In this episode of IntoWineTV, host Lisa Kolenda and wine experts Bartholomew Broadbent and Pamela Busch convene at San Francisco's CAV Wine Bar and Kitchen for a blind tasting and discussion of 24 different wines made by women.
Theme: Wines by Women. In this tasting IntoWine is featuring wines from producers where either the winemaker or the owner/founder is a woman.
Wine: 2004 Chimney Rock Elevage $76.
Region: Stag's Leap District, Napa Valley, California
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Alcohol %: 14.2%
Chimney Rock Winery was established in 1980 with the goal of creating wines that would compete with the best of Bordeaux.
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Spotlight on: Elizabeth Vianna, Winemaker
A UC Davis graduate, Elizabeth Vianna is one of three winemakers at Chimney Rock. She began her career working as an Enologist at Napa Wine Company. She joined Chimney Rock in 2002 and advanced to the position of Winemaker in 2005.
Bartholomew Broadbent, CEO of Broadbent Selections. Bartholomew was named as one of the "fifty most influential people in the wine world" by Decanter Magazine. He is also widely considered to be one of the world's foremost authorities on Port and Madeira. Learn more about Bartholomew Broadbent.