VOLUME 9, ISSUE 38
February 22, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Williams Selyem Estate Vineyard: A Description & Vertical Tasting Tasting Aged Williams Selyem Pinot Noir: Bottled Surprises Pinot Noir “Clone 95”: Dick Erath Revives an Old Treasure Failla Wines Sips of Recently Tasted Wines Hearty Burgundy Celebrates 50 Years Tasting Rooms Threatening to Overtax Healdsburg and Sonoma 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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