Auction 21 | Lot No. 43
5 cases produced
- Prime Solum means a great place to grow wine—Brokenrock Vineyard is Prime Solum
- Bill Hill is the proprietor and vineyard designer of Brokenrock Vineyard
- Brokenrock is blessed by ideal climate and soil, draped on the southwest shoulder of Atlas Peak
- This Cabernet Sauvignon expresses extraordinary depth, alluring aromas, purity and elegance
The single-vineyard Brokenrock SV Lot is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. The renowned Brokenrock Vineyard lies on the southwest shoulder of Atlas Peak, and was designed and developed by winegrower and vineyard architect, Bill Hill. The rocky mountain soils combine with cooling ocean breezes and the strong southwest sun to produce wines that are intensely flavored and yet elegant and beautifully aromatic. This is Napa Cabernet at its best. The 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon by Prime Solum, crafted from Brokenrock Vineyard by Bill and Prime Solum winemaker Patrick Mahaney is a memorable wine, classically rendered. Alluring aromas that entice and invite … beautiful flavors of great intensity … mouthwatering lushness … these describe the mountain grown 2015 Brokenrock Cabernet!
- Wine is unfiltered
- Single vineyard wine
- Sustainably produced
- Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled
Winemaker, Prime Solum
As winemaker for Prime Solum, Patrick Mahaney oversees all aspects of wine production. With extensive winemaking experience in Napa valley and around the world, Mahaney is well equipped to create intense yet balanced wines with true Napa Valley character. Before coming to Prime Solum, Patrick spent over 20 year at Mondavi where he was one of the most senior winemakers. Additionally, Patrick has a strong educational background that includes a degree in enology from University of California, Davis.
Country born: United States
Education: University of California, Davis with a BS in Biochemistry.
Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years
Let the fruit show the way!
7130 Douglas Boulevard
Granite Bay CA 95746
Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection