Sine Qua Non Winery

Sine Qua Non Winery

Sine Qua Non is a California cult winery known for its sought-after Rhône style wine blends, produced in very limited quantites. The winery is located in Ventura County within the Central Coast AVA.

Manfred Krankl and his wife Elaine established the winery in 1994. Sine Qua Non's winery has been described by Robert Parker as "a Mad Max- junkyard dog sort of winery in one of the ugliest sections of Ventura.", while according to Antonio Galloni (Wine Advocate Aug 2011) "the wines that emerge from this site are often profound. The sheer drive for perfection and attention to detail at Sine Qua Non is something I have rarely witnessed anywhere else in the world."

Sourcing fruit from a wide variety of growers from year to year as Krankl follows his preferences, results in the winery to make different wines in each vintage.

In collaboration with Austrian winemaker Alois Kracher Manfred and Elaine Krankl have also produced sweet wines under the label "Mr. K"

The red wines are based on the grape varieties of Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre, and a whites made from Roussanne, Viognier and Chardonnay. Sine Qua Non used to  produced a Pinot Noir until the 2005 vintage. In certain vintages, the winery has released a sweet white wine or a rosé wine.

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£3,021.42 – six-bottle assortment case (450cl)
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2014 Sine Qua Non, 11 Confessions,Assrt (6btls)3xCP Syrah T & 3x C Grenache
Red
2014
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
16.0% Alcohol
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£5,810.00 – special (300cl)
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2004 Sine Qua Non Poker Face & Into The Dark case, 1 Mag each, California
Red
2004
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
15.5% Alcohol
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2009 Sine Qua Non Turn The Whole Thing Upside Down Grenache
Red
2009
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Full Bodied
Dry
15.6% Alcohol
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2008 11 Confesssions Collectors case Sine Qua Non Winery
Red
2008
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
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2012 Sine Qua Non, Eleven Confessions Rattrapante Grenache & Touché Syrah, Six-bottle Assortment Case
Red
2012
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
15.5% Alcohol
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2013 Sine Qua Non, Supplement & Jusqu'a l'os Mixed Case
Red
2013
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
15.5% Alcohol
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2014 Sine Qua Non 1x Piranha Waterdance Syrah,& 1 x Grenache Shakti
Red
2014
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
15.5% Alcohol
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2013 Sine Qua Non, Supplement & Jusqu'a l'os
Red
2013
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
15.7% Alcohol
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2016 Sine Qua Non, Ratsel Syrah, California, USA
Red
2016
For laying down
Full Bodied
Dry
16.0% Alcohol
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