The beauty of our 2017 is the balance between freshness and red fruit. We have an amazing complexity with a high tension and high acidity wine. This wine has a beautiful finesse, acid and fruit without a heavy and over-ripe characteristic which yields an amazingly balanced wine.
Ganzin is a reference to Victor Ganzin who is credited with the hybridization of the AxR1 rootstock. The 2016 Ganzin Red is a Bordeaux style blend of 34% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Cabernet Franc and 33% Merlot with 75 cases produced.
This west Yountville vineyard is named for the distinctive foothills behind the property, which look like a woman laying on her side. The wines from this tremendous site have fresh bright acidity with bright red fruits, finesse and ELEGANCE.
Originally planted in 1868, the To Kalon Vineyard, Greek for "the highest beauty," has become recognized as one of the finest vineyards in Napa Valley. This legendary vineyard produces wine with layered granular tannins with amazing STRUCTURE.
V Madrone is our estate vineyard with an amazing history and incredibly special east-facing orientation nestled against Mayacamas Mountain Range at the base of Spring Mountain. This vineyard has a wide variety of soil types yielding an array of spice and fruit flavor profiles with beautiful acidity and BALANCE.
The 'axr ▲ napa valley' is AXR's flagship wine which was made with intention, showing a direct reflection of the prestigious vineyards it comes from - Beckstoffer To Kalon, Denali and Sleeping Lady Vineyards. We are pleased to offer this wine at futures pricing before its release in Fall 2019