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Winemaking Philosophy

Our goal is to create wines of classic beauty — wines with balance, complexity and harmony.

Our signature style has often been described as “an iron fist in a velvet glove,” a reference to the artful balance between ripeness and restraint, softness and structure, that yields Napa Valley wines of exceptional beauty and long life. Achieving that style requires a level of attention to detail found only among the world’s best and most dedicated wine producers.

This dedication includes a steadfast commitment from our team to sustainable practices in our winery and our vineyards.

Marcus Notaro

Winemaker

Kirk Grace

Director of Vineyard Operations

Luis Contreras

Assistant Winemaker

Jorge Ramirez

Assistant Winemaker