Girard Napa Red 1999

Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California

$39.99
Item No. 53572
  • red wine
  • WE92
  • WS91
  • W&S90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS92

Winemaker's Notes

Richly textured, our Cabernet blend is bursting with blackberry, currant and black cherry flavors followed by cinnamon and licorice overtones. The Cabernet Franc presence is noted with a lingering blueberry flavor supported with hints of creamy oak. This wine is very much like the best of the 97 vintage with incredibly soft tannins and a silky smooth middle and finish that is almost chocolate like in texture. The blend consists of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Cabernet Franc and 18% Merlot with all of the fruit coming from the Napa Valley. We took our grapes primarily from Oakville using a combination of hillside and valley floor fruit.

Customer Reviews Sign In to Add Your Own

Rating:
(9/29/2010)
I love this wine it's been a while since I've had it I'll have to pick up another one and post some better tags. I believe the Artistry is todays version and I hear it's just as good.
Please sign in or create a profile to rate

Learn About Girard Map ItMap It

Thirty years after first planting its vineyards, Girard continues to produce wine reflecting the quality that has made Napa Valley the most famous New World wine growing region in the world. Napa"s rise to fame was punctuated by a renaissance that began at the same time Girard was setting down its own roots.Today, Girard is experiencing a similar rebirth of sorts. Longtime...

Read More About Girard

Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

Read More About Napa Valley

Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

Read More About Bordeaux Red Blends

Related Products
Dark garnet red with purple hue. Opulent, yet refined, aromas of mocha, blackberry and black cherry with hints of spice ...
Winemaker's Notes Richly textured, our Cabernet blend is bursting with blackberry, currant and black cherry flavors followed by cinnamon and ...
Winemaker's Notes Visually you are presented with a luxuriously bright, deep cherry color. The aromas offer blackberry, kirsch, dried rose, ...
FED32284_1999
close
Please login or create an account to create a wine list.
close
close
New Arrival Alert
Also sign me up for Wine.com emails featuring deals, trends and new arrivals
Your alert has been added!

Remember, you can go to my account > my alerts to view/edit your alerts at any time (or click here if you want to see them now!)

Membership Benefits


  • • Unlimited FREE ground shipping.
  • • Fast & convenient delivery to your door.
  • • Shop with confidence, satisfaction guaranteed.

Ship on us for a month!

Start My Free Trial

After your free trial, StewardShip is just $49/year.

*Some exclusions apply

close popup