Napa' first and second growths?
2 Nov 2009 by Jancis Robinson
FINE Wine Magazines, run from Finland but with editions in many important wine markets, have just released their stab at classifying Napa Valley wineries à la 1855 classification of Bordeaux. These sort of things are endlessly fascinating so I reproduce their summary below, the order of wineries being deliberate, as in 1855. Because they insist that at least 15 vintages must have been produced, many newcomers are excluded – although in the article itself, viewable here , they do suggest which may be the first and second growths of the future. I suppose there are few surprises here. These are the well-established names,...

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