Posts tagged: Carneros

96 Point Premier Cru White Burgundy… grown in Napa!

  If the Hyde Vineyard would be located in Burgundy, it would for sure be classified as Premier Cru – no doubt!  But even in California this vineyard is very much sought out by many wineries (Aubert, Paul Lato, Dumol, Kistler, etc), and everyone that gets to buy some of this terrific fruit winds up […]

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Phoenix Rising over Napa – 96 Points, Under $65!

Winemakers John Kongsgaard and Christopher Vandendriesche did it again! Only a few hundred cases of the stunning, very Bordeaux-like Hudson Phoenix Red were produced! If this vineyard would be in Bordeaux, it would have the First-Growth designation! Lee Hudson is probably one of the best winegrowers in the valley. Many great wineries (Aubert, Kongsgaard, Kistler, […]

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THE BEST NAPA PINOT FOR YOUR BUCK & FREE SHIPPING TOO!

  Byron Kosuge has been making wine for over 3 decades now. He honed his skills at various great wineries in California and France.  While working in Carneros he befriended two guys who ran a vineyard management company.  When they planted a small vineyard next to their work shop, Byron came up with the name […]

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LAST CALL – 96 Point “White Burgundy” from the Napa Valley

  Winemakers John Kongsgaard and Christopher Vandendriesche did it again! Only a few hundred cases of the stunning, very Burgundian-like Hudson Chardonnay were produced! If this vineyard would be in Burgundy, it would have the Premier-Cru designation! Lee Hudson is probably one of the best winegrowers in the valley.  Many great wineries (Kongsgaard, Kistler, etc.) […]

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A Powerfull, Fragrant & Bold Chardonnay that over-delivers for its pricetag!

  The “Tether” wine is a new Anna Monticelli & Kimberly Jones project. This is real value in a bottle. They make stunning a stunning Cabernet & Chardonnay that over-delivers for the pricetags! Tether 2017 Chardonnay, Carneros, Napa Valley GGWC 37.99 FREE SHIPPING on 12 or more Use code TETHER at checkout Mix & match […]

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A CRU BEAUJOLAIS FROM NAPA VALLEY

  B Kosuge 2018 Gamay, Carneros Napa Valley GGWC 25.99 FREE SHIPPING on 12 Use code GAMAY during checkout The Kosuge Gamay is bright, fresh and more svelte than its older sibling. Maybe a bit more true to the essence of the Gamay grape, though who am I to say? I am loving how fresh […]

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French Laundry’s Top Rated Chardonnay = Our Chardonnay of the year for 2018!

What do the French Laundry & Golden Gate Wine Cellars have in common… Hudson Chardonnay. The French Laundry pours the Hudson Chardonnay by the glass and pairs it with a butter-poached Lobster Tail – mouthwatering, delectable, scrumptious – MUST HAVE! Winemakers John Kongsgaard and Christopher Vandendriesche did it again! Only a few hundred cases of the […]

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Expressive – Low Alcohol Chardonnay = Burgundy in California

  From the first vineyard the Sangiacomo family planted in 1969, Green Acres is situated in the cool coastal appellation of Carneros and benefits from rocky, well-drained soils and signature afternoon winds. The Green Acres Chardonnay shows off its broad, rich texture, a natural gift from Old Wente, which contrasts with its minerality and a […]

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2 Barrel Classic Syrah

A real surprise this 50 cases, yes only 2 barrel, production! Really wowed me! If I would not have seen the label, I’d assumed to be drinking a classic Côte Rôtie.  On the nose and palate, I encountered notes of bacon fat a hint of spice, nicely coated by whiffs of apricot and lychee, with […]

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The Dream Come True Chardonnay

Rolando started his career in the Napa Valley in 1982 as a modest dishwasher at the exclusive Auberge du Soleil restaurant. Over the span of 15 years, his resume of employers began to read like the who’s who of the Napa Valley—from the legendary Warren Winiarski, founder of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, to winemaking great […]

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