Seavey Vineyard

2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2014 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 18 | Lot No. 169
Vintage

2012

Seavey Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • This wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the 2012 vintage
  • The grapes were grown in a single vineyard block with a unique exposure for our vineyard
  • The block is too steep for a tractor and is farmed completely, sustainably, by hand
  • Our winemaker says, "This wine is deep, rich, intense, with velvet tannins and a core of cassis and granite"

Wine Facts

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

Tasting Chart

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

Jim Duane

Winemaker, Seavey Vineyard

Winemaker, Jim Duane

Jim has led Seavey's winemaking since 2011 after stints at Robert Mondavi Winery and Stag's Leap Wine Cellars where he became inspired to focus on Bordeaux varietals. Jim combines rich knowledge of winemaking from around the world with deep technical understanding of vineyards and wine, receiving his Master's Degree in Viticulture and Enology from UC Davis.

About Seavey, Jim says: "I delight in the rugged terraces and steep vineyards here, which provide constant opportunities to refine our cultivation methods, And in our small team's relentless pursuit of crafting unmistakable, world-class wines."

Country born: United States

Education: Education: Gonzaga University, UC Davis,
Foreign Study: Malborough, New Zealand
Previous Experience: Robert Mondavi, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars
Mentor: Philippe Melka

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
We have an intense focus explicitly on our estate vineyards. We take great pride in farming our hillside vineyards and caring for the wines the vineyards provide. Our efforts in the winery are to shepherd the wines' development and showcase the expression of each vintage.

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