Sommet (o-so-may)...To the top, the very highest point at which we excel at what we do!
We are pleased to offer you a three-bottle allocation of Au Sommet 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon.
We are certainly facing a new challenge to winemaking in California. As I write, a historic fire season continues to consume unfathomable acreage in our state, sending smoke as far as the east coast and Europe. Napa Valley was (again) an epicenter when lightning strikes ignited the Hennessy Fire that advanced out of control toward Atlas Peak throughout the night of August 17 and eventually encircled Au Sommet two days later.
As you know, we opted not to produce a 2017 vintage due to the fires that ravaged wine country during the harvest in October. Then in 2018, the Camp Fire up north in Paradise dropped enough smoke on Napa Valley during veraison in late July that the potential smoke damage gave us pause. Now, more than likely, most of the 2020 vintage in Napa Valley for red grapes will be jeopardized as well. It is hard to believe that three of the last four years were blighted by smoke — an unprecedented hazard in our wine industry. Although some wineries will release wines from the various vintages, we decided that our integrity and brand identity (and your palates!) are far too important to produce a wine that falls even slightly below our high threshold for the best possible juice from our estate.
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A wine list from Flask published in the early 1970s
Driving down Ventura Blvd in Studio City in the 1960’s has something in common with today, Flask Fine Wine & Whisky- Flask first opened its doors to the public in 1962. Decades later and it still remains a respected fixture in the Los Angeles community.
We work directly with the wineries, distilleries and breweries to maintain a personal relationship with the creators of some of our favorite products.
We want to know their stories and how they produce bottles that fit into our unique collection. We make a point to keep our selection stocked with a wide variety, offering your classic Napa icons to your natural & organic wines.
We like to think of our whiskey and spirit section as more of a library where the rarest of bottles can be found.
We look forward to helping you find your next favorite bottle!