Auction 20 | Lot No. 40
5 cases produced
- 100% Cabernet Sauvignon grown on Clone 337,
aged in 100% French oak
- Exclusive, single parcel (A5W) wine available only
at Premiere Napa Valley
- The 16-year-old vines are planted in loam soil
surrounded by 30 acres of gravel
- Larkmead has developed this parcel to highlight
the diversity of its 110-acre estate
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
The 2014 vintage produced wines of great purity and transparency. Your Premiere Napa Valley wine was selected from a single parcel, A5W, at Larkmead Vineyards. This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon was grown on Clone 337, with 16-year-old vines planted in loamy soil, surrounded by 30 ares of gravel. The fruit essence of the vintage is showcased in this parcel, while also highlighting the structure of the vineyard. This is a wine with a tremendous amount of depth and balance that was aged in 100% French oak.
- Single vineyard wine
- Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled
Winemaker, Larkmead Vineyards
Winemaker Dan Petroski came to Northern California from New York via Italy where he spent a year living and working with the family that owns the Sicilian winery Valle dell'Acate. Dan has been with Larkmead since 2006 and is responsible for the wine making at Larkmead. His old-world sensibility is a key component of the grace and elegance of Larkmead wines.
Country born: United States
Education: No formal academic wine making education.
Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years
Honors / Awards:
San Francisco Chronicle's 2017 Winemaker of the Year
Respect the vineyard and the vintage.
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Houston TX 77005
Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection