Signorello Estate

Cuvee Athena
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2016 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 20 | Lot No. 19
Vintage

2014

Signorello Estate

Cuvee Athena

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

10 cases produced

Highlights

  • Named for my precious daughter, Athena Hope Signorello
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the spectacular 2014 vintage, bottled without filtration
  • Our PNV wine is crafted from a selected vineyard block planted on our estate in 1990 with Clone 337
  • This vineyard block is one of the key components of our marquee bottling, Padrone

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. Your Premiere Napa Valley wine is named for Ray Signorello’s daughter, Athena Hope Signorello. The fruit for this 100% Cabernet Sauvignon was chosen from a select vineyard block planted on the estate in 1990 with Clone 337. The best of the spectacular 2014 vintage was then bottled without filtration.


Wine Facts

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

Pierre Birebent

Winemaker, Signorello Estate

Winemaker, Pierre Birebent

Pierre is a sixth-generation wine grower. Growing up in Corsica, France, Pierre spent his early years among the vines learning the trade from family. After graduating from the Agriculture College of Carcassone and Macon with a degree in Viticulture and Enology, Pierre returned to his family's vineyards as vineyard manager and assistant winemaker.

Pierre soon decided to travel to California to experience a new region and style of winemaking. Over the next several years he practiced vineyard management and development, grafting and winemaking at several properties in Napa Valley.

Country born: France

Education: Degree in Viticulture and Enology from the Agriculture College of Carcassone and Macon

Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
We practice the "vigneron" style of winemaking, fusing Old World techniques with California fruit.

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