Region: Napa Valley, CA
We have followed Michael Trujillo for years as he has ascended the ranks of notable winemakers in Napa Valley. We are honored to now bring you his own personal label as he passionately crafts this classic Left Bank Bordeaux-style blend. The grapes for this wine come from some of Napa’s coveted vineyards of the Rutherford, Howell Mountain and St. Helena AVAs, including Herb and Jennifer Lamb, Gary Morisoli and Bryan Henry.
Trujillo’s 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon brings together the best of all five Bordeaux grape varietals. Deep red and concentrated, it is nearly opaque and shows off a slight purple hue. The nose reveals layered aromatics of blueberry, blackberry jam, dried fruits and cigar box. On the palate, this wine is classically full-bodied (it is a 2015!) yet refined and balanced. Flavors of black currant, black cherry, forest, and cola intermingle perfectly. Evidence of the French oak barrels weave in flavors of hazelnut, cardamom and mocha. Robust tannins punctuate a delightful experience and command another sip.
Grapes85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot, 1% Malbec
RegionNapa Valley, CA (Rutherford, Howell Mountain, St. Helena fruit)
AgeabilityWill cellar beautifully over the next 5-10 years