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Turnbull Wine Cellars

Leopoldina Vineyard

2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Release Date September 2019
  • These west-facing vines sit at 800 feet in elevation on the peak of Oakville, atop the Oakville Bench

  • This vineyard channels our "heart of darkness" - all things dark, mysterious, brooding and intriguing

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Peter Heitz

Peter Heitz, Winemaker

Wine should be reflective of the place and vintage, make sure you have the best of both.
Country Born
United States
Winery Experience
20-30 years

Fourth generation garage-ist trained Napa Valley grape guy Peter Heitz grew up kicking the dirt clods of Carneros on one of the pioneering vineyards in the region, later honing his vineyard background farming in the Calistoga Appellation, on dirt first planted to vines by his great grandparents in 1904. Winemaker at Turnbull Wine Cellars in Oakville since the 2007 vintage with prior winemaking under the tutelage of Laurie Hook and Ed Sbragia crafting the venerable Beringer Reserve wines.

Farm the best grapes - make the best wine.