Nestled high in the Eastern Hills, Rutherford Hill Winery commands a spectacular view overlooking Napa Valley and features one of Napaƒ??s most extensive cave systems. Founded in 1972, it was among the first to pioneer Napaƒ??s premier varietal ƒ?? Merlot. Today, Rutherford Hill continues its tradition of crafting wines with great complexity and character with 100 percent Napa Valley fruit.
Light straw in color, this wine offers a bright aroma of lemon, honey and vanilla with hint of orange blossom. The full-bodied flavor is layered with crisp citrus, vanilla bean and flinty mineral accents, for striking balance and structure.
89pts - Wine Enthusiast: With a salty oak entry, this wine invites, showing a touch of reduction and strong barrel presence. Cr??me br?¯l??e and baked apple give it a richness and length that presents as juicy and fleshy.