Posts tagged: Proprietary Red

100 Pointer by Screaming Eagle owned next Cult Winery!

Stan Kroenke owner of Screaming Eagle is putting the next CULT winery on the map just a few hours south of the bay area! Stan is the mastermind behind many other great ventures. Stan Kroenke is the owner of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, which is the largest shareholder of English Premier League football club Arsenal […]

Screaming Eagle Winemaker’s hot new gem!

  Andy Erickson does not need an introduction, the man worked with John Kongsgaard, Paul Hobbs, Bob Levy at Harlan Estate, Staglin, etc. and of course Screaming Eagle!  He currently makes Arietta, Ovid, Dalla Valle and his own labels Leviathan and Favia.  The Arietta wines have been on fire as of late and this latest release is […]

Screaming Eagle Winemaker under $70.00 Napa Gem

Andy Erickson does not need an introduction, the man worked with John Kongsgaard, Paul Hobbs, Bob Levy at Harlan Estate, Staglin, etc. and of course Screaming Eagle!  He currently makes Arietta, Ovid, Dalla Valle and his own labels Leviathan and Favia.  The Arietta wines have been on fire as of late and this latest release is yet […]

Bevan’s 100 POINT 2016 Cabernets & Bordeaux Blends are here!

I tasted the latest Bevan wines last week, and was speechless how good they were, this young!  The wines were opened (and decanted) at 11 AM, and I tasted them at 1 PM. One after another they were a WAW (What A Wine)!  Unfortunately production levels are still down, so not a large amount was […]

Seductive 95 Point Napa Cab Blend

The 2016 GB Crane  “El Coco” crafted by Dave Phinney  is a blend of  Cabernet, Merlot, with a spash of Petit Sirah and Old Vine Zinfandel.  Aromatics, abound and complete, the “El Coco” is replete with a wide spectrum from boysenberry jam and black plum to candied raspberries and nutmeg. The palate is ripe with […]

Under $50 Napa Cab – Smells Great, Taste Great – It is “delicious” and you receive FREE SHIPPING too!

Again, a superb, well-made Coho Headwaters.  This vintage is a blend of 56%  Cabernet Sauvignon with 33% Merlot from the astounding Michael Black Vineyard add 11% Petit Verdot from the Coombsville area in southern Napa Valley and we have the ingredients for what I believe is one of the best Coho Headwater blends ever produced! […]

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95 Point Napa Cab by Russell Bevan’s Right Hand

  Kimberly Hatcher is the longtime assistant to Russell Bevan and has kept her eyes and ears open as she is on a roll now! Her Morgado label is bringing in some impressive reviews and creating quite a buzz. Robert Parker and Jeb Dunnuck have “noticed” her and the press is out! That said, Kimberly’s […]

Under $30 Hidden Red blend Gem

The 2016 Old Soul Red (a blend of 38% Zinfandel, 36% Petite Sirah, 22% Malbec, 4% Syrah) is probably one of the best value non-mainstream red blends currently on the market.  Sourced from their 100% organic, and bio-dynamic vineyard the “OSR” pleases both your palate and wallet! Atrea 2016 “Old Soul Red” Proprietary Red, Mendocino […]

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LAST CALL WEEK – UNDER $50 Napa Cab blend still “happens”

As a young man Jesus Espinoza worked in Napa planting grape vines as a laborer. Over 20 years later, destiny has taken him back to the same ranch, but this time as the owner of the grapes.  In 2005, Cruz Calderon started construction of the prestigious wine cave at Caldwell Vineyard in the Coombsville District […]

The wait is over, Frank’s “OWN” wine finally arrived!

Dear Friends,The much anticipated release of our “own” Melis Family Bordeaux Blend is upon us!Those who purchased our “previous” family label know that we had to change our name due to some red-tape issues. Nothing else has changed though, it is still the same good quality wine!The 2015 as you might recall was the last vintage of […]