Chateau Julien Wine Estate
8940 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel, California,
Tasting Room Hours: M-F 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Sat. & Sun. 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Bob and Patty Bower founded Chateau Julien in 1982. Their first release of Chardonnay and Merlot came in 1985 with 1982 vintage. This 16-acre estate is family owned and operated, with nearly 2000 oak barrels. Other than their flagship varietal, Merlot, Chateau Julien also produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sangiovese, Zinfandel, Syrah, Pinot Grigio, Malbec, and Cabernet Franc.