Style
Red
Type

Still

Winemaker

Mike Hirby

Appellation

Napa Valley

Varieties

Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec

Soil

Predominately from Kenefick Ranch, which is adjacent to the Eisele Vineyard in Calistoga. Almost completely of volcanic origin, soils range from rocky, stony loam on the hillsides, to gravelly or cobbly loams on the alluvial fans, and heavier clay-silt soils in the valley center areas. 

Vinification

Grapes are crushed into one-ton T-bins, punched down by hand, gently transferred to barrel, and bottled unfined and unfiltered

Aging

Artefact was aged 21 months in 100% new French oak

Available Sizes (L)

0.750