Mi Sueño Winery

Seleccion Herrera
2010 Red Wine
Napa Valley

2012 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 16 | Lot No. 125
Vintage

2010

Mi Sueño Winery

Seleccion Herrera

Red Wine
Napa Valley

5 cases produced

When it comes to wine, big is not necessarily better! When it comes to Premiere, we would argue just the opposite. Our Herrera Cabernet program consists of two vineyard-designated wines, the production of which each is limited to 100 cases each per year. The grapes come from specific rows within specific blocks, from select vineyards. After an exhaustive barrel selection process we identify the three or four barrels worthy of the Herrera designation. For Premiere, we "poached" the best of the best from our Cabernet inventory and used this as the foundation for our lot. From here, I may add a splash of Malbec, a little bit of Cab Franc or a small amount of Petit Verdot, all to craft a wine that is truly unique. Salud! Rolando Herrera Proprietor / Winemaker


Aging Process

French oak barrels

Wine Facts

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

Tasting Chart

bone dry very sweet
light body very full bodied
soft, gentle very crisp
no tannins heavy tannins

Rolando Herrera

Winemaker, Mi Sueño Winery

Winemaker, Rolando Herrera

I started my career in wine making while taking on a cellar worker position my senior year in high school in 1985 at Stag's Leap Wine Cellars. Since then, I've been blessed with the opportunity to be Assistant Winemaker at Chateau Potelle, Winemaker at Vine Cliff and Director of Winemaking at Paul Hobbs Consulting. Mi Sueno Winery was founded in 1997 and since then, we've launched Rolando Herrera Consulting and Herrera Vineyard Management.

Country born: Mexico

Education: Although having no formal education, I learned through practice and with the mentoring of winemakers such as Warren Winiarski and Paul Hobbs.

Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years

Honors / Awards:
Founding president of the Napa Sonoma Mexican-American Vintner's Association
Having three wines (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon) poured at The White House

Winemaking Philosophy:
Since Mother Nature is so generous, we try to be as hands off as possible with little intervention. We are very blessed here in Napa Valley, so most of the work comes from Mother Nature. Outside of that factor, I like to have full control; hence I started my vineyard management company. Having your own winemaking facility helps you keep a close eye on the quality and also having your bottling line as well. The more I can control, the more comfortable I feel.

The Wine Huntress

408 North Wells Street
Lower Level
Chicago  IL  60654
312-543-4405

website


Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection

Winery Vintage Variety Appellation Fanciful Auction
Ancien 2020 Pinot Noir Los Carneros Toyon Center Block 25
Ghost Block Estate Wines 2019 Red Wine Yountville Maratona 25
Hesperian Wines 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Atlas Peak 20
Madonna Estate 2015 Pinot Noir Los Carneros 20
Madrigal Family Winery 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 20
Stags' Leap Winery 2014 Red Wine Stags Leap District 20
Artesa Vineyards & Winery 2014 Pinot Noir Los Carneros Block 91D Estate Vineyard 19
Etude 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley West Bench 19
PEJU 2013 Red Wine Napa Valley BIG Red Blend 19
Mount Veeder Winery 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Mount Veeder Fogline 18
Pavi Wines 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Il Babbo 18
Buehler Vineyards 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Kindly Well 17
Domaine Chandon 2000 Sparkling Wine Napa Valley Late-Disgorged 17
John Anthony Vineyards 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley 17
PATEL - Napa Valley 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Coombsville Tourmaline Vineyard 17
Rocca Family Vineyards 2011 Syrah Yountville Grigsby Vineyard 17
Ancien Wines 2011 Pinot Noir Napa Valley Selection Massale 16
Mi Sueño Winery 2010 Red Wine Napa Valley Seleccion Herrera 16
PATEL - Napa Valley 2010 Malbec Yountville 16
Domaine Chandon 2008 Pinot Meunier Los Carneros Barrel Select 14
Spring Mountain Vineyard 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain District Vertical Gobelet Vines 14
This website uses cookies.
Learn more about our privacy policy.
Dismiss this notice