Hestan Vineyards

Estate Selection
2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 148


Hestan Vineyards

Estate Selection

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced


  • Thomas Rivers Brown crafts this special lot that exudes complexity and translates to a beautiful, aromatic wine
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, 100% estate grown and aging in 100% new French oak barrels
  • Your wine is unfiltered
  • This rich, full-bodied wine is approachable upon release and displays notable age-worthiness

Thomas Rivers Brown masterfully creates this wine to genuinely reflect the terroir of our estate. This exclusive cellar selection of Cabernet Sauvignon is selected from grapes grown on the highest point of Hestan's sloped vineyards. The end result is a wine that is both dark and complex but also light on its feet.

Thomas Rivers Brown

Winemaker, Hestan Vineyards

Winemaker, Thomas Rivers Brown

Since moving to Napa Valley from Sumter, South Carolina in 1996, Brown has established himself as one of Napa's most exciting winemakers.

After three years as assistant winemaker to Ehren Jordan at Turley, he went out on his own as a consulting winemaker in 2000. His first two clients, Outpost and Chiarello, are now part of an impressive portfolio that includes: Maybach, Schrader and his own label, Rivers Marie.

Brown's no-holds-barred approach to making uncompromising wines has resulted in effusive praise from the wine press, including unprecedented double 100 point scores from the Wine Advocate's Robert Parker.

In 2009 Thomas joined the Hestan Vineyards winemaking team, taking over production of the winery's critically acclaimed Hestan Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay.

Country born: United States

Education: On-the-job experience under excellent mentors

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Non-interventionist, allowing the terroir of the vineyard to be fully expressed in the resulting wines.

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