Posts tagged: Paul Hobbs

Walker Station (Paul Hobbs) wins blind tasting!

In our very last Chardonnay blind tasting of the year we pulled out all of the stops!  A amazing line-up of stunning wines that included: Aubert (95 Parker) Paul Lato “Pisoni” (96 Parker) Brewer-Clifton “Mt. Carmel” (95 Parker) Dom. Serene “Evenstad Reserve” (93 WS) Kistler “Hudson” (95 Parker) Arnot-Roberts (93 Parker) Beringer Private Reserve (95 […]

Paul Hobbs’ Limited produced Chardonnay

Black Cordon Vineyards approaches winemaking with the intention of making wine that is intense and complex with a distinct character that faithfully represents where the grapes have been grown. Attention to detail and hands-on attention to every barrel of wine is what it takes to pull this off. With Paul Hobbs as your Winemaker, the […]

Superb UNDER $40 Napa Cab blend by Paul Hobbs

The Laird family is the largest grower in the Napa Valley, but only produces a small amount of wine each year.  Paul Hobbs has been the master-of-the-house for years and Laird wines thrive under his tutelage. The 2009 vintage is a blend of all estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon (68%), Merlot (20%) and Syrah 12%).  I […]

Paul Hobbs at his best

Black Cordon Vineyards approaches winemaking with the intention of making wine that is intense and complex with a distinct character that faithfully represents where the grapes have been grown. Attention to detail and hands-on attention to every barrel of wine is what it takes to pull this off. With Paul Hobbs as Consulting Winemaker, the […]

Paul Hobbs’ “Value” Cabernet

For those who purchased previous vintages of 16×20 I don’t need to make any more introduction. For the rest of you, be prepared to be delighted. This 400 case production (97% Cabernet and 3% Petit Verdot) was sourced from four prime vineyards in Napa (Yountville, Atlas Peak, Oak Knoll and Soda Canyon).  Paul Hobbs does […]

Paul Hobbs Cabernet at its best!

Before we get to the wine, let’s take a moment to congratulate the San Francisco Giants on their impressive, and what some people would call impossible, World Series victory. (Apologies to my Detroit fans.) No matter who you root for, you have to admit that they made an admirable comeback. In the same breath, however, […]

A new gem-in-the-rough from Paul Hobbs!

Paul Hobbs’ portfolio seems like the one of a globetrotter; add vineyard manager extraordinaire Ulises Valdez and you have one of the best combo “vineyardists” in the wine industry.   The Landy Estate is one of Paul’s latest ventures, and you can tell immediately who is at the helm of these great wines! Landy 2008 M.D.V.R. […]

Paul Hobbs’ 96 Point Chardonnay stunner!

Paul Hobbs does not need an intro, he is the Maestro.  He belongs in the “Hall of Fame” we all know this. The Ritchie Vineyard is a “Grand-Cru” worthy property, planted to older vine Chardonnay, that is every winemakers dream. David and Karen Dunphy, the owners of Black Cordon also own a stunning Cabernet vineyard […]

Paul Hobbs masterminds yet another gem!

The Laird Family is the largest (vineyard) land owner in the Napa Valley with over 2500 acres, but only produce a very small amount of wine themselves under the tutelage of Paul Hobbs. The Laird grapes (various designated vineyards) are used by wineries such as Levendi, Nickel & Nickel, Tor, and Kapcsandy, to name a […]

A Paul Hobbs value at $39.99

This is one of those Frank’s palatable price point wines – between 35 & 75!  A great value Napa Valley Cabernet, made by one of the region’s best winemakers – Paul Hobbs! 16 x 20  2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Retail 45.00 – GGWC 39.99 FREE SHIPPING on 12 Use the discount code “16X2012″ during […]