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Jessup Cellars

Table for Four

2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Chiles Valley District
Release Date June 2020
  • "Table for Four" is Jessup Cellars' flagship wine and a perennial favorite amongst the winery’s many fans

  • Leading with Cabernet Sauvignon, this powerhouse wine represents one of the pinnacles of the winery’s "Art of the Blend" series 

  • The final blend traditionally includes Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Merlot; aged 22 months in 70% new French oak barrels


Rob Lloyd

Rob Lloyd, Winemaker

Making wines that stay true to California's unique terroir.
Country Born
USA
Winery Experience
20-30 years
Education
MS in Viticulture & Enology from the University of California Davis

Rob's foray into wine started directly after graduating college (for the first time), when he came to Napa to work in a tasting room for the summer before getting a "real job". He became fascinated with wine and the science of winemaking, and began to learn everything he could about the process. While interviewing for a "real job", the interviewer asked him what he had been doing with his time since graduation. After speaking passionately (and at length) about wine, the interviewer said "You seem to love that so much. Why do you want this job?" Rob realized he didn't want it, actually. He thanked the man, and thus began a career in the wine industry. Rob has since earned his MS in Viticulture & Enology from the University of California Davis and worked for many prestigious wineries including Cakebread, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars and La Crema. Rob began crafting Handwritten Wines in the 2009 season and took the position of Director of Winemaking at Jessup Cellars in 2010.