Posts tagged: Beckstoffer

Peter Michael & Carte Blanche winemaker ROCKS again! 95+ Points Parker!

Luc Morlet has an amazing portfolio.  Replacing John Kongsgaard at Newton at one point, winemaker at Staglin, and of course Peter Michael was the big “ticket” on his portfolio.  Today he acutually consults at Peter Michael for his brother Nicholas Morlet.  Today he of course is known as the winemaker for Carte Blanche,  Vineyard 7 […]

Stewart Cabernet – Turning Heads

This little winery has been turning a lot of heads as of late. Of course it helps when Paul Hobbs is your winemaker and your source from some of the best vineyards in the Napa Valley, many that have produced 100 Point wines! Stewart 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Retail 68.99 – GGWC 55.99 With Paul […]

Happy Holidays – And a special “gift” pre-sale!

Dear Friends of Golden Gate Wine Cellars, I just want to give you a sincere thank you for all your support over the past year. My family and I value that tremendously. Just the other day, I arrived home from work and ask my youngest daughter how her day was. She replies: “Fine Daddy, but […]

Sojourn kicks up some dirt! Big scores on ALL fronts.

Hailing from the town of Sonoma, Sojourn Cellars is establishing a reputation for producing excellent Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. They have just released some great new wines that have been very well received, and as was the case with its previous vintages, they are very limited. #1 – Sojourn Cellars 2009 Sangiacomo Vineyard […]

Stewart 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon

Paul Hobbs has turned this little winery into a real gem.  This release was sourced from three top Napa Valley vineyards (45% Stagecoach, 29% Beckstoffer IV and 26% State Lane). This wine is firm, dense and powerful, yet very elegant!  The wines aromas jump out of the glass for this well-textured Cabernet!  The nose opens […]