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Napa Valley 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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  • Provenance Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Front Label
    Provenance Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2017
    Sauvignon Blanc from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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  • Stags' Leap Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017 Front Label
    Stags' Leap Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017
    Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California
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  • Stag's Leap Wine Cellars KARIA Chardonnay 2017  Front Label
    Stag's Leap Wine Cellars KARIA Chardonnay 2017
    Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California
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  • Raymond Reserve Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
    Raymond Reserve Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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  • Duckhorn Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017 Front Label
    Duckhorn Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017
    Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California
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  • Chappellet Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
    Chappellet Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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  • Lail Georgia Sauvignon Blanc 2017  Front Label
    Lail Georgia Sauvignon Blanc 2017
    Sauvignon Blanc from Yountville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Schrader Old Sparky Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5L Magnum) 2017  Front Label
    Schrader Old Sparky Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5L Magnum) 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Schrader CCS Beckstoffer To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
    Schrader CCS Beckstoffer To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Schrader Beckstoffer Las Piedras Colesworthy Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2017  Front Label
    Schrader Beckstoffer Las Piedras Colesworthy Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from St. Helena, Napa Valley, California
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  • Rudd Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Front Label
    Rudd Sauvignon Blanc 2017
    Sauvignon Blanc from Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley, California
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  • Turley Hayne Petite Syrah 2017  Front Label
    Turley Hayne Petite Syrah 2017
    Petite Sirah from Napa Valley, California
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  • Keenan Chardonnay 2017 Front Label
    Keenan Chardonnay 2017
    Chardonnay from Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley, California
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  • TOR Cuvee Torchiana Beresini Vineyard Chardonnay 2017 Front Label
    TOR Cuvee Torchiana Beresini Vineyard Chardonnay 2017
    Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California
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    Scarecrow M. Etain Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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    Schrader RBS To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • TOR Black Magic Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
    TOR Black Magic Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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    Schrader MB To Kalon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Hess Lion Tamer Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
    Hess Lion Tamer Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
    • RP91
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