Posts tagged: Aaron Pott

95 Point Napa “Boutique” Cab surprise

SHW (Saint Helena Winery) was created in 2000 to promote estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon that appeals to curious and cultured wine buyers – add their extravagant winemaker Aaron Pott to the mix, plus a handful of rave reviews, and you can see where this is going…. SHW 2012 “Sympa” Cabernet Sauvignon, St. Helena Napa Retail […]

Friday March 2nd, 2018 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on 95 Point Napa “Boutique” Cab surprise

Aaron Pott & Michel Rolland’s Inaugural hot new 2012 Cabernet

Jericho Canyon was created some 25 years ago by Marla and Dale Bleecher, but it was not until they hired “hot shot winemaker” Aaron Pott and the in-demand consulting winemaker Michel Rolland that the winery received some notice from the wine world. From the Winemaker:  The Chimera is a mythical beast enjoying the wings of Pegasus, […]

Tuesday January 12th, 2016 in , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Aaron Pott & Michel Rolland’s Inaugural hot new 2012 Cabernet

Winemaker of the Year’s stunning Chardonnay

Bello is the story of a young boy with a dream, he wanted to be a champion.  He became very successful with his residential construction business, but that was not enough.  In 2000 he purchased a prime property in the Rutherford Bench district of Napa and began construction of this amazing site.  He hired David […]

Friday September 13th, 2013 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Winemaker of the Year’s stunning Chardonnay

Blind Tasting Cabernet Stunner by Aaron Pott

My tasting group assembled some amazing 2009 Cabernets and Bordeaux blends, and the result was even more stunning.  Our line-up included: Alpha Omega “To-Kalon” $140 (94 Parker) Dominus $175 (94 WS) Cimarossa “Rian” $ 85 (95+ Parker) Anderson Conn Valley “Black Label” $125 (96 Parker) Phelps “Insignia” $200 (93 WS) Hall “Bergfeld” $99 (94 Parker) […]

Friday March 15th, 2013 in , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Blind Tasting Cabernet Stunner by Aaron Pott

Score some 94+ Points Pott

Aaron Pott has amassed a nice portfolio over the years and his own label has been on fire as of late.  This latest bottling the HMSS  or “Her Majesty’s Secret Service” comes from the famed Stagecoach Vineyard.  The legend has it that a notorious 19th century Englishman bandit robbed the daily Stagecoach here from St. […]

Wednesday July 25th, 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Score some 94+ Points Pott