Posts tagged: Estate

LAST CALL French Laundry’s Top Rated Chardonnay

What do the French Laundry & Golden Gate Wine Cellars have in common… Hudson Chardonnay The Hudson Chardonnay is poured by the glass and paired 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 stunning, very […]

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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 […]

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95 Point Zin!

From the Winery: Our Estate Zinfandel is our flagship wine.  Originally planted by Italians at the start of the 1900’s, this wine hearkens back, in some ways, to a different time.  While seamless and with an unparalleled clarity of flavor and aromas, there is also an undeniable gravity that Limerick Lane Zinfandel seems to exude. […]

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French Laundry’s Top Rated Chardonnay = Our Chardonnay of the Year!

What do the French Laundry & Golden Gate Wine Cellars have in common… Hudson Chardonnay The Hudson Chardonnay is poured by the glass and paired 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 stunning, very […]

Monday November 19th, 2018 in , , , , , , | No Comments »

Napa’s Cab Blend of the month!

  Trespass is a small 5 acre all estate property in northwestern St. Helena at the base of Spring Mountain. The wines are hand-crafted by Kirk Venge who has been making wine since he was a little child under the tutelage of his dad Nils Vegne (the first 100 point winemaker in the US with […]

Chardonnay of the Year!

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.) have been […]

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Exceptional Cabernet by an almost perfect (99 Pts) Winemaker!

A striking hillside property, Cornell is located on Spring Mountain, not too far from Togni, Pride and Paloma. In 2013, proprietors Henry and Vanessa Cornell hired winemaker Françoise Peschon (Araujo & Vine Hill Ranch) to oversee a complete makeover, and create the first estate grown wine from their then 10 year-old vineyard. Peschon brought in vineyard guru […]

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Two Knock-Out Cabernets by Mike Smith 2.0

  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 […]

LAST CALL for SUPERB 5 barrel Napa Cab Franc

  Trespass is a small 5 acre all estate property in northwestern St. Helena at the base of Spring Mountain. The wines are hand-crafted by Kirk Venge who has been making wine since he was a little child under the tutelage of his dad Nils Venge (the first 100 point winemaker in the US with […]

Saturday September 29th, 2018 in , , , , , , | No Comments »

Merlot for Cab lovers!

Barbara and Jim Richards always had an interest in wine, both in its making and its consumption, and in food and gardening. In 1980, they were living in Midland, Texas, and began thinking about a second home and decided to start looking for a small property in the Napa Valley where they could build a […]

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