Press & Reviews

Reviews & Awards

2011

93
2011 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Advocate
by Robert M. Parker, Jr.
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91
2011 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Vinous
by Antonio Galloni
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2010

95
2010 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Advocate
by Robert M. Parker, Jr.
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92+
2010 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from International Wine Cellar
by Stephen Tanzer
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95
2010 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Vinous
by Antonio Galloni
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2009

92
2009 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Advocate
by Robert M. Parker, Jr.
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91+
2009 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from International Wine Cellar
by Stephen Tanzer
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2009 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
2012 Regional Trophy Best in Show
from Decanter Asia Wine Awards

2008

95
2008 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Advocate
by Robert M. Parker, Jr
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94
2008 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Spectator
by James Laube
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93
2008 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from International Wine Cellar
by Stephen Tanzer
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2007

96
2007 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Advocate
by Robert M. Parker, Jr
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93
2007 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Spectator
by James Laube
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93
2007 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from International Wine Cellar
by Stephen Tanzer
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2006

95
2006 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Advocate
by Robert M. Parker, Jr
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93
2006 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Spectator
by James Laube
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2005

95
2005 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Advocate
by Robert M. Parker, Jr
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93
2005 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Spectator
by James Laube
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94
2005 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from International Wine Cellar
by Stephen Tanzer
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2009 Silver award winner in Luxury Wines
from Pentawards Worldwide Packaging Design Competition

2009 Label of the Year
from Vinitaly

2004

94
2004 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Advocate
by Robert M. Parker, Jr
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95
2004 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Spectator
by James Laube
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2003

95
2003 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Advocate
by Robert M. Parker, Jr
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92
2003 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Spectator
by James Laube
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92
2003 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from International Wine Cellar
by Stephen Tanzer
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2002

92
2002 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Advocate
by Robert M. Parker, Jr
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93
2002 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Wine Spectator
by James Laube
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93
2002 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from International Wine Cellar
by Stephen Tanzer
+ Read Review

Articles

Featured in the Tasting Panel
Publisher’s PICKS from The Tasting Panel
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Candied grape notes come alive in a luxuriously rich setting…

Ken's Wine Guide
Ken’s Wine Guide
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This excellent Cabernet is opaque and midnight blue colored.

Napa Valley Register
10 Questions from Napa Valley Register
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It’s all in the name for Wineburg…

A Special Look at Buccella Wines’ 2010 Releases
from Living Napa Cabulous
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Over the past year, Buccella has grown to become one of my favorite wine producers in Napa Valley.

Great wine News
2009 Buccella Cabernet Sauvignon
from Great Wine News
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This young beauty has a long life ahead.

California Dreaming from Robb Report
California Dreaming
from Robb Report
A layered and voluptuous Cabernet Sauvignon…

Best American Wines Over $20
Best American Wines Over $20
from Food & Wine
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Buccella has swiftly become a top Napa Valley Cabernet producer. The great 2007 vintage played to Buccella’s strengths, resulting in a cassis-inflected wine of extraordinary polish.

Merlot Reborn from Decanter
Merlot Reborn
from Decanter
Sumptuous Merlot, bursting with dark cherry, chocolate, coffee flavours, velvety, expansive mouthful, nice tannin structure.

Merlots Worth The Money from Forbes.com
Merlots Worth The Money
from Forbes.com
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“Time after time, [Buccella Merlot is] the first bottle empty,” proving to discerning palates around the table that merlot can be every bit as good as the best cabs.

American Wine Awards 2008: Winemaker of the Year from Food & Wine
American Wine Awards 2008: Winemaker of the Year
from Food & Wine
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[Celia] Welch is an icon, known for making big, intense, classic Napa Cabs for clients all over the Valley, from Calistoga to Carneros.

The new cult wines: 10 wineries to watch from SFGate
The new cult wines: 10 wineries to watch
from SFGate
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The right combination of factors to catapult to cult status.

Top 20 California Cabernets from Wine Spectator
Top 20 California Cabernets
from Wine Spectator

100 Tastes to try in ‘07 from Food & Wine
100 Tastes to try in ‘07
from Food & Wine
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Only hand-picked, ultraripe grapes, aging in new French oak for at least 18 months…produce some of the valley’s most talked-about Cabs–including Buccella.

Napa’s Impressive Newcomers
Napa’s Impressive Newcomers
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The Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2002 is a stunning debut—dense and rich, yet supple and graceful.

Promising New Napa Winemaker Takes on Six Cabernet Clients from Wine Spectator
Promising New Napa Winemaker Takes on Six Cabernet Clients
from Wine Spectator
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[The Deems] who dream of moving to Napa Valley…had no vineyard, no grape source and certainly no winery.