2021 Beckstoffer To Kalon

Our flagship Beckstoffer To Kalon bottling is produced from 100% Clone 4 Cabernet Sauvignon and sourced from a section of the vineyard that is planted on rich soils containing ancient marine sediment and an alluvial fan that provides excellent mineral deposits. Full-bodied with concentrated black and purple fruit, the wine balances powerful fruit with elegant floral and spice notes, fresh acidity, and firm ripe tannins.
  • Vintage 2021
  • Alcohol 14.5%
  • Vineyard Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard
  • Appellation Oakville, Napa Valley
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Clone Pure Clone 4, C2 Block
  • Cooperage Aged in 100% new Darnajou and Taransaud French oak barrels
  • Winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown
  • Accolades

    96-98 Pts “The 2021 Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard Schrader (aka Schrader Schrader) is another full-bodied, opulent, incredibly sexy wine in the lineup. Blue fruits, cassis, flowery incense, and spice define the aromatics, and it hits the palate with a lush, hedonistic mouthfeel, velvety tannins, and a great finish.”
    — Jeb Dunnuck, JebDunnuck.com

  • Vineyard

    Beckstoffer’s vineyard in Oakville, first planted in 1868 by viticultural and winemaking icon Hamilton Crabb, has long been regarded as the source of Napa Valley’s finest Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. This section of the vineyard is situated in the heart of the valley. An alluvial fan provides excellent mineral deposits, and the rich soils are filled with marine sediment. The vines receive full sun and optimal heat during the day and are cooled by marine fog at night. These conditions allow each of the three clones planted in this vineyard (4, 6, and 337) to display its own unique character, and this celebration of individuality is the essence of Schrader.