♦ official website no general retailers, no Web sales Winery limited edition ultra rare "Cabernet and rose" available. ["Rose" Checkerboard Cabernet Napa Valley 2014] ◇ If rose had a Sloane. ◇
◎Limited rose Brazil obsession ↑ 100 point Sloan, 99 Levi & McClellan, 98 point blanket. Results only woman Brewer played two (Helen Turley or Heidi Barrett) will exist much outside. Her name is"Martha McClellan"(Left image on the right). Brewing head of Harlan estate, bond, and Bob Levi (left image on the left), with her husband himself is 100 points reach Sloane, and blanket (' 06-' 08) is one of the most talented women brewing House decorate the wine scene today, who worked in.
And Napa's hillside and throb as she either Tashi Cinderella consultant Michel Rolland, the latest cult project"Checkerboard"。 We gave offer Japan's first release as a ' maiden in 2007 also memorable is new, but this guide is"Even on the official site of non-s"General retailers said no Winery limited edition bottle,"Cabernet rose,。 Only she is Rose is (as a local? ）
◎Distributed to complete assignments but 1 digit. And the official first release of Cabernet was ' in 2007, after local trading prices reached to $ 250, though only the latest 100 Brewer, played early and enter the top cult. Further rare bottles made from that Cabernet is the rose here. No general retail. On the contrary no description whatsoever of even on the official site. And able to finally persuade the persuasion grasped the fact that the Japan authorized agents do not sell mailing list subscribers with the only Winery in the local, small amount of mi分kete was one conversation. Free inventory does not exist through assigned sales in Japan. Therefore, additional non-marking only.
• Martha McClellan (Martha McClellan) Women BREW House to date, worked perfect RP 100 point reached, United States wines served in the Parker edited by Wine Advocate magazine's total of 4 people. In addition to the two major Juggernauts Empress Helen Turley (marcassin and Bryant family) and goddess Heidi Barrett (Maya, screaming Eagle), Syria macheski (sueaurou), and Martha McClellan (Sloan). Martha McClellan '95-' 00, from vintage Harlan estate making team were enrolled in the evaluation of real estate at this Sloan. Co-production with Bob levy was 100 points earned, but currently not alone, is responsible for brewing up. On the other hand ' 06 ~ ' and responsible winemaking blanket across 3 vintage in 2008 reached RP 97 points as caretaker while, founded Lévy & McClellan with her husband at the same time. Levi & McClellan was recorded at the 2011 premiere Napa Valley auction, $ $44000 45000 Schrader, Ovid next to be 4th $ 40000 (coveted sees cropping "Fran" (! ) In the 5 boxes).
Also cites Stefan-dual noncall, Dennis and double dug and world-wide expert Michel Rolland from Robert Parker,"10 people with outstanding United States consultant"When these women were three of Helen Turley, Heidi Barrett, and Martha McClellan. Female Brewer from Syria macheski, Diana Snowden, Vanessa WONG, Karen, curator, and now, a new era is a senior.
• Checker vineyards(Checkerboard Vineyards) Started by joint management for Dennis O'Neill and Stephen Martin. In the brewing House Martha McClellan, consultant Michel Rolland Golden team to achieve the official release ' 07, suddenly[RP 95 points]Acquisition. Even the outspoken Tanzer said"An obvious suspect Winery.Mountain boutique show signs of cult, as early as the"Checkerboard"。 First release for 2006 is the first year, but not to the general retail market in 2007, a formal. What that name was in the original field with checkers off the Board. Dennis is also"I think relaxed, calm, motivated to enjoy friends and checkers game room looks somehow enjoy the elegant atmosphere that suggests the word" checker board "in English. 」At least tells us.
Checkerboard that complete estate wine vineyards, Napa Northwest is located, one diamond mountain South of four mountain areas. Shown in the right image was set on a steep hillside vineyard is 600 to 1800 feet above sea level and boasts a heavy high/low difference (about 1200 feet in the Middle curve and brewing facilities are located). Relieve the monotony on the foibles of single vineyard and fruit brought from the minute soil rich in variety. are a variety of personality appeared. Has become the key to produce a deeper, more complex flavor. Are paying close attention, the combination of the best Bordeaux clones rootstock variety and vineyard is co-owner of two people (bottom left picture) as well as to foster the conservation of pastures and forests and natural vegetation, wild animals protection, charity energetic and donate $ 3 million (24 million yen) at St. Helena hospital. Taking the name of two people in the hospital and their facilities "Martin O'Neil Cancer Center" and symbolizes.
◎Maternal boasts the highest elevation among the four vineyards. Checker Board currently own four vineyards, but most higher elevations (about 600 m),Nash Creek VineyardFrom grapes, mainly all is 100% in-house production field. ' A mainly Cabernet, Merlot, franc, Petit Verdot blend of 14 years.
Each breed used for other wines of the checkerboard, saignee-rose little by little were cannibalized from before fermentation begins the end of no-kamoshi barrels and stainless steel tanks. Varieties separately fermented in old oak barrels and then six months maturation in French neutral oak. Full dry wine with aromas of red of berries (strawberries, raspberries) joined the mineral, boasts a rich mouthfeel. The Roussanne white wine because of the rich in the middle of the barrel and body beaten raw fermented kind.