014 Grenache

  • Silver, 2016 Orange County Wine Competition

Mouvedre 

NV Mouvedre

  • 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast

Sangiovese

2013 Sangiovese

  • Silver, 2016 Orange County Wine Competition

Tempranillo

NV Tempranillo 

  • 93pts, Editors Choice, Wine Enthusiast
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Lava Cap Winery
2221 Fruitridge Road, Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 621-0175   directions
Tasting Room Hours
10am - 5pm daily (except New Year's Day,
Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas)