“Aratas…beautifully sculpted wine” Editors’ Choice
…By invitation only, Double-Gold honors a wine when every judge agrees. “Double Gold” 2013 Aratas Shake Ridge Ranch
The “Top Petites of 2015”
The Chardonnay leaps from the glass with scents of ripe apricot, lemon meringue and honeycomb…
If God invented a better food pairing than petite sirah and steely ribeye, she has not yet revealed it to me.
"All Things Agrarian"
“Best in Class”
Sunset International Wine Competition2014, 2015 & 2017
The Aratás wines are dark and seductive, with sensuous textures that nevertheless feel built for the cellar.
"Napa Valley's Petite Conversion"
2018 American Masters of Petite Sirah
Aratás puts more bottle age on their Petite Sirah than most, and the extra maturity shows…a beautifully sculpted wine.
We all know that some whopping wine prices are based on reputation and scarcity. In a tasting like ours [Aratas] the true cream rises to the top