Posts tagged: White Rock

A 95 Point Under $60 Napa Powerhouse

I can’t believe it but White Rock has been around for over 30 years! I fondly recall their 1987 Claret, which was their second release. That was the first vintage I was introduced to in 1990, the beginning of my “wine career”. The Vandendriessches have an amazing property that is nestled on and between a […]

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A $42 Red that Rocks!

In 1960 Henri Vandendriessche came to America from France to study economics at UC Berkeley. He and Claire met in 1967 and fell in love with Napa, as well as with each other. In 1977 they purchased the 64-acre estate just north of Napa with two goals in mind: reviving an 1870’s winery estate to […]

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A Chardonnay that Rocks

Situated in a small valley in the southern foothills of the Stag’s Leap Range, the estate began producing wine in the 1870’s. The Vandendriessche family has continued in the tradition of natural sustainable farming since 1977. Volcanic ash soils, hillside vines, cooler climate, and hand crafting on the land as well as in the caves […]

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Killer $100.00 Cabernet at only $47.99

White Rock Vineyards is situated in a small valley in the southern foothills of the Stag’s Leap Range. The estate began making wine in the 1870’s. The Vandendriessche family continues in the tradition of natural sustainable farming, since 1977. Volcanic ash soils, hillside vines, cooler climate, hand crafting on the land and in the cave […]

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White Rock 04 Cabernet Sauvignon, Laureate Estate

I can’t believe it but White Rock is approaching 25 years in business! I fondly recall their 1987 Claret, which was their second release. This vintage could have been a claret as well, but since it has 75% Cabernet (as well as 20% Cabernet Franc, 3% Merlot, and 2% Petit Verdot, the Laureate was born. […]

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