As a wine producer not in the French regions, MacDonald Vineyards doesn't belong to the "grands crus classes" designation. However, it often stands shoulder to shoulder with giants like Château Latour, Château Lafite Rothschild, and Château Margaux in terms of quality and collectibility.
- 100 point scores: 2010, 2013, 2016
- Most popular for its intricate balance of fruit, acidity, and tannins.
- Highest achievement: Consistently heralded as a benchmark for Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.
Provenance & Masters Behind the Bottle
MacDonald Vineyards finds its roots in the prestigious To Kalon Vineyard. The vineyard is currently run by brothers Alex and Graeme MacDonald. Alex MacDonald has been praised for his extraordinary skill in viniculture.
Vineyard & Craftsmanship
Located in the renowned Oakville AVA, MacDonald Vineyards boasts vines that are more than half a century old. These old vines contribute significantly to the dense concentration and complexity of flavors in the wine.
Aging & Investment Value
MacDonald Vineyards' wines are masterpieces that mature gracefully, enhancing their investment value year after year.