Cut from the cloth of the common man, the Fat Monk is on a mission to redefine one of life’s greatest pleasures as an everyday delight. Joyfully devoted to his passion for great grapes, he produces carefully crafted vintages from a secluded spot in the sun-drenched hills of California and invites you to blend the divine with your day-to-day.
Take a bottle camping or grab a glass while you watch the game. Pair with a bag of chips if it makes you happy. The fruits of his labor are yours for the drinking, so kick up your heels and raise a glass to the Monk!
Bright cherries, fresh coffee, and supple leather flavors join together in this gorgeous Pinot Noir. Brilliant fruit flavors and notes of cola and spice roar in this delicate but flavorful wine.
Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
Cooperage: 9 months new and neutral French oak barrels
Supple and nuanced, our Chardonnay has an inviting nose of marzipan, straw, and lime. Its ripe character is lush with flavors of almond, honeydew melon, and apple. Gentle acidity balances the creamy mouthfeel, which is complemented by spicy, well-integrated oak nuances.
Appellation: Central Coast (Edna Valley, Monterey)
Varietal Composition: 100% Chardonnay
Cooperage: 11 months stainless steel, 10% one year in old French oak barrels
This Merlot is an elegant reminder of why this varietal is renowned in the Graves region of Bordeaux. Our Merlot benefits from cold nights and a long growing season, making for intensely rich berry flavors and a strong but yielding mouthfeel with aromas of blackberry, roasted almonds, and forest floor.
Appellation: Paso Robles, California
Varietal Composition: 86% Merlot, 8% CabernetSauvignon, 6% Tempranillo
Cooperage: 14 months in new and neutral French oak barrels
With aromas of hickory smoke, leather, and fresh Bing cherries, the Fat Monk’s Cabernet Sauvignon yields rich raspberry and dense mocha flavors. Bold yet approachable, this wine dances on the palate and ends with a firm stoutness indicative of a well-loved Cabernet Sauvignon.