Girard Napa Red 2000

Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California

Item No. 59797
  • red wine
    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 97 vintage with incredibly soft tannins and a silky smooth middle and finish that is almost chocolate like in texture. The blend consists of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Cabernet Franc, 13% Merlot and 10% Malbec 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.

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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