Davis Estates

Phase Five: Loving Life!
2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 31
Vintage

2019

Davis Estates

Phase Five: Loving Life!

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Your Cabernet Sauvignon is crafted by the world-class team of Philippe Melka and Maayan Koschitzky
  • A hint of Petite Sirah is added for its dark fruit, structure and enhanced complexity
  • The wine is aging 24 months in 75% new Taransaud French cooperage in a dedicated cave
  • Powerful and opulent, with black fruits and cassis, this is a very serious wine from a great vintage

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Sustainably produced

Philippe Melka

Winemaker, Davis Estates

Winemaker, Philippe Melka

Born and raised in Bordeaux, France, Philippe attended the University of Bordeaux graudating with a degree in geology, then a Master's degree in enology and agronomy. Philippe's first winery was Chateau Haut Brion, followed by work and study in Australia, Italy, back in France (Petrus) and finally in Napa Valley (Dominus). Philippe began consulting in 1995.

Country born: France

Education: Philippe attended the University of Bordeaux graudating with a degree in geology, then a Master's degree in enology and agronomy.

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Honors / Awards:
Named by Robert Parker as one of the top nine wine consultants in the world.

Winemaking Philosophy:
Wines are made in the vineyard, with minimal intervention in the cellar.

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