HALL

Rainin Vineyard
2018 Cabernet Sauvignon
Diamond Mountain District

2020 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 24 | Lot No. 43
Vintage

2018

HALL

Rainin Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon
Diamond Mountain District

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Selected from the finest block of Rainin Estate Vineyard, in the Diamond Mountain District nested appellation
  • Precision farming produced balanced vines with low yields to ensure perfect ripening of tannins and flavor
  • Exceptionally rich, your wine gushes with a density of opulence that cascades over length
  • It exudes enormous complexity with aromas of black fruits and freshly moved earth

The iconic vineyard site is located on the rugged volcanic slopes of Diamond Mountain District and its vines are nestled amongst majestic pine forests and redwood groves. Rainin is part of HALL’s Platinum Collection. Precision farming produced balanced vines with low yields to ensure perfect ripening of tannins and flavor. Exceptionally rich, your wine gushes with a density of opulence that cascades over length.


Wine Facts

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

Steve Leveque

Winemaker, HALL

Winemaker, Steve Leveque

Born and raised in Napa Valley, Steve Leveque has earned a reputation for finely crafted wines that reflect the terroir and celebrate the varietal. His more than 16 years of winemaking expertise started at Robert Mondavi Winery where he blossomed under the mentorship of Tim Mondavi and served as Winemaker for most of his 11-year tenure. Steve also served as Executive Vice President and Winemaker of Chalk Hill Estate Winery in Sonoma where he hand-crafted a portfolio of small-lot Bordeaux varietals to critical acclaim. Steve's personal philosophy and professional history demonstrate the reverence for the land and devotion to excellence that HALL embraces.

Country born: United States

Education: Degree in Biology from San Diego State University.

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Honors / Awards:
Under Steve's direction, HALL's 2010 Exzellenz from Rutherford's Sacrashe Vineyard earned 100 points by Robert Parker.
Over 170 wines under Steve's direction are rated 90 points and above.

Winemaking Philosophy:
My goal is to be true to the fruit, let it express itself purely and fully. Working with such a talented team, with such excellent vineyards and in such an exceptional facility is exciting and inspiring. HALL is truly devoted to making great wine and going about achieving that in all the right ways: organically farmed vineyards, Optically sorted fruit, gravity-fed tanks, native yeast fermentations and unfined and unfiltered bottlings.

Fremont Hills Country Club

12889 Viscaino Place
Los Altos Hills  CA  94022
650-9488261

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Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection

Winery Vintage Variety Appellation Fanciful Auction
HALL 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Diamond Mountain District Rainin Vineyard 24
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