California Dreaming – The Icons

Here is the Definitive List of Our Top 10 Californian Wines. #1: 2013 Opus One: The Composer’s Masterwork… Mondavi and…


Opus One – The Composer’s Masterwork

Two names which are unavoidable when talking about Bordeaux blends are Mondavi and Rothschild. One representing the new…


1. 2013 Opus One

The Composer’s Masterwork… Mondavi and Rothschild linked through the king of Californian Bordeauxs.


2. 2004 Dominus Estate Dominus

Christian Moueixs’ not-so-little slice of California at Napanook.


3. Jackson Family 2013 Vérité La Muse

A combination of old world experience and new world fruit. The wine is a distinct blend of varietals harvested from…


4. 2014 L’Aventure Optimus

Black raspberries, spice box, dried flowers and underbrush in a full-bodied, balanced and lengthy package. A great…


Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars – A History in Stubbornness

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars was founded by Warren Winiarski in 1970 next to the Fay Vineyard owned by Nathan Fay. However…


5. 2012 Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Cask 23 Cabernet Sauvignon

Combining the S.L.V. and Fay; Aromas of black cherry, cola, currant and ripe figs begin the nose of this rich and…


6. 2014 L’Aventure Côte a Côte

Deep, full-bodied, gorgeously layered and with plenty of fine tannin, this big, rich 2014 is loaded with notions of…


L’Aventure – A Slice of the Bordeaux in California

Stephan Asseo equals L’Aventure... Stephan Asseo has been in the wine industry for nearly three decades. After he…