BRYTER Estates

Inspired
2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

2017 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 21 | Lot No. 135
Vintage

2015

BRYTER Estates

Inspired

Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • An exclusive blend of our favorite barrels of Cabernet Sauvignon from the Georges III Vineyard
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, aged in 100% new Seguin Moreau French oak
  • Complex with silky tannins, luscious flavors of black cherry, currant, cocoa and toasty vanilla
  • Showcases the elegance, structure and sensuality of Cabernet Sauvignon at its best

The BRYTER Estates 2016 Premiere Napa Valley lot hails from The Georges III Vineyard, situated in the heart of Rutherford where the alluvial soil and volcanic base is considered heaven for Cabernet Sauvignon vines. With high quality grapes forming the base for our complex and elegant wine, expert winemaking from Kari Auringer transforms it into perfection. This vintage features silky tannins, aromas of black cherry and currant, and a lingering finish with notes of coffee and cocoa.


Wine Facts

  • Single vineyard wine

Kari Auringer

Winemaker, BRYTER Estates

Winemaker, Kari Auringer

Kari spent six years working with vintner-consultant, Celia Welch, who is responsible for some of the most impressive wine from Napa Valley: Scarecrow, Lindstrom, Hollywood & Vine, Keever, Kelly Fleming, Jim Barbour and Corra.

As a consulting winemaker for boutique estate programs, she has spent the last decade crafting ultra-premium wines from some of the best vineyards in Napa Valley and Sonoma. Along with BRYTER Estates, Kari also is the consulting winemaker for Napa-based Silver Trident Winery, and Cornerstone Cellars.

Country born: United States

Education: Napa Valley College, Enology Program.

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Kari describes herself as a hands-on winemaker and has expertise in all aspects of the process from vineyard to bottle. Her style is all about rolling up her sleeves and staying intimately involved with every step of the intricate process, from vineyard sourcing and hands-on berry sorting to the myriad details of winemaking, sensory analysis and the infinitely nuanced art and science of blending. If she is not tasting barrel samples in the winery, she is probably out kicking the dirt in a vineyard.

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Robert Craig Winery 2015 Red Wine Howell Mountain 21
Taplin Cellars 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena Ethel Lewwelling Taplin 21
Turnbull Wine Cellars 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville 21
Ghost Block and Markham Vineyards 2007 Red Wine Yountville Meritage Blend 13
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