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Rutherford Wine Napa Valley, California

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The Rutherford sub-region of Napa Valley centers on the town of Rutherford and covers some of Napa Valley’s finest vineyard real estate, spanning from the Mayacamas in the west, to the Vaca Mountains on the other side of the valley.

Inside of the Rutherford AVA, bordering the Mayacamas, is a stretch of uplands called the Rutherford Bench. (These bench lands technically run the length of Oakville as well). Mountain runoff creates deep, well-drained, alluvial soils on the bench, giving vine roots plenty of reason to permeate deep into the ground. The result is wine with great structure and complexity.

Rutherford Cabernet Sauvingons and Bordeaux Blends garner substantial attention for their enticing fragrances of dusty earth and dried herbs, broad and juicy mid-palates and lush and fine-grained tannins. The sub-appellation claims some of the valley’s most prized vineyards today, namely Caymus, Rubicon and Beckstoffer Georges III.

It is also home to Napa’s most influential and historic personalities. Thomas Rutherford, responsible for the appellation's name, made serious investments here in grape growing and wine production between the years of 1850 to 1880. Gustave Niebaum purchased a large swath of land and completed his winery in 1887, calling it “Inglenook.” Today this remains the oldest bonded winery in California. Georges Latour founded Beaulieu Vineyard in 1900, making it the oldest continuous winery in the state. Latour also hired the famous enologist, André Tchelistcheff, a man credited for single-handedly defining the modern Napa winemaking style.

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  • Quintessa  2017  Front Label
    Quintessa 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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  • Nickel & Nickel C.C. Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2018  Front Label
    Nickel & Nickel C.C. Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
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  • Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 2016  Front Label
    Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
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  • Frog's Leap Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
    Frog's Leap Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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  • Quintessa (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2017  Front Label
    Quintessa (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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  • Quintessa (375ML half-bottle) 2017 Front Label
    Quintessa (375ML half-bottle) 2017
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  • Whitehall Lane Sauvignon Blanc 2018  Front Label
    Whitehall Lane Sauvignon Blanc 2018
    Sauvignon Blanc from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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  • Elyse Morisoli Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016  Front Label
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    • Tres Sabores Perspective Cabernet Sauvignon 2015  Front Label
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      • St. Supery Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2016  Front Label
        St. Supery Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
        Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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      • Provenance Vineyards Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
        Provenance Vineyards Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
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        • Joseph Carr Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2016  Front Label
          Joseph Carr Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
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          • Nickel & Nickel Quicksilver Cabernet Sauvignon 2018  Front Label
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          • Inglenook Blancaneaux 2018  Front Label
            Inglenook Blancaneaux 2018
            Rhone White Blends from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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          • Crosby Roamann Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
            Crosby Roamann Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
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          • Amici Morisoli Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016  Front Label
            Amici Morisoli Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
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          • Round Pond Sauvignon Blanc 2019  Front Label
            Round Pond Sauvignon Blanc 2019
            Sauvignon Blanc from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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          • St. Supery Rutherford Merlot 2016  Front Label
            St. Supery Rutherford Merlot 2016
            Merlot from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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            • Round Pond Estate Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
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            • Round Pond Rutherford Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2016  Front Label
              Round Pond Rutherford Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
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            • Nickel & Nickel Quarry Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2018  Front Label
              Nickel & Nickel Quarry Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
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            • Freemark Abbey Sycamore Cabernet Sauvignon 2016  Front Label
              Freemark Abbey Sycamore Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
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            • Freemark Abbey Bosche Cabernet Sauvignon 2016  Front Label
              Freemark Abbey Bosche Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
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            • Heitz Cellar Trailside Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014  Front Label
              Heitz Cellar Trailside Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
              Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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