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Duncan Arnot Meyers grew up around wine. His father's best friend was Bernard Portet of Clos du Val, and much of Duncan's youth was spent in Napa Valley. He was mentored by John Kongsgaard and worked side by side with Pax Malhe, Northern California's cult syrah specialist, until June 2008. The "Roberts" in Arnot-Roberts, is Nathan Lee Roberts, second generation master cooper, whose grandmother is Margot Biever Mondavi; Nathan's mother Annie Roberts was executive chef at Robert Mondavi Winery....
- 94 Points -
The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Clajeux Vineyard is a superb example of the Chalk Hill appellation. Graphite, smoke, grilled herbs, black fruit, game and savory herbs meld together in a dense, powerful, intensely mineral-driven Cabernet Sauvignon. A very slight touch of brett gives the Clajeux much of its distinctive Old World personality. As long as readers know what to expect, the Clajeux is a wine full of personality. The Arnot-Roberts 2013 Cabernets were all done with 30% whole clusters and aged in 30% new oak.See detailed press review