Seavey Vineyard

A Tale of Two Wines
Non-vintage Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2016 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 20 | Lot No. 37
Vintage

Non-vintage

Seavey Vineyard

A Tale of Two Wines

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • A dedication to age-worthy wines and reserve allocations allows us to blend this special wine offering
  • This unique and historic wine combines two of our flagship Cabernet Sauvignon vintages—2004 (35%) and 2014 (65%)
  • We chose the 2004 as Seavey wines begins its spectacular and complex stride at the 10-year mark
  • Expert blending achieved integrated balance of the complex 2004 with the intense opulence of 2014

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. This unique and historic wine combines two of Seavey’s flagship Cabernet Sauvignon vintages—2004 (35%) and 2014 (65%)—in your Premiere Napa Valley wine. The 2004 vintage was chosen as Seavey wines begins its spectacular and complex stride at the 10-year mark. Expert blending achieved integrated balance of the complex 2004 with the intense opulence of 2014 vintage while showcasing the fundamentals of Seavey’s terroir and winemaking while transcending the limitations of vintage.


Wine Facts

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

Jim Duane

Winemaker, Seavey Vineyard

Winemaker, Jim Duane

Jim has led Seavey's winemaking since 2011 after stints at Robert Mondavi Winery and Stag's Leap Wine Cellars where he became inspired to focus on Bordeaux varietals. Jim combines rich knowledge of winemaking from around the world with deep technical understanding of vineyards and wine, receiving his Master's Degree in Viticulture and Enology from UC Davis.

About Seavey, Jim says: "I delight in the rugged terraces and steep vineyards here, which provide constant opportunities to refine our cultivation methods, And in our small team's relentless pursuit of crafting unmistakable, world-class wines."

Country born: United States

Education: Education: Gonzaga University, UC Davis,
Foreign Study: Malborough, New Zealand
Previous Experience: Robert Mondavi, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars
Mentor: Philippe Melka

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
We have an intense focus explicitly on our estate vineyards. We take great pride in farming our hillside vineyards and caring for the wines the vineyards provide. Our efforts in the winery are to shepherd the wines' development and showcase the expression of each vintage.

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