Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 112 n e W World W ith all the best intentions, immigrants from throughout e urope came to California with a dream of recreating a little piece of home. What they found was a bountiful landscape and perfect terroir to grow grapes of remarkable quality; however, with the onset of p rohibition, their momentum faulted. i t took decades before another generation rose to the occasion and pioneered the California b ordeaux blend and a style of Chardonnay that could compete with the best that f rance had to offer. t hese titans of the '60s and '70s are looked upon, to this day, as remnants of a golden age for the region. h owever, big business was watching, and over time the region was swallowed up by a "bigger is better" mentality that changed the way we looked at Californian wine. t hankfully, that time is over. t he renaissance of new world wines has been a welcome change, pioneered by terroir-driven winemakers with a palate for the icons of the old world. e ven outside of California, today's U. s . winemakers have revitalized the entire industry, and in return, they have regained our trust and admiration. g rab hold of your seat, check your preconceptions at the door, and witness the n ew World's r ising. ✦ Whether you're a fan of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Barolo, Brunello, Rioja or the Rhone, it's time to stop and take a second look at the New World. a n e W World r ising

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