Conn Creek Winery

UnCONNventional
2014 Cabernet Franc
Napa Valley

2016 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 20 | Lot No. 36
Vintage

2014

Conn Creek Winery

UnCONNventional

Cabernet Franc
Napa Valley

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Celebrate PNV’s 20th anniversary with this “unCONNventional” Cabernet Franc
  • 100% Cabernet Franc, sourced from Temple Vineyard’s positively divine fruit
  • Certified organically grown in Pope Valley’s warm microclimate, ideally suited for Cabernet Franc
  • This extraordinary wine has unusual depth for a Cabernet Franc

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 100% Cabernet Franc, sourced from Temple Vineyard’s positively divine fruit. The grapes were certified organically grown in Pope Valley’s warm microclimate, ideally suited for Cabernet Franc. This extraordinary wine has unusual depth for a Cabernet Franc and promises to be UnCONNventionally delicious for years to come.


Wine Facts

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

Mike McGrath

Winemaker, Conn Creek Winery

Winemaker, Mike McGrath

Mike McGrath graduated from U.C. Davis with a degree in fermentation science in 1978 and worked at Grgich Hills until 1980. Mike traveled to Australia and worked in the McLaren Vale for Wynn Winery and Chateau Douglas, then returned to California to work at William Hill. In 1986, McGrath joined the winemaking team at Conn Creek and became the head winemaker in 2007.

Country born: United States

Education: UC Davis, B.S. Fermentation Science
Mentors: Andre Tchelistcheff, Jed Steele, Miljenko Grgich and Ric Foreman

Years in the wine industry: 30+ years

Winemaking Philosophy:
"Every vintage is a journey."

Anteroom

650 Castro Street
#120-258
Mountain View  CA  94041
+86 138 1686-6308

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