Discovering hidden wine gems is our passion. There's no better feeling than getting your hands on a rare wine. The rush we get from offering you a wine that is usually sold exclusively to wine club members or reserved for highly exclusive restaurant allocations is incomparable. That's why today's Bordeaux Blend from one of Napa Valley's most respected winemakers has us bursting at the seams.
Rarely seen outside of their tasting room in Napa Valley, the 2017 Scalon Cellars Priority Red Blend from Coombsvile is a "juicy, extroverted red that will drink beautifully right out of the gate." Who doesn't love immediate satisfaction?
Satisfaction made possible by Scalon winemaker, Julien Fayard. With two decades of winemaking expertise, Fayard cultivates California wines with French Finesse. Wines that are the best of both worlds.
It's a pleasing blue fruit-driven red. Showcasing boysenberry, blackcurrant, coffee bean, tobacco leaf alongside a kiss of herbaceousness. The remarkable structure builds a castle of flavors in your mouth. This wine also has more polish than Greek statues in the Louvre. And the finish? Well, it's everlasting.
Julien Fayard's two decades of winemaking experience have come from some of the wine worlds most prestigious Chateaux and Estates. Before he became Philippe Melka's director of winemaking in 2006–a title he held for 8 years–Fayard garnered winemaking positions at Chateau Lafite and Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte. His impressive resume doesn't end there. He's also behind a variety of top-shelf Napa Wines, Mithra, Brion, and Covert (just to name a few).
Scalon was made possible by Jesus Espinoza. Who's 20-year career as a vineyard manager in Napa Valley has allowed him to forge unique relationships with growers throughout the valley. Jesus sources Scalon fruit from the first-rate vineyards in Coombsville.
Let's review. Here you have a wine from one of the best and brightest winemakers in Napa Valley, Julien Fayard. It's a unique project only made possible by the relationships that Jesus Espinoza's forged over his 20-year career as a vineyard manager in Napa Valley. Finally, it may be your ONLY chance to buy this wine online (unless you want to travel to Napa Valley and pay $65 per bottle in the tasting room).
A wine worthy of a splurge is here. Bring home some instant gratification in liquid form and heighten your holiday cheer!