We are a small, family owned, producer of estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon (Zakin Estate), and Bordeaux-Style Red Wine (Zakin Hillside) founded in 2004. Antonio Galloni, of Vinous wrote our 2014 "is one of the most impressive debuts I have seen in Napa Valley in some time." Since then we, though our winemaker, Philippe Melka have continued to produce small quantities of beautiful wines that represent the unique growing characteristics of the our volcanic hillside land.
The property comprises 150 acres on Howell Mountain of which approximately 4 acres are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. All wines are estate grown on Howell Mountain with our Zakin Estate in the Howell Mountain AVA. Our winemaker, Philippe Melka hand crafts
The vineyard sits between 1,240 and 1,450 feet above the valley floor with beautiful views of the Napa Valley
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Once a year the rarest new Napa Valley wines become available under one roof at Premiere Napa Valley. Wineries throughout the Napa Valley are given one task to participate: create a one-of-a-kind wine for this event to be purchased by one lucky bidder. This event is only open to select members of the wine trade and the successful bidder is the sole owner of this unique wine.
Zakin Family Estate
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Release Date: October - 2021
Appellation: Napa Valley
To purchase this wine or check on availability contact:
Nakagawa Wine Co.