Mayacamas Vineyards

Upper Terraces
2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Mount Veeder

2022 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 26 | Lot No. 52
Vintage: 2019

Mayacamas Vineyards

Upper Terraces

Cabernet Sauvignon
Mount Veeder

10 cases produced


  • The Terraces Block was planted in the volcanic soils on the south face of Mount Veeder in 1950
  • This block’s beautiful and intense fruit has played a key role in Mayacamas winemaking for more than 70 years
  • This is the first single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon bottled from this site
  • Traditional Mayacamas winemaking means harvesting early and aging for 36 months in cask and barrel


We’re excited to share the first release of Cabernet Sauvignon from the top of our Terraces Block. The steep slopes and intense exposure of this zone on Mount Veeder produce a wine with delicate aromatics and great depth. Aging for 36 months in cask and barrel, this wine is a great representation of site and style.

Wine Facts

  • Single vineyard wine
  • Organically produced (also commonly called "organically grown")
  • Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled

Braiden Albrecht

Winemaker, Mayacamas Vineyards

Winemaker, Braiden Albrecht

A fifth generation vintner, Braiden has a long lineage of winemaking; his great-great grandfather planted vineyards on the Rutherford Bench. The Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard served as a backdrop to his childhood and is still farmed by his family. While studying Environmental Economics at UC Berkeley, Braiden spent summers working in the vineyards, learning under the mentorship of distinguished organic winegrower Phil Coturri, who still works with Braiden at the Mayacamas Vineyard today. Captivated by the entire process, from vine to wine, Braiden pursued winemaking professionally. Braiden, now winemaker, strives to make the highest quality wines while always utilizing sustainable vineyard and winery practices.

Country born: United States

Education: Mentor: Phil Coturri

Years in the wine industry: 9 years

Last Bottle Wines

255 Lombard Road
Ste B
American Canyon  California  94503
United States
707 346-5340


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