VOLUME 9, ISSUE 24
May 5, 2013
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Cork Dork Etude: Inspired Wines of the Carneros the Gardener: Got Organic Grapes? Bravium: Relish the Acidity Rivers-Marie: 2010 & 2011 Reflect the Challenges of Farming on the Edge Dunstan Wines from Durell Vineyard Foursight Wines: Family Excels with Pinot COBB Wines: No Wine Before Its Time Sips of Pinot: Wines Tasted Recently Rosé and Chardonnay: Recently Sampled Wines Pinot Briefs
One of the oldest wineries in the Napa Valley, Tulocay Wines was founded in 1974 by Bill Cadman. He is unique among Napa Valley wineries in that he has been producing both Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir for many years. Mark Bunter is the winery's winemaker consultant. The winery is located just east of downtown Napa in the Coombsville district, home to Haynes and Rancho Sarco vineyards. The Pinot Noir is said to be "Burgundian" in style, meaning it will age a long time.
The Tulocay Pinot Noir has been sourced from Haynes Vineyard since 1975.
Tulocay still offers free tastings and tours, but give Bill a phone call in advance (707-255-4064). Other reds include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Zinfandel.
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