Wine Maker Notes
The core of our Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon comes from three carefully selected sites situated within the Rutherford, Calistoga and Carneros District AVA’s. The Rutherford Cabernet site exemplifies its provenance with incredible density, color and the classic “dusty” Rutherford nose. The lot from the warm Calistoga AVA surprised us with its richness and Cabernet purity. Carneros added lift and aromas. Our Oakville District site again strutted its stuff, delivering color, high-quality grape tannin and aromatics in both Cabernet and Merlot. Mold and & botrytis poked their noses out in some areas of the valley, but we know very well how to avoid it by diligent harvest efforts.