Napa Valley

The Napa Valley is blessed with a Mediterranean climate that only 2% of the earth enjoys. This climate perfection for grape growing plus the diurnal swings in temperature of cool nights and very warm sunny days during the growing season is what provides consistent quality vintage after vintage. Another significant factor contributing to the global recognition of the Napa Valley as one of the finest grape growing regions is that this tiny valley has more than one half of all the world’s soil orders, 33 different soils series and over 100 soil variations which contribute to the unique terroir found throughout the valley floor and hillsides.

We produce 5 wines from the Napa Valley; our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc blend, Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, RTB Red wine which is a blend of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, At Anchor Cabernet Sauvignon, and our Napa Valley Red Wine which is a blend of fruit sourced from 3 Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards, and a touch of Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Merlot.

Recent Critical Acclaim

RTB Red Wine 2015; "This is a truly inspired blend, profound, distinctive and perfect in every way, promising to become a Napa legend. 100 points" Robert Parker Wine Advocate

From Jeb Dunnuck’s January 31st , 2019 Napa Valley Report

RTB Red Wine 2016; “ ..Crème de cassis, blackcurrants, licorice, graphite, damp earth, and beautiful Cabernet Franc earthiness all give way to an inky, full-bodied, powerful 2016 red that does everything right. It’s more backward and reserved, yet has thrilling purity, plenty of structure, and obvious minerality on the finish. Hide bottles for 4-5 years and drink it over the following two decades.” 98+ points Jeb Dunnuck

Beckstoffer To Kalon 2016; “The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard boasts a saturated purple color and a seriously hedonistic, full-bodied, sexy profile laced with notions of sweet plums, black raspberries, lavender, fruit cake, and hints of licorice. While a rich, opulent effort, it has notable tannins, a silky, weightless texture, and a huge finish. In short, it’s a textbook example of To Kolan. Drink this killer wine over the coming 20 years or more.” 98 points Jeb Dunnuck

Chateau Boswell Estate 2016; “From a steep hillside vineyard of volcanic soils and aged 18 months in 70% new barrels, it’s a structured, backward, serious red that has lots of blackcurrant fruit as well as terrific intensity in its tobacco, leafy herbs, graphite, and lead pencil aromas and flavors. Possessing full-bodied richness, and building tannins, it holds onto a beautiful sense of elegance and balance.” 96+ points Jeb Dunnuck

 

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