Cairdean Vineyards

Acquaintance Vineyard
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

2015 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 19 | Lot No. 121
Vintage: 2013

Cairdean Vineyards

Acquaintance Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

20 cases produced


  • Barrel select blend predominantly from our Cabernet Sauvignon Clones 7 and 337
  • Single-vineyard wine from our Acquaintance Vineyard, an estate vineyard planted in 2003
  • A meticulously maintained vineyard in the cooler Coombsville appellation near San Pablo Bay
  • Influences of marine air result in longer growing season, creating a wine with distinctive structure

Stacia  Dowdell

Winemaker, Brasswood

Winemaker, Stacia  Dowdell

Garage winemaker since 2000, went to Fresno State in 2006 to study Enology and Viticulture. Graduated in 2010 and moved up to St. Helena, Napa Valley and started Cairdean Vineyards.

Country born: United States

Education: Certificate of Special Study in Enology from Fresno State
Viticulture Research Assistant Fresno State
B.S. in Computer Science

Years in the wine industry: 9 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
I like to make wines that are reflective of the varietal in the specific vineyard. Cabernet Sauvignon is my true favorite.

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