Nolan’s Cuvée
2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 120



Nolan’s Cuvée

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced


  • For the first time, we are producing a 50/50 blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Called Nolan’s Cuvée as these two blocks were harvested the month our son Nolan was born
  • Barrel aging 22 months in new French oak
  • Hand-harvested from small family vineyards in the St. Helena and Calistoga nested appellations

David Tate

Winemaker, TATE

Winemaker, David Tate

David Tate has worked in the Barossa Valley, Provence, Tuscany, New Zealand, Niagra, Canada and is the current General Manager and winemaker for Barnett Vineyards on Spring Mountain in the Napa Valley as well as for TATE Wine. David is also produces wine in Tuscany.

Country born: Canada

Education: Brock University, Enology & Viticulture with Honors
Lincoln University, Enology & Viticulture
Wine and Spirits Education Trust, WSET-Diploma

Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Letting the vineyard express itself in the wine. It is about a sense of place being evident in the wine, not the winemaking.

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