Round Pond Estate

2021 Cabernet Sauvignon

2023 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 27 | Lot No. 107
Vintage: 2021

Round Pond Estate


Cabernet Sauvignon

5 cases produced


  • Produced from our three unique gravel sections in our Rutherford and Oakville nested appellation vineyards
  • Beautifully balanced, powerful and pure, our Gravel Series wines are a very special collection
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon using 100% new French oak barrels, aging for 24 months
  • The SVS (Scholars Gate, The Vow and Secret Garden) shows power and elegance in one distinct blend


The 2021 Round Pond Estate SVS is a blend of our most elite tier of wines, the Gravel Series. With almost 40 years of winegrowing experience on our Rutherford estate, we have identified unique gravel streaks running through the vineyards that produce extraordinary fruit. Combined with prized fruit from our 10-acre Oakville Bench estate and the deft hands of winemakers Thomas Rivers Brown and John Wilson, this ultra rare five-case lot blends the best of our Gravel Series Cabernet Sauvignons: Scholars Gate, The Vow and Secret Garden (SVS). Opulent, serious and voluptuously textured, your wine is a showstopper that will turn heads for years to come.

Wine Facts

  • Sustainably produced
  • Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled

John  Wilson

Winemaker, Round Pond Estate

Winemaker, John  Wilson

John brings a wealth of experience through various
winemaking positions in Napa and Sonoma counties. A
graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder, he has most
recently been the Winemaker at Vine Cliff Winery. He has
worked with Thomas Rivers Brown and held winemaking roles
at notable wineries including Thomas George Estates, Littorai
Wines in Sonoma and Rivers-Marie and Outpost Wines in

Country born: United States

Education: Mentors include Thomas Rivers Brown at Outpost Wines and Ted Lemon at Littorai Wines.

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Terroir is relative to the house style. Varietal, vineyard and vintage character are paramount in wine.

Thomas Rivers Brown

Winemaker, Round Pond Estate

Winemaker, Thomas Rivers Brown

One of the most sought after winemakers in the Napa Valley today, Thomas is known for his non-interventionalist winemaking style that allows the fruit to speak for itself. A native of Sumter, South Carolina, Thomas began his career in the Napa Valley in 1997. Self-taught, Thomas began making wine in 1999. As our consulting winemaker, Thomas guides the wine direction of our Round Pond Estate portfolio and collaborates closely with our estate winemaker John Wilson.

Country born: United States

Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years


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San Antonio  TX  78204-1210

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