There's a Quiet Evolution Happening in the Napa Valley
by Alan Goldfarb
May 27, 2008
If there was any concept that could be concluded from our tasting of Napa Valley wines it was this: There’s a quiet evolution taking place in the Napa Valley. Some producers have taken up the cudgel of terroir-driven wines.The wines are beginning to be ratcheted back through various means both in the cellar and in the vineyard; and equilibrium is returning, especially to the Cabernet Sauvignons that made the appellation so famous in the first place.
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By Roger King
June 9, 2013
The first sub appellation in the Napa Valley was Howell Mountain, yet the history goes back well before prohibition. Some of the early plantings flourish today due to dedication to restore what had been planted. Beatty Ranch and Howell Mountain Vineyards showcase that dedication in their wines. [>] continue