Howell at the Moon, Kelleher Family & Peacock Family

Three-some
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2014 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 18 | Lot No. 51
Vintage

2012

Howell at the Moon, Kelleher Family & Peacock Family

Three-some

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

20 cases produced

Highlights

  • Three-some is the second time we have combined our finest grapes from Howell Mountain, Spring Mountain and Oakville
  • Each boutique winery produces less than 900 cases of estate-grown Cabernet Sauvignon
  • We will each contribute 1/3 of our representative fruit to this unique final blend

Wine Facts

  • pH: 3.87
  • Wine is unfiltered
  • 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

Craig Becker

Winemaker, Peacock Family Vineyard

Winemaker, Craig Becker

Winemaker/general manager Craig Becker began his career at Robert Mondavi Winery in Oakville. In 1997 he began making wine at Spring Mountain Winery and left there in 2003 to become a full-time consulting winemaker. Today he is both winemaker and general manager at Peacock: ???My goal as a winemaker is to produce exceptional varietal wines which reflect the uniqueness of the vineyard and the microclimate,??? he explains. His other projects include Somerston, Priest Ranch, Highflyer, Kelleher in Oakville, and Balcom Family Cellars.

Country born: United States

Education: BS in Natural Science, Plant Physiology, Soil Science, and the Viticulture and Enology program.
Mentors include Daniel Roberts, David Ramey and Craig McLean

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Get it right in the vineyard, use natural winemaking techniques, native fermentations, just enough oak, and bottle unfiltered.

Timothy Milos

Winemaker, Howell at the Moon

Winemaker, Timothy Milos

Tim joined our team in May of 2006, and is the winemaker at Girard Winery. He was a Doctoral candidate in plant diseases at Cornell University, and a Masters candidate at UC Davis in Enology. He has become our winemaker in charge while Sarah attends to her family obligations (twin infants and a toddler). Sarah still remains as a consultant for Tim.

Country born: United States

Education: Cornell U.
UC Davis enology

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
To produce the finest quality wine in the world, using the best grapes available and techniques gained from education and experience.

Target

8311 Regency Drive
Pleasanton  CA  94588
925-786-1806

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