Hundred Acre 2006 Kayli Morgan Vineyard

Tasting notes: Purple-black and darkly luscious, this full-bodied red has intense aromas and flavors—black raspberry, cassis, melted dark chocolate, and roasted coffee—that seem the embodiment of its maker’s own passionate obsession. Worth knowing: In 1998, Canadian-born investment banker Jayson Woodbridge came across a slope above Beringer’s Chabot Vineyard that was for sale. He purchased it and hired prominent vineyard manager Jim Barbour, who had planted the Chabot Vineyard back in the mid-1970s, to rehabilitate the property. He then asked Barbour about purchasing another property he had been eyeing: the Kayli Morgan Vineyard, located at the base of Howell Mountain. Barbour, who had developed that vineyard as well, heartily approved.

Read Next Article >>
These 2008 LBVs are ready to drink now; no need to wait for them to mature…
Cordero Studios/ www.corderostudios.com
Thoughts of winemaking never entered the minds of Jackie and Tim Reuling at the time they began...
During a recent three-day visit to Paris, five Robb Report readers and their spouses attended the...
Photo by Cordero Studios/www.corderostudios.com
Rare wines and art sit at the top of Cliff Lede’s list of personal passions, but rock music follows...
Photo by Cordero Studios/www.corderostudios.com
Araujo Estate did not begin with the arrival in Napa Valley of its eponymous owners, Daphne and...
Photo by Cordero Studios/corderostudios.com
Located in the Côte de Nuits, Domaine d’Eugénie is owned by François Pinault and managed by Michel...
Photo by Cordero Studios/corderdostudios.com
Producing Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Riesling since 1997, this New Zealand winery located in...
Photo by Cordero Studios/corderostudios.com
Vieille Julienne was purchased in 1905 by the forefathers of Jean-Paul Daumen, the current owner....
Photo by Cordero Studios/corderostudios.com
Vietti winemaker and industry visionary Alfredo Currado passed away this year, leaving the estate...
Photo by Cordero Studios/corderostudios.com
The name of this special Champagne and its curvaceous 17th-century-style bottle pay homage to the...