Category: Inglenook

Phillippe Bascaules Winemaker at Inglenook in Napa

Bordeaux Native Winemaker Philippe Bascaules Graces Inglenook with His Approach of Restraint

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Former Chateaux Margaux Winemaker Philippe Bascaules made his way from Bordeaux to Napa in 2011 to head up winemaking for Frances Ford Coppola, and usher in a transition for Inglenook. With the goal of avoiding extremes in his technique, he allows the sense of place to truly manifest in each wine they produce. We tasted through a range of his wines including:

2014 Blancaneaux White Rhone-Style Blend

2013 Edizione Pannino Zinfandel

2012 Cask Cabernet Sauvignon  

2012 Rubicon

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