Auction 23 | Lot No. 182
5 cases produced
- From a single-vineyard estate on Howell Mountain
- 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from Clones 7 and 337
- Wine crafted by Thomas Rivers Brown
- Aging in 100% French oak (80% new) for 18 months
One hundred percent estate grown fruit from the Howell Mountain nested appellation. This 100 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, made by Thomas Rivers Brown, expresses classic Howell Mountain characteristics that can be laid down for years but is also approachable young.
Thomas Rivers Brown
Winemaker, Selah Wines
A native of South Carolina, Thomas was in college when he developed an interest in wine, and he expanded his knowledge of the world’s great wine regions while working at All Seasons Wine Shop in Calistoga, CA. He began making wine himself in the late 1990s and quickly became known for some of the most sought-after wines in Napa Valley, including his own project, Rivers-Marie. In October 2008, Thomas made history as the youngest winemaker to score two perfect “100 point” scores from Robert M. Parker, Jr. of The Wine Advocate.
Country born: United States
Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years
Southern Napa Fine Wine House
2304 Main Street
Daphne AL 36526
Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection