Clos Solène

Family owned estate, small production winery inspired by Rhône and Bordeaux varieties.

  • About
  • Vineyard Details
  • Varieties Grown
  • Press & Accolades
  • About
    Located on the west side of Paso Robles in the heart of the Willow Creek District you will find this beautiful, family owned French boutique winery. Guillaume and his wife Solène truly made their dream come true. A 6th generation winemaker from the south of France, with Guillaume’s unique winemaking style, beautiful Rhône blends are produced. Visit the Clos Solène estate at 2040 Niderer Rd, Paso Robles, open by Appointment Only, Daily 10:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. To see the available tasting experiences and on how to make a reservation please click on the reservations link on this page. https://www.exploretock.com/clossolene
  • Vineyard Details
    • 50% of the vineyard was grafted to Rhone varieties (Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, and a few others). The Rhone varieties were grafted based on the soil, mostly shale with larger slopes. The other 50% of the vineyard was grafted with Bordeaux varieties, where the soil has a better capability to hold water. New plantings in '18
    • First Date Planted: 1998
    • Last Date Planted: 2020
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  • Varieties Grown
    • Alicante Bouschet | acres

  • Press & Accolades
  • Press

    • Mar 2017 | Clos Solène Purchases Estate Vineyard in Paso Robles
    • Feb 2017 | Great winery of Paso Robles, CA Clos Solène
    • Nov 2016 | Ultimate Guide to Paso Robles Wineries
    • Apr 2016 | Somm Camp
    • Mar 2016 | Four Award Winning Wineries Join the Growing Paso Robles CAB Collective
    • Jan 2015 | Clos Solène featured at Santa Barbara film festival

    Accolades

    • 2014 Cuvee Jean, Wine Spectator, Dec 2016, 94 Points
    • 2014 Cuvee Jean, Wine Advocate #226, Aug 2016, 96 points
    • 2014 Hommage a nos Pairs Reserve, Wine Advocate #226, Aug 2016, 96 Points
    • 2014 L'Insolent, Wine Advocate #226, Aug 2016, 93-95 points
    • 2014 El Toro, Wine Advocate #226, Aug 2016, 94-96 Points
    • 2015 Hommage Blanc, Wine Advocate #226, Aug 2016, 94 Points
    • 2014 Fleur de Solène, Wine Advocate #226, Aug 2016, 93 Points
    • 2014 Harmonie, Wine Advocate #226, Aug 2016, 93 Points
    • 2014 Sweet Clementine, Wine Advocate #226, Aug 2016, 94 points
    • 2013 L'Insolent, Wine Advocate #214, Aug 2014, 96-97 Points
    • 2013 Hommage à nos Pairs, Wine Advocate #214, Aug 2014, 95 Points
    • 2013 Cuvee Jean, Wine Advocate #214, Aug 2014, 95 Points
    • 2013 La Rose, Wine Advocate #214, Aug 2014, 92 Points
    • 2013 Hommage Blanc, Wine Advocate #214, Aug 2014, 92 Points
    • 2012 L'Insolent, Wine Advocate #214, Aug 2014, 97 Points
    • 2012 Cuvee Jean, Wine Advocate #214, Aug 2014, 96 Points
    • 2012 Hommage à nos Pairs, Wine Advocate #214, Aug 2014, 96 Points
    • 2012 Harmonie, Wine Advocate #214, Aug 2014, 94 Points
    • 2012 Sweet Clémentine, Wine Advocate #214, Aug 2014, 93 Points