Auction 24 | Lot No. 197
5 cases produced
- Grown on a steep hillside above the fogline at 1600 feet elevation
- Cabernet Sauvignon that is an exceptional example of the magical combination of meticulous organic farming, a unique mountain site and principled winemaking
- Dedicated in honor of Leslie Rudd, who had a simple vision in developing our Mt. Veeder vineyard: “The best is good enough”
- Powerful and concentrated tannins combined with texture and balance by winegrower Frederick Ammons
Grown on a steep hillside above the fog line, this powerful, Cabernet Sauvignon is an exceptional example of the magical combination of decades of meticulous organic farming, a unique mountain site, and principled winemaking. Leslie Rudd had a simple vision in planting our Mt. Veeder vineyard: “The best is good enough.” It’s only fitting that we dedicate this exquisite, bold wine to him.
Winemaker, Rudd Estate
Frederick believes that the greatest wines bring pleasure in authentically expressing a uniqueness of place that is fundamentally the result of agricultural endeavor.
Country born: United States
Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years
Napa Wine Ltd.
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