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Spring Mountain Vineyard

The California winery is located in St. Helena in the Napa Valley, The origin dates back to 1894 when a large plot of land was named "Miravalle". In 1974, real estate broker Mike Robbins bought the property and built the "Spring Mountain Vineyard" winery. His Chardonnay produced there became one in the 1970s cult wine, At the legendary Paris Wine Tasting In 1976, the "Chardonnay 1974" took fourth place and left well-known wines from Burgundy and California behind. From 1981, the TV series "Falcon Crest" was shot on the estate. As a result, the winery got into financial problems and was acquired in 1992 by the banker Jacob Safra. This expanded the ownership by buying the wineries Chateau Chevalier (founded in 1891) and Draper Vineyards (La Perla, founded in 1873). The land holdings now total 338 hectares, of which 90 hectares are planted with vines, which are composed of 135 plots. It will be the red wines Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc. Carmenère, Malbec ( Cot ) Merlot. Petite Verdot. Pinot Noir and Syrah, as well as the white wine varieties Chardonnay. Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier cultivated. The wines are produced in the lines "Current Releases", "Library Wines" and "Reserve Wines".

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