Christmas Wine Countdown with Bougetz Cellars
Wine Tour Pros welcomes Bougetz Cellars to the Christmas Wine Countdown!
Quality can only be achieved if you start with great fruit. This philosophy has been paramount in selecting which vineyards are the sources used to showcase the amazing wines at Bougetz Cellars.
You can enjoy a tasting in person or virtually. In-person visits are a lot of fun and are very popular with our wine tour clients.
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Wine Featured: 2018 Jovana - Napa Valley Merlot/Cab Franc
The 2018 Jovana Napa Valley Merlot/Cabernet Franc is a blend of 64% Merlot and 36% Cabernet Franc, The Merlot comes from Orchard Vineyard in the Oak Knoll district, with the Cabernet Franc coming from the top of Mt Veeder, from the Yates Family Vineyard. Showing dark ruby color, fresh blueberries, black cherries and cedar notes leap from the glass. The inviting nose is followed with a broad, juicy mid-palate that is kept in check with a fresh, clean finish. Very pleasing now but will show even better with two to four years of cellaring.
The 2018 growing season began with a relatively dry spring and just a bit below normal rainfall over the winter. Budbreak was on time, leading to flowering in late May. The summer didn’t see too many heat spikes, but we were treated to cooler than normal mornings, which slowed down the maturation process with both the Merlot and Cabernet Franc being picked early in the morning on October 6th.
90 points – Jeb Dunnuck
92 points – James Suckling
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