Posts tagged: Oakville

Screaming Eagle’s neighbor KILLER under $70 CAB

This close neighbor of Screaming Eagle has been producing some gems of their own. And remember … A full case of this “textbook” perfect wine won’t even buy you a bottle of Screaming Eagle! The production of Textbook is about the same as it was last year, so it is equally limited, does not come in a […]

2 Barrel Knockout Cab Franc (only six cases allocated)

After 20 years working for the family brand, Karen Cakebread launched her own label Ziata in 2008. She had two goals: create beautifully structured wines that reflect the vineyards and its terroir; and to be involved in every aspect of making great wine! She named the winery in honor of mother Mary and hired longtime assistant and Heidi Barrett […]

Cab Franc “Bargain” 30% OFF

Sommelier turned winemaker Dan O’Brien and Julien Fayard (Winemaker at Le Pich, Azur, Purlieu & Atelier Philippe Melka) crafted this fun 161 case Cabernet Franc production from a stunning vineyard source in Oakville! Cultivar 2011 Cabernet Franc, Oak Knoll, Napa Valley Retail 50.00 – GGWC 34.99 on six with FREE SHIPPING! Use discount shipping code […]

Que Syrah Syrah, What will be… A stunning wine at a great price!

Remember Justin Meyer (founding winemaker/partner) of Silver Oak?  I know you’ll say, I don’t like Silver Oak today – I (might/will) agree.  The first 20 somewhat vintages of Silver Oak are much better than the last 10.  That has to do with the fact that Justin Meyer left Silver Oak 10+ years ago (sadly he […]

A $100.00 wine at half the price!

Brian Graham has wowed us for many years with his great blends from Mt. Veeder.  This year he is adding to his portfolio with a single vineyard Cabernet sourced from the Canard vineyard in Calistoga. As it is the case with other Ramian wines, this one too is very limited!  Only 101 cases produced Ramian […]

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 […]

Stunning Oakville Cabernet

This is one of the gems out of Frank’s drawer!  Only 100 cases were produced of this Cabernet, which was sourced from well-known Chef Narsai David’s vineyard in Oakville.  100% Cabernet Sauvignon, 110% Quality, 120% Value! J. Moss 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville Napa Valley This wine has an amazing hue, which is densely concentrated.  On […]

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An Amazing Pedigree! Tor 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

I just tasted with Tor Kenward from Tor winery.  His latest release, the 2009 Napa Cabernet is a cuvee (blend) of To-Kalon, Cimarossa and Mast vineyards!  This bottling contains an  amazing pedigree and the wine lives up to it’s expectations! On the nose you get the cool side of cabernet with earth/blackberry/cloves and a touch […]

The Ghost is Back! Very limited.

Ghost Block has been scaring many of us in a good way.  The Quality/Price ratios are intune like the the best performers in a ballet.  As always, only a very limited production of this Oakville producer is available (six bottle limit per person). Nestled on a gently sloping knoll on the north edge of Yountville, […]

The world is not ending… but it may stop for a moment!

I am very excited to offer the latest hot item from the Napa Valley.  Jonathan Maltus, garagiste winery owner of the amazing Chateau Teyssier in Bordeaux has created a big buzz in Napa with the latest release of three stunning wines.  With  the assistance of the enologist from Cheval Blanc and Jonathan’s passion and attention […]