Baller. — 7 years ago
Fantastic blend of all estate grown and farmed vineyards throughout Santa Rita Hills. Aged in neutral oak. — 7 years ago
The leaner and more Chablisiane reminiscent of the two main Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay bottlings, White Hill highlights the unique salinity that comes through in the ancient soils of Sta. Rita Hills.
PROFILE: mineral, yellow peach, fresh rain, Asian pear, salinity, candied ginger, lavender cream. — 7 years ago
5 meters from La Tache — 7 years ago
Decant! 50-100 yr old vines. 40% new and 60% 1-yr-old barrels. Dense and concentrated. — 7 years ago
It is fun and fresh and lively from the first sip, and then it gets serious as it develops with layers of herbs and Pacific Ocean salt. It is the reverse mullet of the wine world — party in front and business in the back. — 7 years ago
Michel Rolland is an influential Bordeaux‑based oenologist, with hundreds of clients across 13 countries and influencing wine style around the world.
There are only 250 cases and it comes from what appears to be the finest vintage of Napa Cabernet Sauvignon between 2007 and 2012. It boasts a deep ruby/purple color along with notes of charcoal, white chocolate and creme de cassis, a full-bodied opulence, impeccable purity, decent acidity and ripe tannin that nicely frames the wine. This serious, rich Cabernet Sauvignon is as exceptional as one would expect from this winemaking genius. — 7 years ago
Over the top pretty. The vineyard is off Hapgood Rd. in SRH. As big as the Sweeny Canyon but more citrus and banana. — 7 years ago
Toasty hazelnut nose. Slightly reductive. Savory with bright acid. — 7 years ago
The Debate is a special three-pack, made up of three Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons from three of the most famous Beckstoffer vineyards in Napa Valley: Missouri-Hopper, To Kalon, and Dr. Crane Vineyards. These three wines were made by Consulting Winemaker, Jean Hoefliger. Utilizing three different vineyards with the same winemaking techniques, these wines show the true distinction of terroir. — 7 years ago