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Self | Rating: 5Drink Dates: 2014-2017Author: will1408
Self | Rating:Drink Dates: 2016-2019Author: ciaoa2t
In 2004, Minneapolis natives Susan and Duane Hoff purchased the property on which they founded Fantesca Estate. They teamed up with noted Napa father-son winemaking duo Nils and Kirk Venge to craft their wines. Their 1000-case Spring Mountain District winery released its first wines in the fall of 2005 - the 2002 Fantesca Spring Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon and the 2004 Chardonnay from the Los Carneros District. In 2008 Fantesca welcomed veteran winemaker Heidi to their winemaking team.
California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like , , , and in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. and continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.
Collector Data For This Wine
- 58 bottles owned
- 14 collectors
- Average collector rating: 100
(Out of 14 collectors)