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Napa Valley Wine California

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One of the world's most highly regarded regions for wine production as well as tourism, the Napa Valley was responsible for bringing worldwide recognition to California winemaking. In the 1960s, a few key wine families settled the area and hedged their bets on the valley's world-class winemaking potential—and they were right.

The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980s, when producers scooped up vineyard lands and planted vines throughout the county. A number of wineries emerged, and today Napa is home to hundreds of producers ranging from boutique to corporate. Cabernet Sauvignon is definitely the grape of choice here, with many winemakers also focusing on Bordeaux blends. Napa whites are usually Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.

Within the Napa Valley lie many smaller sub-AVAs that claim specific characteristics based on situation, slope and soil. Farthest south and coolest from the influence of the San Pablo Bay is Carneros, followed by Coombsville to its northeast and then Yountville, Oakville and Rutherford. Above those are the warm St. Helena and the valley's newest and hottest AVA, Calistoga. These areas follow the valley floor and are known generally for creating rich, dense, complex and smooth red wines with good aging potential. The mountain sub appellations, nestled on the slopes overlooking the valley AVAs, include Stags Leap District, Atlas Peak, Chiles Valley (farther east), Howell Mountain, Mt. Veeder, Spring Mountain District and Diamond Mountain District. Wines from the mountain regions are often more structured and firm, benefiting from a lot of time in the bottle to evolve and soften.

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  • Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Cask 23 Cabernet Sauvignon 2000  Front Label
    Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Cask 23 Cabernet Sauvignon 2000
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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  • Stag's Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 Front Label
    Stag's Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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  • Knights Bridge To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2011  Front Label
    Knights Bridge To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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    • Meteor Vineyard Perseid Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Front Label
      Meteor Vineyard Perseid Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
      Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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    • Spring Mountain Vineyard Elivette 2012 Front Label
      Spring Mountain Vineyard Elivette 2012
      Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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    • Vine Cliff Oakville Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Front Label
      Vine Cliff Oakville Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
      Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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      • Dolce (375ML half-bottle) 2013 Front Label
        Dolce (375ML half-bottle) 2013
        Other Dessert from Coombsville, Napa Valley, California
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          • Von Strasser Sori Bricco Vineyard Red 2013 Front Label
            Von Strasser Sori Bricco Vineyard Red 2013
            Bordeaux Red Blends from Diamond Mountain District, Napa Valley, California
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            • Monticello Estate Pinot Noir 2013 Front Label
              Monticello Estate Pinot Noir 2013
              Pinot Noir from Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley, California
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              • Stony Hill Chardonnay 2013 Front Label
                Stony Hill Chardonnay 2013
                Chardonnay from Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley, California
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              • Storybook Mountain Eastern Exposures Zinfandel 2013 Front Label
                Storybook Mountain Eastern Exposures Zinfandel 2013
                Zinfandel from Napa Valley, California
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              • Antica Townsend Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Front Label
                Antica Townsend Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
                Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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              • Paul Hobbs Beckstoffer Las Piedras Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Front Label
                Paul Hobbs Beckstoffer Las Piedras Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
                Cabernet Sauvignon from St. Helena, Napa Valley, California
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              • Hendry Red Wine 2014 Front Label
                Hendry Red Wine 2014
                Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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                • Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Cask 23 Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Front Label
                  Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Cask 23 Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
                  Cabernet Sauvignon from Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California
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                • Convexity Cabernet Sauvignon 2014  Front Label
                  Convexity Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
                  Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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                  • Somerston Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Front Label
                    Somerston Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
                    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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                    • Stanton Vineyards Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Front Label
                      Stanton Vineyards Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
                      Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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                    • Schweiger Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2014  Front Label
                      Schweiger Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
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                      • Maldonado Farm Worker Chardonnay 2014 Front Label
                        Maldonado Farm Worker Chardonnay 2014
                        Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California
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                        • Seavey Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2014  Front Label
                          Seavey Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2014
                          Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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                        • Hestan Vineyards Stephanie Proprietary Red 2014  Front Label
                          Hestan Vineyards Stephanie Proprietary Red 2014
                          Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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                          • Heitz Cellar Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2014  Front Label
                            Heitz Cellar Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2014
                            Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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                          • Stag's Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon 2014  Front Label
                            Stag's Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
                            Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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                          • Seavey Merlot 2014 Front Label
                            Seavey Merlot 2014
                            Merlot from Napa Valley, California
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