E pluribus unum—out of many, one: Unison
celebrates the diversity of Napa Valley’s terroir
Exquisite blend of Atlas Peak, Oak Knoll District,
Diamond Mountain and Howell Mountain
Vineyard blocks are fermented and aged separately
before being artfully blended
Opulent dark red fruit flavors, supple tannins and
a rich mouthfeel with a touch of French oak
This rare expression of Napa Valley winemaking is one of only 120 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.
E pluribus unum: out of many, one. Your Premiere Napa Valley wine is a harmonious unison of intermingled flavors from exquisite vineyard blocks in the Atlas Peak, Oak Knoll District, Diamond Mountain and Howell Mountain nested appellations. Each vineyard block is fermented and aged separately; these site-specific lots are then artfully blended. Crafted entirely of Cabernet Sauvignon, this special wine exhibits opulent dark red fruit flavors framed by ripe, supple tannins, and a rich mouthfeel with a touch of French oak on the lingering finish.
Winemaker, Black Stallion Estate Winery
From childhood chores on his family's vineyard in Germany to crafting small lot wines in Napa Valley, Ralf has an eclectic mix of winemaking experience that spans two continents. He studied winemaking and viticulture at Germany's prestigious University of Geisenheim and worked at several wineries in Reinhessen and Nahe, before studying fermentation science, viticulture and enology at the University of California at Davis. Ralf became fascinated with California's wine culture and has since relished the New World approach to crafting wine.
Country born: Germany
Education: Master of Business Administration, Graduate School of Management, University of California at Davis
Bachelor of Science, Fermentation Science, University of California at Davis
Vordiplom, Viticulture and Enology, University of Geisenheim, Germany
Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years
Honors / Awards:
Ralf has received thirty 90+ Point scores from Wine Advocate and Wine Spectator on his wines.
Winemaking starts in the vineyard. Location, climate, picking decisions - these are all crucially important factors that will ultimately determine the quality of your finished wine. At Black Stallion Estate Winery, I am so fortunate to have the opportunity to personally hand-select our fruit from some of the finest vineyards and AVA's in Napa Valley.
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