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1997 Tom Eddy Cabernet Sauvignon

Base neck fill

ITEM 8230182 - Removed from a temperature and humidity controlled wine storage unit

Bidder Quantity Amount Total
javde 1 $50 $50
3 $50
Item Sold Amount Date
I8278780 1 $45 Jun 19, 2022
I8255225 2 $80 Jun 5, 2022
I8230182 1 $50 May 22, 2022
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Tom Eddy

Tom Eddy is a Calistoga-based artisanal producer founded in 1989 by winemaker Tom Eddy. Eddy is a University of California at Davis trained winemaker who worked for numerous Napa Valley wine producers before starting his own label and working as a wine consultant. Working with his wife, Tom Eddy sources grapes from Napa Valley, Oregon, and California’s North and Central Coast. The estate makes Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Malbec and Petit Verdot. In partnership with a vineyard owner in New Zealand, Tom Eddy also makes Sauvignon Blanc. Tom Eddy produces 1,500 cases of wine annually.


United States, California, Napa Valley

Napa Valley AVA is the most famous winemaking region in the United States and one of the most prestigious in the world. With nearly 43,000 acres of vineyards and more than 300 wineries, it is the heart of fine wine production in the United States. Winemaking started in Napa in 1838 when George C. Yount planted grapes and began producing wine commercially. Other winemaking pioneers followed in the late 19th century, including the founders of Charles Krug, Schramsberg, Inglenook and Beaulieu Vineyards. An infestation of phylloxera, an insect that attacks vine roots, and the onset of Prohibition nearly wiped out the nascent Napa wine industry in the early 20th century. But by the late 1950s and early 1960s Robert Mondavi and other visionaries were producing quality wines easily distinguishable from the mass-produced jug wines made in California’s Central Valley. Napa Valley’s AVA was established in 1983, and today there are 16 sub-appellations within the Napa Valley AVA. Many grapes grow well in Napa’s Mediterranean climate, but the region is best known for Cabernet Sauvignon. Chardonnay is also very successfully cultivated, and about 30% of the AVA’s acreage is planted to white grapes, with the majority of those grapes being Chardonnay,


Red Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon

One of the most widely grown grape varieties, it can be found in nearly every wine growing region. A cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. It’s a hardy vine that produces a full-bodied wine with high tannins and great aging potential.