Tom Eddy Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet is our specialty and we make approximately 1500 cases (3000 six packs) annually. Our Cabernet grapes come from classic hillside vineyards in Atlas Peak, Pritchard Hill, Diamond Mountain, and the Oakville Bench---areas that produce some of the most extraordinary mountain fruit of the Napa Valley. All our grapes are lovingly hand sorted (twice). Each vineyard is fermented and barreled separately, then carefully blended right before bottling to maximize complexity and balance. Our wines receive a minimum of 28 months of French Oak barrel age and then they spend anywhere from one or two years gently maturing in the bottle before being released. Our goal is to create elegant, balanced wines of the highest quality, ready to drink now while maximizing their aging potential. Holding wine in our cellars is more costly, but ĎNo Wine Before Itís Timeí is more than a ditty at Tom Eddy Winery. You have our promise: when you buy an Eddy, itís ready.
As some of you know, Tom Eddy wines are built for elegance and longevity. Some say we're 'Old World'. If that means we make balanced, well-made wine, well, ok. That's us! At least, that's what we've strived for these last thirty odd years. And here's something we've learned along the way: you can have killer creds and classy wines but it's not always what you know but who you know. We hope more people will get to know us, and visa versa.
The Eddy Family wines tend to be younger and less needy: the whites are crisp, ready to drink and the reds are approachable earlier and require less cellaring and bottle age, perfect for everyday consumption.