BURE Family Wines

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
St. Helena

2015 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 19 | Lot No. 199
Vintage

2013

BURE Family Wines

Cabernet Sauvignon
St. Helena

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Special estate blend from single vineyard of original Bosche Clone Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Made by all-star winemaker Luc Morlet
  • Natural yeast fermentation using 30% 500L puncheons; aged in 100% French oak Darnajou barrels
  • Rich and elegant wine with silky smooth tannins and long finish

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine

Luc Morlet

Winemaker, BURE Family Wines

Winemaker, Luc Morlet

Worked in Napa for the last 15 years before that working in France

Country born: France

Education: Luc Morlet
Born in Epernay, France to a four-generation winegrower family, Luc, as a child, enjoyed learning about all of the practical and technical aspects of vineyard farming and winemaking. Luc Morlet is a Masters graduate of Enology from Rheims University, France and holds both a Viticulture degree from Ecole Viticole de Champagne and a MBA in Wine Business from Dijon Business School, Burgundy. Upon completion of graduate school, Luc's first full-time position was as the Assistant-Winemaker for the Val d'Or Champagne Cellars. In 1993, he replaced the Winemaker at a French subsidiary in St. Helena, which allowed him to discover Napa Valley and Sonoma County's unique viticultural conditions. 1996 brought Luc back to California for his California sweetheart whom he later married. In the spring of the same year, Newton Vineyard of Napa Valley hired Luc Morlet as Director of Viticulture and Enology in replacement of John Kongsgaard with whom Luc had the opportunity to work

Years in the wine industry: 30+ years

Honors / Awards:
Parker loves

Winemaking Philosophy:
Hands off. Let the wines do their thing.

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