Red wines of Mt. Veeder

Hess Collection, Mount Veeder Napa Valley, Estate Grown, 19 Block Cuvee 2006 Unfortunately this bottle is a bit corked. Sourced from their Veeder Summit Vineyard at 2,000 feet, this is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Syrah, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Estate Grown, P&B in Napa 14.5% $36 at the winery and a gift to the class from the SFCWC Hess

V. Sattui Winery, Napa Valley, Mt. Veeder, Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 The fruit in this wine has a jammy character and is enhanced by the smell of newly split oak. It’s also developed some bottle bouquet, adding complexity while in the mouth it is quite tight and gripping. P&B in St. Helena 14% $40 at the winery for the current release ’06, a gift to the class from the SFCWC V. Sattui Winery

Mayacamas, Mt. Veeder – Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 Cedar and green herbs mark the nose upon first smelling this wine. In the mouth it is quite dense, fully packed with fruit, big in structure and very long – nice and just a baby at this point in time. Produced and bottled in Napa 13.75% purchased for $49.99 at Bottle Barn Mayacamas Vineyards

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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