Robert Craig Winery

2015 Red Wine
Howell Mountain

2017 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 21 | Lot No. 159
Vintage

2015

Robert Craig Winery

Red Wine
Howell Mountain

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • From our vineyard at 2,200 feet on Candlestick Ridge along the northern summit of Howell Mountain
  • This is a classic red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot (50/50), expressive of this site
  • Our first Premiere Napa Valley offering from this 26-acre vineyard, acquired in 2015
  • The Cabernet Sauvignon is powerful and tannic, while the Merlot adds depth and mouthfeel

Your Premiere Napa Valley wine is from grapes grown in our recently acquired vineyard at 2,200 feet on Candlestick Ridge along the Northern Summit line of Howell Mountain. Your one-of-a-kind red wine blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Merlot is indicative of the intensity and power of this unique site. The Cabernet Sauvignon is powerful and tannic while the Merlot adds depth and mouthfeel.


Wine Facts

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

Stephen Tebb

Winemaker, Robert Craig Winery

Winemaker, Stephen Tebb

After graduation from UC Davis, Stephen worked for 12 years at Napa Valley's Codorniu Napa / Artesa Winery, advancing from intern to assistant winemaker. He then spent a few years exploring California's Central Coast and Santa Cruz Mountains as winemaker for Clos LaChance, before returning "home" to the Napa Valley and joining Robert Craig Winery.

Country born: United States

Education: B.S. in Viticulture and Enology from UC Davis

Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
To take a product of the land and produce something that not only elicits pleasure and awakens the senses, but is a true reflection of its place of origin.

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1224 Adams Street
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Saint Helena  CA  94574
707-963-0750

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