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Spottswoode Estate “Mary’s Block” Sauvignon Blanc

Spottswoode Estate “Mary’s Block” Sauvignon Blanc

Beth Novak Milliken, Mary Novak, and Lindy Novak

Beth Novak Milliken, Mary Novak, and Lindy Novak

Photo: Kopol Bonick

Announcing the release of our very limited production Spottswoode Estate Sauvignon Blanc!

In celebration of Mary Weber Novak, Spottswoode’s founder, the Novak family has produced a lovely and complex expression of this varietal made exclusively from the 1.07-acre Mary’s Block which borders Spring Creek in the southeastern corner of our family vineyard. A portion of the proceeds of this wine is donated to The Land Trust of Napa County, a land conservation organization that Mary supported. More

Robert Parker Vertical Tasting Of Spottswoode, “A First-Growth Estate,” August 2016

Robert Parker published his tasting notes resulting from our August 2016 vertical tasting, calling Spottswoode “a monopole vineyard” and “truly a Napa first-growth estate.” Beth Novak Milliken and Aron Weinkauf were honored to have spent this time with Mr. Parker, who stated, “Certainly one of the privileges in my profession is to have a winery present their entire lifetime of work. This was one of the more fascinating and enjoyable tastings to which I have had the honor of being invited.” Click here to read all of his tasting notes from the first Spottswoode vintage (1982) through our current release (2014).

Decanter Magazine, November 2016

Linda Murphy tells the story of three inspirational Napa Valley matriarchs (including Mary Weber Novak!) who played central roles in the early development of St. Helena, Napa Valley wineries… More

Spottswoode’s 2017 Newsletter

2017 marks three milestone anniversaries for Spottswoode: the 135th anniversary of the establishment of our estate, the 45th anniversary of the Novak family’s move to St. Helena, and our 35th anniversary of making Cabernet Sauvignon from our estate vineyard. While we are very sad to be entering the new year without Mary Weber Novak, the true matriarch of Spottswoode, the Novak family is committed to working together to carry forward this family legacy for future generations in honor of their parents, Jack and Mary Novak. Read the newsletter here.

Come Visit Us! We’ve saved a “Spott” for you!

A visit to Spottswoode is an intimate experience showcasing the beauty and bounty of our family-run Napa Valley estate vineyard and winery and a chance to taste our current releases Click here for information on how to reserve a tasting. We look forward to welcoming you to Spottswoode!

Spottswoode Estate “Mary’s Block” Sauvignon Blanc

Spottswoode Estate “Mary’s Block” Sauvignon Blanc

Beth Novak Milliken, Mary Novak, and Lindy Novak

Beth Novak Milliken, Mary Novak, and Lindy Novak

Photo: Kopol Bonick

30 years of memories

Click to read their personal stories as our winegrowers share 30 years of memories about Spottswoode!

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