LATERAL

2012 Cabernet Franc
Napa Valley

2014 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 18 | Lot No. 209
Vintage

2012

LATERAL

Cabernet Franc
Napa Valley

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • This wine is 100% Cabernet Franc from the Mill Race Vineyard in Yountville
  • The vineyard is CCOF certified organic
  • The wine is aged for 22 months in new French oak
  • Unfined and unfiltered

Wine Facts

  • Single vineyard wine
  • Organically produced (also commonly called "organically grown")

Chris Condos

Winemaker, LATERAL

Winemaker, Chris Condos

Chris grew up in a large Greek family, His grandfathers made wine, his father sells wine, so naturally he thought that someone in the family should do both. After graduating with a Plant Ecology degree, Chris went on to study Viticulture & Enology at UC Davis. In 1995 he went to work for Pine Ridge Winery in Napa as their enologist, mainly making Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay and, of course, Chenin Blanc. Currently Chris is a winemaking consultant for Kathryn Kennedy Winery in the Santa Cruz Mountains, and recently started a new brand called Horse & Plow.

Country born: USA

Education: After graduating with a Plant Ecology degree, Chris went on to study Viticulture & Enology at UC Davis.

Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Condos is renowned for his expertise in high quality, small batch
wines and his advocacy of Advanced Organics, cutting edge organic winemaking practices. For over fifteen
years, he has skillfully crafted Lateral, bringing out the greatest harmony possible from the traditional varietals.

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