Thoughtful Winemaking Practices

Winemaker Michael Beaulac’s philosophy is guided by the thoughtful selection of vineyard blocks designated for each wine.

He honors the unique winemaking needs of each of our estate vineyards in five different appellations, as well as the ever-changing demands of each new vintage. Meticulous attention to detail in the cellar allows him to craft appellation wines that express their distinct terroirs with power, elegance, and texture.

The Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon blend is produced from as many as 80 different small lots—wines that showcase the complex expression of this storied winegrowing region. Michael also leads extensive barrel trials to determine the aging approaches that best enhance the personality of each wine; these programs are well-known locally for bringing winemakers together in the rustic ambiance of our caves.