Posts tagged: G.B. Crane

Seductive 95 Point Napa Cab Blend

The 2016 GB Crane  “El Coco” crafted by Dave Phinney  is a blend of  Cabernet, Merlot, with a spash of Petit Sirah and Old Vine Zinfandel.  Aromatics, abound and complete, the “El Coco” is replete with a wide spectrum from boysenberry jam and black plum to candied raspberries and nutmeg. The palate is ripe with […]

Thursday August 2nd, 2018 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Seductive 95 Point Napa Cab Blend

98 Point Dave Phinney STUNNER= FREE SHIPPING!

The Crane Assembly is centered around a unique eight-acre vineyard located in the gravel rich soils of southern St. Helena. It is believed that George Beldon Crane, or simply G.B. Crane, first established grapes on this site in the year 1885, making it one of the oldest vineyards in the Napa Valley. Although records are […]

Saturday July 21st, 2018 in , , , , , | Comments Off on 98 Point Dave Phinney STUNNER= FREE SHIPPING!

Pre-Harvest Report

Today, a pre-harvest note. I will follow up in a few weeks with a report on the official harvest itself. Some wineries have already started the 2017 harvest, others are not far behind.  It is usually the Sparkling Wine producers that hit the dirt first.  All over Carneros, the first Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes […]

Sunday September 3rd, 2017 in , , , | Comments Off on Pre-Harvest Report