Adler Deutsch Vineyard

2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
St. Helena

2013 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 17 | Lot No. 146
Vintage: 2011

Adler Deutsch Vineyard


Cabernet Sauvignon
St. Helena

5 cases produced


  • The vineyard resides on a small patch of the famed Rutherford Dust
  • The wine is elegant and approachable, with aromas of deep, dark fruit, spices, lavender and dried herbs


Our vineyard resides on a small patch of the famed Rutherford Dust, and for Premiere Napa Valley, we chose to create an offering that showcases all that Rutherford Cabernet is prized for. Selecting from our best barrels from the front and back blocks of the estate, we crafted a blend is is 98.8% Cabernet Sauvignon, kissed with 1.2% Petit Verdot. It is elegant and approachable, with aromas of deep, dark fruit, spices, lavender and dried herbs, flavors that are multilayered and complex, and a finish that is long and lingering.

Aging Process

18-20 months in 60% new french and 40% once-used thin stave french oak.

Wine Facts

  • pH: 3.78
  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine
  • 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

Keith Emerson

Winemaker, Adler Deutsch Vineyard

Winemaker, Keith Emerson

I have been making wine since 1999 beginning at Cakebread Cellars and after that, became enologist at Sonoma's historical Gundlach Bundschu Winery.In March, 2004 a sabbatical took me to Martinborough, New Zeland to work the harvest for Palliser Estate Wines. Since 2005, I have been Director of Winemaking for Vineyard 29 overseeing the winery's portfolio including the ultra-premium custom crush clientele for Gemstone, Melka, Knighton Family, Leaf + Twig, and ADV. In addition to my own brands, Emerson Brown and Sonria, I also make wine for Robert Craig Winery, Vinoce, and Gundlach Bundschu.

Country born: United States

Education: Enology and Viticulture degree, 1999, University of California, Davis.

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
To produce approachable, elegant wines with ageability. Hands-on vineyard consultation and monitoring, and hand selecting barrels, and continuous assessment of the wine's evolution.

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Adler Deutsch Vineyard 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena ADV 17
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Tetra 2009 Red Wine Napa Valley ARTET 15
Swanson Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 14
von Strasser Winery 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Diamond Mountain District Rudy's Choice 14
Cardinale 2005 Merlot Howell Mountain 11
Carter Cellars 2006 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot Napa Valley 11
Etude 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Vine Hill 11
Frog's Leap 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford Rutherford 11
Oakville Ranch Vineyards 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Callum's Select 11
Spring Mountain Vineyard 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain District Destiny and Fortune Block 8 Estate Bottled 11
StoneFly Vineyard 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Atlas Peak 11
Turnbull Wine Cellars 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Red Soils Red 11
Oakville Ranch Vineyards 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Vista East 10
St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Premier Napa Valley 10
Groth Vineyards and Winery 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville 9
Phelan Vineyard 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 9
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