Groth Vineyards & Winery

Sweet Spot
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

2015 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 19 | Lot No. 69
Vintage: 2013

Groth Vineyards & Winery

Sweet Spot

Cabernet Sauvignon

10 cases produced


  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon (by contrast, Groth’s Reserve and Oakville Cabernets are always blended with Merlot)
  • Clone 7 is the original clone planted to our vineyards
  • Vineyards were originally developed by Justin Meyer
  • From a unique part of our vineyard with well-drained gravel and loam soils


Cabernet Sauvignon chosen from the sweetest spot in our Oakville estate, Block 8 of our Reserve Vineyard, a 13 acre parcel next to Conn Creek. The 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, Clone 7 was harvested from the morning side of the vines and aged 22 months in new Sylvain, French oak barrel, medium toast. This wine is a showcase of Groth’s signature velvet tannin structure.

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced
  • Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled

Michael Weis

Winemaker, Groth Vineyards & Winery

Winemaker, Michael Weis

2014 was my 42nd harvest. Of these, 32 harvests have been in Oakville. 12 with Robert Mondavi and 21 with Groth. I also spent nine years in the late 70s/early 1980s as a "guerilla winemaker" in downtown Los Angeles at one of the country's oldest and largest wineries, San Antonio Winery.

Country born: United States

Education: Bachelors, UC Santa Barbara, Zoology

Years in the wine industry: 30+ years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Make the best wine that a location and a vintage can give me while trying to make the wine better every year.

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Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection

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Groth Vineyards & Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Sweet Spot 19
Elyse Winery 2012 Merlot Napa Valley 18
Grgich Hills Estate 2012 Chardonnay Los Carneros Miljenko’s 90th Vintage 17
Miner Family Winery 2011 Red Wine Napa Valley 17
Somerston Estate 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Celestial 17
Ehlers Estate 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena 16
Elyse Winery 2011 Red Wine Napa Valley Mixed Black 16
Miner Family Winery 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 15
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