Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Uncorked: Hall St. Helena

Have a Hall of a time!  After spending day one at Mondavi and Mumm, we headed to Hall for a completely different experience.  

This winery is high-class and super modern.  Their known for their Cabs and offer many to taste.  I loved the art and beautiful facility.  You'll find lots of glass for great vine viewing.

Hall St. Helena
Owner:  Kathryn Walt Hall and Craig Hall
Appellation:  St. Helena
Tastings:  $30 for 4 wines
Tours:  Daily on the hour by appointment (walk-ins possible)
The Wines:  Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah
Wine Maker:  Steve Leveque
Annual Production:  70 Cases
Winery displays the owner's collection of contemporary art.  Gold LEED-certified!
Our California buddies!

Hall St. Helena
401 St. Helena Hwy. South
St. Helena, CA  94574

HALL produces critically acclaimed artisan Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, available to taste and buy at two tasting room and winery locations in Napa Valley. Owned by Craig and Kathryn Walt Hall, its vineyard collection features five Certified Organic estates producing classic Bordeaux varietals. Each vintage, Director of Winemaking Steve Leveque crafts 16 distinct Cabernet Sauvignon wines which demonstrate the unique characteristics and diversity of Napa Valley.HALL’s highly rated wines include the Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon selected as Wine Spectator’s #18 of the 2010 ‘Top 100’, the 2008 “Kathryn Hall” Cabernet Sauvignon that earned #2 of the “Top 100” Wines also in Wine Spectator, and its 2010 ‘Exzellenz’ awarded 100 points by Robert Parker, Wine Advocate. Since the first vintage in 2002, over 75 HALL wines have been rated 94 points and above. HALL employs high-density plantings and small vine viticulture combined with two cutting-edge, gravity-flow wineries to produce the highest quality wines. In addition, the HALL St. Helena winery was the first LEED® Gold Certified Winery in the State of California in 2009 and earned another LEED® Gold certification for its high tech production facility and modern tasting room in 2014, making HALL pioneers in the use of green buildings for the wine industry. Each of HALL’s state-of-the-art winemaking facilities and tasting rooms combine modern art and architecture matched with spectacular settings. For more information, please visit, @hallwines, or by calling 707.967.2626.

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