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Napa’s Pritchard Hill

This wild and rocky terrain produces profound Cabernets
James Laube
Issue: November 15, 2012

Pritchard Hill is a rugged mass of compacted volcanic rock that forms the eastern ridge of central Napa Valley. Rising to heights of 1,800 feet, with striking iron-red and yellow-tinged soil, this unique locale is the source of some of Napa's most extraordinary Cabernet-based blends. Wine Spectator's James Laube explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2012.

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