Mi Sueño Winery

Selección Herrera
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2013 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 17 | Lot No. 65
Vintage

2011

Mi Sueño Winery

Selección Herrera

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced

Our Herrera portfolio represents the "best of the best" that we have to offer. Cabernets that are deemed worthy to carry the Herrera designation are 100% Cabernet and production is limited to no more than four barrels per year. The fruit for our Herrera Cabernet comes from Coombsville, the newest AVA in Napa Valley. For Premiere, we start with Cabernet from the most distinctive barrel or two of the Herrera selection, and then blend in a little Cab Franc, Malbec or Petit Verdot. Given the distinctive microclimate of the Coombsville appellation, you can expect a bold, full-bodied Cabernet with great depth, density and luscious concentration. Only fans of big red wines need apply!


Aging Process

100% French Oak, approx. 70% new

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.

Wine Spectrum

3315 Chanate Road
#C
Santa Rosa  CA  95404
707-525-8466

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