Rudius Savory Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
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In 2014, the Rudius family celebrated several landmark moments : the birth of Kaley Elizabeth (the namesake of our one of our favorite bottlings), the tenth anniversary of the Rudius brand, and last but certainly not least, the purchase of our very own estate vineyard on Howell Mountain! Many small family brands start with the dream of one day owning their very own piece of the Napa Valley, but few are able to achieve this lofty goal. With so much of the valley now dominated by corporate wineries and the monied elite, we feel incredibly fortunate to have the chance to call this acreage on the top of Howell Mountain ours. We owe a great deal of thanks to our family for helping us realize this dream, and to pay homage to them, the vineyard now carries Brittany's maiden name as the Savory Estate Vineyard.
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