The Philanthropist
2012
2009
2008
2007

Located in Napa Valley.

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Wine Notes
Color
Deep Ruby Red
Aroma
A bit of smoky toast from the barrels highlights the cassis fruit and blackberry jam character. Also, licorice and vanilla cola aromas.
Taste
Lush texture wraps around the bright fruit for a great balance and the promise of long life. The tannins hold on tightly at the end, like bittersweet chocolate melting across your palate.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2012
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: 
Napa
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
30 days skin contact, 100% Stainless Steel fermentation.
Length/Type of Aging: 
25 months barrel aged in 100% French oak and 90% new oak.
Bottled Date: 
Friday, April 1, 2016
Release Date:
Friday, April 1, 2016
Cases Produced: 
600
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
United States

The 2009 vintage of our Yountville Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is dedicated to the 2011 Mark of Distinction grant recipient, East Side Heart & Home, for their dedication in making a positive impact and bringing hope to the community of East St. Louis, MO. 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
Deep Ruby Red
Aroma
Aromas of caramel, dark chocolate and vanilla
Taste
Flavors are smooth and dense, almost like a rich, flourless chocolate cake surrounded with ripe, blackberry sauce. Big tannins are supple but hold on tightly at the end.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2009
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: 
Napa
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Acid Level: 
0.59 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
23 days skin contact. 100% Stainless Steel fermented.
Length/Type of Aging: 
25 months barrel aged in French oak, 86% New oak
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML

The 2008 vintage of our Yountville 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. Pair with cheese or a well marbled steak short-term before favoring slow roasted meats or savory mushroom tarts after a decade in the cellar.

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Wine Notes
Color
Deep Ruby Red
Aroma
Chocolate, smoke, and licorice with hints of mint and whiskey
Taste
Blackberry jam, caramel nut brittle and toasty oak. Well-dressed in firm tannins. The structure is tight and powerful.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2008
Type:
Red
Appellation: 
Napa
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Acid Level: 
0.56 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
28 days skin contact. 100% Stainless Steel fermented.
Length/Type of Aging: 
25 months barrel aged in French oak, 90% New oak
Bottled Date: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Cases Produced: 
507
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML

The 2007 vintage of our Yountville 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.

Pair with cheese or a well marbled steak short-term before favoring slow roasted meats or savory mushroom tarts after a decade in the cellar.

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Wine Notes
Color
Deep Ruby Red
Aroma
Complex dark chocolate, coffee and cola aromas overlap generous black currant fruit accentuated with orange zest and minerals
Taste
Velvety flavors of black cherry and ripe plums provide a juicy entry that finishes chalky in its youth. Decanting or additional bottle age will allow the cocoa powder grip to release its hold, offering instead a long, intriguing finish layered with vanil
Product Information
Vintage: 
2007
Type:
Red
Appellation: 
Napa
Alcohol: 
14.80%
Acid Level: 
0.59 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
29 days skin contact. 100% Stainless steel fermented.
Length/Type of Aging: 
24.5 months barrel aged in French Oak (76% New Oak).
Bottled Date: 
Monday, March 1, 2010
Cases Produced: 
511
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML