There's a Quiet Evolution Happening in the Napa Valley
APPELLATION AMERICA's Best-of-Appellation Regional Evaluation Program recently focused its attention on some of the wines of the Napa Valley benchlands. The pleasant result was a bounty of Gold and Silver awards to a wide array of varietals, notably finding a new center of gravity around the issues of extraction and alcohol.
by Alan Goldfarb
May 27, 2008
ust when you think you’ve nailed the profile of Napa Valley wines, the winemakers and producers in the nation’s leading wine region go back to the drawing board and demonstrate that you stay on top by taking the pulse and being creative.