Robert Craig Winery

Robert Craig’s winemaking philosophy is that Cabernet Sauvignons should be made with minimal intervention, so that unique vineyard qualities are displayed in the finished wine. Distinguished by concentrated varietal character, appealing aromas and intense fruit flavors, these Cabernets are balanced, integrated and luscious upon release, while offering great potential for long-term aging. The Robert Craig Winery is located at 2300 atop Howell Mountain, overlooking Napa Valley. The winemaking regimen is undertaken with great care and attention to detail. Each vineyard block is monitored as harvest approaches to assure the proper degree of ripeness, and grapes are picked in small lots. Individual lots are processed separately during fermentation in order to maximize color and character development and closely manage the influence of tannin. Frequent pump-overs in early fermentation produce full extraction of the fruit while providing ripe, round tannins. This small-lot format expands the blending options Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Cabernet Franc

    History of the grape: References to it in the Loire region of France date as far back as the mid 12th century. But it...

  • Petit Verdot

    History of the grape: It is thought Petit Verdot (“little green one”) predates Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux, as far...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

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  • @JacynSiebert Glad you could join us. I take that same pic every time I'm up there, still takes my breath away! #NapaValley

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  • Just poured the 1st glass of #HappyHour cab at Bar Craig! Truffle popcorn on its way. http://t.co/InCcgTdkyG

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  • truffle popcorn http://t.co/iATYLqRkXt via @pinterest any fav recipes? #truffle salt or oil?

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  • @gkruth @guildsomm @chambersstwines @CrushWineCo Thx!

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  • Need a break from #ANV13? Swing by Bar Craig for #HappyHour from 4-6 for a gls of 06 Howell Mtn #Cabernet #Napa

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  • @guildsomm can you find it in retail anywhere? having trouble finding it & would love to taste some. #Cheers

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  • @eatersf @JoanneWeirCook Love, love, love @CopitaComida Happy 1-yr! Can't wait to bring the Craig Crew in a few weeks. #Cheers

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