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Rutherford Ranch - Napa Valley

Rutherford Wine Company, Napa Valley

Rutherford Ranch Winery is centrally located in the world famous Rutherford appellation, in the heart of the beautiful Napa Valley. Since our inception in 1978, Rutherford Ranch has been nationally and internationally recognized as "Napa Valley's Best Value" for consistently producing superb quality, value wines. As a family-owned and managed winery, we take great pride in maintaining this decades-long commitment, and our wines today continue to be fresh and contemporary, yet rich and naturally fruit forward.


 

 

 

Andretti Winery Italian Vista Villa

 

Winery Facts:


ESTABLISHED: 1978

WINEMAKER: Steve Rued
As a proven master blender, Rued possesses a remarkable depth and breadth of knowledge about subtle differences in regional grapes harvested from various clones and rootstocks here in Napa Valley.


WINE CLUB:

Featured Wines:

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2005 Rutherford Ranch Chardonnay:
Similar in style to our 2004 vintage, which won "Best Chardonnay in California" at the State Fair, this full bodied Chardonnay with flavors of ripe peach, pear, vanilla and crisp Myers lemon are perfectly balanced leaving your palate with a clean, crisp finish.


2004 Rhiannon:
This unique blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Petite Sirah and Zinfandel provides a lush, open yet complex and powerful wine. Limited distribution outside the winery.


2004 Cabernet Sauvignon
Our signature Cabernet Sauvignon abounds in soft and seductive fragrances of freshly picked blackberries, black currants and rich mocha with sprinkles of nutmeg.

Awards:
Jerry Mead World Competition: Gold Medal
Pacific Rim Wine Competition: Gold Medal


2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
The San Francisco Chronicle dubbed this wine "Excellent" and we think you will agree. 100% Cabernet Sauvignon and aged for two years in French oak barrels, this fruit is sourced from some of Napa Valley's finest vineyards, including Rutherford Ranch estate grapes.

Awards:
Quarterly Review of Wines: "Best of the Best" Cabernet Sauvignon
Jerry Mead World Competition: "Best of Variatal" and "Best of Class"
Limited distribution outside the winery.


2004 Port
100% Zinfandel fortified with brandy, this is a soft, bold bodied vintage port layered with bright cherry candy flavors coupled with fresh cranberries and raspberries with a soft seductive warming finish.
A tasting room exclusive.

Story Ridge Moscato
Named after the vineyard in Lake County that produces the grapes, our Moscato is a fresh apricot and sweet honeysuckle explosion in your mouth.
A tasting room exclusive.


Tasting Room:

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More information on the tasting room options to come.

Winery Features:

On the grounds of Rutherford Ranch is a century-old olive grove where we host parties and conduct some of our wine tastings.

 

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