A Rare and Remarkable Gem
2022 Cabernet Sauvignon

2024 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 28 | Lot No. 38
Vintage: 2022


A Rare and Remarkable Gem

Cabernet Sauvignon

5 cases produced


  • Sustainably produced
  • This wine is 100% estate grown and bottled
  • This is a single vineyard wine
  • Wine is unfiltered


This exclusive Premiere Napa Valley wine is meticulously crafted using 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, sourced from specially chosen blocks within our 16-acre Yountville estate. This outstanding wine seamlessly combines power, structure, complexity and elegance. Its finely woven character gracefully unfolds, delivering a polished, full-bodied experience heightened by sweet tannins that enhance its purity, density and long finish. Prior to release, it undergoes a 22-month barrel aging process in 100% new French oak. Expect a graceful evolution over at least two decades.

Wine Facts

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

Julien Fayard

Winemaker, Gemstone

Winemaker, Julien Fayard

With more than two decades of winemaking expertise, Julien Fayard is one of Napa Valley’s most respected winemakers producing California varietals with French finesse. He believes in producing wines with an identity, exploiting what makes each one unique. Julien’s wines are a pure expression of their terroir, highlighting the specificities and characteristics of the fruit, vineyard management, soil and climate. He has a track record of building brands both in terms of quality and market presence. Originally from France, Julien began his career as a winemaker producing quality rosé at his family’s winery in Provence. In Bordeaux he worked at Lafite Rothschild and Smith Haut Laffite before relocating to Napa Valley. In Napa, he was Philippe Melka’s director of winemaking for a few years before launching his own projects. Julien earned his Master in Agri-Business from ESA France and his Master in Winemaking from Toulouse France. In 2011, he received his MBA from UC Davis.

Country born: France

Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years

Winery Distribution

Gemstone is distributed in the following markets. Please contact the winery directly for the most up-to-date distribution information and to explore commercial opportunities.

Gemstone Contact: Molly Roberts


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