2001 Chimney Rock Elevage
53 Ratings
53 Ratings
2001 Chimney Rock Elevage

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) This was a year of extremes. with greatly below average temperatures, we were on track for one of the coolest years of the decade. An extreme heat spike in late August and another in September threw us some challenges and reduced our yields. The resulting wines are fairly elegant and balanced.

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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Napa Valley. 50% Cabernet Sauvignon; 32% Merlot; 18% Petit Verdot. Chimney Rock's Elevage was originally conceived as an homage to Pomerol, but this latest release takes a different path from past efforts owing to its increased percentage of Cabernet. Still a very refined wine with a keen sense of balance, it is filled with sweet and succulent fruit. It eschews drama and bombast in favor of poise, and its deftly fit oak always serves rather than threatens its ongoing fruit. It is so carefully tri...
  • Robert Parker