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Le Cuvier

3333 Vine Hill Lane
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Tasting:   Open 11am to 5pm daily
$15 tasting fee
  Tasting includes paired nibbles
Price Range:   $38 to $56 per bottle

Le Cuvier Description

Le Cuvier is owned by the exotic and saucy winemaker John Munch, who is a well known Paso Robles wine pioneer making wine in the region for over 30 years.  His irreverent and engaging personality is reflected in his winemakeing style.

At Le Cuvier they have firmly dedicated themselves to making life as interesting as possible, while leaving the entire process of winemaking in the hands (so to speak) of the wild beasties. Indeed, all human efforts in the effervescent process is evanescent." 

In sum, the deep-hued, opaque, & intense character one experiences from Le Cuvier wines is borne from the practice of wild yeast fermentation, coupled with uncommonly long barrel-aging that allows the wine to develop its complex array of flavors and aromas.

Visitors to wine country love a view, & this location offers a vast one. The tasting room sits atop a scenic mountain ridge above Adelaida Road, only 4 miles from downtown Paso Robles. Le Cuvier derives its name from the French, meaning "little barrel room." The barrel room is located on the new facility's bottom tier, it is the first structure guests see as they climb the road up to the home property & tasting room.

What visitors will notice on arrival are the bright Provencal-inspired colors - and no bar! Walk up to one of the serving tables & enjoy Le Cuvier's fine wines & hors d'oeuvres. Then soak in the views from the large picture windows & doors. A large oak tree looms over a small, beautifully landscaped picnic area.

Le Cuvier Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Off the Beaten Path
Family Run
Country Charm
Casual & Relaxed
Pinot Noir
Port or Dessert Wines
Cabernet Franc
Private Tasting
Food Available
Picnic Sites- Superior
"Green" Technology
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One of the best
rockedge, Oak park
Beautiful views from hilltop location, crowded though when we went on a Friday, excellent tasting wines,possibly the best we had that weekend, was told they don't have their own vineyard but they buy the best grapes and make the wine. Price on the higher end for Paso area but for special occasion, worth it.

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The above reviews are the subjective opinion of Winery Advisor members and not of California Winery Advisor.

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