Araujo Estate

Araujo Estate

Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Not saying this is great but close. — 10 days ago

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Wheeler Farms

Napa Valley Rosé Blend 2017

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Wheeler Farms was designed and built after Bart & Daphne Araujo sold Araujo to Chateau Latour. They spared no expense building their facilities and make 11 other labels there, including TOR.

This 17 Rosé is their first vintage and is a red blend.

Soft beautiful fruits, lean, watermelon, cherries, raspberries strawberries, peach, light beautiful minerality & spring flowers and pink roses. Beautiful acidity & finish. Nicely done.

Photos of, the small bites prepared for our tasting, their awesome gardens and their reception and tasting room.
— 4 years ago

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Thanks dude, another good tip.
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@David T Thanks for this information following my recent Araujo Eisele note. Did not realise they had sold to Ch Latour.

Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Insignia Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 1998

Full bodied w/ leathery tannins. Cherries w/ mild hint of cassis. Tasted along side of the '98 Araujo and '97 Dalla Valle. Insignia came in third. What a fun dinner!! — 5 years ago

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Eisele Vineyards

Pickett Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvginon 2014

An American Can classic. Nicely done. Deep purple colour. Hints of chocolate and red berries and currants on the nose nice chocolate flavours and and dark fruit. Well balance - tannins well balanced but quite present - will last another 5 years plus a baby Araujo — 2 years ago

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Good report!
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How are things on the south side ?

Lail Vineyards

Georgia Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Clean and tasty as f*%k!! I'd rate this a notch above the Rudd Mt. Veeder SB and definitely on par with the Araujo Eisele. This should evolve a bit. Still a tad wound up. — 5 years ago

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I'm in love with this SB. Tangerine all day . Not the complexity of the 2013. Don't care . @Bill Bender
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Agreed @David L you are the one that brought this over to me at Baloud. Thank you!

Harlan Estate

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1999


Magnum 1999 Harlan Estate. Welcome dinner for D fam at RW. Drank this after the '96 Araujo Eisele out of magnum. Unfortunately, this bottle was not stored properly and just didn't drink great. Unanimous that Araujo hit it out of the park and that this wine was not what it should have been. It was hot, lacked dimension, and the finish was abrupt and harsh. It should have been great, as we have been enjoying other '99s at this time, but not this bottle. — 6 years ago

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Napa Valley Red Blend 2010

Not Araujo, but an in between and Scarecrow would be great to sample next to. — 2 years ago

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All very different places in Napa @Josh Weinstein Come to the winery next time you are in town!
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Absolutely. Love your wine

Bevan Cellars

Tin Box Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Pro nose with wildflowers all over the place. Great fruit and balance. Next to the Araujo this was like your insane nephew that will probably rule the world someday. Thanks again to @S.R.Alexander for the killer company, wine, and food! — 5 years ago

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My favorite of the reds.

Studio Seven Fifty

Criscione Vineyard Francoise Peschon Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Françoise Peschon is an amazing winemaker! Besides displaying her epic abilities at Araujo Eststes, she also shows off her skills with David Stevens at 750 Wines. — 6 years ago

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New project also Accendo Cellars. @Edmond Bordelon
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Thanks David! I will have to look for that one, too!!