Only 9 barrels of this Cabernet Sauvignon were produced.
98% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Merlot
The vines are planted to Clone 337. These valley floor vines rest upon clay-loam soils, producing fruit with sensuous tannins and rich, deep flavors. Oakville Estate; hillside plantings, high-density, terraced vines that are west facing. These grapes offer beautiful structural pedigree. and sense of place.
This is a perfect example of what the Napa Valley floor is capable of producing in a great vintage. Polished and perfectly ripe fruit of cassis, blackberry, baked blueberry, red currant, and violet pastille emerge immediately from the glass, As the wine opens, this fresh and vibrant wine hints at nuanced aromatics of leather and forest floor, adding an earthy dimension that will certainly increase over time.