Havens Winery

Meritage
2013 Red Wine
Spring Mountain District

2016 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 20 | Lot No. 88
Vintage

2013

Havens Winery

Meritage

Red Wine
Spring Mountain District

10 cases produced

Highlights

  • A unique and very special blend of two noble grapes: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Petit Verdot
  • Cabernet Sauvignon is from a steeply terraced vineyard, located high above the Napa Valley
  • Petit Verdot sourced from the eastern hillsides of Napa Valley off Monticello Road
  • Tremendous strength from the Cabernet Sauvignon, while Petit Verdot adds balance and elegance

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 a unique and very special blend of two noble grapes: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Petit Verdot. The Cabernet Sauvignon is from a steeply terraced vineyard, located high above the Napa Valley. The Petit Verdot is sourced from the eastern hillsides of Napa Valley. This wine exhibits tremendous strength from the Cabernet Sauvignon, while Petit Verdot adds balance and elegance.


Eric Hanson

Winemaker, Havens Winery

Winemaker, Eric Hanson

I have experienced a broad diversity of winemaking styles: from ultra-premium Napa wines to large scale production in the Central Valley. My goal as a winemaker is to try to master winemaking for every consumer niche, and to deliver great wines at every price point.

Country born: United States

Education: University of California, Davis
B.S., Viticulture and Enology, High Honors, Department Citation

University of Oregon
M.S., Chemistry, Materials Science Institute
B.A., Chemistry, Emphasis in Biochemistry

Foreign Exchange, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Years in the wine industry: 3 years

Honors / Awards:
Graduated top of the class (Department Citation), magna cum laude in the Enology and Viticulture program at UC, Davis.

Winemaking Philosophy:
As a winemaker, my general philosophy is to work with the grapes. With my background, I bring together the art and science of viticulture and enology in an attempt to put the very best wine possible into the glass. I strive to maximize the potential of what the fruit holds.

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8521 White Fir Drive
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Reno  NV  89523
775-742-4814

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Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection

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Havens Winery 2013 Red Wine Spring Mountain District Meritage 20
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