Featured Producer & Wine (s) on Rick's WineSite Journal


Chappellet Vineyards


Pritchett Hill, Napa Valley

Featured Wine (s):

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Chardonnay



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Journal entries: Date, Wine, Rating, Price, Comments
Chappellet Vineyards, Pritchett Hill, Napa Valley - Autumn '09 Winery Visit
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Chappellet Napa Valley Merlot 2005 label September 24, 2009 - Chappellet Vineyards Signature Merlot  Napa Valley 2005;
Tasted at Raymond's Restaurant in Pasadena.
Chappellet Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 - Sam's Cuvee September 16, 2009 - Chappellet Vineyards Signature Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2006;
Chappellett Vineyard tasting flight September 11, 2009 - Chappellet Vineyards Pritchard Hill Winery visit - tasting flight - Chappellett Vineyards Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2006;  Chappellet Vineyards Mountain Cuvee 2006, Chappellett Merlot 2006;
 June 21, 2008 - Chappellet Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Sam's Cuvee 2005 - RM 89 - $35 - Dark medium full bodied berry, cherry, mocha, spicy, a hint of currant, vanilla and cigar box. Special blend for Sam's Wine Superstore in Chicago. Tasted at home w/ L on the deck with Sunday grilled steak dinner.
October 19, 2007 -  Chappellet Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 - RM 89, WS 93 - Floral, currant, raspberry, loganberry.
May 20, 2005 - Chappellet Pritchard Hill Estate Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2000 - RM 94 - $110 - 97 points & 3 Puffs - Connoisseurs' Guide, 94 points - Wine Enthusiast 92 points - Wine Spectator- Delicious symphony of currant, plum, mocha, cola sweet raspberry and caramel on a long smooth polished finish.
Jan 28, 2004 - Chappellet 2001 Chenin Blanc RM 87 Crisp and fruity citrus, hazel and honey with lingering mineral and caramelized apple with just a hint of oak. Tasted at marvelous Maisonette in Cincinnati. 
Dec 28, 2003 - Chappellet Signature Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2000 WS 88 RM 91 - Connoisseur`s Guide 92,  Wine News 91 - $42/82 (winelist)  Blackberry, dark cherry, earthy currant accented by smokey raisin, dill and cedar. Tasted at Signature Room Grille with L, Erin & Ryan & Michelle, and Alec celebrating Ryan departure tomorrow for U of I. Featured Wine, Dining.
Oct 24, 2003 - Chappellet Napa Valley Pritchard Hill Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1999 $110 WS 92 RM 90 Blackberry plum currant and toasty spicy oak. Tasted at TraVigne, St. Helena during our 2003 Napa Wine Experience.
Oct 24, 2002Chappellet Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Signature 1999 RP 88 RM 89 WS 91 $42 Ripe sharp blackberry, black cherry and currant, toasty oak and medium tannins. (lbl)(www) Tasted with iT SKO group at Tomaso's in Chandler, AZ.
June 4, 2002 - Chappellet Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Signature 1999 RP 88 RM 89 WS 91 $42 Ripe sharp blackberry, black cherry and currant, toasty oak and medium tannins.
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