Rombauer Merlot Napa, VT
$469.39 / case(12)
Merlot’s finest qualities emerge in cooler climates and clay soils thus it is ideally suited for the carneros region where san pablo bay meets the southern end of napa and sonoma valleys. The rombauer family have long been fans of the varietal’s rich silky textures and supple tannins as well as its versatility with food. The first rombauer vineyards merlot was produced in 1983. Vineyards the fruit for this wine comes from vineyards in the carneros region owned by the rombauer family and select growers. Winegrowing the 2013 vintage brought a perfect growing season with warm dry conditions that allowed the fruit to develop full concentrated flavors. Sustainable farming practices throughout the growing season were tailored to each block with the assistance of aerial photos produced using ndvi (normalized difference vegetation index) technology. All fruit was hand-picked and sorted in the vineyards. Winemaking the grapes were carefully destemmed and optically sorted to ensure on,,wine~us merlot~usa~~california~,vt,y,red,n 695,009792187710,1rombauer sauvignon blanc [usa],750ml,15,24. 83,268. 17,12,,n,”introduced with the 2014 vintage our napa valley sauvignon blanc marks an exciting milestone for rombauer vineyards – the first new varietal introduced in more than 20 years and only the second white wine in our 35-year history. Vineyards the fruit for this wine comes from four carefully selected sites in napa valley offering lots of sunshine yet moderate temperatures – ideal conditions for growing sauvignon blanc. Winegrowing a cool spell in august stalled harvest a bit at the outset but a warm september brought a mad dash to the finish. 2016 brought another high-quality vintage despite small volumes for some varietals due to cool rainy weather at flowering. Sustainable farming practices throughout the growing season were tailored to each block with the assistance of aerial photos produced using ndvi (normalized difference vegetation index) technology. The fruit was hand-picked at dawn and sorted in the vineyard. Winemaking the grapes were gently whole-cluster pressed while,,wine~us sauvignon blanc~usa~~california~,2018/2019,y,white,n 600,009792197011,1rombauer vineyards chardonnay [united states],750ml,30,37. 86,438. 57,12,,y,with aromas of stone and tropical fruit that blend with light citrus on the nose the buttery palate mixes perfectly with creamy vanilla and spice. Expertly crafted this chardonnay is best served chilled and paired with light seafood dishes or lemon chicken.,,wine~us chardonnay~united states~~california~,vt,n,white,n 700,009792197810,1rombauer vineyards zinfandel petite sirah [united states],750ml,12,36. 81,397. 52,12,,n,introduced to california during the gold rush zinfandel is considered by many to be america’s heritage grape. A tribute to california wine history this zinfandel was sourced from some of the state’s oldest and most revered wine regions from family-owned vineyards that in some cases date back over 100 years. Vineyards: this wine blends lots from select vineyards in top growing regions: el dorado (50%) amador (25%) lake (14%) and napa (11%) counties. Winegrowing: 2015 bought the earliest harvest in our 35-year history. Yields were down overall but prolonged warm weather resulted in exceptional fruit quality and richly flavored wines. Sustainable farming practices throughout the growing season were tailored to each block with the assistance of aerial photos produced using ndvi (normalized difference vegetation index) technology. The fruit was handpicked at night and sorted in the vineyard then transported by refrigerated trucks to the winery. Winemaking: the grapes were carefu
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