|Winery:||Mount St. Helena|
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Mount St. Helena
Leather, with cherry and anise on the nose. Medium attack. Very nice and fruity with flavors of plums and blackcurrant. A wine with good body and drying tannins on the finish.
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Charbono is grown on just a handful of acres on California’s North Coast, mainly in the Napa Valley. This grape usual...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
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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I'm putting together a blind tasting of sparkling wines, ideally with all four methods of sparkling wine production represented.Trà linh chiThere are, of course, lots of examples of traditional method sparkling wines to choose from (Champagne, Cava). Same goes for the Charmat method wines (Prosecco).Where I need suggestions is the transfer metho... Read More
Napa Valley wineries are feeling the financial aftershocks of this past summer's Northern California earthquake. Early estimates of the damage caused the by the Aug. 24 quake are reaching nearly $100 million.Silicon Valley Bank estimated the damage to be $80 million and climbing, warning that their estimates are conservative.The bank's St. Helen... Read More
Blind tasting. It’s the great equalizer, and while many people doth protest too much about the results, and often their results when undergoing such an exercise, the results tend to be irrefutable.Yes it’s easy to argue that less expensive wines may win because they are more approachable, ready on release while the big boys always need time but ... Read More
Thought I'd start a new thread rather than clog the Rosé thread with a drift.As I was telling you Fox, bloom is iminent. I took these shots this afternoon at Copain.Ready to burst at any time. Hopefully we have a normal weather year for a change. Read More
Outside of the pricey boutique wineries, who do you think consistently produces good wine year-after-year and represents good value? I'm thinking of the "larger" more established wine makers, who try and bring their A-game across the spectrum of their varietals.To me the sign of a good wine maker and overall brand is someone who you can trust ev... Read More
Cabernet Sauvignon: It’s one of the big daddies of the wine world, and the wines from California, in particular Napa Valley, can compete with the best, and have the price tags to prove it. We can lament the change that has occurred with the vast majority of Napa Cabernets over the past decade or two, or we can simply continue to look for quality... Read More
Yes, that is really me in the profile pic. P90X!Anyway, I just found out that I like wine. Who knew? I like Cabs the most. Drop me a note and say HI! Read More
Leather, with cherry and anise on the nose. Medium attack. Very nice and fruity with flavors of plums and blackcurrant. A wine with good body and drying tannins on the finish. Read More
Well it's official. I'll be going to Napa from July 6th through the 10th for my first official vacation for over three years. Got a sweet room at a place in St. Helena and I'm looking for recommendations of what the best places are to taste. I plan on spending at least two days in the Valley tasting, with a day trip out to Santa Cruz mountain... Read More
By far the most famous appellation in California, and for that matter in the USA is the Napa Valley. Encompassing virtually all of Napa County as well as 14 distinct AVAs (American Viticultural Area), this extensive valley system, about an hours drive north of San Francisco, is home to the cradle of Californias viticultural history. While Caber... Read More
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