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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 reds 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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  • Harlan Estate 2008 Front Label
    Harlan Estate 2008
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
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  • Bond Vecina 2008 Front Label
    Bond Vecina 2008
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  • Colgin IX Estate Syrah 2008 Front Label
    Colgin IX Estate Syrah 2008
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  • Hourglass Blueline Cabernet Sauvignon (torn label) 2008 Front Label
    Hourglass Blueline Cabernet Sauvignon (torn label) 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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  • Harlan The Maiden 2008 Front Label
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Hundred Acre Kayli Morgan Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Hundred Acre Kayli Morgan Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
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  • Ramey Pedregal Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Ramey Pedregal Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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  • Schrader Beckstoffer Georges III Vyd. Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Schrader Beckstoffer Georges III Vyd. Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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  • Lewis Cellars Reserve Chardonnay 2008 Front Label
    Lewis Cellars Reserve Chardonnay 2008
    Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California
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  • Schrader RBS To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Schrader RBS To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Colgin Tychson Hill Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Colgin Tychson Hill Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon from St. Helena, Napa Valley, California
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  • Chimney Rock Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Chimney Rock Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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    Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
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    Ramey Cabernet Sauvignon Annum 2008
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  • Bryant Family Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Bryant Family Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
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    Schrader T6 Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Bond Melbury 2008 Front Label
    Bond Melbury 2008
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  • Kongsgaard The Judge Chardonnay 2008 Front Label
    Kongsgaard The Judge Chardonnay 2008
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  • Bevan Cellars Showket Vineyard Double E's Cuvee 2008 Front Label
    Bevan Cellars Showket Vineyard Double E's Cuvee 2008
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  • Turley Cedarman Zinfandel 2008 Front Label
    Turley Cedarman Zinfandel 2008
    Zinfandel from Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, California
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  • Diamond Creek Volcanic Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Diamond Creek Volcanic Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
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  • Guarachi Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Guarachi Family Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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  • Neyers Neyers Ranch-Conn Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Neyers Neyers Ranch-Conn Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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    Outpost Howell Mountain Zinfandel 2008
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