You are here:  Home >> Inside information >> A Spottswoode update
A Spottswoode update
20 Nov 2007 by Linda Murphy
Last year, Jancis tasted every vintage (1982 through 2003 – see tasting notes ) of Spottswoode St. Helena Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, joining the Novak family in its annual assessment of the development of its wines. After a tasting and discussion, the tasting notes and drink-by recommendations are refreshed for each vintage and made available to consumers via the winery’s newsletter and online . Such in-house evaluations are common, yet few producers so honestly alert their customers to the results. Any winery can assemble a vertical of its best vintages, invite the media and tout the results; Spottswoode...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10667 articles (two new most days) and 99477 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson