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N A P A V A L L E Y, C A L I F O R N I A

RO C C A FA M I LY V I N E Y A R D S TASTING 129 Devlin Rd, Napa, CA 94558; Open daily by appointment

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WHAT TO BUY

’14 Tesorina Blueberry, black raspberry, incense, licorice, graphite $160 ’15 Cabernet Sauvignon Grigsby Vineyard Truffles, plum, Sichuan pepper $85

TOP: The tasting salon exudes warmth and historic charm; BOTTOM: Visitors can choose from a Current Release Tasting and a Library Tasting

’15 Vespera Red Blend Blackberry preserves, licorice, white pepper $50

ROCCA FAMILY VINEYARDS takes the term “hand-crafted” literally. This highly respected small-production winery (under 2,000 cases per year) focuses on quality and authenticity. Rocca Family Vineyards is, in fact, a Napa Valley treasure. The winery’s two estate vineyards, Grigsby and Collinetta, are farmed organically and sustainably. The fruit is harvested selectively by hand in the cool night hours, and the wines are produced with a gentle winemaking touch and extraordinary attention to detail. As a result, each vintage displays remarkable grace and precision. The tasting room offers a unique, oneon-one tasting experience in which guests

are invited to sit down in the historic tasting parlor with a personal guide who leads them through the wine portfolio and shares valuable insights. Visitors can choose from a Current Release Tasting and a Library Tasting of limited-release wines and past vintages and enjoy the intimate tasting room. Year after year, Rocca Family Vineyards wines have garnered top accolades in international competitions and note-worthy scores from wine reviewers, earning the winery a reputation as one of the industry’s finest wine producers. Rocca’s Wine Club offers enthusiasts and collectors exclusive access to first releases of estate wines as well as special library offerings.

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