Fairchild Napa Valley

Stones No. 2
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
St. Helena

2015 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 19 | Lot No. 128
Vintage

2013

Fairchild Napa Valley

Stones No. 2

Cabernet Sauvignon
St. Helena

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Stones is a limited production portfolio of site-specific Cabernet Sauvignon wines
  • Sourced from rarely experienced, distinctive Napa Valley vineyards
  • Our winemaker has crafted this second PNV release from the Pritchard Hill Houyi and Perrarus Vineyards
  • Stones No. 2 single-barrel selection is a singular expression of vineyard terroir

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered

Philippe Melka

Winemaker, Fairchild Napa Valley

Winemaker, Philippe Melka

Philippe began at Chateau Haut Brion where his passion for cabernet-based blends and sauvignon blanc began. Additionally, he has worked at the renowned Dominus Estate and Chateau Petrus.

Country born: France

Education: Geology degree from the University of Bordeaux. Masters program in Agronomy and Enology.

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Honors / Awards:
Named as one of the top nine wine consultants in the world by Robert Parker.

Winemaking Philosophy:
Philippe believes that a grape must tell the story of its native soil. His pursuit of excellence in our wines is equaled only by his dedication to precision in winemaking. A proponent of vineyard-based wines and a native of Bordeaux, France he has devoted the past 15 years to winemaking in the Napa Valley. Its diversity of terroir and potential for extraordinary wines has been the foundation of a prolific winemaking career.

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Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection

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Somerston Estate 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Celestial | Block 96 19
Spottswoode Estate Vineyard and Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena 19
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THE GRADE Cellars 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Calistoga "10" 19
Wallis Family Estate 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Diamond Mountain District Seraphim 19
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Ideology Cellars 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley 18
Larkmead Vineyards 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Calistoga 18
O'Shaughnessy Estate Winery 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Mount Veeder 18
Robert Mondavi Winery 2012 Red Wine Oakville To Kalon Vineyard, Monastery Block 18
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