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A Brief History: At Frog’s Leap, we have been fortunate enough to work with the same Chardonnay vineyard ever since our first vintage in 1985. Planted by the renowned Truchard family in 1979, these vines are deeply rooted in the decomposed shale and sandstone that are characteristic of the steeply-sloped hillsides of Carneros, and lend themselves perfectly to the balanced, restrained style that is our signature. Held for less than 5 days in new French oak barrels, the wine is racked at the...
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A Brief History: Yes, we have noticed that the monster Zins of the '70s are still in fashion. And yes, just like fashion they command monster prices based on their "big" alcohol, "big" flavors, and "big" bottles. Maybe it's that we found our early inspiration for Zinfandel from a different source. Instead of reinventing Zinfandel, we looked to the past and the incredible Zins of the '40s and '50s. Those wines taught us the lessons that the old-timers knew: that field blends of Petite sirah,...
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ABOUT THE WINE: With the growing demand over the few years for Sauvignon Blanc, producers world-wide—from Sancerre to New Zealand to the Napa Valley—have had to decide whether to increase production through yield or the purchase of outside grapes or stick to the values, growing and winemaking techniques that have made this wine so popular in the first place. At Frog’s Leap it has never been a question. From the decision to cane prune, to not irrigate, to limit our yields and exercise...
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ABOUT THE WINE: When you combine legendary terroir, meticulously cared-for vines, a perfect vintage and an ideal, smooth harvest, you have all the makings of a remarkable wine. Our 2018 Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon is a remarkable wine. It is tempting to write of its delicious black fruit, its complex notes of minerals and dried herbs, and its silky balance on the palate—but for us, the wine simply tastes like our home, Rutherford. Years of effort with organic viticulture, dry farming and...
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Notes: Extravagant plum fruit aromas enriched by the lush flavors that Merlot is famous for. Grown in cool clay soils, this wine shows why some of the rarest wines in the world start with Merlot.