Posts tagged: Estate

Sublime 96-100 Point Dumol “Designated Vineyards” Offerings, THEIR BEST RELEASE EVER!

Time flies, as this is the 23nd  release of DUMOL!  I remember meeting Kerry Murphy way back when he started DuMOL and tasting through the first bottles of what has now turned into a real success story.  The “Designated” releases are always something special, and this year is no different.  Andy Smith rolled up his […]

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IT IS TIME TO SUPPORT PALOMA – THEY SUSTAINED A LOT OF FIRE DAMAGE TO THEIR PROPERTY

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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The Best Value/Dollar Cost Average Pinot Producer in California with another 95 Point score!

  I have said it before, and I will say it again, Walter Hansel has been synonymous with great quality at a great price! The venture started in 1978 with 3 barrels of Pinot Noir, and decades later… they are still putting out great quality wines at a very affordable price! 2018 Walter Hansel Pinot Noir […]

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96 POINT LIBRARY RELEASE — PERFECT SEASON 2014 = A PERFECT MELKA MADE CABERNET

  This might be one of the very best Cabernets to come from Knight’s Valley (even better than Peter Michael, really!)  The venture is owned by Norma Hunt (wife of the late Kansas City Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt – who pretty much invented the Super Bowl).  This gorgeous property is well-situated, and when you bring […]

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Magnificent, 94 Point Côte Rôti from California

  A British couple settled in the hills of Mendocino where they found land with schist-like Cote–Rotie soils on a windblown cool mountain top overlooking the Pacific Ocean, which would become their “estate” vineyard. With the assistance of Justin Smith (Saxum), Crole Meredith & Steve Lagier (Lagier-Meredith), Mike Officer (Carlisle) and Wells Guthrie (Copain) they […]

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Paloma “The Petrus from Napa” is now in stock!

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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Margaux’ Pavillon Rouge Under $45… from Napa

  Château La Grande Roche is a brand within the Forman family of wines. The name was derived in recognition of the presence of the gravel nature of the Forman Vineyard which is surrounded by massive boulders (Grande Roche) in a true Cllos-like fashion. It is 100% estate grown and is generally and predominantly made […]

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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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Sauvignon of the Year by Scarecrow winemaker… A must have!

Celia has earned many great accolades as the winemaker of Scarecrow, Corra, Rewa, Castiel, Barbour, Keever and many other wineries. This latest Sauvignon Blanc, the Keever 2019 vintage is probably the best to come from this estate ever.  Unfortunately a very small production! Keever 2019 Sauvignon Blanc “Estate” Napa Valley    GGWC 37.99 FREE SHIPPING […]

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Last Call for Phoenix Rising

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 (Kongsgaard, Kistler, etc.) […]

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