Posts tagged: Cabernet sau

Spottswoode Winemaker’s MUST HAVE White

Hourglass was created by Ned Smith in 1976, who loved making Zinfandel from this property.  In 1992 his son Jeff Smith took over the land and business and enlisted Robert Foley as his winemaker.  They started Hourglass 2.0. by making Cabernet, Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc from this amazing property.  Jeff since purchased what is […]

Tuesday June 27th, 2017 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Spottswoode 96 Point Rated Cabernet

  Robert Parker is quoted in Wine Spectator as saying “When the history of Napa’s great vineyards is written, the 40-acre Spottswoode vineyard will be counted among the finest grand cru vineyards of the region.” Spottswoode is a family-owned historic vineyard and winery renowned for its exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon. Established in 1882 by George Schonewald, […]

Friday August 26th, 2016 in , , , , | No Comments »

Buccella (Celia Welch) 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon 95 Points

Buccella 2008 Cabernet (Napa) is now in stock.  With the success of the 2006 and 2007 one would not believe that 2008 could even be close in quality – WRONG!   Celia Welch (winemaker at Scarecrow, Corra, 2480, etc.) proves again her master winemaking skills.  I know that many among you were wary about 2008 –again […]