A wine I made in honor of Josh,

my dad and my hero

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My Dad’s name was Joseph, as is mine, but his friends just called him Josh. He was an Army veteran and volunteer firefighter. He was a lumberjack, he enjoyed rebuilding and racing stock cars, and he eventually became the mayor of our small town. Most of all, Josh was a devoted husband, father, and my personal hero.

MY FATHER’S NAME WAS JOSEPH, BUT

HIS FRIENDS JUST CALLED HIM JOSH.

In 2005, I was in the wine cellar with a friend who was also a 3rd generation Sonoma grape grower. We were tinkering around with a new wine that we sourced from some rugged, volcanic vineyards in the Red Hills of Lake County California. We were reminiscing about our fathers, and it reminded me of how my Dad used to tinker around the garage, rebuilding old stock cars with his friends. That rich, approachable wine that we tried back then defines the style and quality that we try to replicate in each vintage. Wines that are bold and expressive, but unassuming and approachable. Funny how it reminds me of someone. My Dad’s name was Joseph, as is mine, but his friends just called him Josh.

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every bottle is a tribute to

my dad’s American dream and

the realization of mine.

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My Dad taught me to always work hard and follow my dream. So I worked my way through college as a wine steward at Big Tree Inn, eventually becoming a sommelier. Then I spent the next 30 years of my life working with Napa wineries.

In 2005 I realized my dream. I founded my own family company, the Joseph Carr Winery in California.

We work with small growers, coopers, and winemakers producing sophisticated, yet approachable wines from across California, including Napa Valley, Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties and the Central Coast.

EVERY BOTTLE OF JOSH CELLARS IS BOLD

BUT UNASSUMING

AND APPROACHABLE

– JUST LIKE MY DAD, JOSH.

Cabernet Sauvignon

THIS WAS THE FIRST JOSH CELLARS WINE I RELEASED,

THE BEST TRIBUTE

A WINEMAKER CAN MAKE FOR HIS FATHER

An approachable blend with aromas of rich, dark fruits and baking spices on the nose, which yield fresh plum, blackberry, violet, dried fig, vanilla bean, and Chinese five-spice. Juicy with plum and blackberry flavors, prominently layered with smoky and sappy maple oak, roasted almonds, and hazelnuts, this wine finishes long with fine, firm tannins.

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Chardonnay

ONLY FINE CRAFTSMANSHIP

COULD CREATE A chardonnay

THIS ELEGANT & BALANCED.

We handcraft Josh Cellars Chardonnay with aromas of tropical fruits and citrus married with beautifully harmonious oak notes. A delightful harmony of fresh yellow and white stone fruits lingers on the palate and finishes with fresh and clean acidity.

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Pinot Noir

EACH VINTAGE WE SCOUR CALIFORNIA

TO FIND THE YEAR'S

BEST PINOT NOIR GRAPES

Aromas of cherry and strawberry on the nose with layers of spicy oak. On the palate, the wine is plush and subtle, yet has a firm texture and finish. Dark cherry and chocolate flavors fill the mouth with a rich intensity and lingering finish.

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Merlot

JOSH ALWAYS EXPRESSED HIMSELF

IN A BOLD & UNIQUE WAY,

JUST LIKE OUR WINE.

Aromas of black cherries, fresh plums, violet, and dark chocolate overwhelm the bouquet. On the palate, the wine is layered with fresh bing cherries, baked plums, and mocha, softened by its delicate, almost luxurious texture, and given staying power with a long raspberry and cocoa powder finish.

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Sauvignon Blanc

A CRISP & REFRESHING WINE

MADE IN THE CLASSIC APPROACHABLE

JOSH CELLARS STYLE.

Bright aromas of lime, white flowers and fresh citrus overwhelm the bouquet, with layers of nectar, peach, and juicy melon on the palate. Fresh and crisp, but bold and complex.

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Legacy

A RICH RED WINE BLEND

MADE TO HONOR THE LEGACY

OF MY DAD JOSH.

Josh Cellars Legacy has aromas of blueberry pie, fresh raspberries, sage, rosemary and cigar box. The wine is dense and lush with flavors of plum, black currant and dark chocolate, offering a luxuriously smooth texture and a long, juicy Bing cherry and cocoa powder finish.

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HARD WORK, INTEGRITY, CHARACTER, COMMITMENT.

THESE ARE THINGS MY DAD DIDN’T TALK ABOUT,

THESE WERE THINGS HE LIVED.

JOSH CELLARS REPRESENTS

MY EFFORTS, EXPERIENCE, AND DRIVE.

Growing up, I was proud of my Dad, Josh, having served in the Army. When I asked him what he did, he was quick to point out that he was just another soldier, doing his duty.

After his military service, he served as a volunteer firefighter in the small, upstate New York mill town where I grew up. Over the years, he answered many calls that rang out from the firehouse across the street. He put his life on the line, like so many brave men and women do in our country every day. He helped save lives. To him, it was a simple unspoken commitment to our community, “we have to take care of each other,” he’d say.

Josh Cellars is a realization of my commitment, my experiences, and my sacrifices, even if a modest tribute for the man that taught me so much.

MY DAD CARED ABOUT HONORING

AND SERVING HIS COMMUNITY.

WE DO TOO.

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