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Brutocao Cellars - Mendocino County

Gold Series Plus Selection - 91 Points, Double Gold

Brutocao Cellars’ roots go back three generations to a Venice, Italy dinner table where a strong sense of heritage and winemaking traditions became the foundation of the family legacy. Times were tough in Italy at the turn of the century, and in hopes of new prosperity, the three Brutocao brothers (Leonard, Louie and Angelo) moved from Italy to the New World in 1910 and involved themselves in a myriad of entrepreneurial businesses for many years. Leonard’s son Len married into the Bliss family of farmers and it was only natural that the families would unite their passions and become family grape growers and winemakers. Len and his wife Marty resided in Mendocino County and began producing wines from the Bliss Family Vineyard in the early 1980s. The wines were met with immediate critical success and have continued to secure many 90 plus pointed scores and a multitude of medals with each release since. The Lion of St. Mark, which is depicted on each wine’s label, was modeled after the lion on top of St. Mark’s Cathedral in Venice, Italy, and stands as a symbol and constant reminder of family tradition and quality going into each bottle.

  1. Brutocao
    2005 Proprietary Red Blend
    Estate Bottled
    Mendocino County


    91 Points - Editor's Choice
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