Atlas Peak winemakers look to the future with eyes
focused on Cabernet Sauvignon.
Atlas Peak ~ Napa Valley (AVA)
Atlas Peak producers try to shake the Sangiovese Blahs
Atlas Peak producers, saddled with a reputation for ‘less-than-stellar’ Sangiovese, are reinventing themselves, their vineyards, and their wines – and Cabernet is at the heart of the make-over.
May 30, 2006
When discussing the Atlas Peak
American Viticulture Area (AVA) in the southeastern hills of the Napa Valley
, any talk of it has to begin with Sangiovese
. However, the folks involved with the dozen wineries and the approximately 15 growers now in the small region, would most likely want it to end there.