Larkmead Vineyards

A5W
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2016 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 20 | Lot No. 40
Vintage

2014

Larkmead Vineyards

A5W

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • 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.


Wine Facts

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

Dan Petroski

Winemaker, Larkmead Vineyards

Winemaker, Dan Petroski

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

Winemaking Philosophy:
Respect the vineyard and the vintage.

Nos Caves Vin

2501 Wroxton
Houston  TX  77005
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