Ideology Cellars

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley

2016 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 20 | Lot No. 48
Vintage

2014

Ideology Cellars

Cabernet Sauvignon
Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Showcases well-drained, intense terroir of Napa Valley’s largest alluvial fan found on our estate
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, hand-picked Clones 8, 15 and 337 from our top vineyard microsites
  • Classic rich profile, beautifully concentrated black and red fruit, spice notes and refined tannins
  • Handcrafted and aged in 100% new French oak paired to each clone’s profile

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 showcases the well-drained, intense terroir of Napa Valley’s largest alluvial fan that is found on the Ideology estate. It is a 100% Cabernet Sauvignon of Clones 8,15 and 337 from their top vineyard microsites. Classicly rich in profile, it exudes beautifully concentrated black and red fruit, spice notes and refined tannins. It has been aged in 100% new French oak that has been paired to each clone’s profile.


Wine Facts

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

Julie Hagler Lumgair

Winemaker, Ideology Cellars

Winemaker, Julie Hagler Lumgair

Julie Lumgair is a highly awarded consulting and "hands-on" winemaker and winegrower with eleven vintages of fine wines made in Napa Valley, Italy, and Sonoma's Russian River Valley and Chalk Hill AVA's. Her calling cards are elevating wine quality and vineyard expression, operations, customer engagement and branding.

Her wines have achieved numerous 90+ scores, "Top Ten" lists and consistently been awarded top honors for a variety of her wine styles, ranging from elegant Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays, opulent Cabernet Sauvignons, Zinfandels, Malbecs and proprietary red blends, to juicy Sauvignon Blancs and Ros??s.

Julie's wine industry experience is strongly complimented by 15 years as a Fortune 500 brand management senior executive, decades of sensory science, two years micro-brewery production and a lifetime as a fifth generation family farmer.


Country born: United States

Education: University of Tennessee B.S., Ongoing continuing education at U.C. Davis and other industry sources. Mentoring with, and grape-growing for some of Napa and Sonoma's finest winemakers, resulting in over 30 vineyard-designated wines.

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Honors / Awards:
Her wines have achieved numerous 90+ scores and consistently been awarded "Top Ten" lists and over 50 Sweepstakes, Best of Show, Best of Class, Double Gold, and Gold medals for a variety of her wine styles, ranging from elegant Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays, opulent Cabernet Sauvignons, Zinfandels, Malbecs and proprietary red blends, to refreshing and juicy Sauvignon Blancs and Roses.

Winemaking Philosophy:
Julie's work for clients in the U.S. and Italy has included strategic and hands-on winemaking, custom crush, vineyard optimization, grower relations, and winery and lab operational improvements. Her calling cards are significantly elevating wine quality, facility sanitation, customer engagement and brand profitability. She has consulted on short and long-range strategic plans, winery construction, renovations, ROI optimization, new wine portfolio development, team education, training, and DTC skills.

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5918 Stoneridge Mall Road
Pleasanton  CA  94588
925-872-6856

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