Charles Krug Family Reserve Generations 2017, Napa, USA
Charles Krug Winery
Dry red wine, 75cl. Full bodied 83% Cabernet Sauvignon 13% Petit Verdot and 4% Malbec blend from Napa, USA. 15% ABV.
Generations is a Bordeaux-style blend created to honour the Mondavi family's past, present and future. The fruit is night-picked from the estate vineyards in Yountville and aged in new French oak barrels. The full bodied wine shows aromas of black cherry, coffee bean and blueberry segue that leads to a long finish of ripe berry and crème brûlée.
Producer Profile Charles Krug Winery
Founded in 1861, now in its third century, Charles Krug Winery is the quintessential example of a multigenerational winery that fuses tradition and innovation to craft wines of high acclaim. It is the oldest winery in the Napa Valley and has been owned and operated by the Peter Mondavi, Sr. family for four generations, since 1943. In late 2013, Charles Krug Winery opened its newly transformed and renovated historic Redwood Cellar Tasting Room and Hospitality Center. Originally built in 1872, the stunning space is a Registered National Historic Landmark. Designed by renowned architect Howard Backen, the renovation honors the winery’s noble which lend the handsome, contemporary—yet timeless—space an authentic, natural ambience.