We have a range of featured wines, some you could say are favourites.
The majority of these featured wines are from estates in the Napa Valley located in California.
|Colgin IX Estate||.||Screaming Eagle|
|Dunn Vineyards||.||Sine Qua Non|
We’re proud to have available some highly sought after and rare varieties from these wineries.
|David Abreu is one of the most well-known names in Napa Valley, and for good reason. His meticulous work in both planting and maintaining many of the greatest vineyards of Napa Valley has turned his name into a moniker for quality. Originally from Napa, David Abreu seems to have incredible intuition for selecting world-class vineyard sites…. more.|
|Aubert has helped elevate California Chardonnay to the world stage. Gone are the days of over-cropped chardonnay overwhelmed with new oak. Instead, Aubert cultivates concentrated wines with soaring aromatics and fresh acid. Mark Aubert grew up in nearby St.Helena and attended Fresno State, majoring in fermentation sciences. His winemaking career got… more.|
|Bond is another magnificent project from the legendary Bill Harlan. Bond grew out of Harlan wanting to continue working with some of the top vineyards in Napa Valley after divesting from Merryvale. While Harlan Estate was always seen as a site-specific project, a first-growth of Napa if you will, Bond was destined to produce exceptional wines from disparate sites in a more Burgundian fashion. Bond is produced on… more.|
|A favorite in steak houses the world over, featured wines Caymus has produced its iconic Cabernet Sauvignons since 1972 when the Wagner family decided to start producing wine on their Napa Valley ranch. Named after the massive land grant Rancho Caymus that was awarded to George Yount which encompassed much of the area, Caymus quickly gained recognition for their rich, velvety Cabernet Sauvignon. The Wagner family has… more.|
|First put on the world map by their triumph in the famous Paris Tasting of 1976, Chateau Montelena has a history of producing wine since the late 1800’s when the late rope magnet Alfred L. Tubbs bought 254 acres north of Calistoga in the upper part of Napa Valley. Since then, the estate passed between multiple owners with little attention paid to the vineyards in the meantime. It was only… more.|
|At over 1300 feet of elevation on Pritchard Hill, the Colgin IX Estate is not only one of the most visually stunning properties in Napa Valley but also home to some of the best vines in all of California. This 20-acre estate vineyard has produced eight 100-point wines since the early 2000s, and the rocky, volcanic soils lend a structure and minerality to the wines that is distinctly Pritchard Hill. Not only do… more.|
|Nestled along a small creek on the slopes of Diamond Mountain in Napa Valley, Diamond Creek was one of the first producers in California to focus on terroir-driven, site-specific Cabernet Sauvignon. Planted in 1968 with suitcase clones proprietor Al Brounstein smuggled in from Bordeaux via Mexico, Brounstein quickly noticed the huge variation in soil types his 80 acre property contained. From fine, pale volcanic ash to rocky cobblestones and red volcanic clay Brounstein knew that these variations in soil… more.|
|While attending the University of California Davis in the 1960’s, the young Christian Moueix developed a deep appreciation for the emerging wine region of Napa Valley. After returning to France to join his family in managing their famed portfolio, he decided to return to California in 1981 to purchase the legendary Napanook Vineyard. Located in the Yountville area of Napa Valley, the Napanook vineyard was a central part of John Daniel’s Inglenook Cabernets of the 1940’s and 50’s, considered by many to be some of the greatest wines ever produced from Napa Valley… more.|
|In a world where most bottles of wine are consumed young within hours of purchase Dunn as part of our featured wines has been a consistent outlier, producing some of Napa Valleys most ageable wines for over three decades. Randy Dunn got his start working at Caymus in the 1970’s before buying 14 acres with his wife high atop Howell Mountain in 1978. From the start… more.|
|Nestled in the hills above Oakville, the Harlan estate encompasses 40 planted acres spread across 160 overall acres of land. Since Harlan’s inception, these wines were destined to become some of the greatest wines of California and possibly the world. Dedication to quality and… more.|
|Heitz’s Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is arguably one of the greatest examples of the variety ever produced in the New World. With its location up against the foothills outside Oakville, just beneath Harlan Estate and surrounded by the likes of To-Kalon, this perfectly situated… more.|
|Kistler Vineyards was founded in 1978 by Steve Kistler and Mark Bixler. While initially attracted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Kistler soon realized the potential California held for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Kistler was one of the early proponents of… more.|
|Marcassin, meaning “young boar” in French, is the personal project of the legendary winemaker Helen Turley. Turley has a resume few can even dream of, including serving as the winemaker for Peter Michael, Colgin, Bryant Family, and Martinelli. Her mark on the modern California wine industry can… more.|
|Ridge Vineyards is one the most enduring producers from the early days of the California wine industry. The historic Monte Bello vineyard, perched high in the Santa Cruz Mountains, was originally planted in the 1880’s by the Italian-born doctor Osea Perrone. Like many other historic estates, the Monte Bello property fell into disrepair during Prohibition. With the purchase of… more.|
|Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon emerges from the famed J.J. Cohn estate in the Rutherford area of Napa Valley. Originally planted in 1945 at the urging of Inglenook proprietor John Daniel Jr., the J.J. Cohn estate was a central fruit source for many of the great early Cabernets of Napa Valley including Inglenook’s famed post-war wines, Opus One, Duckhorn and others. The J.J. Cohn estate was… more.|
|As featured wines go, Screaming eagle was started in 1986 by former real estate mogul Jean Phillips, this 57-acre estate produces some of the mostly highly sought-after wines in the world, and for good reason. Their flagship Cabernet Sauvignon dominated blend, Screaming Eagle, regularly receives the rare perfect score from leading wine critics. There is little doubt as… more.|
|Over the years Shafer Vineyards has come to epitomize the hedonistic, mouth coating richness of modern Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Their flagship bottling, Hillside Select, consistently delivers amazing fruit concentration framed by impressively sauve tannins, all at a price point that arguably delivers more than many other high-end Napa bottlings… more.|
|Silver Oak started in 1972 as a venture between entrepreneur Raymond Duncan and winemaker Justin Meyer. Their goal was to focus exclusively on producing world class Cabernet Sauvignon. Silver Oak quickly gained recognition for their quality wines and soon became a staple on many restaurant wine lists. The signature profile of… more.|
|Started as a hobby project in 1994 by Manfred and Elaine Krankl, Sine Qua Non has come to define what can be achieved with Rhone varieties in California. Located in the Central Coast of California, the Krankls craft predominantly Grenache and Syrah that lean into the ample California sunshine without becoming tired or overripe, decadence with balance. Sine Qua Non has always… more.|
|Philip Togni remains one of the most steadfast names of Napa Valley for good reason. Year after year the small Spring Mountain estate produces spectacular Cabernet Sauvignon dominated blends that…more.|
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