A true profile of known and powerful wines from the St. Helena AVA.
Deep burgundy color with a nose of bursting black fruits, dark plums, mountain herbs, and warm spices. Full-bodied palate with ripe tannins and minerality. Well-structured with integrated acidity to support the midpalate layers of dark fruits and mountain spices. A hint of toasted French oak sweetness and tons of graphite expression.
Already an impressive wine in 2022 with complexity. Expected to cellar beautifully for 20+ years.Download
Alluvium Vineyard is located in St. Helena AVA, on the westside of Highway 29, where the soils are mainly alluvial fans. Vines are nearly 40 years old, California sprawl, sustainable farming. 22 months in barrel, 75% new oak, all French coopers; Taransaud, Sylvain, Ermitage.
The nose pops of graphite tones from the terroir with layers of brambleberries, black plums, and mountain herbs. The palate has a heavy mouth feel with sophisticated tannins, minerality and a polished texture. Well structured, vibrant, layered with opaque fruits and hints of French oak and spice.
A long and expressive finish is enjoyable while young and has potential to age for a few decades.Download
Deep inky in color with explosive aromatics of black currant, dark chocolate, and ripe plums with secondary notes of violets.
Embodies classic Coombsville characteristics of mountain herbs and wildflowers. Robust and concentrated with silky tannins throughout the palate.
The cooler weather in southeast Napa Valley allows for fresh and savory notes with great density and balanced acidity. A notable vintage, illustrating ability to age brilliantly for 20+ years.Download
Ceniza Vineyard (Spanish for ash) is located in Coombsville AVA where the soils are volcanic ash with layers of rich loam. Vines are 18 years old, 3 different clones, VSP training, sustainable farming.
22 months in barrel, 70% new oak, all French coopers; Taransaud, Sylvain, Ermitage.
Deep inky in color, aromatics reveal dark cherries, black currants, and plums with secondary notes of violets, mountain herbs, exotic spices, and licorice. The wine is full bodied, concentrated with excellent silky tannins from front to back.
The cooler weather of south east Napa Valley brings freshness and savory notes with great density and acidity permitting an exceptionally long finish.
Quite impressive already and is expected to age brilliantly for 20+ years.Download
Consistent profile with our first release of the 2018 vintage.
The 2019 is a bit darker and richer. An opaque red in color with aromas of black currents, dark red fruits, graphite, wet gravel, and fresh herbs.
The palate is full-bodied and layered with superb, structured tannins and vivid acidity. A lingering finish with layers of spices, dark chocolate, and cranberry notes.
Approachable and symmetrical with potential to age elegantly for 25+ years.Download
Red Hen Vineyard is located in Oak Knoll AVA, on westside where the mountains meet the valley. The soils are well drained gravelly loam with some clay mixed within. Vines are 20 years old, VSP training, organic farming. 22 months in barrel, 70% new oak, all French coopers; Taransaud, Sylvain, Ermitage.
Opens with aromas of black cherries, cassis, graphite, fresh herbs, and honeysuckle. The palate is full-bodied and layered with superb, structured tannins throughout. A juicy mid-palate has vibrant acidity, and a lingering finish leaves you with layers of spices, dark chocolate, and cranberry notes.
The 2018 is remarkably expressive and will continue to enhance with time.Download