Chappellett 2001 Pritchard Hill Cabernet Sauvignon
In the 1960s, Don Chappellet and his wife, Molly, pursuing their dream of making fine wine, purchased land on Pritchard Hill located 1,200 feet above Lake Hennessey. The elevation of the vineyards imbued their red wines with the unique complexity that distinguishes the Chappellett 2001 Pritchard Hill Cabernet Sauvignon. This dark red wine offers up powerful aromas of wildflowers, boysenberry jam, and licorice. This potency does not diminish on the palate, where a medley of fruit, including blackberry and black plum, dissolves into a smoky finish of cocoa and coffee.