Auction 20 | Lot No. 158
Spoto Family Wines
5 cases produced
- Our 2016 PNV wine is a mouth-watering “Intentionally
- 50% Cabernet Franc and 50% Malbec from the
Oakville Station (part of the historic To Kalon Vineyard)
- Aged for 26 months in custom French oak barrels,
handcrafted by Tonnellerie Leroi
- A stellar example of handcrafted, small lot wines for
which we are known
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 is a mouth-watering blend consisting of 50% Cabernet Franc and 50% Malbec. The fruit is from the Oakville Station (part of the historic To Kalon Vineyard). It was aged for 26 months in custom French oak barrels, handcrafted by Tonnellerie Leroi and is a stellar example of the handcrafted, small lot wines for which Spoto Family Wines is known.
- Wine is unfiltered
- Single vineyard wine
- Sustainably produced
Winemaker, Spoto Family Wines
Stuart Spoto learned the art of winemaking from his father Henry Spoto Jr. and together they have been making family wines for over 30 years. This family collaboration has greatly influenced Stuart to create his ultra-boutique winery (producing less than 500 cases per year) and perfect his Oakville Cabernet and Bordeaux blends.
Country born: United States
Education: Studied Chemical and Civil Engineering at UC Davis
Years in the wine industry: 30+ years
Two things really, good grapes and cleanliness. This is a very minimalistic approach but solid advice given to me by my father years ago.
Minamiaoyama Hy Bldg 4f
7-3-6 Minamiaoyama, Minato-Ku
Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection