Davis Estates

Phase Five: Loving Life!
2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2019 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 23 | Lot No. 138
Vintage

2017

Davis Estates

Phase Five: Loving Life!

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • This Cabernet Sauvignon is crafted from fruit from the finest rows of our vineyards, selected by Philippe Melka
  • A touch of Petite Sirah is added for its dark fruit, structure and enhanced complexity
  • Utilizing 100% artisan French cooperages, the wine is aging for 24 months in a dedicated cave
  • Lavish, opulent and dramatic, this head turner offers plenty for the collector who loves life to enjoy

Our unique wine "Phase Five: Loving Life!" crafted just for Premiere Napa Valley refers to the enjoyment of life’s hard work - putting everything we have into vineyard development, new technology and new experiments in the drive for the highest quality winemaking and then getting to share it with the world. This wine is crafted from fruit from the finest rows of our vineyards, hand selected by Philippe Melka. "Phase Five: Loving Life!" is an incredibly rich and luxurious wine, exhibiting the terroir and true potential unique to this historic property. The wine is aged deep in our caves for two years, behind forged steel doors accessible only by biometric hand scanner.


Wine Facts

  • Sustainably produced

Philippe Melka

Winemaker, Davis Estates

Winemaker, Philippe Melka

Born and raised in Bordeaux, France, Philippe attended the University of Bordeaux graudating with a degree in geology, then a Master's degree in enology and agronomy. Philippe's first winery was Chateau Haut Brion, followed by work and study in Australia, Italy, back in France (Petrus) and finally in Napa Valley (Dominus). Philippe began consulting in 1995.

Country born: France

Education: Philippe attended the University of Bordeaux graudating with a degree in geology, then a Master's degree in enology and agronomy.

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Honors / Awards:
Named by Robert Parker as one of the top nine wine consultants in the world.

Winemaking Philosophy:
Wines are made in the vineyard, with minimal intervention in the cellar.

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