Freelander

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Country of Origin: USA
Location: California
People: Mike O'Connell, Owner | Larry Levin, Winemaker

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Freelander 2020 Chardonnay, California Login In Stock
Freelander 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon, California Login In Stock
Freelander 2020 Pinot Noir, California Login In Stock

Freelander is a value-driven brand created by Mike O’Connell. Mike and winemaker Larry Levin are responsible for bringing the popular brands like Grayson Cellars and Ghostrunner to the market. They take great pride in producing California wines that showcase extreme quality for their price point. Freelander is no exception; the wines are complex and rich while maintaining balance.

The Freelander wines are made to be immediately appealing and user friendly. The grapes are sourced from several vineyards throughout California that produce elegant and impressive wines. Most of the fruit comes from small production vineyard blocks in California’s Central Valley.

The wines are made in St. Helena, Napa Valley by Larry Levin. Larry has over 30 years of experience making wines. After completing his oenology degree at UC Davis, Larry spent 17 years at Dry Creek Vineyard. He has also traveled the globe, producing wine in New Zealand, Chile, and Australia in various styles and price points. For 9 years, Larry was head of winemaking at Icon Estates, where he oversaw the brands Franciscan, Mt. Veeder, Robert Mondavi, Estancia, Ravenswood, Quintessa and Ruffino. In addition to his partnership with Mike O’Connell, Larry also consults for wineries in the Stag’s Leap and Oakville districts in Napa and Sonoma.