Truchard Vineyards

Cave Block
2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Los Carneros

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 134


Truchard Vineyards

Cave Block

Cabernet Sauvignon
Los Carneros

5 cases produced


  • This wine is 100% hillside Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Made from Clone 169 Cabernet Sauvignon, known for its small berries and intense fruit
  • Aging in 75% new French oak for 22 months in our cellars
  • Crafted by Sal De Ianni, Truchard’s winemaker for the past 23 vintages

Wine Facts

  • Sustainably produced
  • Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled

Sal De Ianni

Winemaker, Truchard Vineyards

Winemaker, Sal De Ianni

Sal was the enologist for Cuvaison Winery from 1995-1997, then worked as harvest winemaker in 1997 for Margaret River Vineyards in Australia. From 1998 onward, he has served as winemaker for Truchard Vineyards.

Country born: United States

Education: B.S. Chemistry (Marquette University)
M.S. Analytical Chemistry (Northwestern University)
M.S. Viticulture & Enology (UC Davis)

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Hands-off. Do all of the hard work in the vineyard and the winemaking is easy. Let the vineyard express itself.

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