Spoto Family Wines

Family Reserve
2018 Cabernet Sauvignon
Oakville

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 113
Vintage

2018

Spoto Family Wines

Family Reserve

Cabernet Sauvignon
Oakville

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Our Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is the finest wine we produce; only one barrel is made every few years
  • The fruit is from the Oakville Station, which is part of a most historic vineyard in the Oakville nested appellation
  • Artisan made with hand punch-downs, gravity-feed movement and constant attention to detail
  • Aging in custom-made French oak, your wine is a stellar example of a handcrafted, small-lot wine

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced

Stuart Spoto

Winemaker, Spoto Family Wines

Winemaker, Stuart Spoto

Stuart Spoto learned the art of winemaking from his father Henry Spoto Jr. and together they have been making family wines for over 30 years. This family collaboration has greatly influenced Stuart to create his ultra-boutique winery (producing less than 500 cases per year) and perfect his Oakville Cabernet and Bordeaux blends.

Country born: United States

Education: Studied Chemical and Civil Engineering at UC Davis

Years in the wine industry: 30+ years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Two things really, good grapes and cleanliness. This is a very minimalistic approach but solid advice given to me by my father years ago.

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