In honor of our much loved matriarch who celebrates her 100th birthday in October, we crafted 100 magnums of our 2009 Rutherford Hillside Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Fruit for this vintage comes from one of the most treasured blocks in our Rutherford Hillside estate vineyard. The small, dark berries grown here carry flavors of black cherry, cassis and cocoa with trademark Rutherford dust minerality and lush, soft tannins.
Each special edition magnum bottle is etched, painted, and presented in a collectible lacquered cedar box.
|Appellation:||Rutherford, Napa Valley|
|Varietal:||100% Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Aging:||21 months, 100% new French oak|
|Suggested Retail Price:||$575|
|Enjoyability:||Drink now or cellar. Pull the cork between 2017 and 2027 for optimum enjoyment.|
Flora Springs Winery & Vineyards holds a unique card in the Napa Valley vineyard and winemaking landscape. The boundary between the Rutherford and St. Helena Appellations runs through the middle of the Flora Springs Estate, following the creek on the valley floor up through the hillside of the renown Rutherford bench at the base of the Mayacamas. This boundary line gives the winery the opportunity to produce two appellation-specific wines from the same home ranch. Our St. Helena Rennie Reserve Cabernet comes from Block C on the valley floor. Fruit for the Rutherford Hillside Reserve Cabernet comes from Block J, next to Flora and Jerry’s house, on the famous Rutherford bench. The dramatic nature of this hillside vineyard is further enhanced by its location in the far Northwest corner of the Rutherford Appellation.