Sunday, March 15, 2009

“David Grega is a certified sommelier and wine consultant living in the Napa valley. In addition to consulting and wine writing David made wine for his own label “Bellum Cellars” in 2008. E-mail for more information."

Winery: Emerson Brown

: 2008

Appellation: Napa Valley

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

Average Price: $26.00

Winery Info: Emerson Brown is a collaboration of two talented winemakers in the Napa Valley, Keith Emerson and Brian Brown. Their mission is to craft top quality Napa Valley wines consistently year after year. Keep you eye out for these guys, some outstanding wines are being produced. A word to the wise, get on the mailing list!

Tasting Notes:This highly aromatic well balanced Sauvignon blanc shows aromas of Fresh fig, apricot and organic peach as well as refreshing touch of Ruby red grapefruit. On the palate is a knockout combination of bright and fresh fruits and a mid palate loaded with texture and roundness. A truly well balanced wine. The Emerson Brown Sauvignon Blanc is a benchmark Napa Valley SB.

Rating: (on a 1-5 scale) 4.0


  1. I love Sauvignon Blanc, thanks for the insight...I am assuming I can't get over here across the border??

  2. I'm not sure. What are the shipping laws to Canada? It's not released yet. Go to the web site and send them an e-mail....I'm sure they can get you some.

  3. Thanks David, I am going to check it out, it sounds different and lovely :)