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Somerston Estate

Block 8

2018 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley
Release Date April 2021
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from a single hillside block grown at an elevation of 1,200 ft

  • This single block wine is aged in 100% new French oak barrels for 28 months

  • Hand-selected by our Cofounder Craig Becker, Block 8 showcases our commitment to quality at the estate


Craig Becker

Craig Becker, Winemaker

It is Craig's artisan approach to winemaking and his extensive knowledge in viticulture that enables him to create superb wines from a wide range of varieties and sites.
Country Born
United States
Winery Experience
15-20 years
Education
Driven by his strong interest in plant and soil science Craig attended the University of California at Davis studying plant physiology, hydrologic science, enology, and viticulture.

Craig Becker is a seasoned winemaker and has worked with a wide range of varieties planted at some of California's top hillside vineyards.