The Oberon Sauvignon Blanc is distinctive in style because its fruit is sourced from both the Pope Valley and Carneros Appellations of Napa Valley. This combination of multi-terroir fruit and distinctively different micro climates marries bright natural acidity with layered fresh flavors of green apple, tart kiwi, pear and melon.
Our vineyard, with its stony, volcanic terroir, sits atop Atlas Peakat an elevation between 1,270 to 1,350 feet and is located at the edge of a steep canyon which overlooksthe town of Oakville. The site, which was purchased and planted in 1999by the Michael Mondavi Familyis predominantlycomprised of Cabernet Sauvignon from the Clone Four variety grafted on 110R Rootstock.
To create Oberon Merlot, Tony sourced grapes from Napa Valley’s renowned Oakville district. The deeper alluvial soils along with the perfect balance of cool mornings and warm afternoons make this are the perfect location for growing Bordeaux varietals.
Napa Valley native and winemaker, Tony Coltrin, brings more than 40 years of winemaking experience to Oberon, with expertise in sourcing quality fruit from the best vineyards in the valley and understanding the region’s uniqueness for growing classic Bordeaux varieties.