Growing Conditions

1.5L/$210.00; 3L/$500.00; 6L/$1025.00 The eighth vintage of this blend–it represents our version of a “winemaker’s wine.” Annum is the one red wine we make each year that allows us to select from a range of prestigious vineyards to make the best blend possible that vintage. 2013 summed up to be a perfect vintage with clear sunny days and cool evenings, untroubled by untimely rain or heat spikes. Appellation: Napa Valley Sites Oakville, 37%; Rutherford, 34%; Mt. Veeder, 29%.

Bottling

Non-filtered.

Winemaking

Native-yeast and full natural malolactic fermentations.

Aging

Aging the 2013 sur lies with monthly bâtonnage has coated the tannins and smoothly integrated the wood. We aged this vintage 23 months in new French oak barrels (Taransaud and Darnajou).