This is a fantastic single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley's Yountville AVA. Deep and complex, but not overpowering, this wine is drinking wondefully right now. This is a balanced wine with lush Cabernet notes of black currant so typical of Napa Valley. A backbone of chocolate and spice notes rounds out this wine very approachable wine. Bottled unfined and unfiltered. Aged for 22 months in 35% new French oak. 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. 965 cases produced.
At Stewart Cellars, they're inspired by the quest - the quest for the ideal site, for consistently lush fruit, for the like-minded grower who labors toward the perfect expression of a vineyard. They build lasting relationships with viticulturists and together they test the limits of what an exceptional patch of soil can yield. Their requirement for the resulting wine is simple: it must deliver beyond expectation every time. Their quest takes them to some of the most respected vineyards across the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. With a focus on vineyard designate wines that exemplify the terroir of their respective vineyards, the wines consistently over deliver.
Founded in 2000, Stewart Cellars is the collaborative project of founder Michael Stewart, his son James Stewart, daughter Caroline Stewart Guthrie, and son-in-law Blair Guthrie. Together, the family oversees all aspects of the winery’s operations: James, an artist who left behind a burgeoning career in television and music for hands-on work in sales, marketing and distribution; Caroline, who leads the day to day operations along with each wine’s development; and Blair, the winemaker who works closely alongside acclaimed consulting winemaker Paul Hobbs to capture the signature terroir of Stewart’s premier vineyards and vineyard sources. We're very proud to have the Stewart Cellars family of wines in the Winestyr portfolio.More from this winery
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