Given the real estate prices in the chic Los Angeles district of Bel Air, it’s hard to believe 3.6 hectares of terraced vineyards exist amid the mansions and swimming pools. But that’s where Moraga Estate, one of the best producers of red in California, lies. The wine is a classic Bordeaux blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc and petit verdot. In January, James tasted the five most recent vintages, and here are the tasting notes and scores.
The article first appeared in Talter 2016 March issue.