Napa Valley: Articles on California's Napa Valley Wine Region

2014 Bevan Cellars Ontogeny

Grade: 
A+
Score: 
98

Stunning wine.  I know this isn't one of the single vineyards, but for half the price, this is amazing.  Purple in color.  The nose is amazing.  Cassis, slight blueberries, a sl

2015 Quilt Cabernet Sauvignon, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
89

This is a fine wine.  Puple in color.  The nose has cassis, spice and slight chocolate.  Nice full bodied texture.  Plenty of cassis and some plums with spice.  There doesn

2009 Pride Mountain Vineyards Reserve Claret, USA, California, Sonoma, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
96

Excellent wine and in a young, but good place right now.  It does have a decade or two left.  Purple in color, ruby at the rim.  The nose has dust, cassis, cherries, slight sandalwoo

2014 Revana Cabernet Sauvignon Terroir Series, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93

My first time trying this winery and I was impressed.  Excellent wine.  Purple in color, ruby at the rim.  The nsoe has cherries, spice and a morel mushroom quality that was great.&n

2014 Schrader Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon RBS Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
95

Purple in color, ruby at the rim.  The nose has cassis, dust and nutmeg.  On the palate, this is tight.  Great cassis fruit.  An underlying spice quality.  There is a nice

2012 Staglin Family Chardonnay Salus, USA, California, Napa

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
92

Deep golden in color.  The nose has a lot of oak along with some lemon chifon.  On the palate, the oak is still pretty pronounced.  Slightly oily texture.  Nice lemony fruit.&nb

2010 Quivet Cellars Syrah Kenefick Ranch, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93

Purple in color.  The nose is deep with black raspberries, roasted meats and black pepper.  On the palate, black raspberries and a nice underlying earthy/char.  Starting to show some

2012 Soda Canyon Cellars Wagon Wheel Red, USA, California, Napa - Wine review

Grade: 
B
Score: 
85

Ruby in color.  This is a solid red made to be a good value.  It has a bit of a manufactured taste to it.  Red fruits.  Slightly over ripe.  No obvious faults.  A good

2013 Palazzo Cabernet Franc, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
95

This is young and needs cellar time or air.  The bottle I had was decanted for 5 hours and still quite tight.  Purple in color, slight ruby.  The nose has cherries, green tobacco, bl

2011 Palazzo Right Bank Proprietary Red Wine, USA, California, Napa - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
92

This is 68% Merlot, 22% Cab Franc and 10% Cab Sauv.  This saw 40% new oak.  1500 cases produce.  Purple in color.  The nose has coffee, bell pepper, cherries and slight tobacco.

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