Posts Tagged Sequoia Grove

2012 Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Nearly opaque dark crimson color. Lush aromas of fleshy black cherry, blackberry, roast coffee, pencil shavings, and vanilla rise from the glass. In the mouth, the fleshy black fruit spreads out, coating the palate and picking up notes of black... Read more

Star-Crossed Paths: Mike Trujillo and Sequoia Grove Winery… Plus Words of Wisdom from Andre Tchelistcheff

Michael Trujillo, President and director of Winemaking at Sequoia Grove winery By Glen Frederiksen Our journey through the world of wine, from our first eye-opening sip and epiphany over three decades ago, has taken us to many wine regions... Read more

2010 Sequoia Grove ‘Cambium’ Red Table Wine, Napa Valley

Cambium is an interesting word to name this wine. It refers to the actively growing layer of a plant or tree between the inner wood and the outer bark. Essentially, these are stem cells in plants — cells from which all other, more differentiated... Read more

2011 Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

In the glass, it shows an opaque, deep crimson color. The nose is already integrating the fruit and wood components, with a nice interplay between the polished leather, mocha, clove and cedar from the oak and the boisterous red cassis and raspberry... Read more

2013 Sequoia Grove Chardonnay, Napa Valley

Ah! Our noses and palates took a trip down memory lane with each sniff and sip of this wine. It is delightfully perfumed and aromatic, mixing together sweet, almost honeyed, impressions of tropical fruit and pear with notes of butter, brioche, and... Read more

1997 Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa

Nice cellar funkiness in the nose, that matches well with the cassis, cedar and smoke notes. Medium-bodied; well balanced. Ready to drink now. MSRP: N/A (New Year’s Eve, 2002) Wine Lines rating: 89 Group:... Read more

1997 Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Napa

Looks older than 1997. Initial aromas of cedar/camphor, chocolate, and a solid core of cassis fruit. Some dustiness. Medium weight in the mouth. It picked up some black cherry notes. Already throwing some sediment. MSRP: N/A (New Year’s Eve,... Read more

1995 Sequoia Grove Chardonnay, Carneros

Vanilla, ripe pineapple and citrus aromas and flavors. Very lush and sweet in the mouth, with a long, lingering, pleasing finish. MSRP: N/A (December 1997) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

1995 Sequoia Grove Estate Reserve Chardonnay, Napa Valley

1995 Sequoia Grove Estate Reserve Chardonnay, Napa Valley A bigger wine than Sequoia Grove’s Carneros bottling, with bold, upfront honeyed tropical fruits. MSRP: N/A (December 1997) Wine Lines rating:... Read more