The winery is the brainchild of Jody Harris, whose grandfather bought land in Napa in 1962, now the Caspar Estate Winery, and Richard Harris, a 25 year veteran of the Napa Valley wine scene and for many years Wine Director at the famed Tra Vigna restaurant in St Helena. The two combine their efforts with consulting winemaker, Julien Fayard, who cut his teeth in France at Chateau Lafite-Rothschild and in California, working under Philippe Melka. Cultivar was begun in 2010 with the goal of producing the absolute best “price-quality ratio” Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc from the Napa Valley.
Known inherently as the best red grape variety in the world, Cabernet Sauvignon is the epitome of a perfect international traveller. Boasting strong black fruit flavors, It can give distinct characteristics varying by the region and soil it comes from. These bold, concentrated, and age-worthy wines can lay down roots and thrive all around the world.
Cabernet Sauvignon is a natural cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc originating from Bordeaux, France. The rich flavor and high tannin make a perfect pair to flavorsome red meats or simply elegant on their own.