Boich Family Cellar

Proprietor's Barrel
2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2019 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 23 | Lot No. 170
Vintage: 2017

Boich Family Cellar

Proprietor's Barrel

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced


  • Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard, Oakville nested appellation, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon taken from the single best barrel in the cave
  • An authentic expression of terroir from one of the most celebrated vineyards in Napa Valley
  • Barrel aging 22 months in 100% new French oak: Taransaud and Darnajou


This Premiere Napa Valley wine is sourced from the Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard in the Oakville nested appellation. This 100 percent Cabernet Sauvignon was taken from the single best barrel in the cave, as winemaker Jeff Ames crafts yet another world-class wine from this esteemed site – an authentic expression of terroir from one of the most celebrated vineyards in Napa Valley. Aged for 22 months in 100 percent new French oak, Taransaud and Darnajou, this wine is layered and expansive, displaying pure power and elegance.

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced

Jeff Ames

Winemaker, Boich Family Cellar

Winemaker, Jeff Ames

Having been in the industry over 20 years and having been a resident in Napa since 1999, Jeff as former assistant to winemaker Thomas Brown has the distinction of working on several 100 point Napa Cab projects. Jeff has established an impressive track record working with some of the finest most iconic vineyards in Napa on wine making projects at Schrader, Tor Kenward and Boich. In addition to these projects Jeff has consistently produced outstanding wine from his own label Rudius.

Country born: United States

Education: Former assistant wine maker to Thomas Brown at Schrader

Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Our approach to wine making focuses on procuring the best fruit possible and once you have it get the heck out of the way. The very finest wines are a rare gift from Mother Nature and can never be replicated through labs or engineering. This is not to say that crafting a 100 point Napa Cab is effortless, quite the contrary. The wine making process is a never ending quest to understand your vineyard and how best to take your harvest from the vineyard to the bottle and get the most from your fruit. Wine making is an art subject to the whims of nature not a science. And that will never change. At the end of the day people sometimes forget that the purpose of fine wine is for it to taste great - simple as that.

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