Winery Visit: Mumm Cuvee Napa – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Napa is home to very well known Champagne Houses with ties to Napa – Domaine Chandon to Moët & Chandon; Domaine Carneros to Taittinger and Mumm to G.H. Mumm.  Mumm Napa has a beautiful perspective of the Valley both a vantage point that is part of and slightly elevated for a great perspective and line of the vineyard and natural landscape.  The fine art photography gallery is something that should not be missed—while many wineries set themselves apart with a unique experience signature this is a nice and natural addition that makes you wonder why there isn’t more of this in Napa or other wine countries.  Be sure to try one of the their DVX wines and Renouveau and their Blanc de Blanc for optimum enjoyment.


Mumm Napa

8445 Silverado Trail

Rutherford, CA  94558

(707) 967-7700


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About James Melendez

I have two blogs on this descriptor page--I use to be able to make separate. My fragrance blog is to express my thoughts on fragrance. A passion in addition to wine. I think it is a stellar component to the senses and that which I am in love with. I hope you like both blogs. My "wine" blog also incorporates those categories intimately involved - wine, food, travel and lifestyle. We all need food and water to survive but we need wine to nourish our soul. My favourite varietals are Pinot Noir, Nebbiolo, Grenache, Syrah-Shiraz.. for my red wines. And I often circle back to these varieties and sometimes they are my home varieties. The journey of wine is an historical footnote also marked by viti-viniculture and artistry that makes this beverage a living one. I have worked professionally in the wine trade and have loved all aspects; marketing, history, science and art of wine. © 2014 James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy— All Rights Reserved – for my original Content, logo, brand name, rating, rating graphic and award and designs of James the Wine Guy. James the Wine Guy also on Facebook, Twitter and most major social medias.
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