Composition: 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot
Trefethen's primary estate vineyard is located in the heart of the Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley AVA. Their Cabernet Sauvignon is grown in the northwest quadrant of the vineyard, where the gravelly soils warm quickly in the spring, ensuring the fruit ripens fully while retaining its characteristic bright, complex character.
Complex, luxurious nose of ripe dark berry, plum and cassis fruit with complementary scents of clove,... View More
Built in 1886, John and Janet Trefethen began restoring what is today the Trefethen winery in 1973. A national historic landmark and the only wooden gravity-flow winery in the Napa Valley, Trefethen is also one of Napa's largest estate wineries, with its 600 acres of vineyards surrounding the winery. The Trefethen family creates Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Riesling as well as limited quantities of Library Selection Chardonnay, Library Selection Cabernet Sauvignon and Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon.