Auction 19 | Lot No. 147
5 cases produced
- Cabernet Sauvignon Clone 337 aged in 100% Sylvain French oak barrels for 20 months
- Our only block-specific Cabernet Sauvignon crafted from one of our most successful vintages ever
- Prized Block A5B West: Ancient riverbed gravel and persistent fog provide distinctive minerality and concentration
- Larkmead Vineyards spans three centuries as world-class vintners with uncompromising standards
The 2013 Larkmead Vineyards "Block A5B West" Cabernet Sauvignon is the culmination of the purity of fruit, firm structure, distinguishing aromatics and signature minerality that our family's historical vineyards have provided each vintage since 1895. This extremely rare 5 case Barrel Lot epitomizes the meticulous vineyard work and masterful wine making that has been practiced across three centuries. The power, depth and complexity of this wine can be appreciated now and for many, many years to come.
Winemaker, Larkmead Vineyards
Winemaker Dan Petroski came to Northern California from New York via Italy where he spent a year living and working with the family that owns the Sicilian winery Valle dell'Acate. Dan has been with Larkmead since 2006 and is responsible for the wine making at Larkmead. His old-world sensibility is a key component of the grace and elegance of Larkmead wines.
Country born: United States
Education: No formal academic wine making education.
Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years
Honors / Awards:
Winemaker to Watch, San Francisco Chronicle, 2010.
Respect the vineyard and the vintage.
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