noun: a plant variety that has been produced in cultivation by selective breeding. Cultivars are usually designated in the style Taxus baccata “Variegata.”.
Napa Valley has sixteen unique sub-AVAs stretching from Carneros in the South to Calistoga to the North, providing ideal growing conditions for a wide range of varietals. Cultivar is committed to unique expressions of the various terroirs of these appellations and nurturing the land to showcase different varieties. Cultivar aims for a fulfilling experience of discovery, community, enjoyment, and fun. Cultivar Wine was started by Jody Harris, and Gingy Harris Gable, founders of Caspar Estate. They also have a wine bar near the Marina in San Francisco.
Cultivar Napa County Cabernet Sauvignon is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from vineyards in Napa (60%), Sonoma (25%), and Mendocino (15%). It is aged for 12 months in French barrels, mostly neutral with a small percentage of new oak, and a touch of American oak. Black currant, plums and cassis fruit are intertwined with a touch a vanilla.