Sequoia Grove Winery

Healy Vineyard
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
St. Helena

2015 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 19 | Lot No. 167
Vintage

2013

Sequoia Grove Winery

Healy Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon
St. Helena

10 cases produced

Highlights

  • Sequoia Grove produces several highly limited, single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons
  • This selection is the most rare, selected from the most luscious barrel of only 18 barrels produced
  • Grapes are from the highly sought after alluvial bowl off of Madrona Avenue in St. Helena
  • A blend of Clones 7, 191 and 337, the wine is chocolaty, rich and flavorful

Sequoia Grove grows and sources from the best microclimates in the Napa Valley. The grapes for this wine come from a highly regarded vineyard grown next to the famous Spottswoode Winery in St. Helena. Lusciously smooth tannins with a chocolate component are the defining characteristics of wine made from this vineyard.


Wine Facts

  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced

Molly Hill

Winemaker, Sequoia Grove Winery

Winemaker, Molly Hill

A graduate of the UC Davis Viticulture and Enology program, Molly traveled the globe, working and studying in Chile and New Zealand, as well as her native California, before settling in at Sequoia Grove to work with well-respected winemaker Michael Trujillo. Working closely with viticulturist Jake Terrell on the Rutherford estate vineyards in addition to amazing growers on the Rutherford Bench, Pritchard Hill, Howell Mountain and the foothills of St. Helena, Yountville, and Oak Knoll deepen her understanding of winemaking.

Country born: United States

Education: BS in Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis
Minor in Spanish
Year long study abroad at Lincoln University, New Zealand
Mentors: Michael Trujillo and Jennifer Lamb

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Honors / Awards:
Top 100 Wines of the World from Wine Spectator: 2015 Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaking Philosophy:
1. Start with great vineyards 2. Blend to make the wine even better 3. Balance above all else

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