Volker Eisele Family Estate

2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Chiles Valley District

2018 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 22 | Lot No. 86
Vintage

2016

Volker Eisele Family Estate

Cabernet Sauvignon
Chiles Valley District

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • 100% estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Aged in 100% French oak
  • Our vines grow at elevations of 900 to 1,100 feet in the Chiles Valley District nested appellation
  • 100% family-owned and -operated vineyard and winery that have been organically farmed since 1974

Our 2018 Premiere Napa Valley offering is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from our Chiles Valley District vineyard. Winemaker Molly Lyman has created an opulent and feminine wine with soft round tannins and gentle acidity. Cheers.


Wine Facts

  • Single vineyard wine
  • Wine was dry farmed
  • Sustainably produced
  • Organically produced (also commonly called "organically grown")
  • Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled

Molly Lyman

Winemaker, Volker Eisele Family Estate

Winemaker, Molly Lyman

I've held the very hands-on positions of Associate WM at Moone-Tsai Wines under Philippe Melka, and Assistant WM at Paradigm under Heidi Barrett. I've worked in Marlborough, New Zealand, as well as at Paraduxx, Relic Wine Cellars, Talisman, Carneros Creek, and Sebastiani Vineyards.

Country born: United States

Education: BS Biology from the University of San Diego. Internships: Fayard Wines, Relic Wine Cellars, Paraduxx, Whitehaven (NZ), Bouchaine, Talisman, Carneros Creek. Mentors: Heidi Barrett, Scott Rich, Mike Hirby, Julien Fayard, Philippe Melka

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
To use a light hand in crafting varietally-correct wines that make the taster think about where they were grown, and not who made them.

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Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection

Winery Vintage Variety Appellation Fanciful Auction
Volker Eisele Family Estate 2017 Red Wine Chiles Valley District Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot 23
TEXTBOOK 2016 Red Wine Oakville Paris Accord Fake Wine 22
Volker Eisele Family Estate 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Chiles Valley District 22
Acumen 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Atlas Peak 2+2+2+2 21
Prime Solum 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Brokenrock SV 21
Sullivan Vineyards 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford 21
Bello Family Vineyards 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford 20
Sciandri Family Vineyards 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Coombsville Mescolanza 20
Volker Eisele Family Estate 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Chiles Valley District 19
Moone-Tsai Vineyards 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville 16
Ehlers Estate 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena Three Clone 13
Flora Springs Winery and Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 13
Ideology Cellars 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley Ideology 13
Livingston Moffett Wines, LLC 2007 Red Wine Napa Valley Aidan's Blend 13
Luna Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 13
Spring Mountain Vineyard 2007 Petit Verdot Spring Mountain District Vineyard Block 88 13
Merryvale Vineyards 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Chairman's Selection 12
Eagle Eye 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford 11
Rocca Family Vineyards 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Frenchman's Castle Vineyard 11
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