What exactly are highly sought after wines made from iconic wineries? Cult wines? Simply put they are wines made in very small quantities and often sold for high prices due to their limited quantity of production.
These wines often earn high scores from top wine wine critics and can be made by famous consulting winemakers from all around the world. Napa Valley is a region whose world-famous Cabernet Sauvignons make headlines every day. Their wines are often created by historic wineries who have been farming for decades in the Napa Valley.
We all know and love California’s Napa Valley, it’s a very small and special place with a larger than life reputation–a true gem within California’s prestigious wine region. Wines from this region are complex, densely structured, and absolutely mind-blowing to taste, share and experience.
There are currently 60+ exclusive Napa Valley Wines available at VINTAGES Shop Online. From October 15th to October 31st these wines are exclusively available online. For those who love Napa and California and who may have missed the online deal, there will be a selection available at most LCBO stores and also on-line via lcbo.com on November 1st. These wines will sell out fast , so get your hands on them quickly!
Since many of these wines come from some of Napa’s most well-known wineries, they promise to elevate any occasion, or make a splurge-worthy gift that friends and family would cherish.
Many of the bottles range in price point, so you can find your favourite by doing some research and tasting as many as you can.
Expert Picks: 3 Amazing Iconic Wines from Napa Valley
Chateau Montelena has a celebrated history, and the Judgment of Paris is just one chapter. This winery produced the winning white wine in the pivotal 1976 Judgment of Paris, and their red wines are also worthy of praise! The company’s Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, from vines situated on gentle slopes composed mostly of alluvial soils, produces wines prized for their balance and elegance.
John and Henrietta Goelet founded Clos Du Val in 1972. A descendant of Bordeaux’s famed wine merchant, Barton & Guestier, John had a vision of producing Cabernet Sauvignon that would rival the world’s best. Their inaugural wine, the 1972 Clos Du Val Cabernet Sauvignon, was part of the group that topped French wines in the legendary 1976 Judgment of Paris blind tasting. Ten years later, our Cabernet Sauvignon took first place in the Judgment of Paris rematch.
Founded in 1981 by Ron and Diane Miller and her mother, Lillian Disney, Silverado Vineyards has become an iconic estate and home to some of Napa Valley’s most-recognized wines. Today, the third and fourth generations of the Miller family sustainably farm 360 acres across six estate vineyards in the Napa Valley. From these, the winery produces estate and single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, and Chardonnay as well as a variety of other small production wines.
To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon is an expression of the unique terroir, and world class wine profiles from the iconic entrepreneur and vigneron Robert Mondavi. When Robert Mondavi chose the To Kalon Vineyard as the home for his new winery in 1966 he remarked that “It was a vineyard with a distinguished history and a magical nature”.
Priest range is a 660-acre estate, which dates to the mid-19th century. The estate consists of two historic properties, the 660-acre Priest Ranch, which dates to the mid-19th century and the Elder Valley, a 955-acre parcel. The combined property spans 1,600 feet in elevation – from 800 feet above sea level on its valley floor to 2,400 feet at the mountain top. Somerston’s emphasis on sustainability is reflected throughout the estate, with a diversified ecosystem, woodlands, artesian springs, row crops, and grass-fed Dorper sheep.
Whitehall Lane Winery and Vineyards is a local family-owned and operated winery in Rutherford Appellation of Napa Valley. Whitehall Lane was founded in 1979 and is a world-class winery with over 140 acres of Napa Valley Vineyards.
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