Memento Mori

2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 73


Memento Mori


Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced


  • Sourcing from the Grand Cru heavyweights of Napa Valley, this wine symbolizes a trifecta
  • Beckstoffer Dr. Crane, Beckstoffer Las Piedras and Vine Hill Ranch are the three components of this majestic triangle
  • Dr. Crane brings power, Las Piedras adds the finesse and VHR wraps it all together with its unique texture
  • Your wine is sourced from the top vineyards in the Napa Valley

Memento Mori, from Latin, translates to "remember your mortality" - yet the founding members prefer the more life-evoking mantra of "remember to live!" Sourcing from the best vineyards of Napa Valley, Memento Mori produces a Cabernet Sauvignon that draws on the unique attributes of these vineyards to produce a singular blend. Bringing these three famed vineyards together to make one wine has been an incredible experience for our winemaker, Sam, and a source of pride for Adriel, Hayes and Adam.

Sam Kaplan

Winemaker, Memento Mori

Winemaker, Sam Kaplan

Since joining Memento Mori in 2010 as the founding winemaker, Sam Kaplan has leveraged his collective experience at Pine Ridge, ZD wines (6 years) and currently Arkenstone Vineyards (8 years) to produce world class cabernet sauvignon.

Country born: United States

Education: Bachelor of Arts Lewis and Clark College. Gary Andrus first mentor at Pine Ridge Winery.

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Hands on while utilizing the latest technology in key winemaking processes to let the terroir of the fruit express itself to the fullest.

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Little Rock  AR  72201-4405


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