Category: Inglenook

Phillippe Bascaules Winemaker at Inglenook in Napa

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


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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