The Cult Wines of Paul Hobbs from California and Beyond
Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:30pm, $35
ON HOLD Forbes Magazine has called Paul Hobbs “The Steve Jobs of the wine industry,” recognized across the globe for breaking with tradition and forging new paths in the pursuit of excellence; both in stewardship of the land, and the crafting of wines that represent the purist concept of place. After working at both Opus One and Robert Mondavi wineries, Hobbs opened his own winery in 1991, quickly garnering acclaim with a 100 Point score from Wine Advocate on one of his first vintage releases. Over the past twenty-five years, Hobbs has forayed into winery ventures in France, Argentina, and one of the world’s oldest wine regions: Armenia. As a special bonus, Master Sommelier Dan Pilkey, who works for the winery, will presenting the following wines: Paul Hobbs Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 2016 (Suggested Retail $125), Paul Hobbs Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley 2017 (SR $65), Crossbarn Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 2016 (SR $60), Crossbarn Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast 2018 (Suggested Retail $30), Yacoubian-Hobbs Voskehat White Wine, Armenia 2017 (SR $33), Yacoubian-Hobbs Areni Red Wine, Armenia 2016 (SR $50), Bramare, Malbec, Lujan de Cuyo, Argentina 2017 (SR $45) and Crocus Malbec L’Atelier, Cahors, France 2016 (SR $22).