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Canyon Road Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

Medium- bodied wine with rich and flavorful hints of ripe raspberry and a velvety smooth finish. Enjoy with grilled red meats, hearty cheeses or...
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Chateau St. Jean Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - The Bordeaux varietals from Château St. Jean have always done well and again are realistically priced. The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon...
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Chateau St. Jean Chardonnay Belle Terre Vineyard 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - A wine of texture and resonance, the 2013 Chardonnay Belle Terre Vineyard impresses for its balance. Honey, smoke, hazelnuts and...
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Clos Du Bois Merlot 750ml

The fruit for our Merlot comes from vineyards in Sonoma County`s Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys. Extended maceration enhances color, flavor and...

Alexander Valley

For two hundred and fifty years, the Alexander Valley in California’s beautiful Sonoma county has been producing fascinating and characterful wines, and this specific AVA has been responsible for securing Sonoma’s reputation worldwide as being one of the finest New World wine producing regions. Today, Alexander Valley is the most productive and prodigious sub-region of Sonoma County, being the largest in area and most densely planted part of this side of California’s wine country.

The secret of Alexander Valley’s success is manyfold. The climatic conditions the region enjoys are influenced greatly by the Russian River, and the fact that it is sheltered from the Pacific winds by the low-lying hills to the west of the valley. Alexander Valley is one of the warmest wine regions in California by day, but at night temperatures drop significantly, allowing for a long and balanced growing and ripening season, and resulting in beautifully balanced wines with plenty of expression.

The area is notable mainly for the success it has experienced with Bordeaux grape varietals, especially Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. These grapes grow healthily in Alexander Valley, and the rich, alluvial soil is said to impart a richness and chocolatey character and a level of voluptuousness which sets them well apart from their French equivalents. The region has also seen great results with other classic European grapes, such as Nebbiolo and Sangiovese.