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Vineyard Notes

  • 99% Estate Grown:
    Rockerbox Vineyard – black currant, notes of anise
    Hopper House Vineyard – tobacco, violets
    Yountville Ranch Vineyard – jammy fruit with chewy tannins
  • Blended with Cabernet Franc (violet aromatics) & Petit Verdot (lively acidity)
  • 18 clonal selections add depth &
    dimension
  • Harvest Dates: 9/28/18–10/31/18

 

“It’s exciting to bring together fruit from these three estate vineyards. Together, they express a gorgeous complexity in the glass, and the epitome of Napa Valley’s 2018 vintage.”

– KIMBERLEE NICHOLLS, WINEMAKER

Harvest Notes

  • 2018 saw heavy winter rains and record rainfall followed by normal budbreak & bloom
  • A cold spring & cool summer led to one of the latest harvests on record
  • Above average crop size required several vineyard passes to fine tune fruit intensity
  • After inital rainfall, Fall heat led to perfect harvest weather
  • 100% NAPA GREEN® Winery certified