2013 Revana Estate Cabernet Sauvignon A warm beginning to 2013 allowed for an early start to the growing season and culminated in a harvest that approached perfection. Hand selected from the best blocks of our Estate Vineyard by winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown, the 2013 Revana Estate Cabernet is a pure expression of the unique terroir of our St. Helena vineyard. Read more
Deep Bing cherry, violets, and vanilla on the nose give way to savory components of brioche, with hints of sage and white pepper.
The balance of deep blue and black fruit continues on the palate with notes of plum, black olive, and black walnut husk.
The 2013 vintage was eagerly anticipated on the heels of an exceptional 2012 harvest and did not disappoint. A mild spring, followed by a warm summer and dry mild harvest season allowed the fruit to reach its highest potential for set and cluster development. The fruit was allowed to mature at its own pace with no inhibition from inclement weather or temperature extremes. The growing conditions contributed to optimal tannin and sugar development resulting in wines of exceptional character and balance.