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Spring Mountain Estate Red Miravalle and Chevalier Vineyard 1995

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

The 1995 Miravalle Alba Chevalier Proprietary Red Wine (3,044 cases) is made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine was performing impressively at a recent tasting, displaying an opaque purple color, and sweet black currant/creme de cassis notes int... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 1995 Spring Mountain Vineyard Miravalle Alba Chevalier Proprietary Red Wine 750ml

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Spring Mountain Vineyard:
he new Spring Mountain Vineyard was once three separate properties each with its own vineyard and winery: Spring Mountain Vineyards (Miravalle) 257 acres, Chateau Chevalier (Chevalier) 120 acres, and Draper Vineyards (La Perla) 435 acres. The upper most property on the estate, La Perla, was founded in 1873 by Charles Lemme and expanded by the Schilling Spice family. Originally 285 acres it ha... Read more
he new Spring Mountain Vineyard was once three separate properties each with its own vineyard and winery: Spring Mountain Vineyards (Miravalle) 257 acres, Chateau Chevalier (Chevalier) 120 acres, and Draper Vineyards (La Perla) 435 acres. The upper most property on the estate, La Perla, was founded in 1873 by Charles Lemme and expanded by the Schilling Spice family. Originally 285 acres it had the first Cabernet Sauvignon planted on Spring Mountain. The old winery remains today along with much of its original equipment and horse drawn carriages and wagons. Immediately below La Perla, and eventually added to it was the first vineyard planted by Fredrick and Jacob Beringer in 1882. These terraced hillsides were planted in a wide assortment of grape varieties to support the Beringer brothers fledgling winery. Adjoining to the north of the Beringer vineyard was a Frenchman, Fortune Chevalier, whose stone winery, Chateau Chevalier, was making wine in 1891. And finally, next door to Chevalier was Tiburcio Parrott who grew olives, citrus and grapes. Parrott built a grand home on the estate which he named Miravalle. Read less

External Reviews for Spring Mountain Estate Red Miravalle and Chevalier Vineyard

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/04/2011

The 1995 Miravalle Alba Chevalier Proprietary Red Wine (3,044 cases) is made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine was performing impressively at a recent tasting, displaying an opaque purple color, and sweet black currant/creme de cassis notes int... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 1995 Spring Mountain Vineyard Miravalle Alba Chevalier Proprietary Red Wine 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/15/2009

A Proprietary Blend wine from California in USA. 1995 Spring Mountain Vineyard Miravalle la Perla Chevalier Proprietary Red Wine 750ml




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