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Blackbird Vineyards Proprietary Red Wine Paramour 2012 750ml

Rated 94 - A blend of equal parts Merlot and Cabernet Franc (á la a St.-Emilion), the gorgeous 2012 Proprietary Red Paramour offers up notes of...
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Celani Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - Features a deft balance of elements, with rich, layered dark berry fruit and a measure of elegance and finesse. Smooth-textured, deeply...
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Trefethen Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - A bright and fruity red with black currant, berry and hints of clay dust. Full body, firm tannins and a linear, refined finish. Racy and...
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Trefethen Merlot 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - A pretty and balanced red with chocolate, olive and blueberry character. Full body, firm tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Lovely...
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Trefethen Riesling Dry 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - A delicate, mineral white with melon and lemongrass character. Full body, pretty fruit and a clean finish. A delicious riesling from...

California Napa Valley Oak Knoll District

California as a wine producing region has grown in size and importance considerably over the past couple of centuries, and today is the proud producer of more than ninety percent of the United States' wines. Indeed, if California was a country, it would be the fourth largest producer of wine in the world, with a vast range of vineyards covering almost half a million acres. The secret to California's success as a wine region has a lot to do with the high quality of its soils, and the fact that it has an extensive Pacific coastline which perfectly tempers the blazing sunshine it experiences all year round. The winds coming off the ocean cool the vines, and the natural valleys and mountainsides which make up most of the state's wine regions make for ideal areas in which to cultivate a variety of high quality grapes.
When it comes to New World wines, and especially wines from the United States of America, Napa Valley is something of a standard bearer. Over its relatively short history, it has managed to transform itself from being a fairly insignificant region, to becoming one of the most important and highly regarding wine locations on earth. With an ideal climate for viticulture, blazing sunshine and a low level of rainfall, this valley is shielded on many sides by mountain ranges which help it maintain a consistent level of heat, light and moisture throughout the year. Today, Napa Valley is a home of innovation and quality, with dozens of grape varietals thriving in the fertile soils. However, the main varietals grown there have always been Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Zinfandel, and the wines they produce are constantly lauded by critics and competitions across the globe.