Napa's neighborhood for world-class Cabernet Sauvignon, the Rutherford District attracts some of the best wineries in California including: Caymus, Cakebread and Quintessa. What makes Rutherford so special? Experts say the secret to crafting outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon is found in the alluvial fans surrounding the region. This unique soil, better known as "Rutherford Dust," contributes to the terroir and allure of Rutherford. Legendary winemaker Andre Tchelistcheff famously commented that "it takes Rutherford dust to grow great Cabernet," and indeed wines from this part of Napa are some of the most sought after in the entire world. All about richness and intensity, this is an outstanding Napa Cabernet!
"Capturing a wonderful expression of what you would expect from a fine Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon. Rich, dense and structured with an impressive core of blackberry, black cherry, mocha, graphite, black licorice and mineral flavors. Well-focused ending with fine-grained tannins on an amazing finish." The Wine Buyer, 94 Points