Jamieson Ranch Vineyards

Falabella
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

2014 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 18 | Lot No. 14
Vintage

2012

Jamieson Ranch Vineyards

Falabella

Cabernet Sauvignon
Rutherford

20 cases produced

Highlights

  • This Cabernet Sauvignon is fruit forward, highly aromatic and displays intense red currant/blueberry flavors
  • The Rutherford Bench vineyard was planted in 1999 and is composed of Bale and alluvial soils
  • This wine was aged for more than 20 months in French oak barrels
  • This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon was fermented in 75% in stainless steel and 25% French oak

Wine Facts

  • pH: 3.7
  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced

Tasting Chart

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

Nori Nakamura

Winemaker, Jamieson Ranch Vineyards

Winemaker, Nori Nakamura

Japanese-native Nori Nakamura was first introduced to fine wine at a young age while working at his uncle’s Italian restaurant in Tokyo. During a graduation trip to Italy, Nori tasted a phenomenal 1981 Barbaresco. It was a defining moment in his young life, and set him on a path towards a career in winemaking. He earned a sommelier certification, before transferring from Tokyo to California to assume the role of catering manager at the prestigious Hotel Nikko San Francisco.

His subsequent experiences in wine country further fueled his passion, leading to cellar positions at Koves-Newlan and Pine Ridge Vineyards, and a degree in winemaking from the renowned program at the University of California at Davis. Most recently, he held the position of assistant winemaker at Artesa Vineyards & Winery, where he honed his skills at producing expressive Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, two of JRV's signature varietals

Country born: Japan

Education: Sommelier; Winemaking degree from UC Davis

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
In Japan we have a word that describes something nuanced, sophisticated and infused with subtle details:
Sensai. I strive to create wines that reflect this sensibility.
-Nori Nakamura, JRV Winemaker

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Gardena  CA  90249
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Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection

Winery Vintage Variety Appellation Fanciful Auction
White Rock Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 19
Jamieson Ranch Vineyards 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford Falabella 18
Chimney Rock Winery 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District 2009 Alpine Vineyard Cabernet – Tête de Cuvée 15
Hopper Creek Winery 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Yountville Proprietor's Private Estate Reserve 15
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