Rutherford Hill Winery

2012 Red Wine
Napa Valley

2014 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 18 | Lot No. 74


Rutherford Hill Winery


Red Wine
Napa Valley

10 cases produced


  • Hand-selected fruit for this red blend reflects the diversity and potential of our estate vineyards
  • The Cabernet Sauvignon is grown in our high hillside estate vineyard in the Rutherford AVA
  • Our winemaker chose the Pope Valley Cabernet Franc in this blend for its intense aromatics
  • Our estate Merlot is an elegant and refined interpretation of the classic Bordeaux variety

Wine Facts

  • 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

Marisa Taylor

Winemaker, Rutherford Hill Winery

Winemaker, Marisa Taylor

Growing up among the vineyards of Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, I guess perhaps I was destined to find a career in winemaking. At a young age, I recall visits to the vineyards to watch my godfather, a vineyard manager, work with the vines. And like most people who grow up in wine country, wine was a typical fixture at my family's dinner table. I developed a deep appreciation for the process of taking the tender grapes from vine to the glass, generating the spark of what would become my professional calling

Country born: United States

Education: Marisa graduated from the University of California, Davis, first with a B.S. in Chemistry and then an M.S. in Food Science-Enology.

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
What is in the glass should reflect what is in the vineyards. My desire is to to help the grapes express themselves in the best possible way.

Sequoyah Country Club

4550 Heafey Road
Oakland  CA  94605

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