Oakville Ranch Vineyards

2012 Cabernet Franc

2014 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 18 | Lot No. 191
Vintage: 2012

Oakville Ranch Vineyards


Cabernet Franc

5 cases produced


  • From the single vineyard Summit Block overlooking the Napa Valley at 1,400 feet
  • Estate and organically grown by Phil Coturri; our flagship variety from a classic vintage
  • 100% Cabernet Franc Heritage Clone exclusively for Premiere Napa Valley
  • Barrel selection: New Ermitage, Allier Voges, medium toast

Wine Facts

  • pH: 3.6
  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced
  • Organically produced (also commonly called "organically grown")

Tasting Chart

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

Anne Vawter

Winemaker, Oakville Ranch Vineyards

Winemaker, Anne Vawter

I graduated from UC Davis in 2002, worked for wineries from Washington State to Chile, then settled down at Paradigm Winery as Heidi Barrett???s assistant winemaker for four years. For the last three years I have been an independent winemaker for several small brands.
Personal: Married to Cameron Vawter, Director of Production at Dana Estates, with two little girls, two horses, one dog and 15 chickens.

Country born: United States

Education: Bachelors of Science, UC Davis. I worked in Chile for an extended harvest as crew boss for Caliterra. Mainly, I learned Spanish��� very quickly. My Mentor: Heidi Barrett

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Work with great fruit! Do as little as possible and as much as necessary. Help the wine to become the best incarnation of that varietal and site combination. Optimize fruit expression and lushness, while maintaining balance and especially acidity.

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