JaM Cellars

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Coombsville

2017 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 21 | Lot No. 51
Vintage

2015

JaM Cellars

Cabernet Sauvignon
Coombsville

20 cases produced

Highlights

  • The first and only 20-case, single vineyard lot Cabernet Sauvignon from JaM Cellars
  • Made from the same area in Coombsville, Napa Valley as the first vintage in 2007
  • Intensely rich berries from dry-farmed vineyards aged in American new oak
  • Consistent with its name, JaM is boldly fruit-forward, smooth and luscious

Our first single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon was specifically crafted for Premiere Napa Valley. The fruit for your wine was sourced from the Coombsville nested appellation in the same area as our first vintage from 2007. These vineyards are dry-farmed leading to intensely rich berries that are then aged in American new oak barrels. Consistent with our name your wine is boldly fruit-forward, smooth and luscious.


Jeff Kandarian

Winemaker, JaM Cellars

Winemaker, Jeff Kandarian

Jeff was born and raised in the agriculturally based San Joaquin Valley of California and knew early on that he wanted to make wine. At California State University of Fresno he studied Enology and Chemistry earning his Bachelor of Sciences degree.

Working at wineries large and small in the Paso Robles AVA, notably including Justin, Meridian, Eberle, and Shandon Valley Partners, Jeff honed his winemaking craft.

Eventually the northern, cool, coastal climate in Orgeon called to him where he landed as WineMaker with Del Rio Vineyards and Winery.

In the Summer of 2008 Jeff joined King Estates to lead their winemaking team, producing exquisite north Oregon Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. His energy and passion for winemaking translated to exceptional wines and a voice in the industry, speaking at wine industry symposia on the topic of "Producing Oregon Pinot Gris of Exceptional Quality Through Impeccable Winemaking Practices and Judicious Blending".

In 2014 Jeff connected with John Truchard, relocated to Napa and took over winemaking for the portfolio ranging from the signature, Estate wines of John Anthony Vineyards, the artisanal, hand-farmed FARM Napa Valley, and all-occasion wines JaM Cellars. For John Anthony Family of Wines and Jeff it's a perfect match of skills and well rounded talents across these diverse wines and winemaking techniques in which he is expert.

Country born: USA

Education: California State University of Fresno: Bachelor of Sciences in Enology and Chemistry.

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Jeff is an exceptionally well-rounded winemaker across varietals, regions and styles. His passion and energy for winemaking is infectious, with a deep respect for the vineyard and a non-interventionist approach working with exceptional quality fruit.

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