Emerson Brown

Clone 338 Special
2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Oakville

2019 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 23 | Lot No. 148
Vintage

2017

Emerson Brown

Clone 338 Special

Cabernet Sauvignon
Oakville

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • 100% Clone 338 Cabernet Sauvignon from the amazing Rancho Pequeño Vineyard (formerly known as III Michaels Estate)
  • Carefully selected and optically sorted, fruit was crafted into this wine in a gravity-flow, state-of-the-art facility
  • Aging 18 months in fine-grain, thin-stave French oak barrels (60% new, 40% once used)
  • Explosive black fruit and violet aromas with intense, concentrated black currant flavors

We are so thrilled to share our favorite barrel of our 2017 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon with you. This wine is a 100 percent Clone 338 Cabernet Sauvignon from the amazing Rancho Pequeño Vineyard (formerly known as III Michaels Estate). Carefully selected and optically sorted fruit was crafted into this wine in a gravity-flow, state-of-the-art facility. Aged 18 months in fine-grain, thin-stave 60 percent new French oak barrels. The explosive black fruit and violet aromas with intense, concentrated black currant flavors will leave you wanting more.


Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced

Keith Emerson

Winemaker, Emerson Brown

Winemaker, Keith Emerson

Director of Winemaking & Viticulture at Vineyard 29 since 2005.
Owner / Winemaker of Emerson Brown as well as Sonria Wines.
Consulting Winemaker for several esteemed Napa and Sonoma based wineries including but not limited to Robert Craig, Gundlach Bundschu, Martin Ray, Knighton Family...

Country born: USA

Education: B.S. UC Davis

Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Try to capture the best of what each vineyard site has to offer.
Work harder than the next guy.

Brian Brown

Winemaker, Emerson Brown

Winemaker, Brian Brown

High quality fruit, hand crafted wines, limited production.

Country born: USA

Education: B.S. UC Davis, Forklift Certified

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
40% Organization, 40% Sanitation, 20% Paying Attention

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Canard Vineyard 2011 Red Wine Calistoga 17
William Hill Estate Winery 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Bench Blend 16
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