Priest Ranch

2021 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2023 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction | Lot No. 99
Vintage

2021

Priest Ranch

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

10 cases produced

Highlights

  • This Cabernet Sauvignon is a true expression of the diversity of our vineyards at Somerston Estate
  • Director of winemaking Craig Becker and winemaker Cody Hurd hand-selected the barrel for this wine
  • Aging for 26 months in 100% new French oak
  • 100% grown, produced and bottled at our 1,682-acre Napa Valley estate

Description

Sourced from our estate located high in the eastern hills of Napa Valley, this 100% Cabernet Sauvignon is a true expression of the Somerston Estate. The property’s well-drained soils and microclimates convey the distinctive sense of place found in these wine bottles. Before release, this wine will be aging for 26 months in 100% new French oak.


Wine Facts

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

Craig Becker

Winemaker, Priest Ranch

Winemaker, Craig Becker

Craig Becker is a seasoned winemaker and has worked with a wide range of varieties planted at some of California's top hillside vineyards.

Country born: United States

Education: Driven by his strong interest in plan t and soil science Craig attended the University of California at Davis studying plant physiology, hydrologic science, enology, and viticulture.

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
It is Craig's artisan approach to winemaking and his extensive knowledge in viticulture that enables him to create superb wines from a wide range of varieties and sites.

Cody Hurd

Winemaker, Priest Ranch

Winemaker, Cody Hurd

Cody is a large part of the magic behind the scenes at Somerston. He has been involved in the production of our wines since the beginning. After starting in the cellar, his hard work and dedication quickly had him promoted to assistant winemaker. When asked what his favorite part of the job is, he replies, “making Napa Valley Cab!” He works closely with the director of winemaking to bring new and innovative winemaking techniques to the table.

Country born: United States

Years in the wine industry: 0 years

This website uses cookies.
Learn more about our privacy policy.
Dismiss this notice