Lusso

Lusso means “luxury” in Italian. This luxurious Cabernet Sauvignon contains fruit from the St. Helena Appellation of Napa Valley and is 100% Estate Grown. Lusso comes from the best grapes we grow.


Vintage: 2015

Harvest Notes

Problem free harvest that produced clean, healthy grapes resulting in high-quality wines despite the drought and a very small crop with a little uneven ripening. Picking ended in October.

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2014

Harvest Notes

A dream vintage, with high quality throughout. Drought conditions and small crop size did prove to be minor irritants. Everything was ready to pick in mid-August.

Tasting Notes

This wine has aromas of black licorice, nutmeg, and red currant with hints of mocha and cherry concluding with a velvet-like texture and silky finish.

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2013

Harvest Notes

An ideal growing season with dry conditions and a long, sunny summer. Despite being a drought year it is worthy to be called superior.

Tasting Notes

Aged 27 months on new French Oak this wine showcases flavors of blackberries, vanilla and espresso. This handcrafted Cabernet lingers on your palate long after the wine has left your glass.

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2012

Harvest Notes

An ideal season with no frosts, a mild spring and summer and a tranquil fall. We are elated by the quality and quantity of the 2012 harvest. There is a level of excellence that supersedes past vintages, going back decades.

Tasting Notes

A youthful and exuberant purple hue offers classic Cabernet aromas of cassis, cocoa and brambly black cherries. It shows full and dense with a sweet core of fruit on the palate.

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2011

Harvest Notes

A cold, wet spring, a late fruit set, a mild summer and a harvest that dragged on into November, bedeviled by rain. We were able to salvage the season by picking the entire vineyard in one day.

Tasting Notes

The textures of new, soft leather with aromas of forest floor, black cherry, baking spices, olive and persimmons cascade into a bright, long and lingering finish.

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2010

Harvest Notes

The growing season began cool and wet and delayed harvest drastically. A late August heat wave sent the temperatures from the mid-70s to 110. Careful observance was a must!

Tasting Notes

This Lusso is full of ripe blackberries, chocolate, black cherry and caramel and pairs well with dark chocolates. We recommend you pair it with your favorite meal during the next special occasion.

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2009

Harvest Notes

Things went fairly smoothly and grapes were picked at optimal ripening levels, capping a summer of mild, steady weather. We were excited about the young wine's color, flavor, acids and tannins.

Tasting Notes

Lusso in Italian means luxuxry and this is our most luxurious wine. It is barrel fermented with natural or wild yeasts made watched very closely during the entire fermentation process.

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2008

Harvest Notes

Drought preceded a hard frost, which led to an uneven set and a small crop, but after that it was smooth sailing ending in great relief.

Tasting Notes

From the time you smell it?s delicious fragrance, to the moment you savour the very last, luscious drop, you will be taken in by the rich texture and un-matched elegance of balance and refinement.

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2007

Harvest Notes

Cold winter grew into warmer spring bringing early budding, bloom and set in the vineyards. A heat spike boosted the sugar development that complemented the excellent acid structures.

Tasting Notes

This ripe, yet elegant wine has a dark, ruby color and a complex nose of cassis and nutmeg. On the palate, the wine has a delectable berry-laden entry and a rich, mouthcoating mid-palate.

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2006

Harvest Notes

One of the top vintages of the decade but not one where "the wines make themselves". A cool, wet spring led to slow ripening while heat spikes in July caused worry of sunburn resulting in an expensive farming year.

Tasting Notes

A seamless wine that expresses bright, fresh fruit characters from an unusually cool California vintage. It has a vibrant, ruby color and a complex nose of boysenberries, blueberries, sage, licorice.

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2005

Harvest Notes

Predictions abounded that it could be one of Napa's finest vintages. Cool weather prevailed and harvest came very late but was nearly perfect. Extended hang time allowed for great flavor and bountiful harvest.

Tasting Notes

A luscious mouthfeel with notes of fresh fruit and carnation flowers on the palate. It has fine-grained tannins and a velvety texture that leads to a long, fruit-filled finish.

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2003

Harvest Notes

The unpredictable growing season began with a series of early heat spikes in March, followed by the wettest April on record while a long cool summer allowed fruit flavors to increase beautifully.

Tasting Notes

A fresh earthy underbrush develops

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage: 2002

Harvest Notes

A long ideal growing season with warm days and cool to even cold nights yielding a balanced crop with intense colors and concentrated fruit flavors.

Tasting Notes

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Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon