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The Prisoner Wine Company

 

 

The Prisoner Wine Company – The makings of a cult favorite

 

The Prisoner Wine Company finds solace in what’s different, and it doesn’t stand on ceremony. It takes an unconventional approach to winemaking by working with impassioned growers to source varietals from vineyards and appellations across California. Together, they create wine blends that challenge expectation. They are The Prisoner Wine Company.

 

Inspired by “garagiste” field blends from the Prohibition era, Dave Phinney crafted the first vintage of The Prisoner in the late 1990s. Through the years, he and winemaker Jen Beloz sought out distinct vineyard sites capable of producing the beautiful, rich, ripe fruit and full mouthfeel that has become the brand’s hallmark. These sites—many of them legacy vineyards dry-farmed from pre-Prohibition plantings—remain a critical part of The Prisoner Wine Company’s “family” of growers.

 

Chrissy Wittmann, Director of Winemaking

Chrissy Wittmann came to winemaking in an unconventional way. After earning a B.S. in Ecology and Systematic Biology at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, the future winemaker found her love for wine while analyzing soil and waste water samples in a lab. After serving time as a laboratory enologist, Chrissy returned to Cal Poly, achieving her master’s degree in Agriculture.

 

“This is a fantastic team. Everyone brings something unique to the table but at the end of the day, passion for our wines bring us together.” - Chrissy Wittmann

 

¥11,880
(¥13,068 Including tax)

Country: USA

Area: California

Varietal: Viognier, Chardonnay

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 14.5

Producer: The Prisoner Wine Company

Serving Temperature(℃): 12-16

Size: 750ml

Features enticing aromas of Bing cherry, dark chocolate, clove, and roasted fig. Persistent flavors of ripe raspberry, boysenberry, pomegranate, and vanilla linger harmoniously, for a smooth and luscious finish.
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¥8,220
(¥9,042 Including tax)

Country: USA

Area: California

Varietal: Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Syrah

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 15.5

Producer: The Prisoner Wine Company

Size: 750ml

Dark Ruby Color with Bold Aromas of Black licorice, black pepper, cherry, and baking spice.
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¥9,320
(¥10,252 Including tax)

Country: USA

Area: California

Varietal: Muscat, Viognier, Roussanne, Vermentino, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 14.5

Producer: The Prisoner Wine Company

Size: 750ml

Inviting aromas of lychee, citrus, vanilla, and peach tart. Clean and refreshing flavors of juicy citrus and butterscotch are balanced by a vibrant richness.
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¥10,790
(¥11,869 Including tax)

Country: USA

Area: California / Napa Valley

Varietal: Petite Sirah, Merlot, Malbec, Syrah

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 15.2

Producer: The Prisoner Wine Company

Serving Temperature(℃): 16-18

Size: 750ml

Tasting Note : Cocoa, mocha, espresso. And dark cherry aromas. Full with medium tannins and juicy finish
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¥12,560 ¥11,880
(¥13,068 Including tax)

Country: USA

Area: California

Varietal: Zinfandel, Charbono, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 15.2

Producer: The Prisoner Wine Company

Serving Temperature(℃): 16-18

Size: 750ml

Features enticing aromas of Bing cherry, dark chocolate, clove, and roasted fig. Persistent flavors of ripe raspberry, boysenberry, pomegranate, and vanilla linger harmoniously, for a smooth and luscious finish.
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¥10,690
(¥11,759 Including tax)

Country: USA

Area: California

Varietal: Petite Sirah, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 15.4

Producer: The Prisoner Wine Company

Size: 750ml

Deliciously smooth with flavors of blueberry, dark cherry, and cocoa. Aromas of fresh roasted coffee, black currant, vanilla bean, brown spice and wild berries.
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¥9,320
(¥10,252 Including tax)

Country: USA

Area: California

Varietal: Grenache blanc, Marsanne, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Viognier, Roussanne

Style: Dry

Producer: The Prisoner Wine Company

Size: 750ml

Aromas of freshly peeled mandarin orange, peach nectar, honeydew melon, white citrus blossom, marzipan and toasted hazelnut. On the palate, rich creamyand balanced by a bright acidity and minerality.
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