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Atalon Winery

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With its recent debut, Atalon has emerged on the wine scene with a provenance firmly rooted in the Napa Valley. The soul of the Atalon story is a ghost winery dating back to 1888. Built by General W.S. Keyes, the white-stone building atop Howell Mountain claims a stake in Napa Valley viticultural lore. At the turn of the twentieth century, General Keyes was producing wines considered to be among the best in Napa County from this old landmark. From the 1970's the Cabernet Sauvignon vines surrounding the winery helped to establish the reputation of several boutique Napa wineries, including Liparita, Duckhorn and La Jota.
Oakville, CA
Phone: (800)224-4090
Website: http://www.atalon.com
Appellation: Napa Valley
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2002 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

A friendly wine, that makes a pleasing statement. Red fruit expression. Currants, leather, dried spice notes, then slightly mint, cedar tones, graceful cocoa powder structure - goo ... mored length of lingering flavors.

$39.00  
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2002 Merlot
Napa Valley

The 2002 is deep purple in color with intense aromas and flavors of cherry, pomegranate, ripe plums and blackberry. Herbal notes such as fresh basil, dried lavender, olives and whi ... morete pepper sit in the background adding depth and complexity. The tannins are firm yet smooth adding to a pleasant, lingering finish.

$29.00  
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2002 Merlot
Keyes Vineyard

Rich plum and cherry fruit, dense, round and lush mouthfeel, great depth of flavor – fabulicious!

$60.00  
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2002 Mountain Estates Merlot

Our Mountain Estates Merlot captures the bold expression of fruit farmed on mountain vineyard sites. The mountain mesoclimate, created by higher altitude, steep terrain and rocky s ... moreoils, restricts vine growth and naturally limits vigor. The vines yield fewer berry clusters which are smaller in size with thick skins and boast saturated, intense flavors.

This a serious Merlot that offers extreme drinking pleasure. It exhibits aromas of black fruit with mineral and smoky cedar spice notes. Rich and intense, the wine is framed by sturdy yet balanced tannins, lush viscosity and flavors of chocolate, black fruit and cherries with a hint of ripe plum in the background.


$25.00  

Updated on August 2, 2007

CrazyAboutWine recommends contacting Atalon Winery at http://www.atalon.com or calling (800)224-4090 to verify the winery's location.

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