California is North America's most important wine region, producing over 90% of the total wine production of USA. Loosely divided into North Coast, South Coast, Central Coast and the Central Valley, which also comprises the Sierra Foothills, the best known quality regions are Napa and Sonoma. Although the big brands haven't gone away, there are today many other very small, niche, premium vineyards producing outstanding individual wines.
Magnum 150cl £57.20 £52.00
Intense black currant with a spicy blueberry compote, cinnamon, aromatic cedar, black pepper and clove. Dark chocolate permeates the aroma with a hint of Moroccan olives. Good depth of flavor with dark cherry, chocolate and integrated oak spice. Full-flavored with a very long, clean and fruitful finish with modest tanninsmore
Bottle 75cl £48.20