Auction 28 | Lot No. 149
5 cases produced
- Drawn from legendary vineyard sources, the individual lots were hand-harvested
- Once at the wineries, the lots were kept separate, vinified and aging individually before blending
- After final blending, the wine was racked back into new French oak barrels for aging
A parable is a short tale that illustrates a universal truth; it is a simple narrative. It sketches a setting, describes an action, and shows the results.
The narrative of Parable is the combination of family, winemaking and vineyards. The setting for our parable is some of the great vineyards of Northern California, places where through tender care, modern farming techniques and meticulous attention to detail, raw materials are provided for the artisan to create through the action of winemaking. The result is an inspired work in the bottle that reflects both the materials used, and the skills both modern and ancient of the gifted winemaker.
“Limited Edition” will showcase not only these incredible vineyards, but also the combination of both ancient and modern techniques that Kale Anderson employs in winemaking.
Winemaker, Parable Wines
Kale Anderson grew up in Sonoma County, where he was exposed to the wine industry by a community that encouraged creativity, love for the outdoors, and stewardship of the land.
He attended UC Davis intending to pursue medicine, like his father had, but instead found himself drawn to Davis Plant Biology program. As an undergraduate Kale researched DNA repair in plants. He spent winters in Tahoe, and tried his hand at commercial fishing in Alaska during the summertime.
Feeling scientifically inspired but creatively unfulfilled, Kale transitioned into an interdisciplinary major in Nature and Culture. While changing his major, he stumbled upon an introductory course in Viticulture and Enology. It immediately struck him to be the most fascinating blend of nature and culture that he had experienced to date. This discovery set him on a focused trajectory toward winemaking.
Country born: US
Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years
In 2008, Kale and his wife Ranko set out to create Rhone inspired wines from extraordinary vineyards in Northern California under their own label, Kale Wines. Specializing in small production, handcrafted wines, Kale utilizes new technologies as well as ancient techniques to express the unique vineyards' most delicious characteristics.
Parable Wines is distributed in the following markets. Please contact the winery directly for the most up-to-date distribution information and to explore commercial opportunities.
Parable Wines Contact: Brian Kelleher
- Canada - Ontario ( LCBO )