Lava Cap Winery American River Red Celebrated Cuvee 2009

Member Review by shsim:

This is part of Apple Hill, El Dorado, beginning at Grace Patriot wines and covering Lava Cap, Crystal Basin, Jack Russell Brewing, Boa Vista and Madroña in the same area. We tasted this at Lava Cap. With a nose of berry jam, this simple wine has notes of rich berry fruit and is easy with a little spicy kick. Smokey finish that was rather enjoyable. For more on the tasting, please visit http://dionyshius.blogspot.com/2012/07/el-dorado-hills-lava-cap-apple-hill.html

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Lava Cap Winery:
Lava Cap Winery is a family owned and operated winery in the beautiful Sierra Foothills of California.Our appellation is El Dorado and we produced 20,000 cases a year of premium red and white wines. Our winemaker and president is Thomas Jones, MS University of California, Davis Dept of Viticulture & Enology. Thomas handcrafts each vintage, producing elegant and complex wines that reflect the lo... Read more
Lava Cap Winery is a family owned and operated winery in the beautiful Sierra Foothills of California.Our appellation is El Dorado and we produced 20,000 cases a year of premium red and white wines. Our winemaker and president is Thomas Jones, MS University of California, Davis Dept of Viticulture & Enology. Thomas handcrafts each vintage, producing elegant and complex wines that reflect the lovely terrior of our mountainous region. Thomas' brother Charlie is our Vineyard Manager and works the 90 acres we have in grape production. Lava Cap's tasting room is open everyday, 11am to 5 pm. Come up to our level and taste our meticulously handcrafted wines. www.lavacap.com Read less
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Snooth User: shsim
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08/02/2012

This is part of Apple Hill, El Dorado, beginning at Grace Patriot wines and covering Lava Cap, Crystal Basin, Jack Russell Brewing, Boa Vista and Madroña in the same area. We tasted this at Lava Cap. With a nose of berry jam, this simple wine has notes of rich berry fruit and is easy with a little spicy kick. Smokey finish that was rather enjoyable. For more on the tasting, please visit http://dionyshius.blogspot.com/2012/07/el-dorado-hills-lava-cap-apple-hill.html




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