Turnbull Wine Cellars

2021 Cabernet Franc
Oakville

2023 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction | Lot No. 138
Vintage

2021

Turnbull Wine Cellars

Cabernet Franc
Oakville

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • 100% estate grown Cabernet Franc from our legendary Fortuna and Leopoldina vineyards
  • The red alluvial, rocky soils that tilt to the western sun provide for incredible fruit lift and depth
  • Fermented and elevated in 500-liter French oak puncheons, highlighting restraint and structure
  • You had me at Cabernet Franc

Wine Facts

  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced
  • Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled

Peter Heitz

Winemaker, Turnbull Wine Cellars

Winemaker, Peter Heitz

Fourteen generation Vigneron hailing from Alsace and forth generation Napa Valley Winemaker, Peter Heitz grew up kicking the dirt clods of Carneros on one of the pioneering vineyards in the region, later honing his vineyard background farming in the Calistoga Appellation, on dirt first planted to vines by his great grandparents in 1904. Winemaker at Turnbull Wine Cellars in Oakville since the 2007 vintage.

Farm the best grapes - make the best wine.

Country born: United States

Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Wine should be reflective of the place and vintage, make sure you have the best of both.

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