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About Spottswoode Vineyard
Part of the old guard in Napa Valley, Spottswoode was established in the first wave of vine planting, back in 1882. Christened by Mrs. Albert Spotts in 1910, Spottswoode is now managed by Mary Novak and her two children, Beth and Lindy. Over the past two decades, Spottswoode has been one of the most consistent Cabernet producers of California, with a track record for graceful bottle aging.
88 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2011
(includes 2.5% cabernet franc): Good bright medium red. Sexy, inviting aromas of redcurrant, red cherry and flowers. A suave, lightly saline midweight combining redcurrant, raspberry and plum flavors and subtle soil tones. Offers very good but not outstanding definition. Finishes with slightly dry but essentially light tannins.