Crocker & Starr

Gallica

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Sharing a birthday dinner with family. Ringo Starr said he couldn’t make it. PNP and wasn’t that tight. Could have used some air but the nose and palate were just great. — 2 years ago

Crocker & Starr

Napa Valley Cabernet Franc

Barbara & Norman’s abode. Uno le Compadres. — 4 years ago

Blake Evans
with Blake

Addax

Tench Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Shay A
9.5

What an incredible second day here in Napa. Jesus started us off with an amazing tasting at Davies/Schramsberg, Crocker & Starr gave us our cab franc fix, Montagu & Addax put on a double tasting, and Hourglass knocked it out of the park at the end of the day! I won’t post each wine we tasted, but I’ll highlight the best from each spot.

Without a doubt the highlight of the Addax & Montagu Tasting. This ‘15 Tench Cabernet has winemaker Russell Bevan all over it. More of an iron fist in a velvet glove than I found the ‘14 to be. Red, black and blue fruits on the nose but the weight showed so much structure and appeal...best word to use here is plush. The fruit was so incredibly soft alongside the smoke, mint, and cassis. The new Addax Ritchie Chardonnay was tasted against Montagu’s Ritchie Chardonnay and it was a tie. 👌
— 5 years ago

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Stop by Brasswood Restaurant to say hello next time
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@Joshua Fisher : We ate lunch before our tasting at Brasswood as we love the food there! We had lunch at 12:30 and our tasting was at 2PM.

Starr Ranch

Reserve Grenache 2011

Slightly sweet Grenache — 3 years ago

Brenda Guerrero-Benninghoff
with Brenda

Gamba

Starr Road Ranch Old Vine Zinfandel 2014

Jack Russell
8.9

It’s Friday — 4 years ago

Jericho Canyon Vineyard

Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc

Sur lies rich middle long finish. A classic in the Spottswoode, Crocker Starr tradition — 4 years ago

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Starr Ranch

Reserve Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Love the black fruits, good acidity. Judy rocks. — 4 years ago

Starr Hill Brewery

Northern Lights IPA

Not too hoppy and not too much malt. Very nice! — 4 years ago

Gary Farrell

Russian River Selection Chardonnay 2004

Starr Ridge Chard (didn’t find on the Delectable list). Not much of a chard person, but seem to be drinking lately. Have more than a few in my cellar and I’m keeping an open mind and pallet. I’ve actually been pretty happy. — 4 years ago

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Dubost

Starr Ranch Reserve Syrah 2010

Aggressive and spicy, even for a wine that's spent almost 10 years in the bottle. A whopping 17.5% alcohol is actually well contained within brambly fruit, earth and mineral notes, and a hint of smoke and meat. Minimal sediment and a pleasant brick color also show through. — 5 years ago