Realm Cellars

Act II, Scene i
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2014 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 18 | Lot No. 133
Vintage: 2012

Realm Cellars

Act II, Scene i

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced


  • An unprecedented blend for Realm of Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard and Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, Clones 4, 6 and 8
  • Blended under the guidance of Michel Rolland

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered

Tasting Chart

bone dry very sweet
light body very full bodied
soft, gentle very crisp
no tannins heavy tannins

Benoit Touquette

Winemaker, Realm Cellars

Winemaker, Benoit Touquette

A native of Bordeaux, Benoit brings exceptional raw talent and significant global experience to Realm Cellars having worked alongside Andy Erickson on numerous projects (Arietta, Favia, Hartwell, Ovid, Screaming Eagle, etc.) and more recently as the full-time winemaker for Hartwell and several smaller projects. Benoit has worked at several Bordeaux wineries including Chateau La Louviere and Chateau Couhins-Lurton. In South Africa he was hired by Michel Rolland to make wine at Remhoogte Estate.

Country born: France

Education: Benoit holds a Masters degree of Enology and Chemistry from the University of Bordeaux.

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Through detailed attention in the vineyard and minimal intervention in the winery, I seek to make wines that express the unique attributes of the sites from which the wines are derived.

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6525 Washington Street
Yountville  CA  94599-1300


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