Rombauer Vineyards

Le Meilleur du Chai
2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 102


Rombauer Vineyards

Le Meilleur du Chai

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced


  • Le Meilleur du Chai (French for “best of the cellar,”) is the finest Cabernet Sauvignon we produce
  • Chosen from our best barrel lots of the 2019 vintage, your wine is 93% Cabernet Sauvignon and 7% Petit Verdot
  • Sourced from our esteemed Atlas Peak and Bennett Lane estate vineyards in the Atlas Peak and Calistoga nested appellations
  • Handpicked optically sorted fruit, barrel fermentation, basket pressing and aging 16 months in French oak

Richie Allen

Winemaker, Rombauer Vineyards

Winemaker, Richie Allen

I've worked as a winemaker in my home country of Australia, as well as in New Zealand, and here in the United States at Rombauer.

Country born: Australia

Education: Bachelor of Science - Deakin University
Graduate Diploma in Oenology - Adelaide University

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Combining traditional and modern practices in both the vineyards and winery to achieve the truest expression of each varietal possible.

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