RD Winery

Elegant Melange
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2014 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 18 | Lot No. 84
Vintage

2012

RD Winery

Elegant Melange

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

10 cases produced

Highlights

  • Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah create an elegant wine with layers of flavor
  • Luscious oak aromas with hints of blueberry, billberry and caramel
  • Smooth, rounded mid-palate and a long lasting finish
  • Diamond Mountain District AVA fruit

Wine Facts

  • pH: 3.6

Tasting Chart

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

Marie Schutz

Winemaker, RD Winery

Winemaker, Marie Schutz

Specializing in custom crush as an Artisan Winemaker for small to midsize wineries.

Country born: USA

Education: University of California, Berkeley
SCI

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Honors / Awards:
Over one hundred awards and medals for winemaking

Winemaking Philosophy:
I believe that great wine is grown in the vineyard. My goal as a Winemaker is to extract the beautiful flavors Mother Nature has given us and to create a glass of Heavenly delight.

CA Wine & Co

16 North 1st Avenue
Arcadia  CA  91066
626-446-6668

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