Chanticleer

+1 707 945 0566 4 Vineyard View Dr
Napa, CA 94558
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George Grodahl spent his entire career in the computer industry in sales, as an entrepreneur and as an investment banker. In 1991 when George took an early retirement from a fruitful investment banking career, he had no idea that ten years later he’d be releasing a world class Super Tuscan style wine from his small vineyard operation. Self-made and ready for phase two in life, George began to invest in and launch internet start-ups (two of the three are alive and well today and he still serves on their boards). In 1994 he and his wife Caddy purchased 40 acres in the hills of Yountville, right in the heart of Napa Valley. Their start-up plan was to plant some grapes and sell them to local wineries. The hillside location with well-drained, rocky soils, provide a natural birthplace for great wines. In May of that year, Barbour Vineyard Management laid out the vineyard and planted the grapes. Initially George sold all of his grapes to local wineries for use in their winemaking. At a dinner party George Read more »

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  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

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  • Greetings all,I have just returned from Shanghai, where I was invited to be a ... I recall buying this for the Chanticleer Restaurant on Nantucket back in 2007 and it was too tannic on the palate back then, so we did not serve it. I am sure that the restaurant has sold through it by now, as its drinking window has opened and we bought it at a ... Read More

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  • Chanticleer Cabernet Sauvignon Yountville 2007

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    I was excited to open this bottle and did so the first night I received it. On the first taste it was a bit tannic, but as it opened up after about a half hour, I could taste the big notes of cherry, and dark berry with a touch of earthiness to it. This is a fairly big Cabernet and would definitely pair it with a good steak and some nice big ope... Read More

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