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to everyone who supported the launch of Tierra Roja by purchasing our wine! 

Tierra Roja Vineyard is in the Oakville Appellation of the Napa Valley, California.  The vineyard is named for the rich red soil that gives the red wines from this region their intense flavor.

This powerful, yet elegant, Cabernet Sauvignon will be the first wine that is made solely from the grapes of the Tierra Roja Vineyard of Oakville, Napa Valley.  The vineyard was named for the rich, red soil that gives the red wines from this region their intense flavor.  Screaming Eagle, Dalla Valle’s Maya and Joseph Phelp’s Bacchus are just a few of the neighboring vineyards you may know.

Vineyard owner, Linda Neal, has empowered the winemaker, David DeSante, to give these special grapes every luxury treatment to create a wine that will become your favorite way to honor special people and occasions in your life.

It is hard to believe all the blessings of these first 7 years in the wine business.  The wines created by David and Katharine DeSante from my treasured grapes have found a following of passionate wine lovers.  I appreciate you all, and hope this new vintage becomes your favorite.  Linda Neal


2011 100% Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon
225 cases produced.
Release, October 26, 2014
6 bottle cases,
wood or carton
Retail $140/ bottle
 

Contact:
Vintner
Linda Neal
707-944-8720 or
linda@tierraroja.com

 

Tierra Roja Vineyard – 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting Notes by Winemaker, David DeSante 

“This wine is nothing short of a triumphant vindication of grand cru status for this storied vineyard.” 

The 2011 Tierra Roja is a wine of exquisite balance and provocative energy.  While many vineyards bathed in mud during the rains of 2011, this vineyard shrugged off the storms to produce near-perfect grapes with an exceptional level of complexity and ripeness. 

Cherry, raspberry, pencil lead, blueberry, cedar, tobacco leaf, and fresh bay are all among the descriptors for the 2011.  However, these notes do not even begin to describe the deliciousness and energy that are present.  Perhaps the greatest vintage of Tierra Roja ever made, the 2011 is a wine that will unfold it secrets in layers of pleasure that will run decades deep.