Pelissa Vineyard, Oakville AVANapa Valley, California
Pelissa is a dry farmed vineyard planted to Old BV Clone 7 Cabernet Sauvignon. It is located on the Oakville Crossroad across the street from Opus One right in the heart of the Oakville AVA. Oakville is often considered the "tenderloin" of the valley and home to many of the most famous vineyards and wineries in the country. The growing climate in Oakville is the unique result of numerous weather and geological influences. The cool bay breezes to the south and the warm air from the San Joaquin Valley converge in Oakville resulting in the ideal diurnal shifts. The complex array of rocky soils mixed with the climate create on of the the most perfect location on earth for growing Cabernet Sauvignon. The result is fruit with intensity and vibrancy making for beautifully balanced, age worthy wines.