Oakville Ranch Vineyards

Cole Cannonball
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Oakville

2016 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 20 | Lot No. 95
Vintage

2014

Oakville Ranch Vineyards

Cole Cannonball

Cabernet Sauvignon
Oakville

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon crafted by Winemakers Anne Vawter and Jennifer Rue
  • Produced from organically farmed grapes grown at an altitude of 1,200 feet
  • The Terraces block consistently produces rich, complex wines that speak of the distinctive terroir
  • Honors proprietor Mary Miner’s grandson, who was named for jazz great Cannonball Adderley

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 wine is a 100% Cabernet Sauvignon crafted by winemakers Anne Vawter and Jennifer Rue from organically farmed grapes grown at an altitude of 1,200 feet in The Terraces Block. The Terraces Block consistently produces rich, complex wines that speak of the distinctive terroir of this terrain.The fanciful name is a nod to proprietor Mary Miner’s grandson, who was named for jazz great Cannonball Adderley.


Wine Facts

  • Sustainably produced
  • Organically produced (also commonly called "organically grown")

Anne Vawter

Winemaker, Oakville Ranch Vineyards

Winemaker, Anne Vawter

I graduated from UC Davis in 2002, worked for wineries from Washington State to Chile, then settled down at Paradigm Winery as Heidi Barrett???s assistant winemaker for four years. For the last three years I have been an independent winemaker for several small brands.
Personal: Married to Cameron Vawter, Director of Production at Dana Estates, with two little girls, two horses, one dog and 15 chickens.

Country born: United States

Education: Bachelors of Science, UC Davis. I worked in Chile for an extended harvest as crew boss for Caliterra. Mainly, I learned Spanish��� very quickly. My Mentor: Heidi Barrett

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Work with great fruit! Do as little as possible and as much as necessary. Help the wine to become the best incarnation of that varietal and site combination. Optimize fruit expression and lushness, while maintaining balance and especially acidity.

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4140 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield  CA  93309
661-633-9463

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