Posts tagged: Purlieu

A 95 Point “Knock-Out” Napa Cab

Purlieu means “the edge of the forest” or “an outlying area.” In this case, it is a reference to their home base in the new Coombsville AVA, at the edge of the forest and the entire Napa Valley. Symbolically, “purlieu” refers to their approach to winemaking, to exploring the outskirts and navigating the boundaries of […]

Friday April 14th, 2017 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on A 95 Point “Knock-Out” Napa Cab

Happy HalloWine!!

Le Pich, meaning “golden eagle” in Waipo Indian is a project from Purlieu Wines. Purlieu’s objective is always balance:  healthy fruit picked at peak ripeness, with power and freshness; with balance comes the capacity for wine to age, fascinate and excite. Winemaker Julien Fayard trained in France, was the assistant to director of winemaking for […]

Monday October 31st, 2016 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Happy HalloWine!!

Top Notch under $44 Napa Cab

Le Pich is the culmination of several seasoned and determined wine professionals’ efforts to produce the finest Cabernet Sauvignon possible from the best estate vineyards in Napa Valley including Pritchard Hill all under the guidance of winemaker Julien Fayard (assistant winemaker at Lafite Rothschild, Dalla and Philippe Melka’s projects) and ace viticulturist Steve Matthiasson.  The production […]

Wednesday March 11th, 2015 in , , , , , | Comments Off on Top Notch under $44 Napa Cab

Chateau Margaux can step aside for this limited Cab!

Purlieu means “the edge of the forest” or “an outlying area.” In this case, it is a reference to their home base in the new Coombsville AVA, at the edge of the forest and the entire Napa Valley. Symbolically, “purlieu” refers to their approach to winemaking, to exploring the outskirts and navigating the boundaries of […]

Wednesday May 22nd, 2013 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Chateau Margaux can step aside for this limited Cab!

The next “Collectible” is born.

A pedigree background from the two world-class wine making regions in the world… Bordeaux and Napa Valley. Julien Fayard came to Napa Valley with a refined wine making style from his experience at Lafite Rothschild and Smith Haut Lafite. Julien continued to define himself as a renowned winemaker by assisting in making some of the […]

Wednesday October 3rd, 2012 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on The next “Collectible” is born.