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2020 Ceritas Chardonnay's & Pinot's: "I can't recommend these wines highly enough." (AG)

“Simply put, I can’t recommend these wines highly enough…These remain some of the most distinctive wines in all of California.” – Antonio Galloni

We are delighted to offer the superb 2020s Chardonnay’s and Pinot Noir’s from John Raytek’s Ceritas wines!

Led by visionary founder John Raytek, Ceritas burst onto the winemaking scene in 2005, making an immediate splash with their inaugural vintage. With an unwavering commitment to minimal intervention, they craft wines that exude a rare purity and razor-sharp focus, perfect for the discerning palate that craves tension and precision. If you’re a fan of Chardonnays that are laser-focused and Pinot Noirs that are pure and crunchy, this selection is an absolute must-try.

Antonio Galloni loves them and says “Winemaking often comes down to making decisions in critical moments, usually in the heat of battle. John Raytek did exactly that in 2020. With fires threatening, Raytek harvested what he could and dropped as much as half the crop in other sites to push ripening ahead as much as possible. The result is a truly impressive set of 2020s. The wines are a bit lighter than most years but still full of flavor and character. I can’t recommend these wines highly enough.”

Further to this, Audrey Frick from adds “The wines express a pure, focused style that will appeal to those who seek tension and precision.”

These receive fantastic scores across the board and are attractively priced. Please let us know if you would be interested in some?

With best wishes,
The Vinum Team


The Offer: Subject to remaining unsold. Available in our SG cellars now.


2020 Ceritas, Zephyr Chardonnay
15 cases (1×6) OC @ $660 per case (inc GST $712.80)
“The 2020 Chardonnay Zephyr comes from a site overlooking the town of Freestone that sits on top of deep sandstone soils. It is fresh with saline, white peach, lime candy, and the palate has a lightly herbal savor, a bit more concentration and zippy acid, and a long finish. Drink over the next 10-15 years.”
94 Points Audrey Frick –


2020 Ceritas, Trout Gulch Chardonnay
1 case (1×6) OC @ $660 per case (inc GST $712.80)
“From a cool, late ripening site at 300 feet elevation, the 2020 Chardonnay Trout Gulch is fresh with pear, tarragon, and lemon zest. The palate has driving acidity, and mineral rich concentration, with lemon balm and crushed seashell. This is another laser-focused wine to drink over the next 10-15 years.”
94 Points Audrey Frick –


2020 Ceritas, Charles Heintz Chardonnay
11 cases (1×6) OC @ $720 per case (inc GST $777.60)
“Sourced from a 5-acre plot that is organically grown on pure Goldridge sandy loam, the 2020 Chardonnay Charles Heintz Vineyard takes on more depth, giving it a touch fuller style, and is fresh white peach, savory with pilsner, and brothy with saline minerality. The palate has a juicier mid-palate of green apple, vibrant pear, and just a hint of baking spice that tapers to fresh acidity.”
96 Points Audrey Frick –


2020 Ceritas, Elliott Pinot Noir
17 cases (1×6) OC @ $660 per case (inc GST $712.80)
“The 2020 Pinot Noir Elliott is laced with wild dark cherry, sage, tobacco, menthol, crushed leaves, game and earthiness. There’s terrific depth and tons of character here. I would give this a few years to soften, as there is some edginess.”
93 Points Antonio Galloni


2020 Ceritas, Annabelle Pinot Noir
5 cases (1×6) OC @ $780 per case (inc GST $842.40)
“The 2020 Pinot Noir Annabelle is another seriously impressive wine in this range from Ceritas. It offers lovely depth and textural richness. Sweet red cherry, red plum, blood orange, menthol and spice all meld together in this very pretty Pinot. The 2020 was made from one of the two blocks Ceritas has here.”
94 Points Antonio Galloni


2020 Ceritas, Trout Gulch Pinot Noir
6 cases (1×6) OC @ $840 per case (inc GST $907.20)
“The 2020 Pinot Noir Trout Gulch is another gorgeous wine in this range. Sweet dark cherry, gravel, spice, dried flowers, orange peel and licorice flesh out. Deceptive in its mid-weight structure, the 2020 is deep, expressive and full of personality. It is another seriously impressive wine in this range.”
94 Points Antonio Galloni


2020 Ceritas, Occidental Pinot Noir
2 cases (1×6) OC @ $1,050 per case (inc GST $1,134)
“The 2020 Pinot Noir Occidental Vineyard is savory with fresh mint and more masculine aromatics, including cherry fruit and dark minerality. The palate is structured and long, with a more iron-rich quality, pomegranate seed, red cherry, and spice. Hold 2-3 years and drink over the following 15 years.”
96 Points Audrey Frick –


Terms & Conditions:
Offer ends on Friday 24th February l No further discount l Immediate payment required l Delivery fees ($32.40) waived for purchases above $500 before GST excluding airports | Cancellation of orders not allowed l Order/s to be collected/delivered within 1 month upon stock availability l Offered Ex-Singapore & subject to remaining unsold​

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