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Angwin, CA 94508
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Situated high atop Howell Mountain, 2,200 feet above the floor of the Napa Valley, it's easy to see the inspiration, and natural wonder that is the essence of Outpost Wines. Outpost was established in 1998 with the mission of producing wines that are a living, breathing embodiment of this piece of extraordinary land. The unique confluence of environmental factors at the Outpost vineyards - the volcanic, rocky red soil, high altitude, gentle cooling breezes and sunny western exposure - produces fruit of incredible complexity and richness, with a distinct mountain palette you simply can't find anywhere else. Capturing the essence of the land's rugged terrain, Outpost creates world-class Zinfandel, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Sirah from our own hand-cultivated, organically farmed 42 acre estate vineyards. The guiding principle of our wine-making program is to realize the full potential of this piece of ground, to create a living history of vintages with immense character and a true Read more »
This had a very admirable sweet fruit profile with some spiciness. A very nice balanced Zin with tons of character that does not bruise the palate or the senses. Wonderful red fruits. Very nice. 90/100
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I have a big burgundy tasting on Sunday in Las Vegas, and have had to think about how to best stage and prepare some bottles for the tasting.First, the wines were both pulled from my storage about 6 days in advance and brought to my place. There, I have a few different options of where to put them.1. In my wine cooler, where its kept at a consta... Read More
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Wine travel never gets old. Your experience can vary from place to place; from vintage to vintage. By now you’ve seen or heard of many wine destinations, and you’re probably wondering what’s next. Good news: There’s a new generation of winemakers quietly working together while the next big wine destination evolves at their doorsteps. The camarad... Read More
Okay, Vogler, I banned the spammer. Wow, that was bad.DMcker, my link was to an article about Preston. Lou is one of my heroes. But I have yet to buy the jug wine. It's a great story. His place is great, growing all kinds of stuff. Wines are pretty good, I especially like the M white wine. Great with shellfish, esp oysters. If it warms u... Read More
Can anyone recommend a good "Diego" Red table wine? Read More
Slightly disappointing It took a while to open, which improved the wine.....But I expected more for the price. Not typical Howell Mountain. Not much of a nose and a tad bit too much wood....almost a musty European style nose. The wine almost tasted like a Zin Cab hybrid. The tannins softened after an hour, and it was a decent bottle of wine...... Read More
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Announcing its presence for 2013, this Clare Valley outpost is proudly trumpeted as James Hallidays Winery of the Year. With an impressive lineup of wines which umbrella the Clare, Barossa and McLaren Vale, the Kavels Flock Shiraz is one label you wont find on their website, being exclusive to the Dan Murphys chain for a reasonable AUD$17. Named... Read More
Peter Lehmann Drawcard Shiraz Mataro 2010 AUD$25. This is the first time I have seen this label from PL, and thought it reasonably priced to warrant a go. It pours a crimson black colour with a dark ruby rim, and boasts an attractive, medium weighted nose of violets and blackcurrant fruit. The aromas are clean, with no distractions in the backgr... Read More
Zinfandel, it’s no secret that I’ve carried on a long and intimate relationship with you. There is so much you have to offer. Sometimes you're a bit rough and tumble, edgy, even dangerous, while other times you’re coy or playful. But you’re always there for me, with joyous fruit, classic bramble notes and structure, allowing for early consumptio... Read More
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