Sequoia Grove Winery

Tonella Vineyard Block 10B
2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

2019 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 23 | Lot No. 126
Vintage

2017

Sequoia Grove Winery

Tonella Vineyard Block 10B

Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Your Premiere Napa Valley wine is a special block selection from the Sequoia Grove Rutherford estate Tonella Vineyard
  • This block showcases a rare clone expressing chocolate-like flavors
  • The blend is a combination of Cabernet Sauvignon and estate grown Cabernet Franc
  • These barrel selections are aging in premium French oak

This one-of-a-kind wine is from a particular block in our Tonella Vineyard in the Rutherford nested appellation. Vines in this vineyard are grown on the rare Healy Clone, not often used in Napa Valley, which expresses a signature chocolate character in this wine.


Wine Facts

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

Molly Hill

Winemaker, Sequoia Grove Winery

Winemaker, Molly Hill

A graduate of the UC Davis Viticulture and Enology program, Molly traveled the globe, working and studying in Chile and New Zealand, as well as her native California, before settling in at Sequoia Grove to work with well-respected winemaker Michael Trujillo. Working closely with viticulturist Jake Terrell on the Rutherford estate vineyards in addition to amazing growers on the Rutherford Bench, Pritchard Hill, Howell Mountain and the foothills of St. Helena, Yountville, and Oak Knoll deepen her understanding of winemaking.

Country born: United States

Education: BS in Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis
Minor in Spanish
Year long study abroad at Lincoln University, New Zealand
Mentors: Michael Trujillo and Jennifer Lamb

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Honors / Awards:
Top 100 Wines of the World from Wine Spectator: 2015 Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaking Philosophy:
1. Start with great vineyards 2. Blend to make the wine even better 3. Balance above all else

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650 Castro Street
#120-258
Mountain View  CA  94041
+86 138 1686-6308

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Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection

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Davis Estates 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Phase Five: Loving Life! 24
Hill Family Estate 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Windy Flats 24
Sequoia Grove Winery 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford Tonella Vineyard Block 10B 23
Wm. Harrison Vineyards & Winery 2017 Red Wine Rutherford Delano 23
Quixote Winery 2016 Petite Sirah Stags Leap District 22
Progeny Winery 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Mount Veeder 21
Schweiger Vineyards 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain District Le Perle 21
Conn Creek Winery 2014 Cabernet Franc Napa Valley UnCONNventional 20
Elizabeth Spencer 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Rutherford 20
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