Archives for: "October 2011"

2005 Luna Vineyards Reserve Sangiovese

October 25th, 2011
Luna Vineyards had more of a wine-lounge feel to it than a more casual place for wine tasting, which may be what people talk about with the commercialization of Napa Valley compared to its humble roots. I remember less light in the main tasting room… more »

The Different Stag's Leap Wine Makers

October 10th, 2011
One day, as hunters pursued a magnificent stag, the noble creature reached a large promontory in the palisades towering over the Napa Valley below. Trapped between the cliffs and the hunters, the stag paused, considered, then leapt across the chasm to… more »

2007 Stags' Leap Winery Petite Syrah

October 3rd, 2011
Petite Syrah is a wine that has become synonymous with Stags’ Leap. The 30-year old Petite Syrah vineyards located in front of the Manor House on the estate’s deep, rocky soils form the backbone of this blend, to which we incorporate fruit from our… more »