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Founded in 1973, Château St-Jean was inspired by European traditions to create distinctive wines that reflect the terroir rather than a precise winemaking process. Presenting a fresh, herbaceous and fruity profile, the Fumé Blanc (Sauvignon Blanc) is a fine choice for your next aperitif of paired with fish.
Plume is a collaboration between the Zepponi family from Napa Valley and the Stewart Family from renowned producer Quails’ Gate in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley.
This was most likely the first Portuguese wine to be aged in new oak barrels. It shows off he strong character of Alentejo wines, with a blend from several of its various sub-regions.
At Sledgehammer wines, everything is done to moveaway from the more formal side of the wine world, and this is why the recommended pairings with this Zin are grilled meats and… loud music!
Proximity to the Atlantic Ocean allows the vines of this estate to benefit from a more moderate climate, which lets the grapes maintain a certain balance in ripeness and express great typicity.
What is the “family secret” that gives the wine its name? It’s that the grapes come from well-located vineyards in prestigious villages like Chambolle-Musigny, Pommard and Nuits Saint Georges.
Since 2009, the Boisset family has been breathing new life and energy into this well-established estate, which was named Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast magazine in 2012.
No. 69 of the 2016 Top 100
“Suave and rich, showing luscious sandalwood notes to the dried cherry and raspberry flavors. The creamy finish lingers with cocoa powder and white pepper accents. Drink now through 2020.”
The Dry Creek Valley estate, located near Lake Sonoma, has one of the highest concentrations of old-vine Zinfandels in all of California.
The eccentric Randall Grahm has always been very vocal about his aversion to Cabernet, but today he signs his very first “Claret” (fine Bordeaux-style wine) since the founding of Bonny Doon in 1985.
In 1978, this estate became the first to plant Syrah in Santa Barbara County. The experiment was successful, and led them to concentrate on Rhône varieties.
The fifth generation of the Kunde family now leads this pioneering estate from Sonoma, whose first plantings, dating back to 1879, used cuttings imported from Château Margaux and Lafite-Rothschild.
Already well-known for their Zinfandel, one of the most popular wines on the Québec market, the winery just created this new cuvée focusing on Napa’s reigning grape variety.
The old Zinfandel vines (over 100 years old) from the Big Break vineyard in the Contra Costa region are located near a eucalyptus grove, which infuses the wine with some mentholated notes.
In the sixties, Joseph Phelps was at the head of one of the biggest construction companies in the United States before he fell in love with Napa and settled there to develop 150-hectare estate.