Kuleto Estate features 761 total acres and 90 acres of vines perched along ridges and clinging to steep hillsides. Located on the eastern edge of the Napa Valley in the hills above Lake Hennessey and the town of Rutherford, this extraordinary mountaintop estate features 82 individual vineyard blocks, three distinctive soil types, and a range of elevations and exposures. From this rich and diverse palette of fruit, Kuleto Estate produces a small portfolio of exceptional estate grown wines.
Kuleto Estate Red Wines
The 2017 vintage displays aromas of black cherry, vanilla and a hint of black pepper. The palate offers surprisingly bright acidity with soft tannins and flavors of blackberry, ripe cherry, dried sage and cloves.
Our 2017 Villa Vista Cabernet Sauvignon opens with bright acidity, bursting with aromas of ripe red cherries and wild flowers. Flavors of red licorice and cherry fill the palate followed by a beautiful red fruit and oak finish.
Our 2019 Rosato is made of 100% Zinfandel providing sweetened grape aromas accompanied by orange blossoms. Robust with a creamy mouthfeel, and perfectly accented with intense green apple flavors, with a crisp and refreshing finish.
The leading aroma is dominated by melted black and red licorice candy smells followed up by super-ripe or sunbaked blackberries. The oak contributes vanilla extract to the fruit and spice. The perfect cold weather sipping wine!
The 2016 Kuleto Cab Franc opens with classic aromas of violet, cassis and tobacco followed a strong raspberry fragrance. On the palate, flavors of raspberry and dark cherry meld with fine, dusty tannins to give you a smooth oaky finish.
Bursting with aromas of hawthorn berries, ripe cherry and wild flowers. A small portion of Sangiovese and Cabernet Franc offers a silky and sleek mouthfeel, bright acidity and red fruit flavors. A pleasing and supple finish.
The 2015 Kuleto Estate Cabernet Sauvignon exudes a combination of tar, red and black fruits, and sweet high-toned herbs in the nose. The oak treatment supports but doesn’t overwhelm the flavors and provides a nice lengthy backbone.
The nose of the 2017 Kuleto "The Point" opens with layers of ripe bramble fruit and rich blackberry cobbler. As the nose continues to develop, further notes of graphite, black pepper, and olive leaf are framed by dark mocha and vanilla notes.
Our 2017 vintage displays aromas and flavors of cherry cola, red licorice and hints of raspberry. The palate is mighty with robust tannins and ripe red fruit flavors with a hint of peppercorn spice that leads to a smooth, lingering finish.
The 2017 Kuleto Estate Pinot Noir fills your nose with aromas of ripe plum and cinnamon complimented by violet and black cherry flavors. Soft round tannins and a delectably juicy finish that pairs with just about anything you love to eat.