Winemaker Notes The long, cool growing season of 1982 was responsible for red wines of style and grace. This year's blend has a rich, almost cherry flavor, with added touches of mint, spice and an exotic, cedar-like aroma. The result is a remarkable wine - lean, tightly knit and sure to improve for many years.Shop Current Releases
Blend and Grape Sources
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc from 38% estate & 62% grower vineyards: 34% Home Ranch Vineyard (St. Helena), 4% Backus Vineyard (Oakville) and 62% Oakville, Napa Valley and Rutherford growers.
Appellation Napa Valley
Aging/Cooperage 15 months in Never barrels and Yugoslavian ovals