Detert Family Vineyards

East Block Cuvee 1949
2019 Cabernet Franc
Oakville

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 32
Vintage

2019

Detert Family Vineyards

East Block Cuvee 1949

Cabernet Franc
Oakville

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Your wine was sourced from our historic East Block Cabernet Franc vines, the oldest Cabernet Franc vines in the Napa Valley
  • These historic vines were planted in 1949 and have been farmed by our family since 1954
  • The East Block is located within the original To Kalon Vineyard in Oakville
  • Your wine is 100% Cabernet Franc

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced

Tom Garrett

Winemaker, Detert Family Vineyards

Winemaker, Tom Garrett

In keeping with the family winegrowing tradition, the Detert wines are crafted by Tom Garrett, one of the three great-grandsons behind the Detert label. The Wine Spectator has heralded Tom as a rising star winemaker. He cut his teeth at the likes of Turley, Joseph Phelps, Robert Mondavi, and under Heidi Peterson Barrett as her assistant winemaker for Revana. Tom has been at the helm of the Detert wines since 2000.

Country born: United States

Education: Middlebury College

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Wines that express their location. Balance of ”Old World” structure and style with “New World” fruit

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