Mount Veeder Winery

Rosenquist Ranch
2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Mount Veeder

2017 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 21 | Lot No. 87
Vintage

2015

Mount Veeder Winery

Rosenquist Ranch

Cabernet Sauvignon
Mount Veeder

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Extremely low yields on Mount Veeder in 2015 led to deep concentration and richness of flavor
  • Sourced from the rugged Rosenquist Ranch Vineyard, sitting high above the fogline
  • Powerful yet refined structure with a round and supple mouthfeel
  • Produced by acclaimed director of winemaking Janet Myers

This Cabernet Sauvignon has layered aromas, from beautiful ripe plum and dark cherry to enticing notes of bay, black peppercorn, cardamom, toffee and mocha. Juicy ripe berries, cassis and mocha fill the palate, along with notes of fig, toffee and chocolate. Its power delivers a round mouthfeel and soft texture, with a generous and smooth finish featuring dark plum and black currant.


Wine Facts

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

Janet Myers

Winemaker, Mount Veeder Winery

Winemaker, Janet Myers

Traveling a wine road wasn’t Janet Myers’ original path. In what now seems like another life, she gave up her pursuit of a doctorate in Biological Anthropology to move to London, where she worked in the restaurant industry. Living above a wine shop, she enjoyed sampling the wares of her downstairs neighbor and decided to learn about wine production. “When I realized that this was an industry that combined science and agriculture—which is my family’s background—I enrolled at UC Davis and haven’t looked back.”

The first harvest Janet worked was at the Robert Mondavi Winery in the Napa Valley. After graduating from UC Davis with a Master’s in Enology, Janet gave in to wanderlust. Wanting to connect to her roots by spending time in Italy (her mother’s ancestral home country), Janet turned to the Antinori winemaker in Italy, who immediately offered her a harvest internship at the Santa Cristina Estate in Chianti.

Country born: United States

Education: Masters in Enology from UC Davis

Internships at Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa, Antinori in Chianti, and in Australia's Margaret River Region.

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Janet's winemaking philosophy is ultimately to showcase and highlight the flavors and personality of the vineyard she's working with. Her goal is to let the fruit shine, to let the vineyard be what it wants to be - while balancing ripeness of fruit with age-worthiness, and richness of texture with finesse.

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