Foothill Wine Fest Awards

Crystal Basin Cellars is pleased to announce that we have been recognized by the Foothill Wine Competition with 1 Double Gold and 6 Gold medals for the 2022 competition on the 2018 vintages of the following wines. 

Double Gold Medal Winner

Victorie by Crystal Basin

VICTORIE

This mélange features the classic 3 Rhone varietals: Grenache, Mourvedre and Syrah– all from El Dorado County vineyards.

Gold Medal Winners

Victorie by Crystal Basin

TEMPRANILLO

Award winning Tempranillo wine from Crystal Basin Cellars is a plummy wine has depth, but is not over-extracted, making it great for dinners.

Victorie by Crystal Basin

ZINFANDEL

Classic, bright Zinfandel with layers of berry and tobacco. Full Bodied with nice, long tannins and a lingering blackberry finish. Multiple Award Winner.

CS3 Wine Bottle

CABERNET SAUVIGNON

The tasty result is a wine more in a classic finished Napa style with oak elements that we typically don’t seek to accentuate in our Foothill Wine offerings. 

Sangiovese by Crystal Basin Cellars

SANGIOVESE

El Dorado ‘Reserve’ Sauber Vineyard presented Sangiovese.  An Italian, Foothill favorite, featuring a spicy, round mouthfeel and soft tannins.

Campione by Crystal Basin Cellars

CAMPIONE

Campione is a Tuscan-style blend, with 80% Sangiovese, and 10% each of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Fruity, smooth, and velvety.

Sangiovese by Crystal Basin Cellars

MALBEC

A brooding earthiness with soft tannins. Plum flavors and spice dominate a finish featuring a long and a mysterious spiciness. Perfect for steak dinner pairing.