Posts tagged: Steve Matthiasson

Chateau Margaux can step aside for this limited Cab!

Purlieu means “the edge of the forest” or “an outlying area.” In this case, it is a reference to their home base in the new Coombsville AVA, at the edge of the forest and the entire Napa Valley. Symbolically, “purlieu” refers to their approach to winemaking, to exploring the outskirts and navigating the boundaries of […]

Limited offer Napa Gem, Only 10 Cases Available!

Le Pich is the culmination of several seasoned and determined wine professionals efforts to produce the finest Cabernet Sauvignon possible from the best estate vineyards in Napa Valley all under the guidance of winemaker Julien Fayard (assistant winemaker at Lafite Rothschild and former assistant to Philippe Melka) and ace viticulturist Steve Matthiasson. Le Pich 2010 […]

“First Growth” from the Napa Valley dazzles the crowd

I enjoyed tasting with Steve Matthiasson the other day at 10 A.M. That really is the best time to get your palate going! Steve is a “real” guy, jovial, down-to-earth farmer/winemaker. He has been consulting for Spottswoode, Araujo and Chappellett vineyards for years (which is very noteworthy). Steve’s own vineyard has been the source for […]