Truchard Vineyards

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Los Carneros

2015 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 19 | Lot No. 184
Vintage

2013

Truchard Vineyards

Cabernet Sauvignon
Los Carneros

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Sourced from the original Old Block Vineyard planted in 1974
  • 98% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Malbec, 1% Petit Verdot
  • Aged for 20 months in 75% new French oak
  • An age-worthy, impeccably balanced Cabernet Sauvignon

This special selection of estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon was chosen from fruit grown in the shallow soils of our Northern Carneros Vineyard. Winemaker Sal De Ianni, chose this offering from a barrel that came from the original "Old Block" Vineyard planted in 1974. Beautiful structure, soft tannins, and perfect balance characterize this "Old World" style Cabernet Sauvignon.


Wine Facts

  • Sustainably produced
  • Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled

Sal De Ianni

Winemaker, Truchard Vineyards

Winemaker, Sal De Ianni

Sal was the enologist for Cuvaison Winery from 1995-1997, then worked as harvest winemaker in 1997 for Margaret River Vineyards in Australia. From 1998 onward, he has served as winemaker for Truchard Vineyards.

Country born: United States

Education: B.S. Chemistry (Marquette University)
M.S. Analytical Chemistry (Northwestern University)
M.S. Viticulture & Enology (UC Davis)

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Hands-off. Do all of the hard work in the vineyard and the winemaking is easy. Let the vineyard express itself.

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Whitehall Lane 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 14
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