Julien Fayard is a Philippe Melka disciple (he works very closely with Melka on Projects like Entre Nous, etc.). Julien, born and raised in France, worked at Lafite Rothschild and Smith Haut Lafitte to gain valuable experience for this current enterprise – Azur.
Azur 2007 Proprietary Blend, Napa Valley – Retail 65.00 – GGWC 54.99
Tiny production, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Syrah sourced from some of the most amazing vineyards in the Napa Valley. The wine has an amazing aroma of rich vibrant fruit. On the palate one is greeted by more intense bright fruit that is well integrated with the right amount of acidity and seductive silky layers fine tannins. Not overblown, but well-balanced throughout the process. I had a bottle open for a few days and it only got better! Only 150 cases produced.
Azur 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley Napa Valley – Retail 30.00 – GGWC 25.99
An elegant wine with bright aromatics that tease the nose with tropical scents. An entry on the palate that is crisp and refreshing with ripe grapefruit, offering vibrant honeydew, guava and zest of citrus. The wine lingers in the mouth with a stony minerality and pure expression of Sauvignon Blanc with a refined finish. 250 cases produced.
Only 150 Cases Produced!