Archive for October, 2006

End of Harvest

Sunday, October 22nd, 2006

The end of October did bring the end of harvest for Selene and Bressler.  Bressler Cabernet was picked on the 22nd of October.  Just before a weekend of warm winds, which being up in western St. Helena, it really didn’t need to go through another couple of days of warm dry winds.  We got the [...]

2004 Selene Dead Fred Cabernet Sauvignon

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006

Hello from Selene! We are releasing the 2004 Dead Fred Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon.  This is Selene’s first vineyard designate Cabernet Sauvignon to date, and only 93 cases were produced. I wish I could see your face when you first come upon the name “Dead Fred Vineyard.”  It always makes me smile.  The beloved cat of [...]

Everything but Cabernet

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

  It’s Monday, and we just picked our second block of Merlot from Frediani Vineyards in Calistoga.  They call it J Merlot because they got the bud wood from Jordon back in 1985 when the vineyard was planted.  It’s on St. George (root stock) and looks to be really good stuff.   We have nice cool weather [...]