At Duckhorn Vineyards, we believe that wines are made in the vineyard. While this may not be a new concept, it is one that we take very seriously. Therefore, in the late 1980s, we began to locate and purchase vineyard properties in recognized Napa Valley areas in order to acquire sufficient vineyard land to meet most of our long-term grape needs.
In addition to our Estate Vineyards, we work with a number of independent growers throughout the Napa Valley. We work closely with each of our partners to ensure that the fruit they produce meets the quality standards we require for our wines. The exposure to a wide range of viticulture techniques allows our team to exchange new farming ideas with our growers, which he can then apply to our Estate properties.
Our farming team works in unison with Duckhorn Vineyards Winemaker Renee Ary whose winemaking philosophy also has its foundation in the vineyards. During the harvest season, she spends countless hours among the vines tasting grapes and gauging ripeness. Although the fruit is sampled and analyzed in the lab, Renee prefers to make more sensory picking decisions based on what she tastes and sees.
Duckhorn Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
This wine begins with a complex nose of blackberry, brambly red fruit, pencil shavings, sweet spice, wild sage and warm terracotta. Fine-grained tannins and a classic note of Rutherford dust add dimension to the round velvety palate, underscoring flavors of Bing cherry, spiced plum and cedar. Supple and elegant allowing ... more
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Duckhorn Napa Valley Merlot 2012
This appealing wine offers classic Merlot aromas of ripe plum and red cherry, with hints of caramel, white pepper and graphite. On the palate, lush red fruit layers are supported by excellent tannins and seamlessly integrated oak. more
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