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Mike Smith Winemaker sitting in Beckstoffer Georges III Vineyard Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon for Myriad Cellars wine

Beckstoffer Vineyard Georges IIIMyriad Cellars Beckstoffer Vineyard Georges III and Empyrean Cabernet Sauvignon

Gross Acreage: 300 Acres
Plantable Acreage: 251 Acres
Appellation: Rutherford
Location: Adjacent to the Caymus Winery between Conn Creek Road and Silverado Trail in Rutherford within the Rutherford AVA.
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon

Sitting on an old rocky creek bed adjacent to Conn Creek, this vineyard has soils intermixed with loam and red volcanic clay. The vineyard has the excellent drainage and abundant sun exposure needed to produce wines of extraordinary body and complexity. The 337 clone of Cabernet Sauvignon thrives in this environment!   In 2009 181 acres were placed under a land conservation esement that forever prohibits non-agricultural development.

Look for wines from this site to carry blue and black fruits in its core and to produce wines with amazing texture and length due to the exceptional hang time we can achieve from it.