Posts tagged: Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Diva + Video Game Producer = AMAZING NAPA WINES

The team of Heidi Barrett (Wine Diva a.k.a Queen of the Valley) and famed viticulturist David Abreu are the axile driving CapCom owner Kenzo Tsujimoto’s Napa Valley winery.  The vineyard was planted in 1998, and the first release (2005 vintage) was in 2008.  Since then “Kenzo” has become an household name for top-notch, high-end Napa […]

95+ Rated – Below the Radar Cabernet

With passion and a commitment to hard work Linda Butler along with winemaker Gerhard Reisacher launched Delectus Winery in 1995. Delectus is a small family-owned winery that handcrafts luxury red wines from select vineyards throughout Napa Valley and Knights Valley.Delectus 2013 “Boulder Falls” Cabernet Sauvignon, Knight’s Valley Retail 110.00 – GGWC 104.99 FREE SHIPPING on 4 Use […]

A MUST HAVE $50’s NAPA CABERNET

  Sean Roney was raised in a winemaking family, but went east to pursue the law. But the siren song of wine disrupted his life in the courtroom. He found himself home, walking vineyards at dawn, instead of reading case files at midnight. They say what is meant for you will not pass you by. […]

Dave Phinney’s Stunning new Cabernet

Jim Kaplan’s winery Aftermath (AFTER MATH) is a story of Math Professor turned Winery Owner, the story of what he is doing “After Math” Jim Kaplan has a phD in Applied Mathematics and was a professor at Northwestern and Boston Univeristies.  A consulting gig morphed into an investment advisory business, JL Kaplan Associates which grew […]

LAST CALL FOR MUST HAVE 95 Point Rated UNDER $65 (100 case) Cabernet Surprise!

This is probably one of the best hidden gems I have worked with in years!  Only 100 cases produced, so this one will go very fast! Chuy Ordaz has hand tended the Montecillo Vineyard for over 40 years. These old Cabernet Sauvignon vines seem to nod in respect towards Chuy when he walks by them […]

Overachiever Napa Cab at ½ the Price

In 1979 Bill and Mary Seavey bought the present Seavey Vineyard from an old family friend. It had been a vineyard in the 1870s, although by the 1970s it was a cattle ranch. While Bill continued his San Francisco law practice, Mary and he set about restoring the property and replanting the former vineyard. The four Seavey […]

A 97 Point, Robert Parker Favorite Cabernet

This venture is still somewhat below the radar, although I’ve been working with them for about 5 years now.  Tiny production, but amazing quality Cabernet sourced from one of Napa’s premium vinyeards (Dr. Crane/Beckstoffer), which would be classified as  a “First Growth Vineyard” in France – So let’s call it “Top-of-the-line” here! Memento Mori is translated […]

95 Point Rated UNDER $65 (100 case) Cabernet Surprise!

This is probably one of the best hidden gems I have worked with in years!  Only 100 cases produced, so this one will go very fast! Chuy Ordaz has hand tended the Montecillo Vineyard for over 40 years. These old Cabernet Sauvignon vines seem to nod in respect towards Chuy when he walks by them […]

100 Point Winemaker’s Tiny Production “Killer” Cab Release

  It all began in 1990 when Clay & Tersilla (T) met while working at a large Napa winery. In 1995 they were married and purchased a property – with sheep – The deal was that the owner only would sell it, if they kept the sheep. So when it came time name the winery, […]

WINE ALERT! 4 Barrel Knockout Napa Cab

Matt resides on his family’s ranch in the Napa Valley where he runs a herd of organic cattle and grows wine grapes used to produce some of the valley’s best known brands.  As the 6th generation farmer of the Wallace Ranch, Matt juggles his full-time work as vineyard manager and partner in Barbour Vineyards Management […]