Auction 14 | Lot No. 57
5 cases produced
Q&A With the Winemaker
Q: Premiere Napa Valley wines are innovative and allow each winery to showcase the region's sense of exploration in fine winemaking. What kind of exploration did your Premiere Napa Valley wine allow you to do?
A: The Clos Pegase Premier Napa Valley lot afforded us the opportunity to explore blends produced from the two rockiest sites in our estate Tenma Vineyard, located in the palasades at the base of Mt. St. Helena in Calistoga.
Q: What was your inspiration for this offering?
A: Clos Pegase is always dedicated to producing wines that exemplify the inherent characteristics of our Estate vineyards. Our Premier Napa Valley offering let us hyper-focus on a very unique. very small area within our premium Cabernet vineyard.
Q: Fill in the blanks: I chose to make this wine from this particular ______________ because ______________.
A: I chose to make this wine from this particular area because it has unique roaky soils which make the vines struggle, increasing concentration and intensity while simultaneously imparting finesse and elegance.
Q: Why should a wine lover have a bottle of this wine in their cellar?
A: The Clos Pegase Tenma Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon produced for Premier Napa Valley is a very complete, very sumptuous wine that possesses the hedonistic qualities allowing enjoyment in its youth together with the structure and stature to gracefully age for a decade or longer.
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