Posts tagged: Textbook

Screaming Eagle neighbor’s Cabernet for under $40

“La Poussiere” is a direct translation of the Rutherford District’s hallmark characteristic “the dust”. It is a “textbook” example of this noble variety grown in this outstanding appellation and can be enjoyed over the next 5-10 years.  The Rutherford District owes a great debt to Andre Tschelitcheff, who beginning 1938 extolled its many virtues.  TEXTBOOK “La […]

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Eagle’s Neighbor does it again!

My friends from Textbook have been producing stunning wines at a palatable price point for years now! These latest releases might be there best ever!  As always limited productions across the board.  This release is even more special with the addition of a 100 case production Stag’s Leap bottling (the fruit from this source fetches […]

Screaming Eagle’s neighbor does it again!

Jonathan and Susan Pey are the growers, vintners and “stewards” of Textbook wines. Their 2008 “Mise en Place” Cabernet Sauvignon comes from two special single-vineyard sites located on the extreme eastern side of the Oakville District, abutting the rugged and dry Vaca Mountain Range. Textbook 2008 “Mise en Place” Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Retail 52.00 – […]

Textbook 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon “Fin de Journee”

I am excited to introduce the latest release from Textbook: the 2008 “Fin de Journee” Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley. The fruit was sourced from both the estate in Oakville as well as from two stellar sources in Yountville and Spring Mountain! David Ramey is the consulting wine maker. The wine is a blend of 93% […]