Nicholson Jones Debuts its First Vintage from Napa Valley’s Acclaimed Segassia Vineyard on Mt. Veeder

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Nicholson Jones' Exclusive 2015 Segassia Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is Now Available

On the palate, the wine is lush and structured, with layers of black cherry, crushed violet, granite and baking spice. The wine has a stout disposition and will age effortlessly for 20 years.

Beginning with the 2015 vintage, Nicholson Jones is now the exclusive producer of Cabernet Sauvignon from Mt. Veeder’s famed Segassia Vineyard. As with all Nicholson Jones wines, this wine is made by renowned Napa Valley winemaker Julien Fayard, who is known for terroir-driven Cabernet Sauvignons made with French finesse. With only 100 cases produced, the 2015 Nicholson Jones Segassia Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is limited and exclusively available to the Nicholson Jones allocation list. Interested parties may sign up to acquire the wine at nicholsonjones.com/register.

“Nicholson Jones’ 2015 Segassia Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is teeming with ripe, black fruit, carrying aromas of ambrosial blackberry preserves, lavender and tobacco,” said Julien Fayard, winemaker, Nicholson Jones. “On the palate, the wine is lush and structured, with layers of black cherry, crushed violet, granite and baking spice. The wine has a stout disposition and will age effortlessly for 20 years.”

Surrounded by forest on Mt. Veeder, the Segassia Vineyard comprises of fifteen acres planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Sitting at an elevation of 22,000 feet above sea level, the site offers a mixture of seabed and rugged volcanic soils. The Segassia Vineyard receives long periods of sunlight cooled by the Pacific fog. Legendary viticulturist Jim Barbour tends to the vines, ensuring self-sustaining, organic and fish-friendly farming practices.

“I’m personally excited to add this historic vineyard from Mt. Veeder to the Nicholson Jones portfolio,” said Cal Nicholson, proprietor, Nicholson Jones. “The Segassia Vineyard complements our offering of unique small production terroir-focused Cabernet Sauvignons.”

The Segassia Vineyard was originally planted to vine in 1886 and recently made notable by Hall Wines, who consistently produced 93+ scoring Cabernet Sauvignons from the site for nearly a decade.

To acquire Nicholson Jones’ 2015 Segassia Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, please visit https://nicholsonjones.com/register to join the allocation list.

ABOUT NICHOLSON JONES:
Nicholson Jones is a producer of California-style wines with a traditional French approach. Proprietor Cal Nicholson launched the brand with its first vintage in 2003. Nicholson Jones’ portfolio includes single-vineyard and appellation Cabernet Sauvignons and Chardonnays, in addition to Sauvignon Blanc and Syrah all made by Julien Fayard.

Nicholson Jones may be tasted at Covert Estate by appointment only. Reservations may be secured by calling (707) 337-5943. To learn more about Nicholson Jones, visit nicholsonjones.com.

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