Napa legend, Bill Hill, pioneered modern viticulture in Napa Valley by introducing high density plantings and developing rootstock and grape clone combinations that became textbook practices throughout the region. Not one to rest on laurels, his vineyard revolution remains in full swing at Broken Rock Vineyard, where Bill runs continuous trials in search of grape perfection.Winesfrom Bill Hill’s properties, including Broken Rock, consistently appear in the WS annual Top 100. The storied Broken Rock Vineyard lies just off Silverado Trail at the foot of Atlas Peak. Western exposure on the slope offers plenty of ripening afternoon sun, thus delivering the best of both worlds - brawny hillside muscle balanced by rich valley floor flavors of black or red fruit across the nose and palate. SOIL Volcanic & Granite-like sub soil TRELLIS / TRAINING Bi-Lateral Cordon, VSP (Vertical Shoot Positioning).
This Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve from Broken Rock Vineyard is a limited release of only 672 bottles. The palate opens with blueberry and plum, giving way to dried herbs, soft leather and subtle spice. It boasts aromas of dark California berries with hints of vanilla and marionberry in a supremeness that only Napa could deliver for a wine of this complexity and caliber. The tannins are ripe and the texture is rich in this outstanding wine.
The palate opens with blueberry and plum, giving way to dried herbs, soft leather and subtle spice.