Posts tagged: Rutherford

A Super-Expressive Napa Chardonnay à la Chablis, well-priced

The first impression with both aromatics and flavor is fresh, stony and a touch reserved. One can tell more is to come. Deeper notes of pear, green apple and a touch of citrus emerge. No wood up front, only fresh yeasty fermentation/fruit aromas are present at first. The wine seriously evolves with aeration and a […]

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Zinfandel of the Year & FREE SHIPPING TOO!

Scarlett 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 and rebranded in 2015 in honor […]

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Scarlett Cabernet Special – 20% Off!

  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 […]

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Zinfandel of the Year!

  Scarlett 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 and rebranded in 2015 in […]

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Virbrant Napa Sauv Blanc, just in time for Easter or Passover!

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 2015 […]

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A “Bargain” To-Kalon wine

The name Apsara comes from the Sanskrit word for a celestial dancer whose movements represent the key elements in our wine, balance, purity & expression.  Robin Akhurst learned from some of the best in industry – Anne Claude Leflaive at Dom. Leflaive in Burgundy, Matt Wenk at Two Hands in the Barossa Valley, Thomas Rivers […]

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Under $50 Rock Star Napa Cabernet Blend

Scott Peterson (S.P. – Drummer) is a seasoned winemaker with a portfolio stretching almost 30 years making wine at an array of great wineries like Cardinale, Textbook, Pey-Marin, Mt. Eden, Anderson Conn Valley and others.  Scott is a big fan of Bordeaux-style blended wines, thus his blends have always been Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc & […]

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Impressive Napa Sauvignon Blanc under $24

It feels like Spring in California and that calls for nothing better than sipping on a nice Sauvignon Blanc.  This latest release of Ten Seventy Green will please both palate and wallet!   Mike Smith (Myriad, 12C, Scarlett, etc.) crafted yet another amazing wine. Ten Seventy Green 2012 Sauvignon Blanc Retail 26.00 – GGWC 23.99 FREE […]

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Superb quality & well-priced Napa Cabernet

At its core, Balius Wines was created to provide examples of great wines that don’t have to cost a lot of money. This inaugural releases show that they are on track.  Balius Story — Achilles and his two immortal horses, Balius and Xanthos, were legendary and heroic figures on the battlefields of ancient Greece.The warrior […]

Wednesday April 3rd, 2013 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Superb quality & well-priced Napa Cabernet

Redmon. Another 97 point in “the Next Round!”

We have created a great following with the Redmon Estate Cabernet for years now. Unfortunately, the estate is only 4 acres and 250 cases is about as much as the Redmons can produce – unless they start cutting corners.  Quality before Quantity is both Redmon and Golden Gate Wine Cellars’ motto.  That said year in […]

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