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Folio fine Wine Partners
Folio NewsFlash
March 2014
Folio March 2014 NewsFlash

Dear friends,

With the year well underway and the much needed winter rains in Northern California, we are pleased to share our latest Folio NewsFlash with lots of information on our brands, wines and families we represent.

In this NewsFlash, Tony Coltrin, our Director of Winemaking, gives a winemaker's perspective on the California drought and the impact on the 2014 harvest and wine business. This NewsFlash also offers a recap of 90+ points wine reviews, as well as, major recognition from wine publications for our Spanish and Italian partners with feature articles that will help communicate the importance of these wine regions. We look forward to keeping you informed on the 2013 vintage and releases, starting with the Isabel Mondavi Deep Rosé and the Oberon Sauvignon Blanc scheduled for this month.

We're also excited to announce new offerings for Artadi, Prinz von Hessen, and Donnafugata that will be available this spring.

As always, please visit www.foliowine.com for more information and trade tools for our portfolio of wines.

Cheers,
Michael Mondavi
www.foliowine.com

Major Accolades
Artadi Vina El Pison Bruno Giacosa Le Rocche del Falletto Riserva Arnaldo Caprai 25 Anni Palacios Remondo La Montesa Nipozzano Riserva Laurenz V Charming Coppo L'Avvocata Canvas Merlot
98
Wine Advocate
97
Wine Spectator
94
Wine Enthusiast
93
Wine Advocate
92
Wine Spectator
88
Wine Enthusiast
88
Wine Spectator
Gold
San Francisco Chronicle
Artadi
2010 Viña El Pison
Bruno Giacosa
2007 Le Rocche del Falletto Riserva
Arnaldo Caprai
2008 25th Anni
Palacios Remondo
2010 La Montesa
Marchesi de' Frescobaldi
2010 Nipozzano Riserva
Laurenz V
2012 Charming
Coppo
2012 L'Avvocata
Canvas
2012 Merlot

More Accolades   90+ Points Sheet   Ratings Spreadsheet

In This Issue
Arnaldo Caprai, Umbria

Tony ColtrinDrought Update
Tony Coltrin, Director of Winemaking
While the 2013 growing season offered ideal conditions that resulted in quality grapes, the 2014 season is off to a slow start in the vineyards due to the ongoing California drought. See what our Director of Winemaking has to say.

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Palacios Remondo VineyardsRioja: The Best of Both Worlds
Artadi and Palacios Remondo 90+ Point Scores - Wine Advocate
The December 2013 issue of Robert Parker's Wine Advocate featured a report by Luis Gutiérrez that highlights impressive scores for Artadi and Palacios Remondo wines, as well as the Rioja winegrowing region.

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Arnaldo Caprai WineryArnaldo Caprai
94 Points and Top Wine Travel Destination - Wine Enthusiast
Arnaldo Caprai 2008 25th Anni received 94 Points from Wine Enthusiast. Umbria was listed in Wine Enthusiast's "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014", which highlights Arnaldo Caprai as an estate to visit.

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Nipozzano RiservaNipozzano Riserva
History of Excellence, 92 Points - Wine Spectator
For 700 years, the Frescobaldi family has crafted award-winning wines in Tuscany. Nipozzano Riserva has received ten 90+ Point ratings for the past 4 vintages, including 92 Points for the 2010 vintage.

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Canvas WinesCanvas
2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
We're pleased to announce that Canvas Wines has received Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals at the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

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Riesling Kabinett RoyalPrinz Von Hessen
Riesling Kabinett Royal - Coming Soon
This royal Kabinett epitomizes Riesling and offers a vibrant new addition to the Prinz Von Hessen collection. This wine will be available this spring.

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Tony Coltrin
Artadi
Artadi Tempranillo - New Line Extension
Renowned for excellence in cultivating Tempranillo from Rioja, Artadi is pleased to announce Artadi Tempranillo, a new line extension, coming soon.

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Donnafugata SedaraDonnafugata
Donnafugata Sedàra - Featured in Whole Foods
A versatile red, Sedàra displays intense aromas of red fruits and delicate flowery notes. Donnafugata Sedàra will be featured in the Whole Foods "2014 Italian Origins" program starting on March 1, 2014.

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