Detert Family Vineyards

East Block Cuvee 1949
2019 Cabernet Franc

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 32


Detert Family Vineyards

East Block Cuvee 1949

Cabernet Franc

5 cases produced


  • Your wine was sourced from our historic East Block Cabernet Franc vines, the oldest Cabernet Franc vines in the Napa Valley
  • These historic vines were planted in 1949 and have been farmed by our family since 1954
  • The East Block is located within the original To Kalon Vineyard in Oakville
  • Your wine is 100% Cabernet Franc

The Detert Cuvee 1949 East Block Cabernet Franc is a rare jewel. Sourced from our 7-acres of old vines within the historic To Kalon Vineyard, this is a heritage clone of Cabernet Franc whose lineage stretches back to the early history of grape growing in Napa Valley. Planted by in 1949 by Martin Stelling, then the owner of To Kalon, these rare Cabernet Franc vines have been farmed by our family for nearly 70 years. The unique site, vine age and clone, produce a distinctive, classic profile and a delicious, totally compelling Cabernet Franc.

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced

Tom Garrett

Winemaker, Detert Family Vineyards

Winemaker, Tom Garrett

In keeping with the family winegrowing tradition, the Detert wines are crafted by Tom Garrett, one of the three great-grandsons behind the Detert label. The Wine Spectator has heralded Tom as a rising star winemaker. He cut his teeth at the likes of Turley, Joseph Phelps, Robert Mondavi, and under Heidi Peterson Barrett as her assistant winemaker for Revana. Tom has been at the helm of the Detert wines since 2000.

Country born: United States

Education: Middlebury College

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Wines that express their location. Balance of ”Old World” structure and style with “New World” fruit

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Palmaz Vineyards 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Coombsville 25
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Palmaz Vineyards 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Coombsville C2 23
Paul Hobbs 2017 Cabernet Franc Coombsville Nathan Coombs Estate 23
TATE 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena Dr. Lies Vineyard 23
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