Posts tagged: Cabernet Sauvignon

ARE YOU KIDDING? An UNDER $55 Thomas Rivers Brown 95 Point Napa Cab

The farmer works to produce the best crop possible, knowing once it leaves their hands, they no longer have control. The winemaker, regardless of skill and ability, can only work with what comes through the winery doors. Matt Hardin, a 6th generation Napa resident and farmer, is a partner in Barbour Vineyards, one of the […]

LAST CALL for the AMAZING Scarlett Cabernets

Scarlett Wines is a family operation owned by the McGah family, who are most notably known for co-founding the Oakland Raiders. Representing over four generations of wine growers, the family’s personal touch can be felt from the soil to the glass. The winery previously operated under the name McGah Family Cellars and rebranded in 2015 in […]

Post Parade … the latest HOT Cabernet from Thomas Rivers Brown

Three great friends – One goal: to create something worth appreciating, like the time they’ve spent together. They searched for an area rich in heritage, resources, and committed winemakers which took them 2,297 miles west from their homes in Kentucky to Napa Valley. They traveled to California time and again. Wine was shared, stories were […]

Napa BARGAIN Cabernet of the Year!

Husband and wife (Sean Garvery and Lindsay Buehler) grew up in Napa Valley and with this Field Guide are paying tribute to what their parents contributed in the early days to the Napa Valley.  This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon was sourced from the Kairos Vineyard (south of Stag’s Leap) offers up bright red and black fruit […]

“THE” Best under $100 Napa Cabernet

It started in 1914 when Eliza & Mads Peterson purchased a 100-acre property in the Napa Valley. It hosted a small Zinfandel vineyard, but with the onset of Prohibition in 1920, prunes became the cash crop. It remained an orchard, large vegetable garden and also hosted  numerous farm animals.  Not until the 1990s was the […]

You must be kidding me… DuMOL Cabernet?

  DuMOL has been synonymous  with great Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah.  As you might (not) know, Andy Smith (winemaker and partner) made the wines at Larkmead in the Napa Valley for years.  That said, after 20+ vintages, DuMOL decided to add some Cabernet to its portfolio. The 2016 Cabernet is a blend of some […]

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4 Barrel, UNDER $60 Napa Cab Gem ~ from 100 Point Vineyard Crew

As the 6th generation farmer of his family’s Napa Valley ranch, Matt Hardin has a natural appreciation of the exceptional place that is the Napa Valley. Matt manages his full-time work as vineyard manager and partner in Barbour Vineyards with his commitment to managing the family ranch. In his time with Barbour Vineyards, Matt has […]

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Another 98 Point Rated Thomas Rivers Brown Gem

Pulido-Walker is the culmination of a patient journey toward the possible. Under the watchful eye of  ace winemaker, Thomas Rivers Brown, they chose two remarkable vineyard sites where the natural alchemy of geography, soil, climate, and clone combine to yield a 100% Cabernet Sauvignon greater than the sum of its parts. Pritchard Hill’s Melanson Vineyard […]

Mike Smith and Jim Barbour’s “Bench Pressing” Cabernets!

Bench Vineyards is a family venture between husband and wife, Sam Sharp and Allison Steltzner. The Estate consists of 30 acres and sits next door to Odette and some other great Stag’s Leap vineyards. The name “Bench Vineyards” comes from its unique topography – a true “benchland” vineyard located on the eastern side of the […]

ARE YOU KIDDING ME? A PISONI CABERNET… UNDER $30?

Jeff Pisoni making Cabernet… Yes, it is true.  Jeff has produced amazing Pinot, Chardonnay & Syrah for many years now, so why not try to dabble a little with Cabernet… J Finn 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon GGWC 27.99 FREE SHIPPING on 12 Use code SHIPFREE12 during checkout The 2017 J Finn Cabernet is a blend of […]

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