In its youth, our 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon shows more of the finesse seen in our Calistoga Estate which comprises 50% of the overall blend. Floral highlights of violets, vanilla and red fruit dominate. With a bit of bottle age, the more powerful characteristics from our Yountville Estate will make themselves known. Dark chocolate and berry jam punctuated with graham cracker toastiness and hints of menthol will flesh out in the glass.
In 1972, Bruce Markham arrived in Napa Valley with the dream of starting a winery. Intent on crafting world-class wines for years to come, he purchased the "little jewels" that are still the Markham vineyards today. He was a pioneer in what is now the very heart of Napa, buying premium vineyard land before many understood the tremendous potential the valley offered for producing fine wines. He also purchased a winery. Originally established by Jean... View More