Posts tagged: Cabernet Sauvignon

Scarecrow Winemaker releases A SUPERB Cabernet!

Rewa is the latest venture of ace winemaker extraordinaire Celia Welch.  The Rewa vineyard is located in the Coombsville appellation in the South Eastern part of the Napa Valley.  The vineyard is planted on shallow rocky white volcanic ash in the slightly cooler growing area of the Napa Valley.  Rewa Vineyards represents a significant project […]

20% OFF Napa Cabernet Gem & FREE SHIPPING TOO!

  Ilaria 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley – SPECIAL PRICING – 20% OFF & FREE SHIPPING on FULL CASE (NOW $56.00 per bottle INSTEAD OF $70.00) Use code SHIPFREE12 during checkout The 2015 Ilaria Cabernet Sauvignon possesses gorgeous aromas of black current liqueur, blackberries and huckleberry compote and is complemented by notes of scorched volcanic […]

Sunday January 20th, 2019 in , , , , | No Comments »

100 Pointer Luc Morlet does it again!

The 2014 growing season was easygoing.  Grapevines found their happy place quickly, as warm spring soils brought an early budbreak, and the rest of the season was mild and relaxed, with high temperatures dancing in the mid 80’s.  The vines and grapes developed smoothly, soaking up the dreamy vacation-like weather.  Wine country got a little […]

Wednesday January 16th, 2019 in , , , , , | No Comments »


  The crown jewel of La Sirena, Cabernet Sauvignon is Heidi’s favorite varietal to work with, and the wine she is best-known for throughout her career. This Cabernet has all the makings of Heidi’s classic, elegant and balanced style, produced from some of the finest vineyards in Napa Valley. La Sirena 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa […]

The Karate Kid also Knows how to make Great Kabernet

  Professor, turned Screenplay writer, turned Vineyard and Winery owner Robert Kamen has done it again. His ace winemaker Mark Herold (Kobalt, Herold) has been making consistent 93 Point rated wine from their Sonoma property. For 11 straight vintages the wine has received 93 Points from Robert Parker, this is the most solid A rating […]

Wednesday January 9th, 2019 in , , , | No Comments »

Inaugural 2 Barrel Napa Cabernet Star is born!

The first grapes were planted in the 1880’s, and the vineyard continuously farmed until Prohibition. Mike Yates’ family purchased the property in 1950, and Mike took over farming of the property in 1995, and began selective replanting in 1999. The vineyard is carefully tended by Mike and his daughters Whitney and Mary. Vintone winemaker Sean […]

4 Barrel 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 […]

Tuesday November 20th, 2018 in , , , , | No Comments »

A $100 Napa CAB at ½ the price!

The “Tether” wine is a Anna Monticelli & Kimberly Jones project.   This is real Napa Valley value in a bottle.  When I tasted the wine I figured, another $100, but I was wrong , it was ½ that price!  That said, the production is very limited, so you’ll have to act quick!Tether 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley […]

Saturday November 17th, 2018 in , , , , | No Comments »

Screaming Eagle’s neighbor KNOCKOUT Cabernet at 1/20 the price

This close neighbor of Screaming Eagle has been producing some gems of their own. And remember … Two full cases of this “Textbook” perfect wine won’t even buy you a bottle of Screaming Eagle! The production of Textbook is about the same as it was last year, so it is equally limited, does not come in a […]

Saturday November 10th, 2018 in , , , , | No Comments »

A Cult Production Napa Cab under $40

About the Band: Born from a monthly tasting group of seven Napa Valley wine & taste makers—Barrett Anderson from 100 Point wineries (Lokoya & Cardinale), Mark Porembski (formerly Araujo, makes Anomoly & Zeitgeist), Jason Heller (Master Sommelier with a CV at Harlan, Bond & Dana Estate), Cameron Hobel (Hobel Winery), Brennan Anderson (Foley), Dan Petroski […]