This wine is packed with rich flavors of black cherry,
blackberry and currant. The oak and tannins integrate nicely
into the fruit flavors underscoring the beautiful complexity
and varietals character of the wine.
The Following breakdown of the four vineyards contributing
the Stanleys fruit:
1. Price Vineyard: 1+ acre planting,
contiguous to Spottswoode early ripening. Low yield
production with excellent sugar/acid ratio.
2. Walther Vineyard: 2+ acres
planting near Caymus Vineyards alluvial canyon soil.
Grace Family clone close planting for added stress.
3. Corbett Vineyard: 1+ acre
also adjacent to the Moffett Vineyard. We planted this vineyard
ourselves in 1987.
4. Gemstone Vineyard: Yountville
AVA-An amazing vineyard which has 5 clones of Cabernet along
with Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petite Verdot. Most of this
wine is designated for our ultra premium Red Table Wine.
5. Gonser vineyard: 2 acre vineyard
adjacent to Grace Family Vineyard.