Nellcôte

Tumbling Dice
2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

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2018 Offering
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Auction 22 | Lot No. 218
Vintage

2016

Nellcôte

Tumbling Dice

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • A single-barrel composition of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Merlot
  • Aged in a new French oak barrel for 22 months
  • Crafted with elegance and structure by winemakers Phillip Corallo-Titus and Ry Richards
  • Sourced from prominent vineyard sites on the benches and mountains of Napa Valley

This 2016 vintage bottling, crafted by winemakers Phillip Corallo-Titus and Ry Richards, is a rare selection of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Merlot sourced from prominent vineyard sites on the benchlands and mountains of Napa Valley. Complex, poised and restrained, this 2016 vintage is an outstanding expression of classically elegant Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and brilliantly showcases the Nellcôte signature style. This is a collector’s wine from the noteworthy 2016 vintage whose depth of character, sensuality and commanding structure will continue to be revealed with years of cellar age.


Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered

Phillip Corallo-Titus

Winemaker, Nellcôte

Winemaker, Phillip Corallo-Titus

Phillip Corallo-Titus has been at the helm of Chappellet's winemaking team for over two decades, as well as at his family's label, Titus. With a passion for experimentation, Phillip applies classical winemaking and believes the finest wines are made in the vineyard. Phillip has been a consulting winemaker to Nellcote since 2013.

Country born: USA

Education: I studied agronomy, viticulture and enology at UC Davis.

Years in the wine industry: 30+ years

Winemaking Philosophy:
I strive to make wines that reflect both the vineyard and the vintage, and my approach is to focus on harvesting at the ideal ripeness. The wines are ultimately an expression of terroir, classic winemaking and the style we are seeking to achieve.

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