VOLUME 9, ISSUE 46
August 25, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Charles Heintz Vineyards: Getting to Know Winegrower Charlie Heintz and the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah from His Very Special Vineyard Lucienne: Very Special Pinot Noir from the Santa Lucia Highlands Formaglini Vineyards Sips of Recently Tasted Wines A New Wave of Outstanding Print Wine Magazines Pinot Briefs Winemaker Up Close & Personal Paul Clifton, Director of Winemaking, Hahn Estates
Trefethen Family Vineyards
Trefethen is one of Napa Valley's few remaining family wine estates. It is located in the Oak Knoll District of the Napa Valley. The Main Ranch Vineyard, which is planted to Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Viognier. The winery's Pinot Noir is sourced from the Main Ranch Vineyard.
The original winery, acquired by John and Janet Trefethen in 1968, was restored and today is on the National Register of Historic Places as the only 19th-century, wooden, gravity-flow winery surviving in Napa County.
The tasting room is open daily 10:00 to 4:30. Tours by appointment (866-895-7696).
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