The Altruist
2012
2009
2008
2007

Located in Napa Valley.

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Wine Notes
Color
Ruby Red.
Aroma
Blueberry jam and Satsuma plum fruit are the backbone for cocoa powder, coffee and cola aromas.
Taste
This wine shows a decidedly feminine vibe with a juicy texture married to rich fruit character and lush tannins.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2012
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: 
Napa
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
27 days skin contact, 100% Stainless Steel fermented.
Length/Type of Aging: 
25 months barrel aged in 100% French oak, 85% new oak.
Bottled Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Release Date:
Friday, April 1, 2016
Cases Produced: 
560
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
United States

The 2009 vintage of our Calistoga Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is dedicated to the 2011 Mark of Distinction grant recipient, Cottonwood Institute, for their quest to connect students to the outdoors and empower them to take action to improve their schools, the community, and the environment for future generations in Denver, CO. To learn more about the program and see how this grant recipient earned its Mark of Distinction visit www.markhammarkofdistinction.com.

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Wine Notes
Color
Dark garnet
Aroma
Floral violets, licorice and wild Bay with berry pie, vanilla and cola aromas
Taste
Classic ripe, red berry flavors melt into a creamy, round mouthfeel while maintaining brightness and smooth tannins
Product Information
Vintage: 
2009
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: 
Napa
Alcohol: 
14.80%
Acid Level: 
0.58 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
26 days skin contact. 100% Stainless Steel fermented.
Length/Type of Aging: 
24 ¾ months barrel aged in French oak, 85% New oak.
Bottled Date: 
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Release Date:
Monday, April 1, 2013
Cases Produced: 
560
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML

The 2008 vintage of Markham's Calistoga Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is dedicated to the 2010 Mark of Distinction grant recipient for their passion and commitment. To learn more about the program and see how this grant recipient earned its Mark of Distinction visit www.markhammarkofdistinction.com.

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Wine Notes
Color
Ruby Red
Aroma
Black cherry fruit is layered with pretty vanilla, caramel and toast, with hints of Bay, black pepper, and tobacco.
Taste
Black cherry fruit with velvety tannins. The brightness in the mid-palate reminds of coffee which finishing smooth and creamy.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2008
Type:
Red
Appellation: 
Napa
Alcohol: 
14.80%
Acid Level: 
0.54 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
30 days skin contact. 100% Stainless Steel fermented.
Length/Type of Aging: 
24 ½ months barrel aged in French oak, 72% New oak.
Bottled Date: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Cases Produced: 
506
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML

The 2007 vintage of Markham's Calistoga Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is dedicated to the 2009 Mark of Distinction grant recipient for their passion and commitment.

To learn more about the program and see how this grant recipient earned its Mark of Distinction visit www.markhammarkofdistinction.com.

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Wine Notes
Color
Ruby Red
Aroma
Blackberry jam, vanilla and nutmeg oak with Satsuma plums, caramel bread pudding layered with floral highlights of violets and hints of black pepper and licorice.
Taste
Ripe balckberry jam fruit, sexy texture that accompanies the alluringly lengthy finish.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2007
Type:
Red
Appellation: 
Napa
Alcohol: 
14.80%
Acid Level: 
0.60 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
32 days skin contact, 100% Stainless steel fermented
Length/Type of Aging: 
24 months barrel aged in French oak, 81% New oak
Bottled Date: 
Monday, March 1, 2010
Cases Produced: 
512
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML