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Thirty years after first planting its vineyards, Girard continues to produce wine reflecting the quality that has made Napa Valley the most famous New World wine growing region in the world. Napa’s rise to fame was punctuated by a renaissance that began at the same time Girard was setting down its own roots. The valley’s benchmark year occurred in 1976, when a panel of French judges blind-tasted their own wines against a few upstarts from Napa. Much to everyone’s surprise, the California wines won first place in the white and red wine categories. Despite French howls of protest, the now famous Paris Tasting firmly established California on an equal footing with its Old World counterparts. Today, Girard is experiencing a similar rebirth of sorts. Longtime California vintner Pat Roney purchased the winery shortly after the new millenium. Pat’s career in wine began as a sommelier at Chicago’s renowned Pump Room. Later he returned to his native California, where he ultimately became president of Chateau St. Jean, in Sonoma Valley. At Girard, Pat continues a tradition of making Chardonnay and Cabernet-based wines. But he is also expanding Girard’s varietal focus to Zinfandel and Petite Sirah, grown on century-old vines that dot the Napa countryside. New vineyard plantings are also underway on both Diamond and Howell mountains, which border the western and eastern edges of the valley. As it has been in the past, Girard’s goal is to highlight the flavors of Napa Valley and its rich, ripe grapes. A small portion of the winery’s portfolio also comes from grapes grown in Sonoma’s upscale Russian River Valley, where cool weather offers ideal conditions for Chardonnay. Visit the Girard website.
Girard Old Vine Zinfandel 2014

Girard Old Vine Zinfandel 2014

ws 90
Aromas of raspberry and cherry, followed by flavors of warm spice and vanilla bean. Sourced from the Godward vineyard in Calistoga and the Morgan and Harris Blue Ridge vineyards in east Napa. Aged in French, American, and Hungarian oak for 14 months to provide diverse characteristics and structure. The elegance ... more



Save $3.89 (13%)

in mixed case $22.49

SKU sc_334535

Girard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Girard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015




Save $9.11 (23%)

in mixed case $26.99

SKU sc_143573

Girard Artistry 2014

Girard Artistry 2014




Save $12.81 (22%)

in mixed case $40.49

SKU sc_275118

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