Howell at the Moon, Kelleher Family & Peacock Family

3 Sum
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

2015 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 19 | Lot No. 51
Vintage

2013

Howell at the Moon, Kelleher Family & Peacock Family

3 Sum

Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley

20 cases produced

Highlights

  • A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon from the best lots from three of Napa Valley’s famous appellations
  • The third time we have created this PNV Cabernet from Howell Mountain, Oakville and Spring Mountain
  • This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon will never appear commercially
  • All three wineries are offering the fantastic 2013 vintage in this lot

For the 3rd year in a row, we have combined grapes from three of the top appellations in Napa Valley, solely for the Premiere event. This unique collaboration of Cabs from Howell Mtn, Oakville, and Spring Mtn provides our bidder with a taste of terroir from all three. Our lot is not commercially sold! Our winemakers, Craig Becker and Tim Milos are able to provide their combined talents, and excellent reputation to create this lot.


Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Sustainably produced

Craig Becker

Winemaker, Peacock Family Vineyard

Winemaker, Craig Becker

Winemaker/general manager Craig Becker began his career at Robert Mondavi Winery in Oakville. In 1997 he began making wine at Spring Mountain Winery and left there in 2003 to become a full-time consulting winemaker. Today he is both winemaker and general manager at Peacock: ???My goal as a winemaker is to produce exceptional varietal wines which reflect the uniqueness of the vineyard and the microclimate,??? he explains. His other projects include Somerston, Priest Ranch, Highflyer, Kelleher in Oakville, and Balcom Family Cellars.

Country born: United States

Education: BS in Natural Science, Plant Physiology, Soil Science, and the Viticulture and Enology program.
Mentors include Daniel Roberts, David Ramey and Craig McLean

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Get it right in the vineyard, use natural winemaking techniques, native fermentations, just enough oak, and bottle unfiltered.

Timothy Milos

Winemaker, Howell at the Moon

Winemaker, Timothy Milos

Tim joined our team in May of 2006, and is the winemaker at Girard Winery. He was a Doctoral candidate in plant diseases at Cornell University, and a Masters candidate at UC Davis in Enology. He has become our winemaker in charge while Sarah attends to her family obligations (twin infants and a toddler). Sarah still remains as a consultant for Tim.

Country born: United States

Education: Cornell U.
UC Davis enology

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
To produce the finest quality wine in the world, using the best grapes available and techniques gained from education and experience.

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