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Instagram LIVE Tasting with Winemaker Matt Dees of Jonata and The Hilt
July 30, 2020

Instagram LIVE Tasting with Winemaker Matt Dees of Jonata and The Hilt


On August 6th at 5:00pm, Wally’s President, Christian Navarro, will be catching up with The Hilt and Jonata’s winemaker, Matt Dees, for a virtual live tasting on Wally’s Instagram Live! Coming from the same family as Screaming Eagle, The Hilt and Jonata produce some of the finest wines in Santa Barbara County. The Hilt focuses on Burgundian varietals in the Santa Rita Hills. Jonata is dedicated to expressing premier red & white blends from Ballard Canyon. Matt Dees' reputation as an extraordinary winemaker easily precedes him. He is one of the most interesting and talented individuals renowned around the world for his impeccable craft of the vine. The tasting will feature the finest expressions of both wineries.

Place your order today and taste along with Christian and Matt to learn about the history and future of the incomparable wines of The Hilt and Jonata.



Thursday, August 6th, 5:00PM


Instagram Live @Wallysofficial


Taste and enjoy some of the finest wines in Santa Barbara County, hear personal stories about the winery, ask questions during a live Q&A


Step 1: Follow Wally’s Official on Instagram @wallysofficial

Step 2: To experience the wine with Matt and Christian, you must order your bottles by next Monday.
We are offering FREE local delivery and FREE ground shipping.

2016 The Hilt Cuvee Fleur Chardonnay

Wally's Price: $45

This beautiful Chardonnay offers an attractive combination of bright citrus and floral flavors with a silky, fresh texture that will provide a tremendous amount of drinking pleasure. - Christian Navarro, Wally’s President

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM

2018 The Hilt Cuvee Fleur Pinot Noir

Wally's Price: $45

The stunning 2018 “Fleur Cuvee” Pinot Noir is an exclusive bottling for Wally’s and is named after my beloved French Bulldog, Fleur. It is full of aromatic black cherry, cassis, violets, allspice, and light cedar. It has a soft, supple texture and an elegant, balanced core. - Christian Navarro, Wally’s President

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM

2015 Jonata Todos Red Blend

Wally's Price: $50

"Graphite, pencil, lead, smoked earth, tobacco and assorted dark fruits emerge from the 2015 Todos, and it’s its usual, crazy blend of just about every varietal. This beautifully pure, fresh, focused blend has fine tannin and a great finish, and is another stunner from this estate. The full blend is 56% Syrah, 14% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot, 10% Sangiovese, 7% Petite Sirah, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the balance Viognier." - Jeb Dunnuck

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM

2016 Jonata La Sangre Syrah

Wally's Price: $175

The 2016 La Sangre de Jonata (98% Syrah and 2% Viognier) is a beautiful follow on to the sensational 2015 and has a layered, multi-dimensional, massive profile. Blackcurrants, blackberries, lavender, bacon fat, and spring flower notes all flow to a seriously rich, powerful wine that stays light and graceful, with awesome tannin quality. It's another tour de force that reminds me of the 2007. It shuts down with extended air time (I followed this bottle for two days) and while it can certainly be enjoyed today, it won't hit prime time for another 4-6 years and should keep for two decades or more.

99 points. - Jeb Dunnuck

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM

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