Round Pond Estate

SVS Gravel Series Blend
2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 103
Vintage

2019

Round Pond Estate

SVS Gravel Series Blend

Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Only the best of our elite tier of Cabernet Sauvignon wines from the Gravel Series were blended to create this wine
  • Prized fruit was sourced from gravel streaks within our Rutherford and Oakville family estate vineyards
  • This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon is aging 20 months in new French oak barrels
  • Produced by winemakers Thomas Rivers Brown and John Wilson in a powerful, terroir-driven style

The 2019 Round Pond Estate SVS is a blend of our most elite tier of wines, The Gravel Series. With over 30 years of winegrowing experience on our Rutherford estate, we have identified unique gravel sections that produce extraordinary fruit. Combined with prized fruit from our 10 acre Oakville Bench estate and the deft hands of winemakers Thomas Rivers Brown and John Wilson, this ultra rare 5 case lot blends the best of our Gravel Series Cabernet Sauvignon's. Scholars Gate, The Vow and Secret Garden (SVS). Opulent, serious and voluptuously textured, this wine is a showstopper that will turn heads for years to come.


Wine Facts

  • Sustainably produced
  • Organically produced (also commonly called "organically grown")
  • Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled

Thomas Rivers Brown

Winemaker, Round Pond Estate

Winemaker, Thomas Rivers Brown

One of the most sought after winemakers in the Napa Valley today, Thomas is known for his non-interventionalist winemaking style that allows the fruit to speak for itself. A native of Sumter, South Carolina, Thomas began his career in the Napa Valley in 1997. Self-taught, Thomas began making wine in 1999. As our consulting winemaker, Thomas guides the wine direction of our Round Pond Estate portfolio and collaborates closely with our estate winemaker John Wilson.

Country born: United States

Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years

John  Wilson

Winemaker, Round Pond Estate

Winemaker, John  Wilson

John brings a wealth of experience through various
winemaking positions in Napa and Sonoma counties. A
graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder, he has most
recently been the Winemaker at Vine Cliff Winery. He has
worked with Thomas Rivers Brown and held winemaking roles
at notable wineries including Thomas George Estates, Littorai
Wines in Sonoma and Rivers-Marie and Outpost Wines in
Napa.

Country born: United States

Education: Mentors include Thomas Rivers Brown at Outpost Wines and Ted Lemon at Littorai Wines.

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Terroir is relative to the house style. Varietal, vineyard and vintage character are paramount in wine.

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