Aromatic & crisp with a lovely nose of pineapple, peach and orange blossom. A bright palate with notes of apricot, tangerine and nectarine. Balanced with refreshing acidity. This 2017 vintage concludes with a fresh, clean finish.
Peju Province has consistently earned gold medals and received 90+ point ratings for their line of wines produced in Napa Valley. The elegant estate located in the heart of Napa is home to the Peju family and was name Best Winery in North America by The Discover Blog.
It was the love of farming and a passion for wine that brought Anthony and Herta Peju to Napa Valley. In 1983 their first purchase was a small 30 acre vineyard located in the Rutherford and Peju Province was born. They discovered the immense quality of the Cabernet that they had and renamed it HB Vineyard after Herta Peju.
Sara Fowler joined Peju as the Winemaker in 2006, bringing a wealth of knowledge and creativity into the cellar. She got her start in the wine industry at well renowned Kendall-Jackson Winery, and continued with Franciscan and Mt. Veeder Wineries. As the keystone of Peju's wine team, Sara's commitment to excellence in the vineyard and in the cellar is extraordinary. She was voted Best Local Winemaker in Napa Valley Life Magazine in 2016 and 2017.
The purchase of additional vineyards followed over the years including; Oak Knoll, Wappo and Presphone Estates, creating unique “Estate Owned” Napa Valley wines.
This fragrant Cabernet Franc offers aromas of spice and white pepper with notes of rose hip and tea leaves. On the palate, flavors of bing cherry, cacao and vanilla bean. Supple tannins and a soft mouthfeel wrap up into a complex and elegant wine. Delicious now but will mature for the next 5-7 years. Alc. 15.1%