Auction 23 | Lot No. 99
10 cases produced
- With five decades of insight into Napa Valley, we’ve selected lots from our finest vineyard sources for your Premiere Napa Valley wine
- These Cabernet Sauvignon selections are kept apart for evaluation and potential selection
- Intense, smooth and seductive are the watchwords for this one-of-a-kind offering
- Vineyard power and grace, not winemaking techniques, lead the way
As one of the iconic wineries of Napa Valley, founded in 1964, Sterling Vineyards enjoys a rich heritage crafted upon a foundation of exceptional vineyards, a historic winery with stunning architecture and a commitment to be always polished, never dull. Each vintage, we set aside our very best wines to shine in our reserve programs, including this offering for Premiere Napa Valley showcasing our finest vineyard expressions. The iconic towers at Sterling feature bronze cast bells salvaged from St. Dunstan’s Church in East London, and today, with every ring, send a signal that Sterling's director of winemaking Harry Hansen is determined that Sterling offers wines considered to be among Napa Valley’s finest.
Winemaker, Sterling Vineyards
Prior to being named senior winemaker at Sterling Vineyards, Hansen held the position of director of winemaking for Edna Valley. Hansen's tenure with Edna Valley began in 2001 as winemaker and was ultimately promoted to director of winemaking in 2008.
Country born: United States
Education: Harry has a degree in genetics from University of California, Davis and went on to receive his master's in enology, also from Davis.
Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years
Commitment to quality, vision, and teamwork.
Napa Wine Ltd.
Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection