Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2018

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xxx | 133 MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS V ISIT u S AT MORRELLWINE .c OM cALL 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) S urrounded by dense natural forests, and benefitting from a long and cool growing season, it was the ideal location for Cabernet Sauvignon. Thanks to his foresight, the Davies winery now produces one of the benchmark wines of the region, the J. Davies Cabernet. Now in the hands of Jack's son, Hugh, the Davies winery continues to make huge strides throughout Napa, having recently moved operations to St. Helena, where they have built a state of the art winery that can handle their production of wines from around Napa. Yet, to this day, the J. Davies Cabernet remains their flagship. Named after Hugh's father, Jack, J. Davies, a selection of only their best hillside fruit from Diamond m ountain, is a standout in nearly every vintage. ✦ J. d avies Cabernet Sauvignon d iamond Mountain 2014 W a 95 » $105 "... gorgeously elegant, beautiful wine with terrific purity, plenty of blue, red and black fruits, some floral notes, medium to full body, supple tannins and a layered mouthfeel that builds incrementally to a long, long finish..." Robert Parker (1703315) T WO Ge N e R a T i ONS iN T H e Ma K i NG The story of the d avies winery started in 1965, when Jack and Jamie d avies purchased the historical Schramsberg vineyards and winery. i t wasn't long before Jack realized that their parcels in the d iamond Mountain district of Napa Valley, the Valley's first hillside vineyards, would be far better suited to Bordeaux varieties.

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