Volker Eisele Family Estate

2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Chiles Valley District

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 142
Vintage

2019

Volker Eisele Family Estate

Cabernet Sauvignon
Chiles Valley District

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Your wine is sourced from 100% estate grown, 35-year-old vines
  • Our vines grow at elevations of 900 to 1,100 feet in the Chiles Valley District nested appellation
  • Aging in 100% French oak
  • 100% family-owned and operated vineyard and winery that has been organically farmed since 1974

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine
  • Wine was dry farmed
  • Sustainably produced
  • Organically produced (also commonly called "organically grown")
  • Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled

Molly Lippitt

Winemaker, Volker Eisele Family Estate

Winemaker, Molly Lippitt

I've held the very hands-on positions of Associate WM at Moone-Tsai Wines under Philippe Melka, and Assistant WM at Paradigm under Heidi Barrett. I've worked in Marlborough, New Zealand, as well as at Paraduxx, Relic Wine Cellars, Talisman, Carneros Creek, and Sebastiani Vineyards.

Country born: United States

Education: BS Biology from the University of San Diego. Internships: Fayard Wines, Relic Wine Cellars, Paraduxx, Whitehaven (NZ), Bouchaine, Talisman, Carneros Creek. Mentors: Heidi Barrett, Scott Rich, Mike Hirby, Julien Fayard, Philippe Melka

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
To use a light hand in crafting varietally-correct wines that make the taster think about where they were grown, and not who made them.

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