2015 SAUVIGNON BLANC Napa Valley
Estate Bottled

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Pale straw in color our 2015 Sauvignon Blanc is made with 100% Estate Grown “Musqué” clone and was bottled at our Chiles Valley ranch. The complex nose is richly expressive blending Jordan almond with lemon aromas, the palate has flavors of lemon cream and guava with a crisp clean finish.

Pairs delightfully with shellfish, white fish, summer salads and soft creamy cheeses.

Varietal – Sauvignon Blanc “Musqué” clone
Appellation – Napa Valley – “Chiles Valley AVA”
Production – 1845 cases
Alcohol – 14.84
PH – 3.31
Time in barrel – sur lees aged for 8 months
60% stainless steel, 30% barrel (mostly neutral French oak balanced with new French oak and acacia), 10% concrete
Drink between 2016 – 2026
Winemaking and Elevage

We harvested our Sauvignon blanc in two separate picks, the first pick was pressed whole cluster and split between stainless steel and neutral French oak barrels for fermentation. The second pick was crushed to tank and allowed to macerate over-night; once pressed the must went into stainless steel tank, concrete tank, and French oak and acacia barrels. The components were aged sur lees for 8-months before blending and bottling. The final blend is 60% stainless steel, 30% barrel, and 10% concrete, it is this manifold regimen that is responsible for the complexity of our wine.

2014 CABERNET FRANC Napa Valley
Estate Bottled

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Garnet red in color our Cabernet Franc has warm nutmeg and ripe blueberry aromas elegantly supported by hints of vanilla and an opulent texture with a persistent silky finish that keeps you wanting more.

Enjoy with a platter of hard cheeses and baguette or a fine Filet Mignon
Varietal – Cabernet Franc
Appellation – Napa Valley
Production – 1085 cases
Alcohol – 15.18
PH – 3.46
Time in barrel – 18 months French Oak 40% new
Drink between 2016 – 2030

Winemaking and Elevage
Our Cabernet Franc underwent a 7-day cold-soak followed by a warm fermentation for full varietal expression.  The wine was left on skins for one week after primary fermentation finished.  Malo-lactic fermentation was done in barrel; the wine was racked once post-malo and once pre-bottling.  The wine spent 18 months in French oak barrels, 40% of which were new.

2014 CABERNET SAUVIGNON Napa Valley

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The 2014 growing season was another great one in Napa Valley. Our Cabernet Sauvignon has deep opulent ruby and garnet hues with tantalizing aromas of perfume, cedar and ripe dark fruit layered with vanilla, cassis and black pepper. The finish is long and rich.

Enjoy with grilled steak, braised meats, lamb, hard cheeses
Varietal – Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation – Napa Valley
Production – 5350 cases
Alcohol – 15.5%
PH – 3.71
Time in barrel – 18 months French Oak, 60% new
Drink between 2016 – 2030

Winemaking and Elevage

Our Cabernet Sauvignon underwent a 7-day cold-soak followed by a warm fermentation to extract lush texture.  The wine was left on skins for one week after primary fermentation finished.  Malo-lactic fermentation was done in barrel; the wine was racked once post-malo and once pre-bottling.  The wine spent 18 months in French oak barrels, 60% of which were new.

2014 PETITE SIRAH Napa Valley
Estate Bottled

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Deep red in color with vibrant purple hues our densely textured Petite Sirah exibits aromas of vanilla laced French toast with lush flavors of blueberry and chocolate and a long silky finish.
Serve with grilled meats, hearty stews, and hard cheeses

Varietal – Petite Sirah
Appellation – Napa Valley
Production – 915 cases
Alcohol – 15.3%
PH – 3.34

Time in barrel – 18 months French Oak, 50% new
Drink between 2016 – 2030
Winemaking and Elevage

Our Petite Sirah underwent a 5-day cold-soak followed by a warm fermentation. The tannic nature of the grape doesn’t lend to extended maceration; we pressed the pomace at 1.5 Brix only using the free-run juice for the final wine. Malo-lactic fermentation was done in barrel; the wine was racked once post-malo and once pre-bottling. The wine spent 18 months in French oak barrels, 50% of which were new.