Tagged: bordeaux blend

The Iconic Opus One, a must-visit winery in the heart of Napa Valley

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremail The History “Opus” is a Latin word meaning an artistic composition by a well-established artist.  If the taste of a Napa Valley wine could be compared to the sound of a musical masterpiece, that wine...

Which wines will actually get better with age?

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailAs we learned from the previous article that not all wines will get better with age, only a small number of them will. And when someone talks about aging wines, it isn’t 3 or 4 years...

Beaver Creek Vineyards Fairytale Napa Valley and Lake County 2008

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailTasted: Dec 2013 Beaver Creek offers this vintage from two different vineyards, one from Napa Valley and one from Lake County; both are Bordeaux blends with a slight difference. From Napa Valley vineyard, 41% Merlot, 36%...

Joseph Phelps Insignia Napa Valley 2007

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremail  Tasted: Oct 2012 Not cheap at close to $200 bottle, rated 97+ and beautifully crafted. Joseph Phelps has long been a great name in Napa Valley Wine Country.  Its signature series: Insignia has been rated...