Bello Family Vineyards

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

2016 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 20 | Lot No. 27
Vintage

2014

Bello Family Vineyards

Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Single-vineyard wine from the Bello Family’s Rutherford Bench estate, which yields fruit with robust character
  • The estate topography offers an abundance of sunshine, warm daytime temperatures and moderate cooling influences
  • Fruit grown on three Cabernet Sauvignon clones and one heritage clone of Petit Verdot were co-fermented
  • Aged 20 months in 100% new French oak

This rare expression of Napa Valley winemaking is one of only 60 bottles that will ever be made. Think of it as a bit of Napa Valley history in your cellar and celebrated in a glass with friends and family. Your Premiere Napa Valley offering is a single-vineyard wine from the Bello Family’s Rutherford Bench estate, which yields fruit of robust character. The estate topography offers an abundance of sunshine, warm daytime temperatures and moderate cooling influences. The fruit was grown on three Cabernet Sauvignon clones and one heritage clone of Petit Verdot, were co-fermented and aged 20 months in 100% new French oak.


Wine Facts

  • Single vineyard wine

Ross Wallace

Winemaker, Bello Family Vineyards

Winemaker, Ross Wallace

Wallace is a 1999 graduate of Fresno State University with a Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutritional Science, Enology Option. Today, a 15-year Napa resident, he comes to Bello from tenures as winemaker at Hunnicutt Wine Company and cult-favorite Bryant Family Vineyards in St. Helena, as well as positions at other well-regarded Napa Valley wineries including Laird Family Estate, Nickel and Nickel Vineyards, Grgich Hills Estate, and Groth Vineyards as well as Craggy Range Winery in New Zealand.

Country born: United States

Education: Graduated from Califirnia State University at Fresno
Internship in Hawks Bay, New Zealand

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Ross believes that the best wines start with premium fruit and spends equal time in the vineyard and in the cellar where his uses minimal intervention to guide the wine through bottling.

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