Posts tagged: Liparita

136 year old Napa Winery comes back to life! Great Value for Amazing Quality

  Liparita winery was created in 1880 by WF Keyes, son of General Keys.  The actual cellar still stands high atop Howell Mountain today. Going through some ownership changes, prohibition, etc, along the way Liparita gained fame and glory by winning gold medals at the Paris Exposition in 1900 and in 1904 at the St.Louis […]

Wednesday October 19th, 2016 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on 136 year old Napa Winery comes back to life! Great Value for Amazing Quality

Brewer Clifton 2008 “Sea smoke” Chardonnay, Santa Rita Hills

This stunning vineyard (mostly planted to Pinot Noir) offers up the amazing fruit that went into the 2008 release! On the nose I encountered some tangerine and lemon custard. The wine’s body is round and intense, I would say creamy but assertive with flavors of candied orange and luscious apricots. This wine is totally dry, […]

Friday May 14th, 2010 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Brewer Clifton 2008 “Sea smoke” Chardonnay, Santa Rita Hills

Liparita 2006 Oakville Cabernet

This wine has an inky, almost black hue, and displays ripe aromas of black current, cherry and plum. It is full in body with tons of intensity, but the right amount of balanced acidity. The integrated tannins in this wine show off flavors of ripe black fruits while displaying its fine acidity on the mid-palate. […]

Tuesday February 23rd, 2010 in , , , | Comments Off on Liparita 2006 Oakville Cabernet