A Bit Of Bordeaux In Napa

If you’re a lover of American wine, and eager to know more about its upper echelon, then a visit to Spottswoode is a must.

Long regarded as one of the top producers of cabernet sauvignon in the Napa Valley, Spottswoode draws favorable comparisons to the top chateaux in Bordeaux, where, in the wineries along the Left Bank of the Gironde estuary, cabernet sauvignon also reigns supreme. According to influential critic Robert Parker, founder of the Wine Advocate, “if Chateau Margaux were in Napa Valley, it would be Spottswoode.”

To continue reading my review of this legendary Napa producer, click here.

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