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  • Sauvignon

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • BTW, Antinori bought some property on Atlas Peak with the idea he could grow ... as things get warmer.  Pritchard Hill is also on its way to being an AVA, but Chappellet has been fighting it, so it could be a while.&nbs Read More

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  • ATF labeling laws.  They care where the grapes come from, not where it was ... Peak, Howell Mountain and Pritchard Hill, unless there's a spot that's unsuited for grapes.  Why build a winery on, say, half an acre or so of land that you paid $1M an acre for because it's such great terroir?  Is it great terroir for pouring a concrete slab? Runnin... Read More

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  • Another historic CA site, the James Berry vineyard in Paso still has some old ... old ... warmer site than Pritchard Hil Read More

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  • Mark, Carneros and Oak Knoll get most of the Napa mention for cooler weather ... don't see any reason why Pritchard Hill would be any less, it probably carries an elevation along with it. For that matter, any mountain site in Napa with elevation such as Howell or Mt. Veeder would be interesting, but the opportunity cost is high for the produce... Read More

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  • Thank you for the link, John.  Very interesting.Her comments about losing ...  On the other hand, is Pritchard Hill the right place for Chardonnay?  Pritchard Hill is now considered primo Cabernet Sauvignon territory.  Chappellet is, I would wager, the best known producer from Pritchard Hill.  (By any chance did Robert Long sell his vineyard t... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Zelma Long Article

  • What have been some of the high and low points of your career?The only huge ... ... in the late 1960s, on Pritchard Hill [Napa] land owned, and leased to us, by Robert Long. My disappointment was when Robert eventually sold the vineyard. All of the great old Chardonnay was pulled out and planted to Cabernet by the new owner. Great old Chardon... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Zelma Long Article

  • I am bringing this one back to life because I just received e-mail notification ... be tasted including the 2008 Pritchard Hill.It turns out that April 19 is my birthday.  So, I have signed up myself and Mrs. EMark.  This will get our little celebration off to a good start.  I hope that they that Total WIne addresses the problems that I mention... Read More

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  • Good topic, EdWilley.  I haven't had the Les Pavots or the like, ... ... ... dipped my toes into the Pritchard Hill, but, at $150, it ranks like a steal compared to its neighbors.  I'm heading up there to try it soon, and I'll report back.Back when I was an impoverished young public defender, I bought a bottle of Pahlmeyer's flagship red for ... Read More

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  • Chappellet Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Pritchard Hill Estate Vineyard 2005


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    Wine review by mark

  • Here's the link ... Veeder and (coming soon!) Pritchard Hill sub AVAs are all hilly/mountainous.  No guarantee, but I find the wines from those areas more to my liking.  Rutherford can mean valley floor, rolling areas on the eastern edge like George III vineyard are better than those that border Rte. 29.  Read More

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