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2010 Napa Valley Pinot Gris

by David on May 16, 2011

These grapes are grown on the sustainably farmed Nord Family property located in the cooler climate of Southern Napa. Pinot Gris is typically admired for its weight and relatively low acidity. Winemaker, Geoff Gorsuch employed a cold fermentation process, which also assisted in producing a dry wine with nice acidic balance. Flavor profile: Stone fruit, […]

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2008 Napa Valley Cabernet Franc

by David on May 13, 2011

This double-clone blend of 100% Cabernet Franc is grown on our Yountville Estate. Winemaker Geoff Gorsuch comments that he utilizes vertical trellising, “which helps create optimum sunlight for even-ripening and the Estate fruit brings ripe, rich flavors to the blend giving it character & elegance.” Flavor profile: Ripe cherry, raspberry, and blackcurrant with black licorice, […]

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2006 Napa Valley Estate Petit Verdot

by David on August 4, 2009

Traditionally, Petit Verdot accounts for single-digit quantities in a classic Bordeaux blend – a little goes a long way. For those who love bold concentration and intensity of flavor, it’s a luscious mouthful as a solo player. Flavor profile: Black plum, blackberry, black currant, cherry, tobacco, violet, vanilla, sweet anise and toasty oak. 2006 Vintage: […]

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I hope some of you enjoyed the great menu that Colleen, our proprietor, created for Mother’s Day. In the interest of equal time, she’s developed yet, another, incredible menu to treat David for Father’s Day. This one has an Italian theme! She managed to put together four dishes that are all delicious with our Zinfandel! […]

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