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Liberty School

Liberty School
Paso Robles
USA
Phone: 805.238.6979
http://www.libertyschoolwinery.com
Contact: Austin Hope
Email: Info@hfwines.com

As a child, Charlie Wagner attended Liberty School, a grade 1-8 primary school in Rutherford, California. Years later, in 1950, Charlie Wagner and his wife, Lorna Belle Glos, built their new home using wood from the original Liberty School structure.

In 1972, the Wagner family founded Caymus Vineyards and began producing Cabernet Sauvignon. A few years later, they created a secondary wine with the purpose of offering Cabernet Sauvignon with quality, consistency and value. Wanting to commemorate the old schoolhouse, Charlie Wagner named the wine Liberty School and used its image on their label. The first vintage of Liberty School was produced in 1975, using excess fruit coming from Napa Valley that didn’t make it into the Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon. Grapes were later sourced from other regions in California and even Chile.

In the mid 1980s, the Paso Robles region caught the attention of Charlie Wagner’s son Chuck as a source for good quality, value-priced Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. In the late 1980s, the Wagners met Chuck Hope and his brother Paul, who had already been growing grapes in Paso Robles since 1980. As the growers for Liberty School over the years, the Hope family helped give the brand a sense of place and a home in Paso Robles, and together the Hope and Wagner families worked towards solidifying Liberty School’s solid reputation for quality and value.

In 1996, the Hope family acquired the label and began producing Liberty School in Paso Robles. Since then, the Hope family has added Liberty School Chardonnay and Cuvée to the brand. The wines are comprised of fruit from over 50 independent, family-owned Paso Robles and Central Coast vineyards, some of which were developed by the Hope family, and are made in a traditional style: fruit-driven, barrel-aged and crafted to reflect true varietal and regional character.

Winemaker: Jason Diefenderfer

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Liberty School Zinfandel 2010
Liberty School Zinfandel 2010

Pasa Robles, California, United States

91/100

$18.95

LCBO: 41095  Check Stock
SAQ: 10709021  Check Stock
Liberty School Syrah 2007
Liberty School Syrah 2007

California, United States

89/100

$18.95

LCBO: 942383  Check Stock
SAQ: 10355454  Check Stock
Liberty School Chardonnay 2013
Liberty School Chardonnay 2013

Central Coast, California, United States

89/100

$18.95

LCBO: 960120  3478 in stock
BC: 288241  583 in stock
SAQ: 719443  252 in stock
Liberty School Zinfandel 2009
Liberty School Zinfandel 2009

Pasa Robles, California, United States

89/100

$18.95

LCBO: 41095  Check Stock
SAQ: 10709021  Check Stock
Liberty School Zinfandel 2007
Liberty School Zinfandel 2007

California, United States

90/100

$18.95

LCBO: 41095  Check Stock
SAQ: 10709021  Check Stock
Liberty School Syrah 2008
Liberty School Syrah 2008

California, United States

90/100

$18.95

LCBO: 942383  Check Stock
SAQ: 10355454  Check Stock
Liberty School Zinfandel 2008
Liberty School Zinfandel 2008

California, United States

90/100

$18.95

LCBO: 41095  Check Stock
SAQ: 10709021  Check Stock
Liberty School Syrah 2011
Liberty School Syrah 2011

Central Coast, California, United States

87/100

$18.95

LCBO: 942383  Check Stock
SAQ: 10355454  Check Stock
Liberty School Syrah 2005
Liberty School Syrah 2005

California, United States

88/100

$17.95

LCBO: 942383  Check Stock
SAQ: 10355454  Check Stock
Liberty School Zinfandel 2010
Liberty School Zinfandel 2010

Pasa Robles, California, United States

90/100

$18.95

LCBO: 41095  Check Stock
SAQ: 10709021  Check Stock

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