Round Pond Estate

SVS Gravel Series Blend
2022 Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

2024 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 28 | Lot No. 91
Vintage: 2022

Round Pond Estate

SVS Gravel Series Blend

Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Sourced from our best single-vineyard sites in Rutherford and Oakville
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, aging in 100% new tight-grained French oak
  • A blend of our three distinct Gravel Series wines - Scholars Gate, Secret Garden and The Vow
  • Winemakers Thomas Rivers Brown and Jeff Plant have joined forces to create a singular expression of these three distinct wines

Description

Your wine is a blend of our three highly rated and small production "Gravel Series" Cabernet Sauvignons - Scholars Gate, The Vow and the Secret Garden. This exclusive opulent and decadent offering is like no other we produce at Round Pond Estate. Winemakers Thomas Rivers Brown and Jeff Plant have joined forces to create a singular expression of these three distinct Gravel Series wines that will cellar beautifully for years to come.


Wine Facts

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

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

Jeff Plant

Winemaker, Round Pond Estate

Winemaker, Jeff Plant

Joining Round Pond in 2015 as Cellar Master, Jeff demonstrated his winemaking skill and leadership, transitioned into the role of Assistant Winemaker and then to Estate Winemaker. Jeff brings 21 years of experience to this role having started his wine career at Provenance Vineyards under the direction of Tom Rinaldi and then furthering his foundation at Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars.

Country born: USA

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.

Winery Distribution

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

Round Pond Estate Contact: Scott Reed

Domestic:

  • Alabama ( International Wines )
  • Alaska ( RNDC )
  • Arizona ( RNDC )
  • Arkansas ( Central Distributing )
  • California ( RNDC )
  • Colorado ( RNDC )
  • Connecticut ( Worldwide Wines )
  • Delaware ( Opici Distributing )
  • Florida ( RNDC )
  • Georgia ( RNDC )
  • Hawaii ( RNDC )
  • Idaho ( S&C Distributing )
  • Illinois ( RNDC Chicago/Koerner Downstate )
  • Indiana ( RNDC )
  • Iowa ( Johnson Brothers of Iowa )
  • Kansas ( Standard Beverage Co. )
  • Kentucky ( Heidelberg Distributing Co. )
  • Louisiana ( RNDC )
  • Maine ( SOPO Distributing )
  • Maryland ( RNDC )
  • Massachusetts ( Boston Wine Co./MS Walker )
  • Michigan ( Great Lakes Wine & Spirits )
  • Minnesota ( Johnson Brothers of Minnesota )
  • Mississippi ( RNDC )
  • Missouri ( Lohr Wine & Spirits )
  • Montana ( Georges Distributing )
  • Nebraska ( RNDC )
  • Nevada ( Vin Sauvage )
  • New Hampshire ( Pine State Distributing )
  • New Jersey ( Allied Distributing )
  • New Mexico ( RNDC )
  • New York ( Opici/RNDC )
  • North Carolina ( Advintage Distributing Co. )
  • North Dakota ( RNDC )
  • Ohio ( Heidelberg Distributing Co. )
  • Oklahoma ( RNDC )
  • Oregon ( RNDC )
  • Pennsylvania ( Breakthru Beverage )
  • Rhode Island ( MS Walker )
  • South Carolina ( RNDC )
  • South Dakota ( RNDC )
  • Tennessee ( Lipman Nashville/Knoxville & Crown Memphis )
  • Texas ( RNDC )
  • Utah ( Enotech )
  • Vermont ( Vermont Wine Merchants )
  • Virginia ( RNDC )
  • Washington ( RNDC )
  • Wisconsin ( Prestige Wines & Saratoga Wines )
  • Wyoming ( RNDC )

International:

  • Bermuda ( Goslings )
  • Canada - Ontario ( Wilson Wines & Spirits Inc. )
  • China ( Zuoling Youshi (SH) Trading LTD )
  • Puerto Rico ( B. Fernandez )
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