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by M Simon
January 22nd, 2019, 4:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $225-$300 Napa Cabs
Replies: 72
Views: 5121

Re: $225-$300 Napa Cabs

Spottswoode is a classic in that price range. Accendo Cellars is a newer spot in that range...it's the Araujo family's new project. Both are in Saint Helena.
by M Simon
December 4th, 2018, 1:41 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: How do you know a wine will be good years in the future?
Replies: 45
Views: 4948

Re: How do you know a wine will be good years in the future?

A colleague who has been in the wine business much longer than I have mentioned a method for evaluating the age-ability of a wine that I have not seen on this thread so far. His name is Bob and he had a job interview with a guy named Bernie back in the late 1960s. At the end of the interview, Bernie...
by M Simon
July 20th, 2018, 11:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Yeah, I like aligote!
Replies: 41
Views: 2071

Yeah, I like aligote!

Young Inglewood is growing some Aligote in St Helena, I haven't tried it but I'm curious. Nolan is correct. We have approximately 250 Aligote vines at our estate in St. Helena, Napa Valley. The vines are only on their sixth leaf and are producing roughly one barrel a year at this point. As far as w...

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